Legoland coffee talk
Feb13

Legoland coffee talk

SAN MARCOS – Palomar College’s career center is hosting Legoland California as they offer several job opportunities for job seekers. Legoland is searching to fill hours at the Carlsbad location. It will take place on Feb. 16 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the career center SU 17. Legoland is looking to fill positions such as lifeguards, custodians, VIP hosts, media relations, and many other positions. For further information...

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Blood drive
Feb13

Blood drive

SAN MARCOS – Every two seconds somebody in the U.S. needs blood. Palomar College’s February blood drive is Feb 21-23 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in Parking Lot 6, located behind the Learning Center. To schedule an appointment, contact the Student Health Center at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2380 or visit redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code: PalomarSM. All blood donors will receive a Promotional Item. If unable to donate, students may...

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Grammy’s give a nod to Palomar adjunct, twice
Feb10

Grammy’s give a nod to Palomar adjunct, twice

A Palomar professor is a Grammy finalist. Concertmaster of the Palomar Symphony Orchestra and adjunct-faculty member Ulli Reiner has been nominated for the Music Educator Award for the second year in a row, and this year she is a top ten finalist from the Recording Academy and Grammy Foundation. “It’s truly an honor. I never expected to be in the top ten,” Reiner said. “It’s just an incredible honor and an incredible experience to be...

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Prof. Versaci writes novel on his cancer
Feb09

Prof. Versaci writes novel on his cancer

Palomar English Department Chair Rocco Versaci discusses surviving cancer and his biking journey in his memoir, “That Hidden Road.” Versaci has been a member of Palomar faculty since 1997 and his first book, an academic study about comic books, came out in 2007. His newest memoir, “That Hidden Road,” was released in late 2016. It covers his cross-country bike trip from Ocean Beach, Calif. to Outer Banks, N.C....

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Thousands march into Palomar
Jan30

Thousands march into Palomar

North County residents paraded into Palomar the day after the presidential inauguration to voice their concerns about Trump’s presidency and the future of their rights, many of whom held signs high in resistance. The North County San Diego Women’s March, aligned with a sister march in Downtown San Diego and the Women’s March on Washington movement, was held on Jan. 21 and saw an attendance of more than 3,000 participants. The...

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Video: Palomar’s Urban Forestry
Dec19

Video: Palomar’s Urban Forestry

The Palomar College Urban Forestry program has on loan from Cal Fire a Wood-Mizer portable saw mill and two drying kilns. The saw mill is set up in a custom built timber frame structure. With this equipment the program is able to produce quality lumber from urban trees. This is wood that is not commonly found at commercial lumber outlets. The species harvested include redwood, ash, black acacia, pepper, silver maple, torrey pine,...

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