Rancho Bernardo campus scheduled to open Fall 2017
Oct20

Rancho Bernardo campus scheduled to open Fall 2017

As the slew of continuous construction ensues on campus, Palomar College is establishing new outposts within its district. Ahead of the North Education Center in Fallbrook, the South Education Center in Rancho Bernardo is gearing up for primetime and establishing its staffing and educational needs, according to Palomar officials. The center is planned to open for classes in Fall Semester 2017 with an overall budget of $34 million,...

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Benefits, drawbacks of early retirement
Oct20

Benefits, drawbacks of early retirement

With a proposed early retirement for eligible employees at Palomar College, officials are looking at the pros and cons. It will save the college $2.7 million, according to Palomar President Robert Deegan. “This is absolutely to save money,” Deegan said. He also added that it will be beneficial for students on campus because it will increase diversity. Eligible employees have until April 3 to sign up for the incentive plan. When a...

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Officials plan for wheelchair accessibility
Oct20

Officials plan for wheelchair accessibility

School officials said they will take action after two Palomar students complained that the cafeteria, which was built in 1970, is not accessible to handicap students. Students Shovan Vatandoust and Sid Matlock told school officials that the door to the Food Service building was impossible for Vatandoust, who is in a wheelchair, to enter without help. Vatandoust asked his friend Matlock to complain to school officials. Those officials...

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Guest speaker shares benefits of using compost
Oct20

Guest speaker shares benefits of using compost

It’s all about the recipe. Turn the nature-oven on and add food, water and air. The ingredients were laid out during a composting event hosted Kevin McLin from San Pasqual Valley Soils Oct. 11 at Palomar College. Compost is defined by McLin as, “the soil-like material produced by decomposing organic discards such as yard trimmings, food scraps and manure.” McLin discussed the benefits of using compost, how to make your own compost at...

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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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Gallery:  Palomar Fire Club trains with Cal Fire
Oct09

Gallery: Palomar Fire Club trains with Cal Fire

Palomar Fire Club trains with Cal Fire◄ BackNext ►Picture 1 of 7Palomar Fire Club member Alejandro Barbosa, looks in the cockpit of the Cal Fire spotter plane on Sept. 26, 2014 at Ramona Air Field. Photo: Paul Nelson | The Telescope   Palomar Fire Club trains with Cal Fire at Ramona Air Field on Sept. 26,...

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