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Denise Whisenhunt

City College’s vice president chosen for new role

Denise Whisenhunt will be Grossmont College’s new president
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief June 1, 2021
Vice President of student affairs, Denise Whisenhunt, was ecstatic to get a call from Grossmont College revealing that she was appointed to be the new president.
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Universities will required vaccines

VIDEO: Major university systems to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall

California community colleges decision still to come
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist May 14, 2021
Across the nation, a growing number of universities announced their plans to require students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before the start of the fall 2021 semester.
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BIDEN 0428 JOINT ADDRESS

VIDEO: Biden talks education in address to joint congress

Biden made a promise to make community college tuition free
Chris LeFall, Multimedia Journalist April 30, 2021
President Joe Biden addressed Congress for the first time just shy of his first 100 days in office on Wednesday, April 28.
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Distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine continues. Canva photo

VIDEO: Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused until late April

Halt in distribution comes from federal recommendation
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist April 16, 2021
The Center for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration recommended a pause on distributing the Johnson and Johnson vaccine until further review, which is expected to take place on April 23.
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SDSU Manchester Hall

VIDEO: SDSU, UCSD to resume on-campus learning in fall

The universities are the top transfer destinations for students from San Diego City College
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist April 9, 2021
In an email to students, SDSU announced that it planned to operate at near-full capacity, while UCSD said it expected 90% of students and 85% of on-site faculty to be on campus.
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Board of Trustees meeting

SDCCD Board of Trustees announces recommendations from Police Task Force

The task force will continue its work into spring 2021
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist April 9, 2021
The San Diego Community College District held its board meeting on April 8, focusing on the SDCCD Preliminary Report on College Policing, introduced by Chancellor Constance Carroll. 
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ECC vaccine site

NOTEBOOK: SDCCD partners with the county to distribute vaccinations

Voting also opens for Golden Awards and Career Fest coming to City College
The San Diego Community College District has partnered with San Diego County to assist in distributing vaccines to underrepresented communities.
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Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley

State chancellor discusses plans to reopen campuses

California community colleges will have smaller classes and offer more hybrid courses
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist April 7, 2021
The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s office hosted a statewide meeting on March 25 providing an update for all community colleges of California. 
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News Radio Midday

RADIO: SDCCD Board of Trustees to review college police review task force report

UCSD students are also part of a nationwide COVID-19 study
Alex Catano, Multimedia Journalist April 5, 2021
We are back from spring break with your news. In today’s episode, a new report addresses some possible recommendations for policing at San Diego City College and in the San Diego Community College District.
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SDCCD Board of Trustees chose Carlos Turner Cortez as the new chancellor during a Zoom meeting.

VIDEO: SDCCD Board of Trustees appoints new chancellor, updates pandemic plan

Meeting was held virtually to cover business of the district
Laura Montano and Christopher Tapanes March 26, 2021
The San Diego Community College District held its board meeting virtually via YouTube on March 25 at 4 p.m. The meeting highlighted the district’s updated COVID-19 action plan and the selection of the new SDCCD chancellor, Carlos Turner Cortez.
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Superintendent Cindy Marten and Chancellor Constance Carroll

SDCCD and San Diego Unified School District outlined future goals in a joint meeting

Last appearance for Chancellor Constance Carroll and Superintendent Cindy Marten in a joint district meeting
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor March 25, 2021
The San Diego Community College District and San Diego Unified School District governing boards’ held their annual joint meeting on March 16.
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AAPI supporter holding sign

VIDEO: SDCCD chancellor stands with AAPI community after violence in Georgia

The response comes after a recent series of mass shootings primarily targeting Asian-Americans
Ayo Elise, Multimedia Journalist March 19, 2021
San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance Carroll issued a statement in support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community after a series of mass shootings in the Atlanta area.
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