‘It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.’ 

Gandhi

Upload your project and check your grades via:  https://yccd.blackboard.com/ 

 
 
Great resource library for all your health information and self-action project resources at McHenry Village, Modesto: click here for info link, or refer to:  www.suttergould.org/mainolibrary
 

Spring 2015 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. 


Student Health Services Healthy Living talks

all talks are Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 in Electronics Building 108
(behind Founders Hall on East Campus)
click here for flyer with complete info

29 January          LifePath: Early psychosis intervention/mental health program working with youth                                     14-25 years of age

12 February        Pregnancy Prevention

26 February        Top Five problem drugs in Stanislaus County, with discussion on the negative effects                                 they have on our community.
26 February         Heart Health Workshop with Dr. Nicole McLawrence.  12:00-1:00 in the East                                             campus library basement, room 55.

12 March             Depression, and how to cope with it

26 March             Laughing Matters with Derek Warring

 

Science Colloquium Talks
Science Community Center, MJC West Campus, Room 115, 3-4 pm

Wed, Jan. 21        Lee Balance, MD, Citizens Climate Lobby, "Putting a Price on Carbon: a Risk                                             Management Approach to Global Warming?"

Wed, Jan. 28        Robert Tanaka, MD, Pulmonology,   "Valley Fever: It’s THIS Valley That Gave it its                                    Name"      

Wed, Feb. 4          Ruben Willmarth, Engineer, “Heat Pumps:  How they Work and Why they Rock!”   

Wed. Feb. 25        Mark McCaffrey, NCES, "Climate Smart and Energy Wise: Climate and Energy                                          Education Challenges of the 21st Century"

Wed, Mar. 4          Holley Moyes, Ph.D., UC Merced, The Drought Cult of the Belize Maya”

Wed, Mar. 25        Laurie Hatch, MJC Child Dev., “A Look at Adverse Childhood Effects (ACE) and Their                                  Impact on Learning and on Life” 

Wed, April 1          David Seaborg, World Rainforest Fund, “Rainforests and Ecosystem Survival”


CIVIC ENGAGEMENT PROJECT’S SPRING 2015 FILM & LECTURE SERIES
Thursday Nights, Forum 110, 7:00-9:00PM, MJC East Campus, 435 College Avenue
Open to the Public Free of Charge

February 19 Dark Girls  
Dark Girls examines the prejudice women with darker shades of skin color face around the world, and the film argues that forces such as history, the media, and the cosmetic industry have contributed to the self-esteem issues and the internalized racism that accompany the phenomenon of “colorism.”

March 5 -The Human Face of Big Data 
The Human Face of Big Data looks at the pros and cons of using digital technology to gather and analyze vast amounts of data in real time. The ability to harness so much information, the film suggests, may lead to remarkable innovation and efficiency in business, government, healthcare, and virtually every aspect of life, but it could also threaten privacy and lead to some unwelcome changes as Big Data informs more and more of the decisions that are made.

March 19 - Chris Brenner Lecture on Economic Inequality 
Chris Brenner, a professor of Community and Regional Development at UC Davis, will present an eye-opening lecture on economic inequality in the Central Valley, with special attention to the importance of educational attainment and to solutions proven effective in promoting economic improvement in other parts of the country. 

April 2 - Fed Up
Fed Up investigates the causes of obesity in the U.S. and argues that our attention should be focused primarily on sugar in processed foods, despite efforts of the sugar industry to direct our attention in other directions.

April 16 - Dam Nation
The makers of the film DamNation present themselves as part of a growing movement that challenges the value of specific dams in the U.S., especially in light of the dams’ impact on fish populations and the environment we share.

 

Discover Yosemite National Park: (click here for the Yosemite NP website)
Travel 2 hours to Yosemite National Park and discover it's wonders and earn 20 points, even if you have been before! To earn the extra credit, bring you car admission receipt ($20.00) and write on one side of a 5x8 card on what you experienced.