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Gavilan College NEWS this week -- May 10, 2013


Graduation volunteers needed!
Can you help usher and take tickets? Of can you recommend a student or friend to do so? Volunteers needed from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m and are welcome to stay for the graduation ceremony. Dinner is included! For more information or to volunteer,

27thAnnual Conference for the Latina Leadership Network of the CaliforniaCommunity Colleges
March 28th,and 29that the Ohlone College Newark Center, in Newark, California.
Maria E. Ramirez, Conference Co-Chair, CounselorOhlone College Newark Center for Health Sciences and Technology. e-mail:mramirez@ohlone.eduor phone: 510.742.2346

Where can students get tutoring? A team of Tutoring Support Services has met over the last few months and have compiled a list of the campus tutoring services. Click on the following link to see a flyer that you can post in your area and pass out to students who are looking for help in their courses. Let’s get the word out to the students who need help in their courses.

Habits of Mind - Where do I go from here?
Gavilan College Habits of Mind helps us learn skills to be more successful in college and in life. This term?s theme is: “Take time to manage your time” and this month?s sub-theme is: “Where do I go from here?”check the website for and Annual Student Planning Calendar, and To-Do List for the remainder of this semester.

Student Planning Event - May 21stfrom 10am-2pm on Sycamore Lane
Please encourage your students to stop by the tent to get information regarding educational planning, financial aid, employment, mental health, and much more.

A Free Gang Awareness workshoptargeted for parents with young children (ages 0-5) but open to all community members will be held Wednesday, May 22 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. @Ganas, 490 W. 8th St in Gilroy.Learn about the history and mind set of Latino street gangs and receive early prevention tips on how to keep kids safe from the gang lifestyle. Presented in English by Gang Prevention Expert David Madrid - 408.846.5999,

Habits of Mind Survey
If you haven’t already done so, please take a few moments to provide your input! We really value and appreciate all that you have to say. The survey is quick and painless! We promise!

Summer Hours
Starting Monday, June 3, 2013and continuing throughFriday, August 23, 2013, the campus will operate on thesummer work schedule. Normal working hours will be Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with one-half hour for lunch. Friday’s schedule will be 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Please note that there is no unpaid lunch break on Fridays since that day contains only four hours of work.Thursday July 4th is a holiday and the campus will be closed.As a result, the week ofJuly1stthroughJuly 5, 2013will be a four day, eight hours per day workweek, with workdays on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.Please check with your supervisor to make sure this work schedule is compatible with the needs of your department. Due to operational needs, certain employees may not be scheduled to work as described above.