Classes and Events Canceled at Palomar
May14

Classes and Events Canceled at Palomar

    Palomar College to remain closed May 16.   Palomar Community College District has extended the cancelation of classes, final exams, and events for at least one more day and have rescheduled commencement. Besides the main campus in San Marcos, no classes will be held at Camp Pendleton, Fallbrook High School and the Escondido Education Center according to Palomar’s website. “Our main concern is safety,” Palomar’s Public...

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Student election uncontested
May05

Student election uncontested

The Associated Student Government conducted its annual spring election forum April 28 in an attempt to inform the student body of the upcoming election being held May 5-8. The election forum was originally scheduled to run two days, April 28 and 29, but the second day was cancelled due to lack of ASG member availability, lack of student interest, and the disqualification of a senatorial candidate due to their absence at the forum....

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Commencement Ceremony for 2014 Graduates
May05

Commencement Ceremony for 2014 Graduates

Students graduating from Palomar College will be honored at the school’s annual Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 16. This year’s ceremony will recognize all Summer/Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 graduates, as well as students who are planning on transferring or receiving a certificate. The ceremony starts at 5 p.m. on the football field at the front on the San Marcos Campus. Any students participating are to arrive at the Dome at 3:30...

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Palomar’s honor students shine bright
May05

Palomar’s honor students shine bright

Palomar students, donors and dignitaries from the Governing Board and more will have a chance to shine bright during the school’s Scholarship Honors Night. The event, which has been held annually for over 20 years, gives students a chance to meet their scholarship donors as well as mingle with members of the Governing Board and other dignitaries of the school. The Foundation, which hosts the event, are expecting to give away...

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Distinguished Faculty Award: Laurel Anderson
May05

Distinguished Faculty Award: Laurel Anderson

Assistant Professor of Child Development Laurel Anderson has been named the recipient of Palomar’s 2014 Distinguished Faculty Award for full-time faculty. “I am speechless…it’s humbling,” Anderson said. She was nominated once before in 2010 and was considered as a finalist for part-time faculty. This time, the grand prize is hers for the taking. The award is received only once during a professor’s lifetime of teaching. “I am humbly in...

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Love on a Leash a big hit for stressed students
May05

Love on a Leash a big hit for stressed students

A day of pet therapy provided students with a stress reliever on April 23. The Active Minds club teamed up with the non-profit organization “Love on a Leash” for a National Stress Out Day event at Palomar College. Dogs surrounded the Student Union for the event and welcomed students to pet and play with them. According to Active Minds Secretary Leslie Echegoyen, dogs put a smile on peoples’ faces automatically. “Dogs are a therapy,”...

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