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May 29, 2015
More vets graduating local colleges

San Diego schools see jump in veterans earning degrees

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March 17, 2015
Mesa College Gets OK to Offer B.A. in Health Information

San Diego Mesa College has won final approval from the state to offer a bachelor’s degree this fall in the rapidly growing field of health information management.

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March 6, 2015
Downtown Briefs March 2015

Mesa College is planning multiple events in honor of this year’s Women’s History Month...

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March 4, 2015
Erickson Relishes Hometown Feel with Padres

Griff Erickson, former Mesa College Student, participates in "Dodger Idol" an annual competition for players in their first Major League Camp.  

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March 3, 2015
Associa Hawaii's Joe Pelot Earns Reserve Specialist Designation

GlobeNewsWire:"Executive Vice President Joe Pelot has received the distinguished Reserve Specialist RS® designation from Community Associations Institute,Pelot attended Mesa College in California majoring in mathematics...

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March 2, 2015
Women’s History Month Local Hero Starla Lewis is a Champion for Love

Children love pretend games and Starla Lewis was no different. ... As professor of Black Studies at San Diego Mesa College ....

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March 1, 2015
Jamie Valle Jazz Ensemble at the Studio

Andrew Durkin & Industrial Jazz Group plus the Mesa College Jazz Band under James Romeo perform at Dizzy's, Friday March 6

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February 26, 2015
Part-Time Professors Full Time Screwed

Events on college campuses across the San Diego region sought to call attention to the plight of adjunct professors, part-time teachers who often find themselves shuttling between two or three campuses in order to pick up enough classes to make out a living.

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February 19, 2015
Local Musicians Take Stage for An Evening of Jazz

Bob Newnam began playing the trumpet at age 8 in school bands and graduated with a performing arts degree from Mesa College...

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February 18, 2015
San Jose-Evergreen Chancellor to Retire

Rita Cepeda, former San Diego Mesa College president, will be retiring as chancellor of San Jose-Evergreen community district this summer.

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February 15, 2015
"Almost Friends" Almost Objective to Arabs and Jews

Forman is a Mesa College librarian and a freelance writer who focuses on literature and movies...

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February 11, 2015
Mesa College Opens $40 Million Dollar Behavioral Science Building

40.5 million, three-story classroom building opened at San Diego Mesa College for social and behavioral science courses

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February 11, 2015
In Remembrance – Charles Theodore Buck

Chuck attended San Diego State College, Southern California College and Mesa College and was also served in the U.S. Navy. Chuck was ...

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January 22, 2015
Dr. Carroll and Dr. Luster speak about Mesa College's new bachelor's degree program

KUSI SD: SDCCD Chancellor Constance Carroll and Mesa College President Pamela Luster speak about the Allied Health bachelor's degree pilot program that is being offered now at Mesa! ...

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January 20, 2015
Local schools to offer 4-year degrees

Mesa will offer a four-year degree as part of a pilot program tentatively approved by the state Community College Board of Governors on Tuesday, January 20 ...

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January 9, 2015
What Has 117 New Classes and Nearly 300 More Student Parking Spaces?

In response to student demand, Mesa has added 117 class sections – a nine percent increase from last spring ...

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January 2, 2015
Mesa College Topping Out Ceremony

The Clairemont Times posts pictures from Mesa's Topping Out Ceremony...

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December 25, 2014
College of Alameda Has Appointed New President

Mesa College's former Dean of Student Development and Matriculation, Dr. Joi Lin Blake, has been appointed  as the next president of the College of Alameda. The College of Alameda is part of the Peralta Community College District, in Alameda, CA...

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December 24, 2014
3 Educators to Serve on Workforce Task Force

Toni Parsons, Curriculum Committee Chair at Mesa College, was chosen to be part of a 24-member Community Colleges task force. Members are charged with developing policies to prepare more students for existing high-value jobs and to promote job creation with workforce training that sparks small business development...

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December 21, 2014
'Game changer': 4-year degrees from some California 2-year colleges

Mesa College remains in the running for the state law recently passed which allows community colleges to offer Bachelor's Degrees. State officials will choose the successful programs by mid-January. The programs will begin no later than 2017.

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