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Jan. 23, 2023
Quick Notes for the Week of Jan. 23
Silicon Valley Reads Kickoff Is This Thursday
De Anza will host the Jan. 26 kickoff for the 2023 Silicon Valley Reads campaign, with an on-campus event featuring three authors whose work aligns with the theme of “Journey to New Beginnings.”
The 7 p.m. event will be held at the Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC). It will also be livestreamed for those who can't attend in person. Admission is free and advance registration is required for both.
Those attending in person can also view a related exhibition in the Euphrat Museum of Art, which will be open from 6-7 p.m. and after the program until 9 p.m. The exhibit features art and poetry by five local artists who have been instrumental in creating "spaces of belonging" and inspiring new beginnings.
Event Center Survey: Please Provide Input
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District has engaged a consultant to conduct a market analysis for the new Event Center planned on the site of the former Flint Center. Your input will help in planning the most useful event space possible.
Please take a few moments to complete the short survey prepared by the consultant, AMS Planning and Research. You’ll find the survey and more information, including a separate survey for event organizers and producers, on the project webpage at deanza.edu/measure-g/event-center.
Job Search Workshop This Wednesday
If you’re hoping to enter the workforce, change jobs or switch to a new career field, you can get valuable tips and insights by attending a webinar this Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 2-3:30 p.m., hosted by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian.
Speakers will include Randy Bryant, dean of Career Technical Education and Workforce Education at De Anza; Lisa Gonzales, career adviser at NOVAworks; and Carolyn Wells, talent acquisition specialist at Sciton. Please register in advance to attend.
Check the Events Calendar for additional details and more events.
- University Representative Visit: Ohio University – Monday, Jan. 23, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
- Student Elections: Information Session – Tuesday, Jan. 24, 11 a.m.-noon
- Transfer Workshop: Transfer Overview – Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2-3 p.m.
- University Representative Visit: Pepperdine University Bachelor of Science in Management – Tuesday, Jan. 24, 3-4 p.m.
- Housing Resources Workshop: hosted by Guardian Scholars – Wednesday, Jan. 25, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
- Momentum Series: Misinformation in the Mainstream News – Wednesday, Jan. 25, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
- Wellness Workshop: Zentangle Gathering – Wednesday, Jan. 25, 11 a.m.-noon
- Transfer Workshop: Academic Update and Supplemental Application Clinic – Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1-2 p.m.
- Job Search Webinar: hosted by De Anza Career Training and others – Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2-3:30 p.m.
- Student Elections: Information Session – Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
- Club Day: on-campus event – Thursday, Jan. 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
- Student Elections: Information Session – Thursday, Jan. 26, 1-2 p.m.
- Holocaust Remembrance: “Home and Belonging” – Friday, Jan. 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
- Transfer Workshop: Transfer Academic Update and Supplemental Application Clinic – Monday, Jan. 30, 11 a.m.-noon
- Student Elections: Information Session – Tuesday, Jan. 31, 11 a.m.-noon
- Transfer Workshop: ADT Application Clinic – Tuesday, Jan. 31, noon-2 p.m.
- Wellness Workshop: Zentangle Gathering – Wednesday, Feb. 1, 11 a.m.-noon
- Student Elections: Information Session – Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
- Student Elections: Information Session – Thursday, Feb. 2, 1-2 p.m.
- University Representative Visit: Fresno Pacific University – Thursday, Feb. 2, 3-4 p.m.
- First Thursday: spoken word open mic night – Thursday, Feb. 2, 5:30-7 p.m.
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Dates and Deadlines
- Last day to sign up for Mentors@De Anza for winter quarter: Friday, Jan. 27
- Last day to apply to run for DASG Senate or student trustee: Monday, Feb. 6
Visit the Academic Calendar page to see more important dates and deadlines by quarter.
- Art on Campus Advisory Committee: Monday, Jan. 23, 10-11 a.m.
- Academic Senate: Monday, Jan. 23, 2:30-4:20 p.m.
- Program Allocation Committee: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 10-11:30 a.m.
- Equity Action Council: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
- De Anza Student Government (DASG): Wednesday, Jan. 25, 4 p.m.
- Budget Task Force: Thursday, Jan. 26, 3-4:30 p.m.
Find more information about college governance at deanza.edu/gov.
COVID-19 Vax and Booster Required
You must provide proof of vaccination AND a booster before coming to campus. Face masks are strongly recommended on campus, and may be required in some offices or by individual instructors in their classrooms. For more information, see deanza.edu/vax.
Free PCR Testing on Campus for Students and Employees
Free PCR testing is available two days a week during fall quarter, outside the Campus Center near the Student Health Services entrance on the lower level. No appointment is needed but one-time preregistration is required.
- Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- Monday, Jan. 30, will be the last day for on-campus PCR testing
- Students and employees can still pick up free antigen tests, while supplies last, from Health Services during their in-person hours
Visit the Health Services COVID-19 information page for additional details.
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