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City banners showcasing Citys different career programs

Study: SDCCD career education programs add $1.6B boost to local economy

Programs like cybersecurity, child development, cosmetology and photography impact region in drastic, positive way
Kenneth Jaimes, Multimedia Journalist September 14, 2022
Career education programs offered within the San Diego Community College District have an economic impact of $1.6 billion in the San Diego region, according to a study done by Lightcast.
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SPJ award for City Times Media

City College student media finalist for national awards

The Pinnacles honor the best two- and four-year college media organizations
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist September 13, 2022
City Times Media, the student news platform of San Diego City College, is a finalist for four 2022 Pinnacle Awards. The national awards, presented by the College Media Association, honors the best two- and four-year college media organizations and individual work.
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Students at San Diego City College

SDCCD chancellor gives update on state of the district

Carlos Cortez presented an update to his 10-point plan at Convocation
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist September 12, 2022
Carlos Cortez, the chancellor of the San Diego Community College District, marked the first year of stepping into the top job with an update to San Diego City College faculty and staff last month.
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San Diego City College’s fitness center

Newly remodeled City College fitness center opens

Students are training in the space this fall
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist September 6, 2022
For San Diego City College students who need something to help relieve the stress of college, they can take a class in the remodeled fitness center this fall semester.
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San Diego City College Commons by Joel Nevarez

As students return to campus, City College programs recruit new members

City Scholars, HUBU and Umoja actively looking for new students to participate in programs
Joel Nevarez, Multimedia Journalist September 1, 2022
With the start of the fall semester and the return to in-person classes at San Diego City College, many clubs and support programs are also making their return to campus.
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Active Minds volunteers stand together holding signs promoting mental health awareness

Mental health awareness organization Active Minds recruiting at City College

Leadership, membership opportunities open to all enrolled students
Kathryn Gray, Editor-in-Chief August 31, 2022
The San Diego City College Active Minds chapter is recruiting.  Active Minds, a national organization advocating for and educating about mental health, has 800 chapters at colleges and universities around the United States.
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City College farm to sell fresh fruit, vegetables weekly

Downtown campus is home to an urban farm called Seeds@City
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist August 30, 2022
Fresh fruit and vegetables grown at San Diego City College will be sold weekly on campus starting this fall.
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Chicanx/Latinx Bienvenida on Tuesday, August 23

City welcomes students with cultural events

Activities continue throughout the first two weeks of the fall term
The sun shone brightly in a clear blue sky as approximately 40 students, faculty and staff gathered on the A building patio for free food and entertainment at the Chicanx/Latinx Bienvenido event on Aug. 23.
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Graduation caps at 2022 Latino Chicana Graduation

100 students celebrate at the Chicano-Latina Graduation Ceremony

The Chicano/a studies department celebrate their 51st annual Chicano-Latina Graduation Celebration
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor June 17, 2022
The gloomy evening did not stop families, friends and graduates from gathering to celebrate San Diego City College’s 51st annual Chicano-Latina Graduation ceremony.
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Ana Isabel Serrano

City student Ana Isabel Serrano leaves a tale of affirmation

President of Active Minds and labor union intern graduates with transfer to UCSD
Philip Salata, News Editor June 1, 2022
Serrano honed her curiosity while growing up in Tijuana and attending what she described as a “very Catholic high school.” “I tend to jump into taboo topics,” she said. “What don’t you want me to discover?”
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Rachel Karalnik stands in front of skyscraper buildings in New York City while holding a camera.

City College student headed to top-ranking Chapman for film

After multiple rejections, Rachel Karalnik achieves her dream and exemplifies the power of perseverance
Kathryn Gray, Editor In Chief June 1, 2022
Rachel Karalnik was graduating high school in Brooklyn in 2019 with dreams of heading to film school in California. Then the rejection letters came one after another.
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City College student Jeannette Mayo Gallegos delivers a speech after receiving the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship at Citys 31st annual scholarship awards ceremony on May 10, 2022. City College Flickr

City College student awarded prestigious scholarship worth $55K

Jeannette Mayo Gallegos hopes to use Jack Kent Cooke funds to achieve her goal of working to combat human trafficking
Jakob McWhinney, Managing Editor May 20, 2022
City College student Jeannette Mayo Gallegos, a 2022 recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, was awarded $55,000 at City’s 31st annual scholarship ceremony on May 10th.
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