Upcoming Events

MaryAnne Shults & McKenzie Sixt

Medical Lab Technician information session on Tuesday evening

An information session for those interested in finding out more information about Saddleback College’s Medical Laboratory Technician program will be offered on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Health Science building, Room 134.

This two-year program prepares students for employment working in a clinical medical lab serving the health care sector. Both an associate degree and certificate option are available.

For those interested in discovering career possibilities in health information, an informational seminar will be Thursday, April 6, at 6 p.m. in Room 138.

Saddleback’s Health Information Technology program is a two-year associate degree that prepares a student with the knowledge and skills to collect, maintain and analyze clinical data in electronic health records used by health care staff to deliver quality care.

For more information, contact the Division of Health Sciences and Human Services at 949-582-4701 or visit their website at www.saddleback.edu/hs.



It is never too soon to begin investigating transfer opportunities. Participating colleges and universities will have tables set up and will have representatives to answer any questions and to provide literature.

Independent representatives from University of California, Santa Cruz, and American University will be on campus to discuss transfer information with individual students. UCSC’s rep will be available on Thursday, April 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. To schedule an appointment, sign up in the Transfer Center, located in the classroom complex, no.1, or call 949-582-4328. American U’s rep will be in the quad on Monday, April 11 from noon to 2 p.m.

The Transfer Center will host the first of three special events for the spring semester. The kick-off is a transfer college fair on Thursday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the quad. Visit http://www.saddleback.edu/transfer/events.html for a list of all colleges and universities attending.

For students who are unable to attend a morning or afternoon fair, an evening fair is scheduled for Wednesday, April 27 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the quad.

The 2011 Transfer Celebration will be Thursday, May 5, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Services Center, Room 212.


To Write Love on Her Arms

Saddleback College will host “To Write On Her Arms” on Wednesday, April 13, in the Bowl in front of the Health Sciences building at 6 p.m.

Co-presented by Associated Student Government and the Inter-Club Council, this event is to promote TWLOHA, a non-profit movement dedicated to provide hope, awareness and assistance for those suffering with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide.

Featured speaker and TWLOAH founder Jamie Tworkowski will share his objectives in starting the movement to help a friend. Music by Steve McMorran, lead singer and bassist for the Los Angeles-based band Satellite. Other attractions at this free event include the Kogi BBQ truck and open mic.


On the National Day of Silence hundreds of thousands of students nationwide take a vow of silence to bring attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in their schools.

Saddleback College will support this event on Thursday, April 14 at 10:30 a.m. in the student quad.


April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. “Things That Outta Bother You,” presented by Community Services Program, is hosted by the women’s and gender studies advisory committee as part of their speaker series on Thursday, April 14, in the Student Services Center’s Room 212 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

For information about CSP, visit their website at www.cspinc.org. Questions regarding the speaker series should be addressed to April Cubbage-Vega at acubbage@saddleback.edu.


Earth Week

Beginning Monday, April 18 Saddleback College will be celebrating Earth Week with daily events presented by the Environmental Awareness Club, Toshiba, and Associated Student Government.

The week will begin with guest speaker, Dr. Carl Cranor, author of the book, Legally Poisoned: How the Law Puts Us at Risk from Toxicants. Dr. Cranor will be discussing his book and our everyday interactions with toxins in SSC 212 at noon on Monday.

Tuesday’s events will consist of a campus clean up day. Students are encouraged to meet in the Quad from 12 to 2 p.m. to help pick up trash around campus.

On Wednesday Disney’s Oceans will be presented in the Bowl at 7 p.m. on a 30 ft movie screen.

The second annual Go Green Expo will be taking place in the Bowl 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday. Local businesses, charities, and organizations will be presenting environmentally friendly products and educating people about ways to help the environment.

The first 250 people to show up will receive a free gift. To show your love for the planet one can purchase an Earth Week T-shirt at the expo for $7 or two for $10.

Friday will close the Earth Week celebrations with an Earth Day booth in the Quad from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Passers-by will be informed about ways to help the environment, homes, and how to save money.

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