Survey Finds Community Colleges in San Diego & Imperial Counties Play Key Role in Graduates’ Success

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SAN DIEGO – A first-ever study of recent community college graduates in San Diego and Imperial counties shows that nearly 9 out of 10 have either transferred to a university or are in the labor force, and their community college education played a key role in getting them there.

The report, based on a survey of more than 1,400 spring 2014 graduates, was conducted by San Diego State University’s School of Journalism & Media Studies on behalf of the San Diego ...

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Leaders, Students Urge Sacramento Legislators to Continue Support for Community Colleges

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SACRAMENTO – It was a more upbeat mood than the past four years when representatives from community colleges in San Diego and Imperial counties met with state legislators this week to advocate for funding and programs benefiting the more than 140,000 students who attend the nine colleges in the region.
The November 2012 passage of Proposition 30, a temporary statewide tax supporting education, has eased the budget crunch that forced the colleges to eliminate hundreds of class sections and turn ...

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