VIDEO/RADIO: City College open house to include research showcase

The April 21 event will be held in person for the first time since the start of the pandemic

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City College faculty from the TV news production courses guide prospective students through the on-campus studio at the 2019 Community Open House. San Diego City College on Flickr photo

Jessy Jones and Stevon Marshall

San Diego City College’s 18th Annual Student Project and Research Symposium is back in-person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.

The event, called a celebration of student excellence, takes place on Apr. 21 and is part of City’s 8th Annual Community Open House.

The event, which will run from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., is open to all City College students.

Participants will be given the opportunity to present original projects. Students’ research and projects will be presented in the form of posters, oral presentations, videos, artistic displays, and performances. 

For information on the event, visit City’s symposium webpage.

This story was featured on this week’s edition of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced TV news show. Newscene is broadcast on ITV Channel 16 on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.

The audio version, Newscene Radio, plays at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on KSDS 88.3 HD-2.

In other news:

  • Longtime men’s basketball coach Mitch Charlens is returning to City College after a year as an assistant coach at the University of San Diego. Under Charlens’ guidance, the Knights have won seven conference championships and a state championship.
  • A City College faculty member and student have joined a lawsuit opposing the COVID-19 vaccine, masking and testing requirements instituted by three Southern California community college districts. Read the full story here.
  • Mayor Todd Gloria has released his proposed budget for 2023. The $4.89 billion proposal includes funds for street and infrastructure repair. The goal is to make improvements for parks and recreational services, increase recruitment and worker training while lowering high staff turnovers and vacant spots, and address homelessness through outreach.
  • San Diego County experienced some of the fastest increases in home prices ever in the two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Del Mar tops the list of  San Diego County’s most expensive home prices,  but the most sought-after area for families and renters is North Park.