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The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

Maria de la Luz May discusses her story on City College campus

City College student, family struggle to navigate housing insecurity services

State-funded program "Welcome Home, City" fails to connect student with housing, exposing challenges
Philip Salata, News Editor May 2, 2022
Despite the numerous housing insecurity services offered in San Diego and at City College, the process of navigating them can often create barriers to accessing resources, which impacts individuals and families already facing adversity.
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Potential site for student housing development. Aerial view of 6th and B street.

VIDEO: City College VP shares details of proposed housing project

City College gets grant for housing planning
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor April 28, 2022
Inside City host Ingrid Estrella talked to Vice President of Administrative Services John Parker about the new off-campus building, which could provide affordable housing to students at about one-third the market rate.
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Potential site for student housing development. Aerial view of 6th and B street.

BREAKING: City College approved for student housing planning grant

Though hopes were set for a building grant, City will have to settle on planning first
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist March 8, 2022
After submitting a grant request for Senate Bill 169 funding, called the Higher Education Student Housing Grant Program, San Diego City College has been approved — partially.
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Potential site for student housing development. Aerial view of 6th and B street.

City College submits state grant request to build housing for 600 students

City College President Ricky Shabazz announces completion of next step toward securing housing project
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist November 3, 2021
After describing his vision for a potential student housing development to be built on the former site of the child development center at San Diego City College, President Ricky Shabazz announced the completion of a crucial step for securing funds for the project.
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Aerial view of former San Diego City College Child Development Center

City College aims to construct affordable housing for students, employees

As the statewide eviction moratorium comes to an end, City President Ricky Shabazz announces preparations at Sept. 28 College Council meeting
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist October 5, 2021
President Ricky Shabazz sees the soon-vacant property of the former San Diego City College child development center as an ideal location to construct affordable housing not only for students, but potentially also for lower income City College employees.
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