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The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

SDCCD Chancellor Carlos Cortez stands in front of a screen and speaks into a black microphone

SDCCD chancellor, leadership outline priorities at City College forum

Four-year degree program, enrollment, housing and policing among topics discussed
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief November 18, 2022
Inside the warmth of the MS-140 room, faculty and staff gathered to hear Chancellor Carlos Cortez and district leadership present key priorities for SDCCD, bypassing the chilled lemonade and chewy chocolate chip cookies to settle in their seats on an unseasonably cold San Diego afternoon.
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Potential site for student housing development. Aerial view of 6th and B street.

BREAKING: City College approved for student housing planning grant

Though hopes were set for a building grant, City will have to settle on planning first
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist March 8, 2022
After submitting a grant request for Senate Bill 169 funding, called the Higher Education Student Housing Grant Program, San Diego City College has been approved — partially.
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Potential site for student housing development. Aerial view of 6th and B street.

City College submits state grant request to build housing for 600 students

City College President Ricky Shabazz announces completion of next step toward securing housing project
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist November 3, 2021
After describing his vision for a potential student housing development to be built on the former site of the child development center at San Diego City College, President Ricky Shabazz announced the completion of a crucial step for securing funds for the project.
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New Chancellor Dr. Carlos O. Turner Cortez

A new chancellor for SDCCD faces unprecedented issues

New problems arise during the return to campus for a new leader
Marlena Harvey, Editor-In-Chief October 20, 2021
For the San Diego Community College District, a new school year after a global pandemic meant more than just reopening campuses. After being chancellor of the SDCCD for 17 years, Constance Carroll retired and Carlos Turner Cortez was chosen to replace her.
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Aerial view of former San Diego City College Child Development Center

City College aims to construct affordable housing for students, employees

As the statewide eviction moratorium comes to an end, City President Ricky Shabazz announces preparations at Sept. 28 College Council meeting
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist October 5, 2021
President Ricky Shabazz sees the soon-vacant property of the former San Diego City College child development center as an ideal location to construct affordable housing not only for students, but potentially also for lower income City College employees.
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