ASG aims for student involvement in upcoming Fall semester
May18

ASG aims for student involvement in upcoming Fall semester

With Spring coming to its end, Palomar’s ASG discussed future events and ways to promote student involvement for the Fall semester. ASG plans to bring in students next semester during “Discover Palomar” a two-day event welcoming returning and new Palomar students to the Fall semester. The event will include booths, clubs, entertainment and student services. Members talked about not spending more than their budget, but...

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Speech and debate team delivers opportunities for students
May18

Speech and debate team delivers opportunities for students

To stand in front of a classroom of 25, and give an oral presentation for a few minutes is hard enough for students in Speech 100, but for those who fear nothing, speaking in front of a crowd of judges with peers taking rows of seats behind them is a challenging thrill that leaves students gratified. According to Dewi Hokett, director of the speech and debate team, the team is the third in the nation for debate, and wins an average of...

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Tarde De Familia Touches on Latinos Overcoming Adversity
May17

Tarde De Familia Touches on Latinos Overcoming Adversity

Palomar college’s Multicultural Studies Department hosted Tarde De Familia in April to extend Palomar’s outreach into the communities surrounding the campus, and provide information on the Public Safety programs featured at Palomar. The biggest purpose of the event is to bring the Spanish speaking community to Palomar College by giving them a welcoming environment complete with Latino speakers and demonstrating that the speakers...

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Eligible Majors for Financial Aid
May17

Eligible Majors for Financial Aid

To receive federal financial aid (Pell Grant, FSEOG, Cal Grant, Federal Work Study and Student Loans) you must declare an eligible program of study with the Admissions Office. Eligible programs are: Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), Certificate of Achievement (CA) if the program can lead towards Gainful Employment. If you are transferring to a 4-year university the following academic transfer program majors are...

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Student Loan Information
May17

Student Loan Information

Summer Student Loan Applications will be available at the Financial Aid Office the first day of the Summer Session! The 2016/2017 loan application will be available on the first day of Fall 2016. Loan funds are borrowed money that must be paid back with interest. You must repay the full amount of the loan even if you do not complete your education program, cannot find work related to your area of study. For more information on student...

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Blackboard could be replaced
May17

Blackboard could be replaced

Blackboard could be removed in the coming semesters, and its replacement is a bit of a big-shot, well lets just say it has the backing of California’s Governor. Palomar has been looking to replace Blackboard, the online education tool that the college is currently licensed with, to join a nationwide movement to a new, more universal service. California Gov. Jerry Brown has helped fund a new program to benefit colleges and expand...

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