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Volume VIII, Issue 4a November 17, 2014

Chaffey College In the News is a bi-weekly electronic newsletter that contains valuable information about the events, activities, and happenings at Chaffey College. Look for more communication throughout the semester.

THANKSGIVING – COLLEGE CLOSED
All Chaffey College campuses will be closed Thursday, November 27 through Sunday, November 30 in observance of Thanksgiving. The Library and Success Centers at the Rancho Campus will be closed Sunday, November 30. All offices will resume regular hours Monday, December 1.

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DOWNLOAD THE NEW CHAFFEY MOBILE APP
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CONGRATULATIONS TO PANTHER VOLLEYBALL
Congratulations to Chaffey College Volleyball on clinching the 2014 Foothill Conference title last Friday. The Panthers share the title this year with Victor Valley College. This is the third Foothill Conference title for the program under the direction of Head Coach Larry Chowen.

CHAFFEY COLLEGE SURVEY
Chaffey College has partnered with the Gallop Organization on a beneficial research project.  If you have received a survey from the Gallop Organization, please take the time to complete it. The deadline to submit the survey is Tuesday, November 25. Your opinions and experiences help us improve the efficiency and quality of the programs and services offered at Chaffey College. Survey participants are randomly selected and all information is confidential.

NOVEMBER FOOD PANTRY ON ALL THREE CAMPUSES
Student Activities and ASCC will host a Food Pantry at each campus this month. Distributions will be held November 18 at Chino, 11:00am; November 19 at Fontana,11:00am; and November 20 at Rancho Cucamonga 1:00pm. Items are available while supplies last. Students should bring their fall registration receipt as distributions are limited to current Chaffey College students only. If you are able to donate food to your fellow students, Student Activities is accepting donations of non-perishable items and grocery store gift cards. For more information please contact Susan Stewart at 909-652-6591.

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK
The Office of International Students will hold their Annual International Education Week event November 18-20 at all three campuses. November 18 and 19 from 11:30-1:30 join our international students at Rancho for presentations, magic, music, henna tattoos, dance performances, and the Annual Beauty Among Cultures Fashion Show. On November 20, listen for the bagpipers at Fontana from 10:00 to 11:30 am in Chino at 12:30-2:00 pm, follow the parade of flags to refreshments. Sponsored by International Student Center, Multicultural Club, EOPS, Associated Students of Chaffey College and Student Activities.

INTERVIEWING WORKSHOP
Career Counselor Wendy Whitney will present on everything you need to know about job interviews Tuesday, November 18 at 12:30 pm. Come and find out what employers are looking for and how to make the best impression. Sign up in the Career Center in MACC or by calling (909) 652-6511.

RESUME WRITING WORKSHOPS
The Career Center will be holding resume writing workshops throughout the semester to help guide you on creating a winning resume. Career Counselor Christine Waugh will present on everything you need to know about writing a resume. Come and find out what employers are looking for and learn about different resume styles and formats. Workshops include November 19, 2-3:30 pm and December 12 11-12:30. For more information or a list of resume and other career workshops, please visit the Career Center in MACC or call (909) 652-6511.

ASCC COFFEE NIGHT
Join us for Coffee Night and meet your ASCC reps and the clubs on the Rancho Campus, Thursday, November 20 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm! Voice your opinion about issues on campus and meet and chat with other students. Free Hot Cocoa, Coffee, Tea and Pastries.

CHAFFEY COLLEGE SURVEYS
Chaffey College is partnering with the Gallop Organization and Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) of San Diego State University on two research projects. If you receive a survey from one or both of these organizations please take the time to complete it. Your opinions and experiences help us improve the efficiency and quality of the programs and services offered at Chaffey College. Survey participants are randomly selected and all information is confidential.

HEALTH INFORMATION
Student Health Services offers information on a variety of topics at their information booth.  Check them out Thursday, November 20 for information on sexually transmitted diseases and HIV.  SHS will be in the Rancho Quad, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm with information to keep you healthy and aware.

LAPD OPEN ENTRANCE EXAM
Recruitment officers will be on campus to host an entrance examination for the LAPD on Thursday, November 20. This test is the first step in becoming a police officer with the LAPD. Visit http://www.joinlapd.com for more information about preparing for the exam. Before arriving at the test, students should first complete the “Preliminary Background Application (PBA) and Job Preview Questionnaire (JPQ)” available at http://www.joinlapd.com/selection.html and bring the printout to the exam (although hard copies will also be available on site). The exam process takes approximately 2 – 3 hours. Sign up (RSVP) online through Chaffey Connect or contact the Career Center at (909) 652-6511.

EOPS/CSUSB PRESENTAION
Cal State San Bernardino representative will be on campus Tuesday, November 25 presenting to students how they can apply and take advantage of the Extended Opportunity Program at a Cal State San Bernardino. All students are invited to attend this informative presentation. Information will include admission and academic advisement, career and personal counseling, tutoring, and programs for foster youth. For more information, please call EOPS at (909) 652-6349.

COUNTER CULTURES HELD OVER FOR ANOTHER MONTH
The Chaffey Review is pleased to present Counter Cultures: Challenging the Status Quo, welcoming artists, professors, and professionals celebrating cultures that creatively strive for social change through sheer defiance. The exhibition will be on display in the CAA Student Gallery (Rancho Campus) until December 1.

MUSIC THEATRE & ACTING SHOWCASE
Theatre students will perform in a variety of acting and musical scenes chosen directly from class projects on Tuesday, November 25 at 5:00 pm in the Chaffey College Theatre. Theatre faculty Christa El-Said and Kelly Ford will host this event.

HONORS PROGRAM FUNDRAISER
Chaffey College Honors Program See's Candies Fundraiser help support the program. Raise money for Honors Program Student scholarships. You can order by phone, email, or in person. We will be taking orders until Monday November 17. Pick will be December 8, 2014 by 1:00 pm. Contact us by phone 909-652-6263, email honors.program@chaffey.edu, or SSA-122.

HOME ECONOMICS NOW OPEN AT THE WIG
Home ECOnomics brings together artists who embrace the origins of what Home Ec was - a progressive interdisciplinary study with an emphasis on science as it applied to the individual, family and community with the mission of improving the quality of life. Originally dubbed "Oekology," which later became "Ecology," the founders of the discipline believed that our communal house extends well beyond any walls, and that this larger community could best be tended through the synthesis of the life and social sciences. The exhibition runs through November 22. The museum and reception are free and open to the public.

COUNTER CULTURES HELD OVER FOR ANOTHER MONTH
The Chaffey Review is pleased to present Counter Cultures: Challenging the Status Quo, welcoming artists, professors, and professionals celebrating cultures that creatively strive for social change through sheer defiance. The exhibition will be on display in the CAA Student Gallery (Rancho Campus) until December 1.

EOPS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
EOPS is now accepting applications for Foster Youth and CARE students ONLY. The EOPS/CARE office is located in the MACC-205. Please contact our EOPS office at (909) 652-6349 or (909) 652-6358 for further information.

GUIDING PANTHERS TO SUCCESS (GPS) CENTERS
Looking for classes? Need assistance? Come visit us at the new Guiding Panthers to Success (GPS) centers at any of the three campuses! Chaffey’s Success Guides can help new and returning students with registration, unit load planning, campus resources, and how to use MyChaffeyView. Also, if you are a new student, we can assist you with developing an Abbreviated Education Plan (1 semester plan). If you are a returning Chaffey student, we can do an audit of your progress based on your academic goals.

Locations
Rancho Cucamonga: (909) 652-6466, VSS 111
Chino: (909) 652-8120, CHMB 240
Fontana: (909) 652-7460, FNFC 121

Fall Hours
Mon&Thur 8:00am-7:00pm
Tues&Wed 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-2:00pm

Connect with Chaffey College and stay up to date on upcoming events, workshops, deadlines, scholarships, and more. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/chaffeycollege, Twitter at www.twitter.com/chaffeycollege, and Instagram @chaffeycollege.


CAREER CENTER SERVICES
The Career Center assists students with finding answers to their career questions: helping them discover who they are and how that affects their career/major choices, what careers are really like, what majors are best for their chosen fields, and how to land the jobs they want. To do this, the Career Center offers career assessments, career counseling and a variety of career workshops and resources designed to help students make educated major/career decisions as well as prepare them for their job search. Learn more by visiting www.chaffey.edu/careercenter or calling (909) 652-6511.

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FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE - LIMITED QUANTITIES
Fall Flu shots available while supplies last. Students should bring $15 cash and Student ID for a "walk in" visit, no appointment needed Monday - Thursday, 9 am to 3 pm; Chino Campus Monday - Wednesday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.

FREE MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING AVAILABLE TO STUDENT
Are you challenged coping with the day to day expectations of your life? Are you battling depression, anxiety, or a recent loss? Don't struggle alone! Get help... FREE Confidential Mental Health Counseling services available for students enrolled in the fall semester. Student Health Services is located in the MACC Bldg. office 202. Call to schedule an appointment at 909-652-6331.

TB TESTING
Do you need a TB test for work or school? Student Health Services offers $5 TB tests for students. No appointment needed, walk in on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday - 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You must have a student ID to be seen. Call 909-652-6331 for more information.

COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY REPS ON CAMPUS
Many university representatives will be on the Chaffey College campuses this semester. For a complete calendar, please visit www.chaffey.edu/transfer or stop into the Transfer Center in SSA (Rancho Cucamonga Campus). Transfer Center staff are at Fontana on Mondays, 1:30-4:30pm and in Chino on Tuesdays, 1:30-4:00pm.

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PANTHER ATHLETICS
Come cheer the Panthers on this season! Football, Soccer, Volleyball, and Water Polo will compete with teams from throughout the state this season. Chaffey College students with ID get in FREE to all home games. For a complete schedule visit www.chaffey.edu/athletics.

DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT FINANCIAL AID?
Chaffey College Financial Aid TV (faTV) has the answers! Watch a short video on topics including: What is the FAFSA?, Am I dependent or independent?, What is a Pell Grant?, Can I receive financial aid at more than one college?, What is the BOG Fee Waiver? and more! Visit the faTV page at chaffey.financialaidtv.com.

CHAT REFERENCE
Chaffey College now has a chat reference widget on its Chaffey College Library home page http://libguides.chaffey.edu/library. Students can ask a question and receive an instant reply from a librarian.  When it is offline, students will receive a reply via email. Try this new, quick way to get the answers regarding library research and services. Check it out!

PARKING
Parking permits are required on all Chaffey College campuses Monday – Saturday. If you elect to park off campus, please respect our residential neighbors and refrain from parking in front of homes.

SWIPE AND RIDE
Current Chaffey College students (enrolled in at least one credit course) can ride any Omnitrans route at any time simply by swiping your Chaffey ID card. An ID card can be obtained at any of the three Chaffey College campuses. http://www.chaffey.edu/admissions/photo_id_replacement.pdf The Bookstore will continue to sell full-fare, disabled and senior bus passes for non-students.

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DISCOUNT TICKETS AVAILABLE IN THE BOOKSTORE
The Chaffey College Bookstore now offers discount tickets for Disneyland, Sea World, Legoland, Six Flags, Regal & AMC. Tickets are available at all three Bookstore locations. More discounts coming soon!

FAFSA
It’s never too late to apply for financial aid. The 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. To stay eligible for federal student aid, fill out the FAFSA every year you're in school. Check out their website for video tutorials. Chaffey College School Code: 001163 Financial Aid is offering a series of workshops to help you complete your FAFSA and answer questions on the California Dream Act and Satisfactory Academic Progress. For a complete schedule visit http://www.chaffey.edu/finaid/workshops.shtml.

EDUCATIONAL PLANNING WORKSHOPS
The Counseling Department is now offering Educational Planning Workshops. Arrange an appointment with a Counselor and develop your Student Educational Plan in a 2 hour workshop that is designed to outline your classes semester by semester towards your educational goals. Please contact the Counseling Department to see if you meet the criteria (909) 652-6200 or visit us soon!

TRANSCRIPTS
Chaffey College offers electronic transcripts for fast, easy transmission to participating colleges. Transcripts can be sent directly to community colleges, CSU, UC and private colleges saving mailing and processing time. You can even check the status of your request online. Transcripts can be ordered using the MyChaffeyView system.

All official transcripts should be submitted directly to the Admissions & Records Office and should no longer be submitted through other departments on campus. Please plan ahead so your transcripts are on file with Admissions & Records before you meet with your advisors or before submitting any forms that require transcripts on file. Effective April 1, 2013, ALL transcripts submitted to Chaffey College will be evaluated for units completed and will be posted to your Chaffey transcript. An official request for unit evaluation will no longer be required. Official transcripts will now be required for all course validation and challenge requests. Please submit all transcripts directly to the Admissions & Records Office.

EDUCATIONAL PLANNING WORKSHOPS
The Counseling Department is now offering Educational Planning Workshops. Arrange an appointment with a Counselor and develop your Student Educational Plan in a 2 hour workshop that is designed to outline your classes semester by semester towards your educational goals. Please contact the Counseling Department to see if you meet the criteria (909) 652-6200 or visit us soon!

COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY REPS ON CAMPUS
Many university representatives will be on the Chaffey College campuses this semester. For a complete calendar, please visit www.chaffey.edu/transfer or stop into the Transfer Center in SSA (Rancho Campus). Transfer Center staff are at Fontana Mondays from 1:30-4:30 and in Chino on Tuesdays from 1:30-4:00.

PANTHER ATHLETICS
Come cheer the Panthers on this season! Men’s and Women’s Basketball will compete with teams from throughout the state this season. Chaffey College students with ID get in FREE to all home games. For a complete schedule visit www.chaffey.edu/athletics.

CHAFFEY COLLEGE ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER & INSTAGRAM
For current information on Chaffey College follow us on Facebook and Twitter! www.facebook.com/chaffeycollege and www.twitter.com/chaffeycollege. Tag us on Instagram #chaffeycollege.

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CHAFFEY DINING COMMONS NEW HOURS
The Panther Bistro and Panther Café Starbucks, located in the Michael Alexander Campus Center, are now open extended hours.

Panther Café Starbucks (Monday-Thursday: 7:00am-5:30pm, Friday: 8:00am-11:00am)—A full offering of Starbucks coffees, teas, freshly ground espresso, ice blended beverages, and hot mixed beverages; freshly baked pastries and bagels; grab & go sandwiches, salads, wraps, yogurt, and parfaits; juices & dairy; and grilled paninis.

Panther Bistro (Monday-Friday: 7:30am-5:30pm, Friday: 11:00am-1:30pm)—A wide array of hot and cold breakfast fare; full Chipotle style burrito bar; hand tossed pizza made from scratch; Asian Station with chicken teriyaki bowls; freshly prepared burgers, Phili cheese steaks, chicken sandwiches, garden burgers, and more from the grill; chicken strips, fries, and onion rings; $5 complete lunches; and numerous beverage, grab & go, vegetarian, and snack options.

Visit them at http://www.facebook.com/ChaffeyCollegeFoodservice for updates and promotions.

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CHAFFEY COLLEGE IS ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND INSTAGRAM
Connect with Chaffey College and stay up to date on upcoming events, workshops, deadlines, scholarships, and more. For current information about Chaffey College, follow us on Facebook, and Twitter!
www.facebook.com/chaffeycollege and www.twitter.com/chaffeycollege. Tag us on Instagram #chaffeycollege.

NON-DISCRIMINATION AND PROHIBITION OF HARASSMENT POLICY
The Chaffey Community College District is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunity. The District affirms its commitment with policies that include fair and equitable treatment of students and employees, and prohibits discrimination in its admission, access, and treatment in College programs and activities, and application for and treatment in College employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 





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