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The first Script to Screen event in City College

fahima paghmani

May 15, 2013

Students, professors and aspiring writers gathered in the Saville Theatre for City College's very first event geared at those aspiring to get into the film industry.Script to Screen: The San Diego Indie Scene was held on April 27.Attendees to the free event were able to learn about several things including writing screen and directing a screenplay. Guest speakers also discussed...

9th Annual Student Symposium

fahima paghmani

May 13, 2013

City College held its 9th Annual Student Project & Research Symposium on May 1 in Gorton Quad. The Symposium organizing committee honors certain students who took their time in a specific topic that they were concerned with and worked on it by researching the issues and creating a display for the event. “Twenty students of mine did the research project, but I had to onl...

Laying down ‘Live’ grooves

fahima paghmani

December 11, 2012

Jazz admirers gathered in the Saville Theater on Nov. 13 at City College to listen to the fine tones of the Jamie Valle Jazz Quartet, while KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM recorded the live 90 minute performance.    It was as though New Orleans came to City College, and guests varied in makeup and age. The stage was set up with the finest instruments, the background displayed an appealing ...

Knights tennis team welcomes new coach

fahima paghmani

December 11, 2012

City College welcomes Jami Jones this year as the new head coach of the women's tennis team. Jones is replacing Getchen Margers, who brought more than 30 years of experience to the program and has led the team to many victories. “I got a full-time job with amazing benefits at a four-year university, Claremont McKenna College, as the women's tennis coa...

Language clubs gather in Gorton

fahima paghmani

December 11, 2012

Students and faculty surfed through tables at the Language Festival that took place in Gorton Quad on Nov 14., collecting information about language and culture while listening to music and purchasing souvenirs from vendors. The event held a show that included fashion from Arab countries, Lebanese dancers, and live Italian musical performances. There were also three sets o...

Burgess unable to secure grant for new online program

fahima paghmani

December 6, 2012

Earlier this semester, City College President Terrence Burgess tried to attain a grant funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the implementation of Massive Open Online Courses, known as MOOCs.The foundation awarded 12 grants Nov. 13, totaling more than $3 million in new investment in MOOCs.MOOCs utilize open access through the web to reach larger groups of students. "We...

Expanding City’s clinical services

fahima paghmani

November 14, 2012

The California Mental Health Services Act was one of two important grants awarded to San Diego City College Mental Health Counseling program on Oct.18. CAL MHSA will emphasize focus on the issues of suicide prevention, awareness, and in reducing associated stigmas that are attached to it.The CAL MHSA grant is intended to be a main tool in educating students by reaching out...

The Lost Girls

fahima paghmani

November 14, 2012

Caitlin Rother, a New York Times best-selling author and a Pulitzer-nominated investigative journalist made her way to the Saville Theatre at City College Oct. 30, to present to students and faculty staff one of her masterpiece novels, “The Lost Girl.” Rother is no newcomer when it comes to homicide-crime investigative writing. She has been in the journalism field for d...

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