Palomar College keeping the promise
Sep11

Palomar College keeping the promise

The Palomar Promise Program has helped many high school graduates take hold of their desire for higher education. The Promise Program gives one year of free college tuition to incoming freshman within the area. In addition to $1,000 for books as well as education and career guidance. Students began the application process during their senior year of high school. By June 2, Palomar had received 2,036 applications for first year...

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Students’ new all access pass to Palomar
Aug25

Students’ new all access pass to Palomar

Palomar launched its very own app on May 25 of 2017. Palomar centered this as its soft launch and has begun a more robust marketing campaign this fall. Since launching, the app has had 2,329 downloads with just over 400 downloads the first week of the Fall 2017 semester. 384 downloads are from Androids and the rest are downloads via Apple devices. This app functions as an all access pass for Palomar students. Students log into the app...

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Learning service fair
Aug25

Learning service fair

SAN MARCOS — Palomar is hosting the learning service fair. The event will be held at 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 31 in the Student Union Quad grass area. This event is a great way for Palomar students to get connected with their local nonprofit organizations. These organizations are always looking for students willing to volunteer. There are 11 easy steps to follow if you are interested in volunteering. For further...

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Graduation Ceremony
May16

Graduation Ceremony

SAN MARCOS – As the end of the spring semester approaches, Palomar will be holding its annual graduation ceremony on May 26 at 5 p.m. in the Dome. The pre-commencement meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. If you have received an associate’s degree, and associates to transfer, or a certificate, you are encouraged to participate in the ceremony. Special guest speaker, Anita Maag, who was part of Palomar’s first graduating...

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What sacrifices have you made to afford college?
Apr28

What sacrifices have you made to afford college?

Miguel Jimenez, 24, Gen Ed “From 19 to 20 I was just working and saving up some money, and in that time frame I have saved up enough money so I don’t have to worry about it.”   Stephen Cliffe, 20, Cinema Major “For the last year and half I have donated plasma.”   Olivia Thorpe, 19, Gen Ed ‘I never had a job before, so coming to Palomar I had to go out and look for a job to help support...

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