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CityNotes for Friday, September 22, 2017

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Subject: CityNotes for Friday, September 22, 2017
From: CityNotes <Citynotes@ccsf.edu>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:14:10 +0000


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1. Guided Pathways Self-Assessment Workshops

18th Annual Animation Show of Shows
3. Child Development On-Campus Recruitment
4. Take English and Math Placement Tests with Confidence! 
5. Fall Job Fair - October 5
6. $2,500 Scholarships for Asian American & Pacific Islander Students!

1. Guided Pathways Self-Assessment Workshops

The 2017-18 California State Budget has provided $150 million in one-time grants to seed the expansion of the Guided Pathways framework across the California Community Colleges over the next five years. These funds will complement and augment existing financial support provided by various statewide initiatives such as the Student Success and Support Programs (SSSP), Student Equity Planning, the Basic Skills Initiative, and the Strong Workforce Program. 

Participating colleges will integrate recent state investments and redesign academic pathways in ways that promote better course-taking decisions, minimize achievement gaps, and increase the number of students who earn a certificate or degree.

To apply for these funds, our first step as a college is to complete a college-wide self-assessment of the implementation and scale of evidence-based practices proven to close achievement gaps and increase completion of educational goals.

The Career and Transfer Pathways Committee will hold 3 workshops to engage a broad group of faculty, staff, students, and administrators in this self-evaluation. We ask that you attend only 1 of the 3 workshops to allow for the maximum number of people in the CCSF community to participate.

18th Annual Animation Show of Shows - TONIGHT!

TONIGHT! Visual Media Design and the CCSF Concert & Lecture Series Present: The 18th Annual Animation Show of Shows

The 18th Annual Animation Show of Shows is a curated annual collection of top animated shorts from around the world, featuring a range of work for Academy Award-winning films from major studios like Disney/Pixar and a selection of student films from leading animation schools.

Date: Tonight, Friday September 22
Time: 7:30-9:15 p.m.
Location: Ocean Campus, MUB 140

3. Child Development On-Campus Recruitment - September 27
The Career Development Center in collaboration with the Child Development Department will be hosting an on-campus recruitment event on Wednesday, September 27 from 12:00pm-1:30pm on the first floor of the Multi-Use Building. Recruiters from Bright Horizons, Childcare Staffing, California Staffing Services, and the Center for Social Dynamics will be looking to hire CCSF students for Part-time and Full-time positions. Please see the attached event flyer and employer list with a description of roles.
Please share this event with your students and feel free to contact careercenter@ccsf.edu if you have any questions.

4. Take English and Math Placement Tests with Confidence! 

For all students who might need to refresh their English, math, or test-taking skills, we are offering Refresher Workshops at our Civic Center location this semester. Many students join us at CCSF after spending some time away from academia. Brushing up on placement test skills, math concepts, and grammar rules can help students place higher in English and math, and avoid unnecessary preparatory coursework. 

Please check out our Refresher Workshops. Feel free to share the attached flyer. And let your students, friends, and colleagues know that the Refresher workshops are available. Students need to sign up here: http://www.ccsf.edu/en/our-campuses/downtown/WADP/refresher-workshops.html

5. Fall Job Fair - October 5

From Kate Ryan: kryan@ccsf.edu

Thursday, October 5 
11:00am 2:00pm
City College, Mission Center, 1125 Valencia Street / 22nd
A wide variety of companies and organizations will be at the upcoming fall job fair - please see the attached flyer for a full list. Please forward the flyer to your client network and post on your notice boards.

Thank you for your help in getting the word out! If you can bring 7 or more clients, a priority pass is available.

6. $2,500 Scholarships for Asian American & Pacific Islander Students!
Multiple awards of $2,500 each will be given to CCSF students (21 received this award in 2016!) by the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF). Please encourage students to apply by Nov 2, 2017 (2 p.m., PDT). Application & eligibility requirements can be found at: www.apiasf.org/aanapisischolarship.html.
APIASF has once again partnered with CCSF (8th year!) through the Asian & Pacific American Student Success (APASS) program. Based in Washington D.C., APIASF is the nation's largest provider of college scholarships for AAPI students. CCSF is a federally designated Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and this scholarship is available annually to students attending one of 28 (and growing) APIASF AANAPISI partner colleges.
Contact APASS at the following (Batmale Hall 208 / 452-5620) or APIASF (aanapisischolarship@apiasf.org) if you have any questions. 

On-Campus Recruitment CDEV 092717.pdf

English and Math Refresher Workshops 2017-09-21 - wmversion.pdf

Positions Available at CCSF Oct 5 Job Fair.pdf

AANAPISI Scholarship Flyer - CCSF.pdf

APIASF Scholars 16-17.jpg