‘Transitions’ in the Time of COVID-19

‘Transitions’ in the Time of COVID-19

Palomar’s Transitions Program, serving formerly incarcerated students, celebrates the success of its first summer session to be held entirely online. SAN MARCOS — On Friday, Aug. 14, more than a dozen students around San Diego County will open their computers and log...
Solar Array Activated Atop Palomar’s Parking Garage

Solar Array Activated Atop Palomar’s Parking Garage

The largest photovoltaic installation on campus is now functional, furthering Palomar’s commitment to energy efficiency. SAN MARCOS — In yet another bold step toward sustainability, Palomar College activated the largest solar energy system on the San Marcos campus in...
A Full Circle for Palomar’s New Math, Science & Engineering Dean

A Full Circle for Palomar’s New Math, Science & Engineering Dean

Patricia Menchaca, who attended Palomar College in the late 1990s, becomes the institution’s newest academic dean. SAN MARCOS — As a first-generation college student, Patricia Menchaca came to Palomar College in her early 20s seeking a place where she could thrive....
Money-Saving Innovation a Sign of Facilities Team’s Dedication

Money-Saving Innovation a Sign of Facilities Team’s Dedication

SAN MARCOS — Since the onset of COVID-19 in March, the Facilities team at Palomar College has overcome unique challenges to maintain a mostly empty campus while meeting new sanitization and social distancing requirements. Some of the staff are working remotely, while...