Winter brings holiday cheer, relaxation and mini vacations.
Dec08

Winter brings holiday cheer, relaxation and mini vacations.

[Show as slideshow] Family vacations, picking up extra hours and resting their minds are some of the things that students look forward to during the holiday break at Palomar. Others said recently that they take the time to prepare for the next semester. When asked about what his plans are for winter break, student Raymond Munoz said, “I plan to take a trip down to Mexico with my family. We usually get together and go out to the...

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Palomar’s accreditation up for review during Spring site visit
Dec08

Palomar’s accreditation up for review during Spring site visit

During the first week of March 2015, Palomar will host a visiting team under the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). This site visit, done once every six years, will determine the college’s accreditation status. A colleges accreditation status is pivotal for its students because it determines whether or not the grades and credits they receive at the institution will transfer on to other colleges or if the...

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Annual black-tie dinner raises money for student scholarships
Dec08

Annual black-tie dinner raises money for student scholarships

[Show as slideshow]A night of food and festivities to raise money for education was held on Nov. 22 at the Rancho Bernardo Inn. The Palomar College President’s Associates 23rd Annual Gala, raises funds that benefit the college’s students and programs. The theme of this year’s event was Discovering the Magic of Education. Tickets cost $300 and over 350 people attended. “We have been told that it was the most exciting, well-paced and...

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Students, faculty at odds over naming the Student Union
Dec08

Students, faculty at odds over naming the Student Union

There is a growing disconnect between faculty and the student leaders over how the Student Union is valued by the school. For the right price, potential donors can have their name placed on a select number of facilities at Palomar College. And, for a select number of students, that doesn’t sit quite right. According to AP 3830 (Naming of Facilities), adopted by the Governing Board in May 2013, for a financial gift of $1 million or...

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Design students embellish on global inspirations
Dec08

Design students embellish on global inspirations

Fourteen fashion students are already hard at work on their designs, in anticipation of Palomar’s spring fashion show called Moda: Global View. The design collection class, which is listed as Fashion 90 in Palomar’s course catalog, has been meeting every Friday all semester. The class walks students through the design process, from start to finish, and allows them to create and sew their own garment designs. Instructor Ken...

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Pedestrian bridge in design process for Palomar College
Dec08

Pedestrian bridge in design process for Palomar College

The city of San Marcos is in the design phase of constructing a pedestrian bridge right outside the main entrance of Palomar College on West Mission Road, according to officials. The construction project is one of many improvements and additions planned for the urbanization of the city with an emphasis on walkability and public transit. The pedestrian bridge caught public attention with the city’s announcement of a $300,000 design...

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