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Dr. Lauren Vaknin
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Email: lauren.vaknin@gcccd.edu
Office Hours: 8:00 - 5:00 Mon - Fri
Phone: 619-660-4295

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The Student Affairs Office at Cuyamaca College is the one-stop area for student engagement opportunities offering you numerous ways to become involved on campus. For example, the Student Affairs Office has all of the contact information, making it easier for you to become involved.

By taking an active role on campus, you will not only meet new students and enhance your college experiences, but you will also augment your leadership skills. Take advantage of the wide array of available opportunities - participate in student organizations, serve on committees, run for elected office, plan a campus event, and/or participate in leadership development training programs. You have the ability to shape your own college experience, and the Student Affairs Office will provide you with the tools you need to succeed.



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Diversity Dialogues

Purpose: These workshops, which will be offered on a regular basis, will focus on a variety of diversity awareness and social justice topics. Students will receive a stamp for every workshop they attend-students, who have completed a minimum of three workshops during the Fall and Spring Semesters, will earn a "Diversity & Leadership" certificate and will be recognized for their efforts at the Student Leaders Reception in May.

Cross Cultural Center:

Cross Cultural Center

Workshop Schedules:

Fall Semester 2016

Spring Semester 2016

Fall Semester 2015

Spring Semester 2015
Fall Semester 2014

Spring Semester 2014
Fall Semester 2013
 

SAFE ZONES

Safe Zones Training
                

The Safe Zones training program is an ally training that brings awareness of LGBTQIA issues and provides insight on improving campus climate. During this session, the presenters will provide a three-hour training, at the end of which, participants will have the opportunity to become allies. Finally, the training activities, discussion topics, and resources can be adapted in your classroom or student organization.

Next training: Spring Semester 2017

Fall Semester: August 16, 2016

Please review the following Safe Zones materials:

San Diego Area Organizations

Definitions

Resources

http://www.chronicle.com/article/Ask-Me-What-LGBTQ-Students/232797/

Leadership Development Opportunities

Emerging Leaders Program

The goal of Cuyamaca's emerging leadership program is to offer opportunities for students to further develop and expand their leadership skills and knowledge, preparing them to serve in future leadership roles both on campus and in the community.

If you're interested in joining the Emerging Leaders Program, contact Lauren.Vaknin@gcccd.edu. For more information click on this link.

Academic Integrity Workshops

Students will be informed about academic integrity while participating in an interactive discussion regarding the Student Code of Conduct. This workshop will be a great educational opportunity to learn about the academic integrity policies and how to avoid potential misconduct issues in the future.

Individual student workshops are available. Please contact Lauren Vaknin at (619) 660-4612 or Lauren.Vaknin@gcccd.edu to schedule a session.

CONTEMPLATION ROOM: Students can use the contemplation room, which is located at the Health & Wellness Center (I-134).

Student Events

Spring Semester 2017

Welcome Week: Coffee & Donuts

January 30, 2017

8:30 to 10:30 AM

Student Center Quad

Welcome Week: Get the Scoop: How to Become Involved

January 30, 2017

2:00 to 4:00 PM

1st Floor, Student Center

Welcome Week: Student Organization Mixer

January 31, 2017

2:00 to 4:00 PM 

Cross Cultural Center, I-128

Welcome Week: Pan & Hot Chocolate

January 31, 2017

4:00 to 5:00 PM

Student Center Quad

Welcome Week: Student Involvement Fair 

February 1, 2017

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM 

Grand Lawn

Welcome Week: Cross Cultural Center Open House

February 2, 2017

1:30 to 3:30 PM

Cross Cultural Center, I-128

Welcome Week: Cross Cultural Center Open House

February 2, 2017

5:00 to 7:00 PM 

Cross Cultural Center, I-128

Welcome Week: Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

February 3, 2017

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM 

Student Center, I-207

Welcome Week: Lunch and a Student Government Meeting

February 3, 2017

12:30 to 1:30 PM

Student Center, I-124

Fall Semester 2016

Summer Student Success Day: (Guided Pathways)

August 15, 2016

3:00 to 7:00 pm

Student Center

Welcome Week: Coffee & Donuts

August 22, 2016

8:30 to 10:30 am

Student Center Quad

Chaldean College Hour

August 22, 2016

1:00 to 2:00 pm

Grand Lawn 

Welcome Week: United Dreamers Meet & Greet

August 23, 2016

2:30 to 3:30 pm

Cross Cultural Center

Welcome Week: Free Food Giveaway

August 23, 2016

4:00 to 5:00 pm

Student Center Quad

Welcome Week: Student Involvement Fair

August 24, 2016

10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Grand Lawn 

Welcome Week: EOPS Club Meet & Greet

August 24, 2016

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

2nd Floor, Student Center

Welcome Week: DSPS Meet & Greet

August 25, 2016

9:00 to 11:00 am

A-113

Welcome Week: Student Veteran Organization Event

August 25, 2016

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Student Center, I-103

Welcome Week: BSU Meet & Greet

August 25, 2016

12:00 to 1:00 pm

2nd Floor, Student Center 

Welcome Week: Student Leadership Workshop

August 25, 2016

1:00 to 2:00 pm

Cross Cultural Center

Welcome Week: How to Become Involved

August 25, 2016

2:00 to 4:00 pm

Student Center, I-124 

Welcome Week: Student & Faculty BBQ Mixer

August 26, 2016

12:00 to 2:00 pm

Student Center Quad

College Hour: Latino Heritage Celebration

September 15, 2016

11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Grand Lawn

Diversity Dialogue Workshop: Bringing Our Whole Selves to the Table

September 20, 2016

11:00 am to Noon

Student Center, I-207 

Diversity Dialogue Workshop: What you Say Matters

September 29, 2016

1:00 to 2:00 pm

Student Center, I-207

October 2016

(Student Cultural Competency Student Institute will start in October)

 

Diversity Dialogue Workshop

October 4, 2016

1:00 to 2:00 pm

Student Center, I-207 

Diversity Dialogue Workshop

October 6, 2016

10:30am-11:30am

Student Center, I-207

Diversity Dialogue Workshop

October 18, 2016

10:00 to 11:00 am

Student Center, I-207

College Hour: Disabilities Awareness

October 26, 2016

Noon to 1:00 pm

Cuyamaca College Gym 

Halloween Event: Pumpkin Carving

October 28, 2016

12:30 to 2:00 pm

Student Center Quad

Diversity Dialogue Workshops: A Taste of Diversity

November 2, 2016

1:00 to 2:00 pm

Student Center, I-207

Diversity Dialogue Workshop

November 8, 2016

10:30 to 11:30 am

Student Center, I-207

College Hour: Native American Celebration

November 22, 2016

Noon to 1:00 pm

Grand Lawn

For more information, please visit the Student Affairs Office at I-120.

Last Updated: 01/12/2017

Contact

Dr. Lauren Vaknin
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Email: lauren.vaknin@gcccd.edu
Office Hours: 8:00 - 5:00 Mon - Fri
Phone: 619-660-4295

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