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November 12, 2021
Priority Registration Dates Released

On Friday, November 12, you should receive an email with your Spring 2022 priority registration appointment date and time. You will also be able to find your enrollment date/time in your eServices account. This appointment time is the earliest you can enroll in classes via eServices, but you can register any time after your scheduled appointment until the end of enrollment.

Note: This is not a counseling appointment. If you need to speak with a counselor, make an appointment as soon as possible.
Great American Smokeout

Are you a smoker and would like to quit? Thursday, November 18 is the date for this year's Great American Smokeout. Quitting smoking isn’t easy. It takes time and a plan. Let the Great American Smokeout event be the day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life. The Los Rios Community College District is tobacco-free, smoke-free, and vape-free.

The American Cancer Society can help you access the resources and support you need to quit. For more information visit the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout website
Geography Awareness Week

Please join the SCC Geography Department in celebrating Geography Awareness Week by welcoming Dr. Steve Graves, Professor of Geography at CSU Northridge, as he discusses his work analyzing COVID-19 in Los Angeles County. The virtual event is Tuesday, November 16, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm on Zoom.
The Job Hunt
 
All Los Rios students are invited to attend these upcoming information sessions presented by FLC’s Work Experience & Internship Program to learn more about entry-level careers with these industry leaders:
 
Behavioral Health Careers with Invo Healthcare
Are you looking into jobs in the healthcare field focusing on psychology or mental health? Join representatives from Invo Healthcare on Tuesday, November 16, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm via Zoom (register now) to learn more about this national company that specializes in school-based behavioral health and early intervention services. Invo Healthcare offers opportunities to get hands-on training in the fields of Applied Behavioral Analysis, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Feeding Therapy, and Speech & Language Pathology. They offer growth and career development opportunities regardless of past experience or major/degree. 
 
Technical Careers with Inductive Automation 
Join us on Wednesday, November 17, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm via Zoom (register now) to learn about entry-level careers with one of the fastest-growing tech companies in the nation, Inductive Automation! This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Folsom-based software company, what qualities, skills, and experience they look for in candidates, and what their hiring and interview process is like. The entry-level Technical Analyst position would be a great fit for students in computer science-related majors and those in all majors who are computer savvy and customer-focused. Presented by Inductive Automation's Mitzi Robinson, Human Resources Director, and David Grussenmeyer, University Engagement Manager.
Global Makers Virtual Event
The SCC Global Studies Program and Makerspace have collaborated with the Solar Education Project to create an opportunity for the community, solar cooker enthusiasts, clean cooking advocates, educators, and leaders in environmental sustainability to meet leaders in solar cooking, making, sustainability, social change, and economic growth. In the first of several workshops, join us on Thursday, November 18, at 9:00 am to learn how to make a Heat Retention Basket Cooker with change leader and maker Grace Chepkemei from Eldoret, Kenya. You'll also learn about future Global Maker events. Featured Global Makers join us from their homes and workshops in Kenya, Haiti, Mexico, Lesotho, Italy, and southern California. Register in advance.
Keeping the Dream Alive Conference

The November 18-19 Keeping the Dream Alive Conference includes a Undocu-Leadership Student Strand specifically for undocumented college and high school students, offering knowledge, information, and awareness to achieve educational goals, excel in leadership, and more. Student staff, student leaders, and educators/practitioners should submit a paid registration to the general conference. To register for the event, visit the conference registration website.
Students Part of NASA Program
Three ARC students have been accepted into the prestigious NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS). ARC's Stacey Burrows, Silvia Garcia, and Ryan Valtierra are among a select group of students from across the U.S. accepted for NCAS 2022 Mission 1, which is a five-week virtual learning experience through Canvas and Microsoft Teams that started October 27. Activities include online modules, live virtual discussions with NASA professionals, and a mission report on either habitation systems, resource utilization, or rover design. Students who earn passing grades from Mission 1 receive an invitation to NCAS 2022 Mission 2, which is a collaborative learning experience to take place in the Spring. Mission 3 will be held at a NASA base during Summer 2022.
Refugee Pathways Program Events

The Los Rios Refugee Pathways program is holding a series of informational sessions for refugees/SIV/asylees. 
 
Careers in Information Technology - Monday, November 15, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Topics covered include:
  • Timelines, eligibility, services International Rescue Committee provides
  • Refugee success story in the field
  • Career options and employment partnerships for refugees
 
Careers in Business Administration and Finance - Wednesday, November 17, 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Topics covered include:
  • Timelines, eligibility, services International Rescue Committee provides
  • Refugee success story in the field
  • Career options and employment partnerships for refugees
 
Careers in Healthcare - Thursday, November 18, 9:00 to 10:00 am. Topics covered include:
  • Timelines, eligibility, services International Rescue Committee provides
  • Refugee success story in the field
  • Career options and employment partnerships for refugees
 
Careers in Early Childhood Education - Friday, December 10, 10:00 to 11:30 am. Topics covered include:
  • Introduction to Opening Doors and its activities
  • Overview of the Entrepreneurship Career Pathway
  • Opening Doors + Child Action collaboration to help open childcare centers
Correction

The “Movies for Mental Health” event was listed with an incorrect date in the previous newsletter; we apologize for any confusion. The virtual event will be held Wednesday, November 17 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Learn more and register.
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