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An early rendering of an aerial view of the A building post renovation. Photos courtesy of Tom Fine and RJC Architects

Renovating into the 21st century

Construction on the A building set to begin in July, completed by 2018
Justine Schulz December 15, 2015

One of San Diego City College’s upcoming changes in the next few years includes the renovation of the A building, which will give the campus a transformed look. The A building’s new design, which...

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San Diego City College student Rahma Hassan sits in the Student Commons building, located by the AH and BT buildings on the corner of 16th and C Streets, on  Nov. 16. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga

Not so common area

The Student Commons building, attached to the Arts and Humanities building, is purposeful work of art to one San Diego City College student
Mike Madriaga December 15, 2015

Rahma Hassan is a 20-year-old City College student who not only adores the color scheme of the Student Commons building on the corner of 16th and C Streets, she finds peace from within. This was only...

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An aerial view of an early rendering of the completed T building. Photos courtesy of Tom Fine and RJC Architects

Getting technical with the T building

Engineering and Technology building to undergo renovations in summer 2016
Destiny Ortiz December 15, 2015

Another older building bites the dust as the Engineering and Technology building, better known as the T building, will be receiving a much needed upgrade beginning July 1 of next year. The T building...

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For the spring 2014 musical, the San Diego City College theater department decided on the  hip hop and Latin influenced “In the Heights,” set Washington Heights, New York. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Shining the spotlight on the spring semester

Moving into a newly renovated C building, a variety of performance opportunities and a new adjunct instructor await theater students in 2016
Lauren J. Mapp December 15, 2015

New dressing rooms, a costume-making classroom and set construction classrooms in the redesigned C building, as well as a new costume design instructor, will greet San Diego City College theater students...

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Students make their way to  classes in the new Arts and Humanities and Business Technology buildings, which opened Aug. 18. The buildings sport an efficient modern design and offer more space and better technologies. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Doors open to education

Troy Orem August 26, 2014

City College’s Arts and Humanities and Business Technology buildings officially opened their doors to students Aug. 18 with much fanfare. The buildings grant their respective programs the space and technology...

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Construction continues as the Arts and Humanities and Business Technology building are prepared for the fall 2014 opening. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Building a New City: All the Details on City College’s Campus Facelift

Phoenix Webb May 14, 2014

Four years in construction, including corrective construction, $475 million, one contractor terminated, three bankrupted contractors, 20 months past the finish date, a hefty stack of drawings and diagrams,...

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Construction of new buildings at San Diego City College has caused the closure of surrounding sidewalks, making it challenging and at times unsafe for students to find their way around campus.Photo credit: Ahmad Blue.

Getting to Class in One Piece

Christine Marcucci December 9, 2013

San Diego City College is an urban community college with a unique layout, separating it from other traditional, self-contained colleges and spans several blocks, covering over 60 acres. Three buildings...

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