Chief Dimaggio hands in badge
May23

Chief Dimaggio hands in badge

As he approaches his final farewell as Chief of Police here at Palomar College, Mark Dimaggio leaves behind a strong legacy of mentoring, motivation, and the importance of connecting with people on a human level. Having been involved in law enforcement for the past 33 years, Dimaggio can draw from a variety of unique learning experiences to improve not only his current position as chief, but the positions of his team members in the...

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A new Path to Palomar has been created
May22

A new Path to Palomar has been created

Palomar College targeted enrollment numbers for older students with its latest event, “Path to Palomar.” On April 27, Palomar College and the Education to Career Network (ETCN) hosted the Path to Palomar event for students enrolled in local adult schools. The event showcased several of Palomar’s education programs to the visiting students, such as automotive and computer technology, as well as nursing and business management. Valerie...

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Student showcase arrives in Boehm
Apr25

Student showcase arrives in Boehm

Several art mediums by fresh artists at Palomar will be showcased at the Boehm Art Gallery in “Fresh”, the annual student art exhibition, from May 1-23. According to Gallery Coordinator Kylee McDowell, art pieces are chosen by professors to represent their class. One student per class per semester is chosen to have their work on display. The student exhibition has been around ever since the Boehm Gallery opened in the...

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Men’s tennis player repeats as a champ
Apr24

Men’s tennis player repeats as a champ

Sophomore Peter Trhac returns this season as the top player for the Palomar men’s tennis team. In his freshman year, Trhac was the Pacific Coast Conference champion for singles and doubles, and returned for his sophomore season to defend his title on the the court. Coach Ronnie Mancao believes that Trhac has a strong mental ability to make decisions and execute them when he is out on the court. “He has what I call the edge,” Mancao...

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Palomar debate team brings home awards from D.C. event
Apr24

Palomar debate team brings home awards from D.C. event

Palomar students flexed their intellectual muscles at national tournament in Washington D.C. Palomar’s speech and debate team impressed at the Phi Rho Pi tournament, coming away with several awards. The Comets debate team attended the Phi Rho Pi tournament in Washington D.C that started on April 11, and concluded the following Friday. Community Colleges from across the country visited with the intention of showing off their...

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Media professor retires, won 58 Emmys for the college
Apr24

Media professor retires, won 58 Emmys for the college

From Palomar College’s class of 1976, to 27 years in the professional broadcasting field, to 19 years teaching at Palomar College, Professor Pat Hahn has done it all in the Digital Broadcast Arts (DBA) field. In the beginning of April, Professor Hahn submitted his retirement papers to the front office and recalled it as being “anti-climactic.” “I just gave the paper to someone who I don’t know, she...

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