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City College goalie Alan Juarez makes a save after a Mesa College corner kick, Oct. 13, 2023. Photo by Sean Monney/City Times Media

Late saves by City College GK Alan Juarez lead Knights to 2-1 win over Mesa

Freshman backup came off the bench, kept the Olympians from scoring in final five minutes of their men’s soccer game
Sean Monney, Managing Editor October 16, 2023
The Knights men’s soccer team defeated the Olympians, 2-1, despite losing their starting goalkeeper to a red card in the final five minutes of play at Mesa’s Merrill Douglas Stadium on Oct. 13.
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Local media and members of the Mesa College community met with (from right) Reps. Scott Peters and Juan Vargas at Mesa College on March 6. SDCCD on Flickr photo on Flickr photo

SDCCD receives $3.4 million in federal funding to benefit students (with video)

The funds will go to campus initiatives to provide resources for LGBTQ students, undocumented students and former foster youth
Jillian Fortner, Executive Producer, CTTV March 7, 2023
The San Diego Community College District received a $3.4 million check at a Mesa College press conference on March 6. 
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Professor David Kennemer (left), who spearheaded the cybersecurity bachelors proposal, receives an award from City College President Ricky Shabazz at the 2023 Convocation. San Diego City College Flickr photo

City College set to offer bachelor’s in Cyber Defense and Analysis

New four-year degrees will begin in the fall 2024 semester
Susana Serrano, Managing Editor February 9, 2023
In a first in the 108-year history of the campus, San Diego City College has been approved to offer its first bachelor’s degree. The Cyber Defense and Analysis baccalaureate program will begin in the fall 2024 semester, according to a press release by City College.
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The San Diego City College womens volleyball team

Knights volleyball battles hard but falls to Mesa

City College volleyball falls in straight sets to PCAC rival
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist October 11, 2022
The San Diego City College volleyball team, on its home court against Pacific Coast Athletic Conference rival Mesa College, nearly forced a fourth set against the Olympians.
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Prospective students speak to a City College outreach representative.

SDCCD officials praise new law, discuss potential candidates for bachelor’s degree expansion

Mesa president hopes her college’s experience can be a roadmap for other SDCCD schools
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata October 21, 2021
Current and former SDCCD officials praised the passage of AB-927, which expands and makes permanent the current pilot program that allows community colleges to develop baccalaureate programs. 
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Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Afro Unicorn founder to kick off Mesa College’s Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Mother and founder of e-commerce apparel business to emphasize multiple income streams
Christina Painton, Staff Writer September 23, 2020
April Showers, the founder of e-commerce apparel brand Afro Unicorn, will be the first in a series of entrepreneurial speakers hosted by Mesa College’s Business and Work-Based Learning departments.
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San Diego City College

City, SDCCD extends online classes

As a response to COVID-19, SDCCD will have remote learning options only through spring and summer
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 26, 2020
The San Diego City College District has decided to continue online classes throughout the rest of the spring semester and summer intersession in response to COVID-19, the district announced by email earlier today. San Diego City College will remain closed while all student resources like counseling, tutoring, and health services will be provided remotely for now.
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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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V and MS buildings at City College

New year, new semester, new buildings at City College

The spring 2019 semester kicks off at City College today
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2019
School is back in session at San Diego City College and the rest of the San Diego Community College District schools today. Approximately 64,000 are expected at City College, San Diego Mesa College and Miramar College, according to a district news release.
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Websites promote City College restrooms for sexual encounters

Collette Carroll May 11, 2016

Three websites are promoting two men’s bathrooms at City College as hot spots for anonymous sexual encounters. An observation of one of those bathrooms last week indicated that at least one such...

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