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Professor Caitlin Fares from San Diego City College working on her desk

City College professors share the challenges of remote learning

May 27, 2020

The SDCCD provided a week of training to professors to prepare for remote learning. Students and faculty, including those who had already been teaching online, had to adapt to the quick transition. “Some students are really thriving and some students are not thriving at all,” Professor Fares said. 

Promise Program meeting on Zoom

San Diego Promise reaches out to 2020 grads

May 21, 2020

Promise program coordinator Brenda Torres discussed program eligibility, benefits of participating, steps to applying in a virtual info session.

City Speaks on Anchor

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.

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra

California Community Colleges sue over CARES Act restrictions

May 13, 2020

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed an injunction against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, on behalf of the California Community Colleges including the San Diego Community College District.

Zoom screenshot - CARES Act

City College creates allocation plan with the money received from federal aid

May 12, 2020

After several weeks of configuration, City College has created an allocation plan on how they will disperse the federal aid from the CARES Act.

Denise Whisenhunt on the Instructional Town Hall

Federal aid, Wi-Fi lot and fall plans covered in City College town hall

May 8, 2020

Campus administrators covered topics including Wi-Fi lots coming to City College, the student services transition to online and the fall semester in a virtual town hall on May 7.

San Diego City College

Remote learning will continue in fall at City, SDCCD

May 5, 2020

The San Diego Community College District announced that the fall 2020 semester will be taken “primarily” online, according to a letter by Chancellor Constance Carroll.

Chancellor of California Community Colleges Eloy Ortiz Oakley

State chancellor discusses emergency response to pandemic outbreak

April 28, 2020

Community colleges all over California are preparing for online instruction to continue, possibly through the fall term, according to California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley.

San Diego City College sign on corner of 16th and C st.

City College students will receive financial aid from the government

April 23, 2020

San Diego City College students will receive just under 2.3 million in financial aid from the federal government, according to the database that lists the allocations for each college and university across the country.

Graduation 2018

City students, faculty react to commencement postponement

April 15, 2020

Due to a statewide restriction of assembling large groups, San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance Carroll announced in an email that City's May 22 ceremony has been postponed to summer or fall, or perhaps in a digital format.

Paula Quinonez, Ballet Folklorico, J&R Photography

A Folklorico dancer copes with the new way of life

April 9, 2020

Prior to the quarantine, Paula Quinonez would practice with her Ballet Folklorico troupe twice a week. Now the group meets weekly on a Zoom call to talk and dance.

SDCCD Board of Trustees

SDCCD incumbents move forward toward general election

April 8, 2020

The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees’ primary election results are in, with two current incumbents, alongside two new candidates, holding a position in the November elections.

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