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PODCAST: City College honoring 2020 grads with virtual ceremony

May 18, 2020

With a plan now in place to honor grads virtually, hear why it matters from students and faculty who reacted after the initial postponement decision was announced.

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City College, SDCCD campuses to close due to COVID-19 concerns

March 13, 2020

Current COVID-19 safety precautions have caused the San Diego Community College District to close the week of March 16-20, campus administrators and the district chancellor, Constance Carroll, announced tonight.

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SDCCD declares COVID-19 emergency, grants chancellor authority

March 13, 2020

The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to declare an emergency due to COVID-19 and authorized Chancellor Constance Carroll to take action even between board meetings, enabling her to stay on top of this rapidly evolving situation.

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UPDATE: SDCCD announces plans to move to online classes in response to COVID-19

March 10, 2020

Constance Carroll, the chancellor of the San Diego Community College District, said the district’s three colleges and Continuing Education are planning to begin the conversion of on-site classes to online starting March 16.

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SDCCD Board of Trustees holds its primary election

March 2, 2020

Two current board members are up for re-election: Bernie Rhinerson and Mary Graham. They are running against Alex Loupe and Mike Palomba. The SDCCD Board of Trustees is responsible for the management and oversight of the entire district.

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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.

There was a slight increase in enrollment at City College, however it is still down from several years ago. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez / City Times

City College offers new degrees, certificate programs

August 21, 2016

San Diego City College is offering new degrees, certificates and programs as classes begin for the fall semester for its 15,000 students. Staff collaborated...

Crystal Martinez told the district's trustees that she is concerned the class cuts in the RTVF program will hurt her ability to get a job. She was one of four City students who spoke at the meeting. Courtesy photo from

Students plea for support RTVF classes

April 28, 2016

After a dramatic plea by City College’s students and faculty to district trustees, Chancellor Constance Carroll outlined ways the administration pl...

Stephanie Wirkus models the Frozen SeaHorsicorn Unicorn (Bluebell Silver Eyes) during “Fantasy Fusion,” a collabration between theatre, cosmetology and photo departments on Dec. 8. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga

Bringing fantasy to life

December 23, 2015

The bass from the electronica and ambient style music grumbled outside of the V-101 Auditorium on Dec. 8. Intertwining the rhythm via matching their beats-per-minute,...

What’s in a name?

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Phoenix Webb

December 15, 2015

Performing Arts and Radio, Television and Film are two programs scheduled to move into the newly remodeled C building at San Diego City College on Jan....

San Diego Community College District campuses win 2016 Military Friendly award

Rutger Rosenborg

November 24, 2015

All of the San Diego Community College District’s campuses were recognized as 2016 Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media, a veteran-owned business that surveys the most military friendly employers and schools in the nation. San Diego City College, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego Miramar College and San Diego Continuing Education were all awarded the distinction on...

Concurrent enrollment bill signed into law

Lauren J. Mapp

October 27, 2015

Trustee Bernie Rhinerson announced that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 288 for Concurrent Enrollment during the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees meeting at San Diego Mesa College on Oct. 8. “Today, governor Brown signed AB 288, which is a long overdue revision to the concurrent enrollment law,” Rhinerson said during the meeting. “...

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