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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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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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How basketball changed my life

Denise White April 28, 2016

I was only 9 the first time I played basketball. I was a shy kid and my parents encouraged me to try something new. Back then, I wasn't that good but I knew for sure that I wanted to get better.After...

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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...

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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...

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Pro: cancelling classes is nothing personal, it’s just business

Denise White October 27, 2015

As the new school semester began, students looked forward to getting the classes they needed to transfer to a four-year university. Unfortunately, it appeared that many major and general education classes...

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Recent crimes cause campus safety concern

Justine Schulz October 15, 2015

The lack of officers on campus has raised concerns from the Math Department faculty due to the recent crimes on campus. “I feel like they’re understaffed,” Carolyn Thomas of the Mathematics...

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