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

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. “Some students are really thriving and some students are not thriving at all,” Professor Fares said. 

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.

San Diego City College

Remote learning will continue in fall at City, SDCCD

May 5, 2020

The San Diego Community College District announced that the fall 2020 semester will be taken “primarily” online, according to a letter by Chancellor Constance Carroll.

Chancellor of California Community Colleges Eloy Ortiz Oakley

State chancellor discusses emergency response to pandemic outbreak

April 28, 2020

Community colleges all over California are preparing for online instruction to continue, possibly through the fall term, according to California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley.

Construction continues on the City College campus behind the S building. Photo by Isaac Limon/City Times

Understanding Prop 13

March 2, 2020

If passed, this proposition authorizes $15 billion in bonds for public education, $2 billion of which are designated to community colleges for construction and renovations of facilities and the remaining $13 billion allocated to pre-schools, K-12 schools and public universities.

Prepping for the primaries

February 28, 2020

This year, the California presidential primaries will be held in March instead of June. Unlike the previous 2012 and 2016 primaries, the 2020 primaries will give California voters the ability to cast their votes three months earlier.

Uber/Lyft driver on City College campus

UPDATE: Independent contractor bill passes California State Senate

September 11, 2019

The State Senate passed California Assembly Bill 5 late last night, an attempt to reshape the gig economy many City College students rely on for income, but is likely to face a long battle through the courts.

A student is receiving help on her math homework at the math center on City College's campus.

City College to revamp math courses

March 21, 2019

A state law signed by former governor Jerry Brown will change the way students at San Diego City College and all other state community colleges approach math.

Intercession signs on campus

Intercession opens, but with fewer options

January 2, 2019

The Fall 2018 semester is officially over and students, especially those who have applied to transfer to a four-year university next fall, might be interested in four-week intersession classes.

California DMV

California DMV mistakenly registers ineligible voters

October 18, 2018

The California Department of Motor Vehicles mistakenly registered 1,500 individuals to vote, according to multiple news organizations. The mistaken registrations are in addition to the already 23,000 reported registration errors last month.

Juan Andres Villa and Jessica Cohen

Still time to join record number of registered California voters

October 7, 2018

There is still time to register to vote prior to the upcoming midterm election on Nov. 6. In order to be eligible to vote, registration must be completed before Oct. 22. 

Dr. Constance Carroll

Chancellor Carroll explains year full of changes for SDCCD

September 18, 2018

A new formula affecting how the state of California allocates community college funding has resulted in the district making changes, Chancellor Dr. Constance Carroll explained in an open forum at San Diego City College on Sept. 18.

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