Activities Coordinator for student affairs charges into new position
Dec08

Activities Coordinator for student affairs charges into new position

The office of Student Affairs has hired a new Activities Coordinator. Juan Gonzalez is here to serve Palomar students. Gonzalez began his Palomar journey twelve years ago. He began by taking ESL classes, before becoming a student worker at the Assessment Office and outreaching at local high schools while fulfilling his general education requirements. He then got a part time permanent position as an ESL student advisor at Palomar’s...

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Campus closed to be evacuation center
Dec08

Campus closed to be evacuation center

The following email was sent to Palomar College faculty members from Cheryl Ashour at 9:08 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 8 on behalf of Superintendent/President Dr. Joi Lin Blake regarding the Dome at the San Marcos Palomar Campus being used as an evacuation center.   Dear Campus Community:   While the Palomar College campus is closed today, 12/8, last night, the Dome was designated as a Red Cross Evacuation shelter. The Student Union is being...

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Quarterback leads the football team’s offense
Nov13

Quarterback leads the football team’s offense

“I’m used to it…I’ve been doing it my whole life,” Palomar quarterback Matt Romero said on playing a position under so much pressure. Currently leading the Southern Conference in both touchdown passes, passing yards per game, and was at one point tying as the nation’s leading touchdown passer, Romero has been awarded player of the week twice already this season, substantiating his drastic improvement from his freshman year. Romero...

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Lactation pods offer solution for nursing mothers
Nov13

Lactation pods offer solution for nursing mothers

The SU-Quad is now housing a quiet, user-friendly space for student mothers and employees to breastfeed. The POD, developed by the company Mamava, was created in the interest of providing a cleaner space as opposed to using public spaces, such as restrooms. There are two PODs available, one on the San Marcos Campus and the other on the Escondido Campus, across from the Teaching and Learning Center. Judy Harris, Director of the Student...

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Online vs Ground, take your classes however it suits you
Nov13

Online vs Ground, take your classes however it suits you

Our course catalogue, at Palomar offers a wide variety of classes and programs that are available either online or on-campus. Numerous courses, like California Government and Intro to Sociology, give students the option to learn in or outside of a classroom. While there are many factors to consider when picking classes, the decision to take a virtual course is often based on personal preference. Compared to those that are offered...

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‘It’s Ridiculous!’ Rhinoceros Play Comes to Palomar Theater
Nov13

‘It’s Ridiculous!’ Rhinoceros Play Comes to Palomar Theater

Set in a small French town, it seems as though everyone is transforming into a Rhinoceros. A play full of abstract and funny allegories, Eugene Ionesco’s “Rhinoceros” mimics the struggle of finding oneself in a mist of chaos, when many characters begin to fall under the power of the metamorphosing rhinoceroses. The play exposes the limitations of logic, morality and conformity. The play will run at Palomar’s Studio Theatre starting...

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