150,000 Students to Take Classes This Fall at San Diego and Imperial County Community Colleges

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Our region’s largest provider of higher education will welcome nearly 150,000 students to the 2016-17 academic year on August 22 at San Diego’s nine community colleges, and August 15 at Imperial Valley College.

“California Community Colleges offer the most affordable higher education option in the country, and we are looking for another successful year in helping students secure a degree, transfer to a four-year university or college, or get the skills necessary to get ahead in their profession,” said Dr. Sunita ...

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SDICCCA meets with UC president, UC San Diego chancellor

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On June 6, representatives from the San Diego & Imperial Counties Community Colleges Association (SDICCCA) met with University of California President Janet Napolitano and UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla at the County Office of Education in Linda Vista. President Napolitano emphasized the UC’s commitment to partnership with California’s 113 community colleges. She said that 85 percent of the UC’s current students are California residents and that 5,000 additional California residents would be enrolled this year. Discussion topics focused on 21 ...

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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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San Diego and Imperial County community colleges: serving those who served their country

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Innovative educational programs at military bases. Myriad initiatives to boost student success among veterans. Private lounges where current and former military can have a quiet place to talk, study, or relax. The San Diego and Imperial Counties Community Colleges Association (SDICCCA) is doing everything it can to ensure that the men and women who have served in our armed forces are treated right.

“SDICCCA has a long history of serving those who have served us,” said Victor Jaime, superintendent/president of Imperial ...

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