2017 Commencements

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Stories of Determination Dominate 2017 Community College Graduations (click for student photos)

One was without a home and without a job but would become one of the top community college students in the country. Another is a former high school dropout. A third is a former foster child who served six years with the National Guard. All three are among the thousands of students graduating this spring from community colleges in San Diego and Imperial counties.

Graduations in the two-county region begin ...

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Community College Food Pantries Feed Hungry Students Look for Community Support

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Community colleges throughout San Diego County are doing everything they can to ensure that no student goes hungry over the holidays.

“Community college students come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and many are struggling to get by,” said MiraCosta College President/Superintendent Sunny Cooke, who serves as president of the San Diego & Imperial Counties Community Colleges Association (SDICCCA). “Our colleges have made it a priority to do what they can to make an impact on reducing hunger not only on ...

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Community colleges to take larger role in preparing SDSU and CSU San Marcos freshmen needing Basic Skills

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    A new $2 million grant will give area community colleges a larger role in helping many students get a successful start at San Diego State University and California State University San Marcos by sharpening their math and English skills.

    The Basic Skills Partnership Pilot Project is an ambitious regional approach to addressing the basic skills in math and English that are necessary to succeed in college-level ...

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Community college graduates celebrated at commencements in San Diego, Imperial counties

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More than 12,000 community college degree-earning students in San Diego and Imperial counties – including some of the top scholars in California – will be celebrated during commencement ceremonies that begin May 13 and continue through June 11.

“California Community Colleges provide an unparalleled opportunity for students from all walks of life to achieve their educational goals, and we are proud of what our graduates have accomplished this year,” said Victor Jaime, president of the San Diego and Imperial Counties Community ...

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