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  • Palomar College Energy and Sustainability Award November 18, 2017
    Ron Perez, Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services, second from right, is shown with other Community College officials from across the state. (photo courtesy of Ron Perez) San Marcos, CA (November 17, 2017) –  Palomar College was named Best Overall District – Medium in the annual Excellence in Energy and Sustainability award competition sponsored […]
    Melinda Finn
  • Giving Tuesday at Palomar College Will Raise Two for One This Year November 14, 2017
    The spirit of Thanksgiving will be extended in more ways than one at Palomar College this season. Every gift dollar donated to the Palomar College Foundation on Giving Tuesday, November 28 will be doubled this year, thanks to a generous College supporter. “We are thrilled and appreciative that each dollar raised this year will be […]
    Melinda Finn
  • On eve of Veterans Day, Palomar College honors its own November 11, 2017
    With the largest veteran population of any community college or university in California, Palomar furthers a tradition of serving the military that goes back to the college’s founding in 1946. SAN MARCOS — On a picture-perfect afternoon, students gathered on balconies and on the edges of the quad as the bell in the clock tower […]
    Tom Pfingsten
  • Palomar hosts ‘Exploring Darwin’ lectures November 10, 2017
    As series founder and coordinator Phil de Barros prepares to retire in December, hundreds of students attend talks on landmark theory. SAN MARCOS — On Tuesday afternoon, as a fellow professor discussed population growth on stage inside the Howard Brubeck Theatre, Phil de Barros sat nearby, listening intently and asking questions. It was de Barros’ […]
    Tom Pfingsten
  • Palomar College to Celebrate GIS Day on November 15 November 8, 2017
    November 7, 2017 WHO: Palomar College’s Earth, Space and Aviation Sciences Department WHAT: GIS Day 2017: “Discovering the World through GIS” Activities focused on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) WHEN: Wednesday, November 15 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. See program of events below for scheduled activities WHERE: NS Building (see specific locations below)Palomar College 1140 West […]
    Melinda Finn
  • Inside the Palomar College food pantry November 7, 2017
    The Student Affairs team at Palomar tackles food insecurity and plans 2018 expansion of Anita and Stan Maag Food & Nutrition Center. SAN MARCOS — By noon on Thursday, Nov. 2, at least a hundred students had filed through a room filled with free food, picking up produce, pastries and bags of bagels on their […]
    Tom Pfingsten
  • Palomar College and Fiscal Services Director Recognized for Outstanding Budget Presentation November 3, 2017
    The Government Finance Officer’s Association (GFOA) announced that the college has received the GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the current budget.  According to the organization, when a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is granted to an organization, a Certificate of Recognition is also presented to the individual who has primary responsibility for the organization having […]
    Melinda Finn
  • Lecture series explores wide range of current events October 27, 2017
    Political Economy Days draws hundreds of students for lectures ranging from climate change to labor movements to white privilege. SAN MARCOS — In a darkened theater at Palomar College on Wednesday afternoon, 200 people gathered for a one-man show about an influential labor organizer in mid-20th-century San Francisco. The following day in a packed lecture […]
    Tom Pfingsten
  • Veterans Day Celebration to Honor Palomar College Veterans  October 27, 2017
    October 27, 2017 Who/What: Palomar College Veterans Day Ceremony This year’s theme is “Staying Positive” When: Thursday, November 9 11 a.m. – noon Where: Palomar College San Marcos Campus 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos 92069 Near the Palomar College Veterans Memorial (in front of the flag pole at the Student Union) Free parking will […]
    Melinda Finn
  • Palomar professor’s work featured in photography show October 24, 2017
    Amy Caterina went all the way to Iceland to bring home a pair of Polaroids on display Oct. 27-29 in Medium Festival of Photography’s “Size Matters” exhibition. SAN MARCOS — When the photographic elite of San Diego descend on Bankers Hill for the Medium Festival of Photography on Oct. 28, two of the images on […]
    Tom Pfingsten