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The Knowledge Industry

City Times Media drops podcast about California higher education

New law opens the door for more bachelor’s degrees to community colleges
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata June 21, 2022
The Knowledge Industry is a podcast about the changing nature of education in California. Season one focuses on the potentially dramatic effect AB-927, a law that opens the doors to more bachelor’s degrees at the state’s community colleges could have on higher education.
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City College submits proposal for bachelor’s in Cyber Defense and Analysis

While AB-927 allows for fifteen proposed bachelor’s degrees to be approved per submission period, only ten proposals were submitted statewide
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata March 1, 2022
Even with out-of-state tuition being considerably higher, students cross state lines in search of an affordable cyber education.
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Student ‘bots’ detected at City College

Fake students are enrolling in online classes at City, potentially taking spots from real students
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist February 11, 2022
Fake students popped up throughout California community colleges this past year, and San Diego City College is no exception.
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San Diego Promise

RADIO: San Diego Promise offers funding for two years of community college

The deadline for priority registration and admission is June 11
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist April 26, 2021
San Diego Community College District is now offering its tuition-free San Diego Promise for future students in the fall.
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San Diego City College

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 Colleges 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 12, 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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