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Ricky Shabazz

City College convocation offers view of what to expect through pandemic

August 31, 2020

Instead of seeing President Ricky Shabazz in a suit and tie speaking on a stage behind a podium, students, faculty, staff and administrators tuned in for a virtual convocation on August 14.

Timeline: The Impact of COVID-19

Timeline: The impact of COVID-19

June 10, 2020

San Diego City College has directly been affected by the spread of coronavirus, causing the shutdown of campus on March 16 through the fall 2020 semester. But the origins of COVID-19 go much further back. View an interactive timeline going back to the beginning of the pandemic.

India Marsh’s 7-year-old daughter does her second-grade her homework online due to distance learning. India Marsh photo

City College students with children juggle school work, motherhood

June 9, 2020

As the spring semester at San Diego City College came to a close, Tanisha Taylor and India Marsh found creative ways to pair being a single parent with juggling classes. 

REVIEW: ‘Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story’ shines light on injustice

June 3, 2020

Brown’s experience in the justice system as a person of color is a common social issue faced by many for decades and is still shown today through the current events such as the Black Lives Matter protest after the death of George Floyd by officer Derek Chauvin.

VIDEO: City College volleyball commit overcomes change during pandemic

May 29, 2020

Mission Bay High School senior Jillian Geenen recently shared her story about committing to San Diego City College to play volleyball.

Geisel Library, UC San Diego

City College EOPS advises students on transferring

May 28, 2020

City College students concerned about the impact of the pandemic on transferring brought questions to an EOPS forum on Zoom on May 13.

Professor Caitlin Fares from San Diego City College working on her desk

UPDATE: City College professors share the challenges of remote learning

May 27, 2020

The SDCCD provided a week of training to professors to prepare for remote learning. Students and faculty, including those who had already been teaching online, had to adapt to the quick transition.

Eloy Ortiz Oakley on Zoom

California community colleges sue federal government over aid

May 22, 2020

The state chancellor's office filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos over the eligibility requirements of emergency relief funds.

Promise Program meeting on Zoom

San Diego Promise reaches out to 2020 grads

May 21, 2020

Promise program coordinator Brenda Torres discussed program eligibility, benefits of participating, steps to applying in a virtual info session.

‘Klaus’ a heartwarming family film any time of year

May 20, 2020

Santa Claus is a story that has been retold countless times and yet captures the spirit and message that has grown with moviegoers throughout the years. This is no different from Netflix's 2019 “Klaus” animated film, available year-round.

Student Health Center

5 options for balancing your mental health

May 19, 2020

In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Sophia Traylor shares insight from counselors at City College's Student Health Center.

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PODCAST: City College honoring 2020 grads with virtual ceremony

May 18, 2020

With a plan now in place to honor grads virtually, hear why it matters from students and faculty who reacted after the initial postponement decision was announced.

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