News Briefs: CARES grants, Health and Wellness events for this week

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Kiki Reyes, Staff Writer

With so much happening around City College, The Channels would like to offer a single place for the most important information. We’ll be compiling a weekly list of current and upcoming events to keep readers up to date on campus news.

Image courtesy of Santa Barbara City College.
Image courtesy of Santa Barbara City College.

– In partnership with the UCSB Alcohol and Drug Program, SBCC Student Health and Wellness Services and the Anchor Program, there will be an “Overdose Prevention + Response Training” Zoom event on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. The training will educate students about opioids and how to assist during overdose emergencies.

 

– The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office has allowed City College to extend the deadline for the Pass/No Pass grading option for Spring 2021 courses from Feb. 11, 2021 to April 23, 2021. 

Image courtesy of Santa Barbara City College.
Image courtesy of Santa Barbara City College.

– Santa Barbara City College has received an additional $2.9 Million that will go directly to students’ CARES Emergency Grants. The application is open now and will close Friday, Feb. 26. 

Image courtesy of The Well.
Image courtesy of The Well.

– The Well is hosting the Domestic Violence Educational Workshop Thursday, Feb. 18. Students will learn the impact and dynamics of domestic violence and how to de-escalate situations.

Image courtesy of The Well.
Image courtesy of The Well.

– The Well will also host a virtual dog-therapy event this Friday, Feb. 19 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. The “Wag Well, Be Well” event will allow therapy dogs to interact with students through Zoom, providing them support and positivity.