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.
FULL-DAY STATE PRE-SCHOOL SERVICES
The Chaffey College Child Development Center is currently enrolling three and four year old children for Full-day State Pre-school services. Please call 909-652-6875 for more information and eligibility requirements.
SILENT STRUGGLES FILM SCREENING
The Wignall Museum will be screening the documentary Silent Struggles – Seguimos Luchando (Yet We Persevere) Wednesday, October 12th at 12:30pm in CAA-218 (Rancho Campus). The film demonstrates the determination, strength, and resiliency of undocumented students that preserver despite emotional turmoil and suffering as they navigate through the higher education pipeline. Documentarian and PUENTE faculty advisor Monica Molina will host a Q&A following the film’s screening.
COLLEGE BOOK FILM SCREENINGS
One Book One College will be hosting their Annual Film Festival with screenings and discussions of Enter the Dragon and It’s Kind of a Funny Story. Join Cinema Professor Jack Hill for a showing of the Bruce Lee classic Enter the Dragon Wednesday, October 12th 6-9pm in CAA-218. English Professors Deanna Hernandez and Sean Connelly will lead a discussion after showing It’s Kind of a Funny Story starring Zack Galifianakis and Jim Gaffigan. The screening is Thursday, October 13 12:30-2:00 pm in FNAC 101. Discussions will revolve around the films and this year’s college book Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell.
PERFORMANCE + ART ACTORS RESPOND
Join Professor Kelly Ford Kaminski and her students as they present original monologues that respond to the work on view in No Human Being is Illegal currently on view at the Wignall Museum. Thursday, October 13, 12:30pm – 2:00pm in the Wignall.
JUDGE HERNANDEZ RETURNS TO CHAFFEY
President’s Equity Council is proud to welcome Judge Jorge Hernandez back to Chaffey College this month. Judge Hernandez recently spoke on overcoming adversity and poverty on the Rancho Campus and has graciously agreed to share his story again for the benefit of students at Chino and Fontana. Come hear his inspirational story as a first generation college student. Chino Quad: Wednesday, October 12th, 12:30-1:50pm; Fontana FNAC-202: Monday, October 17th, 2-3:30pm
IN OUR OWN VOICES
Guest speakers from the National Alliance on Mental Illness will be at all three campuses this month to share their stories of living with and caring for those with mental illness. Rancho Student Activities Lounge: Monday, October 17th 4:30-6pm; Fontana Student Lounge: Wednesday, October 19th 12:30-2pm. Chino date and time to be determined.
ASCC and the Office of Student Life will host the 9th Annual Volunteer Fair Wednesday, October 19th, 11-1:30 in the Rancho Quad.
Community organizations will be on hand to discuss volunteer opportunities that can strengthen your resume, fulfill honors requirements, build leadership and communication skills, and provide personal fulfillment.
For more information contact Sonia Juarez at (909) 652-6589.
BROADCAST & CINEMA STUDENT PREMIERE 2016
Host Daniel Jacobo will present selected projects created by Chaffey College’s Broadcast & Cinema students October 20th, 7-9pm in CAA-218.
UCR TRANSFER DAY
Interested in attending UCR? Join us for an event exclusively for prospective transfer students! Come and see how a world-class education can be yours -- and why UC Riverside is so highly ranked and highly respected. Chat with students, staff, and faculty. Tour the UC Riverside campus and attend transfer-specific workshops. Transportation is FREE for all Chaffey students and BREAKFAST & LUNCH will be provided! Friday, October 21st, 6:15am-3:00pm. To sign up or for more information, email us at Transfer.Staff@chaffey.edu or give us a call at (909) 652-6233.
The Panther Pantry will be distributing food and supplies to enrolled students October 26 & 27. Rancho: October 26, 10am-12pm; Fontana: October 26, 2-4pm; Chino: October 27, 10am-12pm. Distribution available while supplies last.
HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST
The Halloween Costume Contest will be hosted on all three campuses from 12:30 to 1:30PM on Halloween Day, Oct. 31. Come dressed in your spookiest, funniest, or fanciest costumes to win awesome prizes. Check-in begins at 11:30AM. More details @ Halloween Costume Contest. Sponsored by Classified Senate.
EOPS APPLICATIONS OPEN OCTOBER 27TH
EOPS will start accepting applications on Oct 27. Sign up today for an information session at (909) 652-6358. For more information on EOPS visit http://www.chaffey.edu/eops/index.shtml.
TRUNK OR TREAT
The Chaffey College Car Club will be hosting its 9th annual Trunk or Treat event Sunday, October 30th. This event will take place in parking lot 18 between the hours of 5:00-7:30pm. Admission is free. Please come and enjoy the games and treats with us.
FONTANA JOB EXPO
In partnership with the Fontana Chamber of Commerce and the Fontana INTECH Industrial Training Center, the Chaffey College Fontana Campus will be hosting a Job Expo on October 25th from 2 pm to 5 pm.
The event is free for businesses and participants and is open to Chaffey students from all 3 campuses, Fontana residents, and residents of the Inland Empire.
FOR MEN LIKE ME...DRIVEN TO ACHIEVE
Discussing pathways to success for Indigenous, Raza, Latino and Hispanic males at Chaffey College on Friday, October 21, 2016, at 8:00am - 12:00pm, at the Wignall Museum. Join a panel of Chaffey College alumni and community leaders to discuss career and educational pathways. Have a chance to evaluate progress towards completing your educational goals with a Success Guide. Car Show sponsored by the Chaffey College Car Club. Continental breakfast and lunch provided. RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/chaffey-16HMS
HIRING SI LEADERS FOR SPRING 2017
Successful students: Want to share your success with other Chaffey students? Want to be a part of a committed, engaged team of peer educators? Apply to be a Chaffey SI leader for Spring 2017! Applications due October 28. See VSS-100 or call (909) 652-6498 for more details
FONTANA SUCCESS CENTER CAREER SKILLS WORKSHOPS
The Fontana Success Center is holding a workshop series to prepare students for success in the workplace:
• Interview Skills - Study the Do’s and Don’ts of interviewing and
how to make a good impression.
• Interoffice Communication - Learn helpful strategies to interact
with your supervisor, coworkers, and clients.
• Business Letters and Emails - Improve your business etiquette
and writing skills while making a good impression on your professors, employers, and other professionals.
Register today using the Chaffey College Success Centers online appointment system at https://chaffey.mywconline.com/ . Workshops are held in FNFC-116, For workshop dates and more information, visit our website at http://libguides.chaffey.edu/fontanasc or call (909) 652-7408.
The Chaffey College Career Center will be holding an informative workshops this month preparing for an interview – October 11th 9-10:30am in MACC-208 To reserve your spot or for more information, stop by the Career Center in MACC-203 or call (909) 652-6511.
DENTAL CLINIC NOW OPEN
The Chaffey College Dental Clinic offers low-cost services for students. $10 Access Fee applies. The clinic will be open Tuesdays 9:30am - 1:30pm this semester. To make an appointment or get more information on what services are offered, please email email@example.com.
BANNED BOOKS WEEK ESSAY CONTEST & DISPLAY
Be sure to check out the display of banned Books at the Chaffey College libraries. One Book One College and the libraries are also hosting an essay contest. Choose one of the following questions and write a one page, double-spaced essay. Prizes will be awarded for the best essays. On a separate cover sheet, please write your name, email, phone number, and student ID number.
- Should any book be banned? If not, why not? If so, what criteria would justify it? What would be the reasons for banning a book?
- If you could write a book on any topic, a controversial issue, which you think would cause some groups to want it banned, what would you write about? Why?
- What banned book has changed your life? Describe how.
- “Let us welcome controversial books and controversial authors. For the Bill of Rights is the guardian of our security as well as our liberty.” ~ President John F. Kennedy
Do you agree with this? Explain.
- “Something will be offensive to someone in every book, so you've got to fight it.” ~ Judy Blume
Do you agree with this? Explain.
Essays are due November 7th at 4:00pm. Please hand in essays to the library at the Rancho, Chino or Fontana campus. For more information, contact Shelley Marcus (firstname.lastname@example.org).
ELEANOR & PARK FAN ART EXHIBITION
Student fan art inspired by this year’s college book Eleanor & Park will be on display in the Wignall Museum Project Space October 10th – November 19th.
October 28, 29, November 4, 5 @ 7:30 pm & November 6 @ 2:pm.
Chaffey College Theatre
Available at the online box office www.chaffey.edu/theatre_tickets at the Chaffey College Bookstore.
Panther Cafe (Starbucks)
Start on 8/15/2016 and end on 12/16/2016
Monday - Thursday: 7:00 am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am - 11:00am
Panther Bistro Hours of Operation
Start on 8/15/2016 and end on 12/16/2016
Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8:30am - 11:00am
FALL 2016 HEALTH EDUCATIONAL EVENTS
- Student Health Services - Fall 2016 Health Educational Event - Stress Management/ Mental Health will be held Mon/Oct 17, 2016 11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m../East Quad. For more information contact Student Health Services at (909) 652-6331.
- Student Health Services - Fall 2016 Health Educational Event - Precaution on STD/AIDS will be held Mon/Oct 31, 2016 11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m../East Quad. For more information contact Student Health Services at (909) 652-6331.
- Student Health Services - Fall 2016 Health Educational Event - Drinking & Drugs will be held Mon/Nov 07, 2016 11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m../East Quad. For more information contact Student Health Services at (909) 652-6331
- Student Health Services - Fall 2016 Health Educational Event - Stroke & Awareness will be held Mon/Nov 15, 2016 11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m../East Quad. For more information contact Student Health Services at (909) 652-6331.
- Student Health Services - Fall 2016 Health Educational Event - Mindfulness on Cancer will be held Tues/Nov 22, 2016 11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m../East Quad. For more information contact Student Health Services at (909) 652-6331.
- Student Health Services - Fall 2016 Health Educational Event - Smoking Facts will be held Mon/Nov 28, 2016 11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m../East Quad. For more information contact Student Health Services at (909) 652-6331.
THE DOCTOR’S IN!
Haven’t seen a doctor in years? Don’t put it off any longer. Take advantage of being a college student and get your FREE health checkup today. Student Health Services provides free health exams for students enrolled in credit classes during the spring semester. Our clinic provides free consultations with licensed health care professionals, doctors, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses. Please call us today at (909) 652-6331 for more information, or to schedule a free and confidential appointment.
GRAB A SNACK – FORGET YOUR PENCIL?
The Panther Express at Rancho Cucamonga or the Campus Stores at Chino and Fontana are open with drinks, snacks, convenience foods, and a selection of school supplies including Scantrons, Green Books, pencils, and pens.
Click here for convenience store hours.
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 by the Transfer Center in SSA-120 (Rancho Campus).
PUBLIC SAFETY ESCORTS AVAILABLE
On campus after dark? Want someone to walk to or from your car with you? You don't have to walk alone! Call Campus Police at (909)652-6911 and request a Public Safety Escort. Escorts are available on all three campuses. Your safety is our #1 priority!
FREE MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS
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 spring semester. Student Health Services is located in MACC-202. Call to schedule an appointment at 909-652-6331.
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 - 9 am to 3 pm or Wednesday 9am-2pm.
You must have a student ID to be seen. Call 909-652-6331 for more information.
GUIDING PANTHERS TO SUCCESS (GPS) CENTERS
Looking for classes? Need assistance? Come visit us at the 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.
Rancho Cucamonga VSS-111: (909) 652-6466
Chino CHMB-240: (909) 652-8120
Fontana FNFC-121: (909) 652-7460
CHAT WITH A LIBRARIAN
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!
You can now pay for your daily parking permits using your smartphone! Download the FREE Parkmobile app today. If not parking on campus, please respect our residential neighbors and refrain from parking in front of homes. Please be aware that the Carl's Jr adjacent to the Fontana Campus will tow cars from their lot. For more parking tips visit
DISCOUNT TICKETS AVAILABLE IN THE BOOKSTORE
The Bookstore now offers discount tickets for Disneyland, Sea World, Legoland, Six Flags, Regal & AMC.
For more information visit the Box Office at book.chaffey.edu.
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 http://chaffey.financialaidtv.com/.
It’s never too late to apply for financial aid. The 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!
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.
CHAFFEY DINING COMMONS
The Panther Bistro and Panther Café Starbucks, located in the Michael Alexander Campus Center, are now open extended hours.
Panther Café Starbucks (Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-1:30pm, — 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-Thursday: 8:00am-1:30pm, Friday: Closed) — A wide array of hot and cold breakfast fare; full Chipotle style burrito bar; hand tossed pizza made from scratch; freshly prepared burgers, Philly 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.
DOWNLOAD THE NEW CHAFFEY MOBILE APP
Chaffey College information is now at your fingertips. Download the NEW Chaffey College Mobile App.
Stay connected to the latest college news, get course information, grades, search college phone numbers
and maps, and much more. Download the Chaffey College Mobile App at the Apple Store or Google Play.
CHAFFEY COLLEGE ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND INSTAGRAM
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, color, ethnic group identification, national origin, ancestry, religion, religious creed, sex, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer), age, marital status, sexual orientation or status as a Vietnam era veteran.