The year ahead: Top 10 for 2019

The year ahead: Top 10 for 2019

Palomar College celebrated many significant milestones in 2018, from the opening of new education centers in Rancho Bernardo and Fallbrook to the successful expansion of the Palomar Promise. With the New Year, the college is anticipating a flurry of activity, with...

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Palomar College clocktower gets a facelift

Palomar College clocktower gets a facelift

Forty-three years after it was originally built, the iconic timepiece is outfitted with new faces, digital recordings and a structural overhaul in a recent renovation. SAN MARCOS — For more than four decades, the clocktower at Palomar College has stood as an icon and...

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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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