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  • Tarde de Familia Event to be on Friday, Sept. 29 September 20, 2017
    September 19, 2017 What: Tarde de Familia When: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 6 – 8 p.m. Where: Student Union Palomar College 1140 West Mission Road San Marcos, CA 92069 Details: Hosted by the Association of Latinos and Allies for Student Success (ALASS), Tarde de Familia is a biannual event designed to educate Latino students and […]
    Melinda Finn
  • Palomar College Student Receives Public Safety Scholarship September 19, 2017
    Palomar College student Alan Badel is one of two students nationwide selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa and the International Public Safety Leadership and Ethics Institute (IPSLEI). The Richard L. Resurreccion Public Safety Scholarship program provides scholarships exclusively to Phi Theta Kappa members who demonstrate potential for excellence in the public […]
    Melinda Finn
  • A second life of letters for retired professor September 15, 2017
    Steve McDonald, who spent 28 years at Palomar as a professor and dean, is set to publish a new collection of poems in 2018. CARLSBAD — At the head of the Carlsbad Library’s community room on a recent afternoon, Steve McDonald smiled at each of the 22 people who had shown up for his poetry […]
    Tom Pfingsten
  • Community Comes Together to Support Palomar Students at Starlit Gala September 13, 2017
    Nearly 400 people attended the Starlit Gala on Saturday, September 9 at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. This year’s event was the 26th annual fundraising gala hosted by the President’s Associates, an affiliate organization of the Palomar College Foundation. Money raised at the event benefits Palomar College students and programs. Palomar College alumnus Don […]
    Melinda Finn
  • Building a ‘Brave New World’ September 12, 2017
    Auditions kick off fall theater season at Palomar College. First up: Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” in the intimate black box theater. SAN MARCOS — As the first week of school came to a close on a recent Friday evening at Palomar College, students began filing one-by-one into the “black box” theater on the south […]
    Tom Pfingsten
  • Broadcasting grad hired by Oceanside station September 8, 2017
    Sammy Cuomo always knew he wanted to work in television. After graduating from Palomar with a degree in Media and Communications, he is on his way. SAN MARCOS — From an early age, Sammy Cuomo was the type of kid who would reenact scenes from his favorite cartoons for his family. He seemed destined for […]
    Tom Pfingsten
  • Palomar College Reaffirms Support for All Students September 5, 2017
    Support in place for students affected by DACA repeal  San Marcos, CA (September 5, 2017) — Palomar College President Dr. Joi Lin Blake issued a college-wide statement on September 4, 2017 reaffirming the college’s commitment to support all students.  In her email message, Dr. Blake stated, “The action to eliminate the DACA program would be […]
    Melinda Finn
  • Welcome to Fall Semester September 1, 2017
    Students, faculty and staff returned to Palomar College on Monday, Aug. 21 for the first day of the fall semester. Following is a collection of scenes from the first week of school. Welcome back, Palomar family! The post Welcome to Fall Semester appeared first on Palomar News.
    Melinda Finn
  • Warm welcome for new VP August 31, 2017
    A teacher at heart, Jack Kahn sets lofty goals in new role as Vice President of Instructional Services at Palomar College. SAN MARCOS — Early in 2011, Jack Kahn and his wife were living in Boston, where he taught psychology at a small private college. It wasn’t long after the second time he walked outside […]
    Tom Pfingsten
  • Eclipse Watch: Chasing the shadow August 30, 2017
    Palomar College professors Mark Lane and Scott Kardel, who teach astronomy and oversee the Planetarium, will experience their first total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 after a lifetime of studying the stars. SAN MARCOS — By mid-morning on Monday, 950 miles away from Palomar College and the first day of school, Mark Lane and Scott […]
    Tom Pfingsten