Palomar College President will retire next year
Oct15

Palomar College President will retire next year

  The president of Palomar College is retiring next year. President Robert Deegan announced his plans to retire on June 30, 2015 at a public campus forum on Oct. 15. Deegan said he has accomplished a lot in his 10 years at the college, such as increasing student transfer numbers to four-year universities, helping students obtain certificates of achievement in technical fields and updating numerous facilities on campus with a...

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Live streaming of All College Forum will be provided by PCTV
Oct14

Live streaming of All College Forum will be provided by PCTV

Palomar College will be holding an All College Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 15. Those who cannot attend the forum can watch can watch the live stream of the event which will be provided by The Palomar College Television program. The live stream will be available at the following link: https://new.livestream.com/palomarcollegetv/forum2014. The event will also be recorded and a close-captioned version will be made available later this week...

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Bachelor’s degree for geography offered through Palomar
Oct06

Bachelor’s degree for geography offered through Palomar

After California Gov. Jerry Brown’s historic signing of AB 150, Palomar College will be offering another bachelor’s degree program. Starting this semester, students in the Geographic Information Systems program will be able to work toward a bachelor’s degree. In a special agreement with Marshall University in West Virginia, students will be able to take online courses through them once they receive their certificate of achievement at...

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Cafeteria may be problem for wheelchair accessiblity
Oct06

Cafeteria may be problem for wheelchair accessiblity

Two students have complained to administrators that there is a handicap accessibility problem at Palomar College and they are not getting the proper response. On Sept. 19, in the cafeteria where students purchase their meals, Shovan Vatandoust, 27, a student at Palomar, said he was unable to enter the cafeteria to purchase food. Vatandoust has cerebral palsy and has to use an electric wheelchair, which makes it difficult for him to do...

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Happy for 100 days?
Oct06

Happy for 100 days?

Are you willing to accept a challenge that would help make your school experience a little more gratifying? Palomar officials recently unveiled a new event that challenges students to be happy for 100 days. Having launched the event during the summer term at the Escondido campus, Lindsey Kretchman, from the Office of Student Affairs, said she has created an event students won’t want to miss. “Sometimes coming in and out of classes,...

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Coaching legend looks to bring his professional expertise to Palomar
Oct06

Coaching legend looks to bring his professional expertise to Palomar

A new Palomar College quarterback coach has over four decades of experience in the coaching world and has coached 12 quarterbacks that have moved onto the NFL. After coaching at schools such as Notre Dame and Stanford, Coach Bill Diedrick has brought his expertise to Palomar. “When I was down here retired … they always asked me if I would be interested in coaching at Palomar and when the position became available I decided to...

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