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Remote learning will continue in fall at City, SDCCD

Fall 2020 classes will be “primarily” online, with plans to have some labs hybrid
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor 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.
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Dr. Bonnie Dowd

District’s Dowd named to state funding oversight committee

San Diego Community College executive appointed to the Student Centered Funding Formula oversight committee.
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2019
A 12-member oversight committee has been assembled by California legislators to oversee and report back to state officials on the Student Centered Funding Formula. One of the members chosen to the committee is Dr. Bonnie Dowd, San Diego Community College District executive vice-chancellor of business and technology services.
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State of California gambles with new funding formula

San Diego Community College District unsure where it stands under new state formula.
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2018
The latest uproar to a financial decision has come from the community college system after the new funding formula was implemented without much research into its potential effects.
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SDCCD overhauls English remedial course structure

SDCCD overhauls English remedial course structure

Reform anticipates state law accelerating the path to transfer-level courses
Monica de la Cruz, Managing Editor May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 It’s been 26 years since a lawsuit against the California Community College System forced the state’s two-year colleges to agree to stop over-relying on standardized tests in student...

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Around the world in 84 days

A look at the ins and outs of San Diego City College’s Study Abroad program
Heder Casas December 15, 2015

Have you always dreamed about traveling around the world and learning about new cultures? If your answer is yes, then studying abroad may be an option for you. San Diego City College “offers students...

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Data collected from City College's Office of Instruction and online class schedule. Learning communities were divided in this count since they are composed from two or more classes. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Class section cancellations stir frustration

Phoenix Webb September 29, 2015

San Diego City College faculty and students were dismayed as the fall semester started with the cancellation of 41 classes. The ensuing backlash persists. Administration issued the blanket statement...

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San Diego City College student Robert Black, 56, works on a Psychology Statistics paper on one of the many computers in the Learning Resource Center on April 30. Photo credit: Mark Elliott

No Gray Area Here

A look at the older generation of students on the way to achieving their goals at San Diego City College
Mark Elliott May 21, 2015

“We’re agents of change …” Anyone riding a San Diego trolley who has seen the plastered-on ad knows that much about San Diego City College students. There is a profile roster of world changers...

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Study Hours: The missing buzzer

David Pradel, Sports Editor May 11, 2015

Why is it that the community colleges, which have the word community in them, lack in bringing the community closer? You would think the athletics program at community colleges would offer something...

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Students from the support movement for Ayotzinapa, Mexico, expand on types of changes in an open forum on March 26 in building V-101. The panel expands and diversifies with those representing similar causes, such as, topics arising in Palestine and American Black culture. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

City College sheds light on social justice

Laura Sanchez, Phoenix Webb, and Aldo Ramírez April 21, 2015

Mayra Almaraz tearfully recounted how her ex-boyfriend is serving a life sentence for a botched robbery due to the three strikes law. Almaraz shared her story in MS-462 during the afternoon session of...

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Editorial: The costs of going to school

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 21, 2015

There’s a great pressure for young adults to attend college and pursue a bachelor’s degree or higher. Oftentimes, one may be looked down upon for not working toward a degree and stereotyped as not...

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TAG: You can be it

Jennifer Ovalle September 14, 2013

The Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) program exists free of charge and seeks to help community college students successfully transfer to participating University of California and California State University...

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Website shows worth of degree

Jennifer Manalili August 16, 2013

Community college students have gained a new ally in the form of Salary Surfer, a website launched over the summer that shows how much they can potentially make after earning certain degrees and certificates.Launched...

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