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.
Complete all the steps to register in one day. Rancho Campus Super Saturdays: October 1, and October 8, 2016. Earn preferred registration. To reserve a seat for the Super Saturday, call the Counseling Department at (909) 652-6200.
"WHAT MAJOR SHOULD I DO TO PREPARE FOR LAW SCHOOL?"
Are you interested in becoming a lawyer? Please come to the "What Major Should I Do to Prepare for Law School?" Workshop presented by Professor Abel Chen on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 2 :00 pm in BE 105. Please contact the Career Center for more information at 909-652-6511.
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.
ACCREDITATION VISIT NEXT WEEK
Members of the ACCJC (Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges) review team will be on campus from October 3 through October 6. For more information on what you can expect while the visitors are on campus visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qpVkbGaXCY&feature=youtu.be. Open forums for students, faculty, and staff will be held Tuesday, October 4th, 2-3:30pm and Wednesday, October 5th, 12:30-2pm – both forums will be held in AD-151, Rancho Campus.
Student Accreditation Survey OPEN UNTIL 9/27
Chaffey College needs your help! The College is preparing for its 2016 Accreditation site visit. Workgroups have met and have drafted a number of questions that they need your input on. Please help Chaffey College by taking a few minutes to complete the Student Accreditation Survey at: http://irsurvey.chaffey.edu/55968/55968.asp. All of your responses will remain anonymous and confidential; no individual information will be reported. If you have any questions about this survey, please contact Meridith Randall, Accreditation Liaison Officer, at (909) 652-6131 or email@example.com. Please complete the survey no later than Tuesday, September 27th. Thank you for providing input on this important Accreditation activity.
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.
The Chaffey College Alumni Association and ASCC are celebrating Panther Pride this week with a series of events designed to get you ready for Tailgate 2016 on Saturday. Join the fun:
Monday – September 26
Panther Pride Day – Show your Panther Pride wear Chaffey College gear!
Tuesday – September 27
Noon - 1PM Cards for a Cause -Childhood Cancer Awareness – Rancho Quad
Wednesday – September 28
Noon- 1PM Faculty & Staff Ice Cream Social- Office of Student Life
Noon -1PM Battle of the Bands, Rancho Quad
Thursday – September 29
8AM to 5PM - Panther GO! (15 panthers will be hidden around the Rancho Campus, students will be provided clues on Chaffey College Facebook page)
Friday – September 30
Panther Pride Day – Show your Panther Pride wear Chaffey College gear!
THE ART OF THE MIXTAPE
One Book One College will be celebrating the music of Eleanor & Park Wednesday, October 28th, 12:30-1:50pm in CAA-218 (Rancho Campus). DJ Prof. Neil Watkins will be sharing mixtapes and playlists inspired by this year’s college book.
MUSIC FACULTY RECITAL
The Chaffey College music faculty will perform a free recital Wednesday, September 28th at 7pm in CAE-101 (Rancho Campus). The concert will feature the talents of Chaffey College’s renowned music faculty as well as special guests.
The Transfer Center is hosting their Annual Fall Transfer Fair Thursday September 29th, at 10:00am-1:00pm, in the Rancho Cucamonga Quad. Over 50 universities and colleges will be available to answer questions and assist our students in transferring successfully! We will be giving away FREE college gear and Swag Bags. For more info visit http://www.chaffey.edu/transfer/pdfs/transfer_fair_flyer.pdf
UMOJA CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
The Umoja Community will host their 12th Annual Conference on November 4 to 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA. Students attending the conference will engage in general sessions and workshops, and will have the opportunity to network with students, academic and community leaders, and employers. A College Fair is scheduled with representatives from Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU), UC, and CSU. The application deadline is Monday, October 3. Contact Dulce.Spencer@chaffey.edu for an application.
FALL BLOOD DRIVE
Student Health Services and LifeStream will be holding the Annual Fall Blood Drive Tuesday, October 4th on the Rancho Campus. The bloodmobile will be on campus 8:30am – 6pm and participants will receive a $5 In-n-Out giftcard, free cholesterol screening, and points that can be redeemed in the LifeStream donor store. For more information or to set up an appointment (not required – quicker service on donation day) call (800) 879-4484 or visit LStream.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 (email@example.com).
words + art STUDENT ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOP
October 5th, 12:30-2pm, join the Wignall Museum staff and faculty as they lead you through writing and art stations in the gallery space. This activity is designed to give students a deeper understanding of the current exhibition thorough fun, hands-on activities.
MODERN ROMANCE: LOVE & DATING IN THE 21st CENTURY
Social media, online dating, and more… One Book One College will be discussing modern romance – how has love and dating changed in the 21st century Thursday, October 6th, 3:30-4:30pm in SS-113.
On October 6th, in Honor of Hispanic Heritage month: Join recording artist and film director BOCAFLOJA for a screening of his latest documentary, NANA DIJO. This film is an exploration of the Afro-Latin experience and has been described as "an irresolute radiography of Black consciousness."
There will be a Meet and Greet with the artist at the Wignall Museum patio starting at 6 p.m. Food will be provided by Mariscos Las Brisas.
The film screening will begin at 7 p.m. in CAA-211. In the CAA gallery area there will also be a photo exhibit by Walter Thompson- Hernandez, founder of the Blaxicans of L.A. movement.
This event is sponsored by President’s Equity
Council, ASCC, Wignall Museum, Black Faculty & Staff Association, International Student Association, and the Chaffey College Latino Faculty & Staff Association in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
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.
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Enter Drawing for FREE College Gear!
- CSU - UC - Private
- Out-of-Sate and more
- Over 50 Universities
909 652 6233
Transfer Fair Event
In our newsletters students can find tips for applying to a UC or CSU, dates for informational workshops and visits from university admissions representatives, and student transfer stories. This month Cal Poly Pomona, UCLA, UC Riverside, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, University of LaVerne, University of Redlands, Azusa Pacific University, and CBU Online will all be visiting our Chaffey College Transfer Center! Check it out! http://www.chaffey.edu/transfer/pdfs/tc_newsletter.pdf
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
Next, be one of the first 100 Chaffey students to take a short survey at http://chaffey.libsurveys.com/Bookstore-Activity, and you'll be entered into drawing to win a $50 Chaffey College Bookstore gift card.
FALL 2016 HEALTH EDUCATIONAL EVENTS
- Student Health Services - Fall 2016 Health Educational Event - Stress Management/ Mental Health will be held Tues/Sept 27th 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 - Heart Disease Awareness will be held Mon/Oct 3, 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 - 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.