Campus-Wide Events

Monday, August 26

Welcome Back BBQ 

12:00 - 3:00 p.m. 

CentreTech Campus – Grassy Area Between Fine Arts and Classroom Building

Come enjoy free food, games and other fun activities! Celebrate the start of a great semester!!


Tuesday, August 27

Get Connected Ice Cream Social

12:00 - 3:00 p.m. 

Lowry Campus- West Quad Building- Lobby

You are a CCA student! While you are here, you might need some help along the way. Check out some offices that are here to help you throughout your journey at CCA! Free ice cream and fun. 


Wednesday, August 28

A Taste of Service

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

CentreTech Campus- Open Space Between the Administration Building and Student Centre

Come to Taste of Service to learn about volunteer opportunities in our community and enjoy free food! 


Thursday, August 29

Pizza and Prizes

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Lowry Campus- Simulation Building

Need school supplies? Come for a chance to win free notebooks, pens, binders, and more! Free pizza will be provided. 


Tuesday, September 3

MyQuest Orientation

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. 

Lowry Campus - West Quad Building- Todd Bergren Room (112)

Orientation for MyQuest Program to introduce the program and its purpose and processes to interested participants


Tuesday, September 10

MyQuest Orientation

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

CentreTech Campus – Student Centre – Rotunda (S100)

Orientation for MyQuest Program to introduce the program and its purpose and processes to interested participants

 

MyQuest Session 1: Who Am I? Understanding Identity

4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

CentreTech Campus – Student Centre – Rotunda (S100)

This session will teach you how to explore your social identities in order to understand how your identities and social conditioning can inform your leadership roles. This session will also teach you how to use what you learn to influence positive and inclusive change on campus and in your personal lives.


Thursday, September 12

¡Bienvenida!

11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

CentreTech Campus – Public Space (Between Administration Building and Student Centre)

Come learn about Latinx organziations on campus and enjoy free food as we kick-off the start of Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month! 


Tuesday, September 17

What is the US Census?

12:15 - 2:15 p.m.

CentreTech Campus- Fine Arts Building- Forum (F100) 

What is the U.S. Census? Why is it important? Who does it impact? Come learn all about the 2020 U.S. Census and get your questions answered by a representative from the Census Bureau. 


Thursday, September 19

MyQuest Session 2: Leadership for a Better World (The Social Change Model)

4:00 - 5:15 p.m. 

Lowry - West Quad Building- Todd Bergren Room (112)

This workshop will allow you to explore Social Change and how it is relevant in your everyday lives. You will learn how to grow self-knowledge and leadership skills in order to get involved in making a difference in your community.


Monday, September 23

Pizza with the President

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 pm 

CentreTech Campus - Student Centre - Rotunda (S100)

Come meet CCA President Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven! Bring any questions you have or just come to learn more. Free pizza!


Tuesday, September 24

Pizza with the President

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Lowry Campus - West Quad Building – Todd Bergren Room (112)  

Come meet CCA President Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven! Bring any questions you have or just come to learn more. Free pizza!


Wednesday, September 25

Pizza with the President

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Lowry Campus - Colorado Film School

Come meet CCA President Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven! Bring any questions you have or just come to learn more. Free pizza! 


Thursday, September 26

MyQuest Session 3: Language, Power and Culture

3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

CentreTech Campus – Student Centre -  Rotunda (S100)

In this session, we will explore the impact of language in our lives and some words that historically oppress or empower certain members of our community.  As a student leader at CCA, you have the power to positively influence the college and change the world using your words.


Wednesday, October 2

MyQuest Session 4: Engaging in Meaningful Service

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lowry Campus - West Quad Building - Todd Bergren Room (112)

This session will help students understand the importance of working in/with community to address complex social and cultural issues. Participants will learn about building relationships and other guiding principles to ensure community engagement activities are meaningful.


Thursday, October 3

Drag Queen Bingo Brunch

12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

CentreTech Campus - Student Centre - Rotunda (S100)

Join the LGBTQA+ Task Force and the Office of Student Life for Drag Queen Bingo! Sashay down the runway and enjoy an afternoon of fun and free prizes for students! 


Wednesday, October 9

MyQuest Orientation

3:45 - 4:45 p.m.

CentreTech Campus - Administration Building - Room 114A

Orientation for MyQuest Program to introduce the program and its purpose and processes to interested participants who were not able to attend an Orientation at the start of the semester.


Thursday, October 10

MyQuest Session 5: Knowing Your Why

3:15 - 4:30 p.m. 

CentreTech Campus – Administration Building- Room 114A


As a leader, knowing your why, your purpose will help keep you focused, and inspire others to stand beside you. This session will allow students to think about their purpose, or "why" for impacting their community.  By examining passions, values and goals, students will leave with a "why" to keep them moving forward.


Tuesday, October 22

MyQuest Session 6: Managing Conflict: When to Note It, Address It, Resolve It

3:45 - 5:00 p.m.

Lowry Campus - West Quad Building - Todd Bergren Room (112)

You will learn to note your feelings in situations of conflict as well as how to give feedback and manage conflict through perspective-taking.


Thursday, October 24

Masterpieces and Milkshakes

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Lowry Campus - West Quad Building – Todd Bergren Room (112)  

Masterpieces & Milkshakes, with a spooky twist! Kick off your Halloween celebrations with a painting workshop hosted by CCA’s own Mike Roderique, all while enjoying a delicious fall-themed milkshake.


Tuesday, November 5

MyQuest Session 7: How Implicit Bias Can Impact Leadership

2:00 - 3:15 p.m.  

CentreTech Campus – Student Centre – Rotunda (S100)

The question is not if we have bias, but what biases do we have. In this session, you will have the opportunity to learn what implicit bias is, how it can impact your leadership and how to address and interrupt bias.


Friday, November 8

CCA Day of Service

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

CentreTech Campus - Student Centre - Rotunda (S100) 

CCA Day of Service gets students, staff, and faculty involved in meaningful ways in the community! CCA Day of Service will support different organizations in the Aurora community, volunteering in roles that assist in addressing social issues.


Monday, November 11

MyQuest Session 8: Collective Leadership Understandings

3:45 - 5:00 p.m.

Lowry Campus - West Quad Building - Todd Bergren Room (112)

This  session take a closer look at how individuals can collaborate and work toward change collectively.  It examines leadership in a way that focuses on the strengths of all, rather than the power of one leader, and how approaching challenges from a collaborative and collective understanding can support stronger solutions and greater impact.


Friday, November 22

MyQuest End of Semester Celebration

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

CentreTech Campus - Student Centre - Rotunda (S100)

End of Semester Celebration for Fall Graduates where graduates will present their Capstone projects, meet with Champions Board, and receive their completion certificates. All are Welcome.


Monday, December 2

De-Stress Fest

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CentreTech Campus - Student Centre - Rotunda (S100)

Come destress before finals and enjoy free food, crafts, geames, prizes and much more!


Tuesday, December 3

De-Stress Fest

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Lowry Campus - West Quad Building - Todd Bergren Room (112)

Come destress before finals and enjoy free food, crafts, geames, prizes and much more!

 


If you would like to collaborate with our office, please contact the Assistant Director of Student Life, Jorge Velasquez at jorge.velasquez@ccaurora.edu or 303-360-4726.

Thinking about collaboring with Student Life? Here are a few resources we offer:

  • Reserving Space on Campus
  • Organizing an Event
  • Funding Resources
  • Effective Advertising in the Fox Times
  • Equipment Reservations
  • Poster/Flyer Hanging
  • Showing Movies on Campus
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