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'It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.’
mid-term study guide is posted in week 6 module
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Spring 2017 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.
9 February – Psychosis: Sierra Hall 129 (west) 12:00-1:00pm: Christine Arbguelles will present on psychosis which includes early detection, treatment, stigma reduction, and information about services via LIFE Path.
23 February – Domestic Violence: CAT 213 (east) (between gym and Student Services on Coldwell) 12:00-1:00pm: Janette Garcia from Modesto’s Haven Center will discuss domestic violence, causes, cycle of violence, signs, and Haven Services.
9 March - Learning Disabilities: CAT 213 (east) (between gym and Student Services on Coldwell) 10:00-11:00am: Do you think you have a learning disability what challenges your success in college? Investigate specific learning disabilities and how you can determine whether you should be tested, and study strategies to help students with specific learning disabilities.
30 March - Stress Less:
6 April – Integrative Restoration: CAT 213 (east) (between gym and Student Services on Coldwell) 1:00-3:00pm: Dr. Lonita Cordova will present iRest Yoga Nidra Mediation which is a research based transformative practice of deep relaxation and meditative inquiry, which is currently being used in VA hospitals and clinics. iRest effectively reduce PTSD, anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and chemical dependency, while increasing resiliency and well-being.
2017 Science Colloquium Talks
Feb. 22 - Anthony Presto, Outreach Representative, San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, How Clean is the Air We Breathe?
Mar. 1 - Richard Anderson, MJC Biology Professor Emeritus, Earth's 6th Extinction... is Actually the 7th
Mar. 8 – TBA
Mar. 15 – Elizabeth McInnes, MJC Biology Professor, An Update on Climate Change
Mar. 29 – Sarah E.J. Martin, M.S., CCC-SLP, “Career Opportunites for Speech-Language Pathologist, Another High Demand Allied Health Profession”
Apr. 12 – Earth Day Film – Title TBA
Modesto Area Science Project
April 7: Dr. Amrith Gunasekera from the Calif. Dept. of Food and Agriculture will talk about the effects of climate change on agriculture (with a focus on California).
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT PROJECT’S SPRING 2017 FILM & LECTURE SERIES
23 March - Resilience
2 March - Beginning Again: Syrian Refugees Settle in Modesto
9 March - 13th
16 March - Marginalized in America: A Continuing Conversation
6 April- Before the Flood
Learning Resource Center Workshops
Discover Yosemite National Park: (click here for the Yosemite NP website)