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The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees and a student trustee sit during the board meeting at Mesa College, Thursday, March 14, 2024. The board members adopted resolutions that support Senate Bill 895 and Assembly Bill 2104 for a Community College Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Pilot Program. Photo by Samantha Griffen/City Times Media

SDCCD Board of Trustees approves resolutions for proposed Baccalaureate Nursing Pilot Program

City College could be seeing another baccalaureate program coming to campus to help combat the nursing shortage in California
Samantha Griffen, Multimedia Journalist March 21, 2024
City College could be seeing another baccalaureate program coming to campus to help combat the nursing shortage in California
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M.E.Ch.A member and event organizer, Vanessa, center, speaks into the bullhorn as she addresses the crowd at the national walkout for Palestine in San Diego City College, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. Photo by Sean Monney/City Times Media

VIDEO: Newscene covers campus Gaza protests, FAFSA updates

CTTV’s flagship news program closes the fall 2023 semester
Roxanne Vieira, CTTV Producer December 7, 2023
CTTV’s flagship news program closes the fall 2023 semester.
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First semester nursing student, Ryann Hinkle, 22, rear right, chats with classmates during a class break, November 7, 2023. Photo by Kevin Ouellette/City Times Media

City College nursing ranks No. 1 in San Diego County

City College beats Southwestern, Glendale Career and North-West for top associate degree program in the region
Kevin Ouellette, Multimedia Journalist November 13, 2023
San Diego City College's nursing education program ranks No. 1 out of four of the best ADN programs in San Diego.
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Zachary Simpson stands outside the V building, which houses the nursing program, on the City College campus, August 26, 2023. Photo courtesy of Madeleine Outlaw

City College student creates his own aesthetic in No. 3 rated nursing program

Reality TV created an interest that Zachary Simpson is turning into a career
Vince Outlaw, Multimedia Journalist September 8, 2023
Growing up, Zachary Simpson was drawn to online media and TV shows about plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures. As he and his cohort near completion of their pandemic-delayed studies in San Diego City College’s nursing program in December, Simpson said he has found his lane in the practice of aesthetic and cosmetic nursing. 
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Dometrives Armstrong pulls up a picture of her relatives who inspired her after placing flowers she received as a gift from a student on her desk

City College alum leads top nursing program, paves the way for change

Dometrives Armstrong directs nationally ranked program while fighting to increase diversity
Joel Nevarez, Sports Editor May 23, 2023
Dometrives Armstrong arrives to work every day greeted by gifts from her students. The associate dean of nursing education leads one of the country's top nursing programs, walking the same halls she did as a student over 30 years ago.
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Nursing students work on mannequin

City College shaping future of nursing students through hands-on training, instruction

City's nursing program, led by Dometrives Armstrong, is one of the top-ranked programs in the country
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Reporter April 27, 2023
The nursing program at City College, ranked second best in California and third nationally according to an article published at, provides students with the skills and techniques they’ll need in a very difficult and rewarding field.
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Dr. Erelyn Vinegas, department chair and associate profesor, with nursing students in the simulation skills lab.

City College nursing program ranked as one of the best in the country

Nursing finished No. 3 in the country in latest ranking
Joel Nevarez, Sports Editor April 26, 2023
The San Diego City College nursing program is now one of the best in the country.  City College Is listed as No. 3 in the nation with a state ranking of 2, according to the latest rankings. 
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Late-start classes still an option at City College

Open classes last as few as 4 weeks and as long as 13
Sophia Traylor, Staff Writer September 1, 2020
The first add/drop deadline of the fall 2020 term has passed at San Diego City College, but there are still plenty of late-start classes offered for students. 
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San Diego Family Health Center joining the expanding City College campus

Jennifer Ovalle December 14, 2013

The Family Health Center is scheduled to open for business on May 2014. The clinic will relocate from its previous Broadway and 12th St. location and is scheduled to open at the first floor on the new...

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