Palomar seeking diversity through consulting firm for next president
Mar12

Palomar seeking diversity through consulting firm for next president

Palomar officials have been talking about increasing diversity on campus and now there is the chance to make that happen with the top job. To achieve this goal, the Palomar College Governing Board members said they want to hire a consulting firm that can bring in a diverse pool of applicants to choose from to fill the college president’s seat. Many faculty and staff will be taking part of an early retirement package, which means...

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Tax season survival guide
Mar09

Tax season survival guide

It’s the most wonderful time of year. It’s tax season. Instead of dreading doing your taxes, you should be calculating your expenses from the year so you can get a refund just in time for Spring Break. Also, you need to know how The Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, affects your taxes. Going to school and working is difficult, so here are some helpful tips to get the most out of your tax return and perhaps get a better...

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Relax your body, mind with the Upward Bow
Mar09

Relax your body, mind with the Upward Bow

Sitting down all day at a desk can be detrimental not only to your body, but your mind as well. As important as it is to work out your brain at school, it is equally important to calm your mind and return to your centered self. Yoga is the perfect exercise for the body, mind and heart. This week’s yoga pose is focused on getting up from your chair and stretching your body out. Muscles are meant to move and be used, not to be in a...

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State accreditation team gives exit report
Mar09

State accreditation team gives exit report

After spending the week studying Palomar College, a group of 13 people from around the state issued their report card on the 23,000-student college. On the afternoon of March 5, the Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges met with school officials in a packed lecture room to rate the two-year school. The results is an early indicator of whether the school can keep its accreditation status or if they would be put on...

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Forum informs audience of the happenings on campus
Feb24

Forum informs audience of the happenings on campus

Accreditation, retirement plans and Palomar College’s budget were the three big topics discussed during an All College Forum Monday afternoon. Palomar President Robert Deegan led the discussion to a packed room of students, faculty and staff. Deegan turned the discussion over halfway through to Vice President of Instruction Berta Cuaron to talk about accreditation. The college will be visited by an accreditation team next week...

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