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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. 

Protest at County Administration Building

UPDATE: Hundreds gather for peaceful protest in Downtown San Diego

June 8, 2020

On the tenth day after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, over a thousand people took part in a protest at Waterfront Park. The protest on June 6 was completely peaceful with people from all races gathered.

Protest against police brutality in San Diego, CA. Picture shows crowd and a yellow sign with a black fist.

Former ASG President joins protests for police reform

June 4, 2020

National protests have taken place over the past week, former ASG president Oscar Rendon explained the protestors want to “bring light” onto reports that black people face severe sentences and are even killed for minor offenses, or sometimes alleged minor offenses, as was the case of George Floyd.

Black forum on Instagram

City College, San Diego Region Colleges to host black forum

June 3, 2020

In a coordinated effort, San Diego City College is joining several other local community colleges in hosting a black student forum in response to the deaths and disparate treatment of black people in the United States. 

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.

GoFundMe for Leslie Furcron

San Diego City College student injured during peaceful protest

June 2, 2020

A woman severely injured at a protest in La Mesa on Saturday has been identified as Leslie Furcron, a San Diego City College student.

The California Community College state chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley shared a video statement on social media on June 1.

Community college officials share statements in support of black community

June 2, 2020

The state community college chancellor, as well as officials from the San Diego Community College District and City College, have shared public statements in solidarity against police brutality and racial injustice against the black community.

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.

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