A powerful video created by faculty, staff and the good folks at PCTV was aired at this year’s fall plenary. The video documents faculty and staff of color’s expereinces with racism and privilege. The video is courageous, inspirational, and honest and was overwhelmingly lauded by community members.… Read the rest “Powerful Plenary video kicks off Plenary & Antiracist Action at Palomar College”
Regional Strong Workforce funds were allocated to Palomar College to offer a Student Success and Retention Institute that supported 21 faculty from across several CTE and non-CTE disciplines. The Institute began in February 2020 with an all-day conference at the Sheraton by the airport hosting over 250 faculty from throughout the San Diego region. … Read the rest “Student Success and Retention Institute”
Our Palomar Pride Center and colleagues have put together a really wonderful pronoun guide to share with campus.
Pronouns are an important part of gender identity and a way for people to show respect for people and their gender. Traditionally male pronouns are he/him/his, traditionally female pronouns are she/her/hers.… Read the rest “Palomar College Pronoun Project”
MATCH in collaboration with the counseling department has created the ‘Student Edification Project’. You will soon see in many classrooms’ posters that validate, engage, and give students a sense of belonging to succeed in our classes. We want to encourage students to persevere in our classes, and by attending to their affective domain we will together edify them so they can gain agency and focus on our class content. … Read the rest “Posters for Inclusion Project”
This summer Palomar College held a Black Lives Matter Vigil, two Equity forums and healing circles and a region X forum to support Black Indigenous and People Of Color. Please sty tuned for additional forums as they occur throughout the year!
Drs. Hossna Sadat and Luis Guerrero are presenting at this years plenary on methods to decolonize ones syllabus to make it within the antiracist framework. They will be working with campus groups this year to determine if this can be an institutionally adopted practice. … Read the rest “Decolonizing Syllabi & Institutionalizing at Palomar College”
The National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climates (NACCC) is an annual campus climate survey administered by the Race and Equity Center at USC to students at colleges and universities nationwide. Administration of the survey was introduced to the campus community at Spring Plenary in January 2019.… Read the rest “NACCC Survey Data Update”