Marine Corps veteran found his path at Palomar

Marine Corps veteran found his path at Palomar

As the college celebrates Veterans Day, one veteran’s story illustrates the power of higher education. “Once a Marine, always a Marine,” the saying goes—and now, for Matt Baugh, also a college graduate. SAN MARCOS — For Matt Baugh, the road from infantryman to college...

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Education and incarceration: making a difference

Education and incarceration: making a difference

Palomar College brings courses into the Vista Detention Facility as formerly incarcerated students on campus get their feet under them. In the effort to assimilate back into society, everyone seems to agree about one thing: “Education is the key.” SAN MARCOS — It was...

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ESL professor pursues success with his students

ESL professor pursues success with his students

Lawrence Hamilton Lawson is the recipient of Palomar’s 2018-19 Distinguished Full-Time Faculty Award. SAN MARCOS — When he is in the classroom, helping students launch into higher education by learning English, Lawrence Hamilton Lawson likes to say that “practice...

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Student leader found her voice at Palomar College

Student leader found her voice at Palomar College

As Amber Bancroft settles into her year as Associated Student Government (ASG) President, she has her sights set on a career in Biomedical Engineering. SAN MARCOS — When the fall semester began, the students at Palomar College were newly represented by a 21-year-old...

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New director for Palomar’s thriving EME program

New director for Palomar’s thriving EME program

The job market for paramedics is projected to grow by 25 percent in the next five years. At Palomar College, Sarah DeSimone leads a team that’s training the next generation of life-savers. ESCONDIDO — For Sarah DeSimone, the memorable patients come to mind quickly and...

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