Alumni and industry pros in line for Media Days
Apr20

Alumni and industry pros in line for Media Days

Learn about ways to communicate in a new media age. “Media Days,” will be held Wednesday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Guests will learn about the media industry from professionals such as Fox 5 morning anchors Raoul Martinez and Erica Fox. A panel of local journalists and a panel of Palomar alumni will provide students with information on the industry and tips on landing jobs. KKSM, Palomar’s radio station will be hosting a...

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Palomar students headline local fashion show
Apr20

Palomar students headline local fashion show

The Palomar College Fashion Design and Merchandising Department will host its annual MODA fashion show. The show will be held on Thursday, April 24, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido. Those attending will get the chance to see featured work by Palomar College Student designers. Tickets for the show range from $12-$15 each when purchased in advance or are also available for $20 at the...

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Speech team finishes fourth in nationals
Apr20

Speech team finishes fourth in nationals

Palomar College’s Speech and Debate Team placed fourth in the Phi Rho Pi Nationals Tournament in Denver, Colo. earlier this month. The team walked away with eight medals, including a silver medal won by Sara Nimori for an impromptu speech. Individual bronze medals were awarded to Megan Hasslinger, Michael Dentoni, Awilda Parada, and Monica Eslamian. In the team events, teammates Dentoni and Trevor Johnson, and teammates Eslamian and...

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Bigger expectations in place for this year’s Job Expo
Apr20

Bigger expectations in place for this year’s Job Expo

On Tuesday, April 29, the Career Center will be holding its annual Job Expo. In past years the Job Expo has drawn more than 50 companies actively looking for new hires. According to Career Center coordinator Pippa Pierce, the expo is expected to draw that and then some. “Even if you are not actively seeking a job or career, (the expo) will give you the experience speaking to potential employers. It will also allow you to find out what...

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Campus hosts local colleges for Transfer Option Day
Apr20

Campus hosts local colleges for Transfer Option Day

The Transfer Center, along with the San Diego Education Consortium (SDEC) will host the Transfer Option Day on Tuesday, April 22. “Students are encouraged to attend,” said Transfer Center assistant, Brittany Wong. “Universities will be offering on the spot admissions,” she added. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Student Union lawn. During the event there will be approximately 20 private schools, all with...

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Phi Theta Kappa traveling to Orlando for NerdNation
Apr20

Phi Theta Kappa traveling to Orlando for NerdNation

From April 24 to April 26, Palomar Students are heading to Orlando to compete in a national conference. “NerdNation is the International PTK annual conference”, said co-advisor of the school’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, Katie Townsend-Merino. “It is not just a fun event, but offers many learning opportunities.” Co-Advisor Katy French said that their chapter has applied for three hallmark awards which are extremely competitive. They...

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