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AAPI supporter holding sign

VIDEO: SDCCD chancellor stands with AAPI community after violence in Georgia

The response comes after a recent series of mass shootings primarily targeting Asian-Americans
Ayo Elise, Multimedia Journalist March 19, 2021
San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance Carroll issued a statement in support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community after a series of mass shootings in the Atlanta area.
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Kavin Faulconer, Monica Montgomery, Carlos Cortez (from left)

BREAKING: SDCCD selects Carlos Turner Cortez as new chancellor

The president of Continuing Education replaces Constance Carroll
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2021
The San Diego Community College District has selected Carlos Turner Cortez to replace Chancellor Constance Carroll, who is retiring after 17 years.
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Carlos Cortez

Chancellor candidate Carlos Turner Cortez views role through educator’s lens (with podcast)

Get to know one of the four candidates to lead the district
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2021
Over the years, Carlos Turner Cortez applied several times to work under, and learn from, San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance Carroll.
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Final Four

BREAKING: SDCCD announces candidates for chancellor (with updates)

The four finalists were announced in a press release this morning
Gabriel Schneider and Vicky Pineda February 5, 2021
The San Diego Community College District has chosen its four finalists to replace Constance Carroll as part of a national search for a new chancellor for the district. Carroll has served as chancellor for 17 years and is retiring in June.
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PODCAST: City College honoring 2020 grads with virtual ceremony

The online event for the Class of 2020 on July 17
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer 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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San Diego City College sign on corner of 16th and C st.

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

Campuses will be closed to students and faculty March 16-20 at San Diego City, Mesa and Miramar campuses
Marlena Harvey, Staff Writer 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 Board of Trustees

SDCCD declares COVID-19 emergency, grants chancellor authority

After and earlier notice that classes are going online, many students and faculty still have questions
Jesse Altilio, Staff Writer 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

The conversion is expected to be incremental, starting March 16 through March 31
Vicky Pineda, Co-Editor-in-Chief 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

SDCCD Board of Trustees holds its primary election

Two of the current board members are running against two new candidates
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor 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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Dr. Constance Carroll

Chancellor Carroll explains year full of changes for SDCCD

SDCCD chancellor explained how the new state funding formula will affect the district.
David Ahumada, Visuals Editor 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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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 with a number of employers to develop new...

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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

Thomas Chesy April 28, 2016

After a dramatic plea by City College’s students and faculty to district trustees, Chancellor Constance Carroll outlined ways the administration plans to support the Radio, TV, Film program though...

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