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Spring 2019 extra credit opportunities
Throughout the semester there are free health related seminars which will enhance your understanding of current topics. To earn 20 points (100 points maximum) you must attend one or several of these seminars and turn into Dr. Shrock a 5x8 card signed by the presenter with a one-sided summation of what you learned.
Wed, 6 February - Stalking: 10:15-11:15am-Sierra 137 (west); 1:00-2:00pm-Forum 110 (east) - This presentation will define stalking and discuss its impacts. Also discuss safety planning as well as campus resources and the community - presented by Haven Women's Center.
Thursday, 21 February - CalFresh: 1:00-2:00pm-CAT 101 (east): Formally known as Food Stamps, this nutrition program supplements a person's or family's food budget. Workshop will address income requirements and eligibility and how to apply.
Thursday, 7 March - Birth Control and Contraception: 12:00-1:00pm-Sierra 133 (west), This presentation will provide you with up-to-date information on long lasting, highly effective reversible contraception.
Wednesday, 27 March - Tobacco Prevention: 10:00-11:00-Sierra 204 (west): Discussion of JULL, and other vaping products and how dangerous they are. You'll learn the reality of vape pens, the dangers of tobacco and resources on how to quit.
Thursday, 18 April - Stress Less: 12:00-1:00pm-Founders 135 (east): Learn how to reduce stress in your life and how to recognize the signs of stress and gain techniques hat you can use to effectively manage stress.
Science Colloquium Talks
20 February - Sustainable Agraculture: Farming practices and methods that are environmentally sourced and good for our communities
20 March: Emotions of Coffee Drinking: The effects of coffee consumption on our emotions
10 April: Climate Solutions That Can Save the World: Managing Man's carbon consumption.
Modesto Area Science Project
click here for a list by subject of interesting previous talks
25 January: Climate Change...Yes or No? MJC Professor
22 February: Syrian Forced Migration & Public Health in the European Union.
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT PROJECT’S FILM & LECTURE SERIES
28 February - Get in the Way: Film on the journey of Civil rights activist and congressman John Lewis. Often referred to the conscious of Congress.
28 March- RGB: Film on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Film follows her career as a women's right activist and being one of the nation's top legal scholars highlighting her fight against gender discrimination.
Learning Resource Center Workshops
Throughout the semester the library/learning resource center offers 2 hour workshops on citation in MLA and/or researching strategies. There are additional workshops as well, but I will grant credit for either of these two.
Discover Yosemite National Park: (click here for the Yosemite NP website)