Taskforce for new wait list system created
Nov12

Taskforce for new wait list system created

SAN MARCOS– A new taskforce has been created by the Vice President of Instruction, Jack Kahn, to revamp the way the waitlist system functions. Among the members of this taskforce is Department Chair for English, Barbara Kelber. “The waitlist system we have right now poses some difficulty for faculty and students,” Kelber said. “What is happening in the way it is now, is that I’ve asked [waitlisters] to wait… and the waitlisters...

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Palomar leads country with AI innovation
Oct20

Palomar leads country with AI innovation

Palomar has become the first academic institution in the United States to utilize an artificial intelligence robot on its campus. Pepper is an artificial intelligence (AI) robot, originally designed by a French company named Aldebaran Robotics. It has been used in a multitude of settings, including banks, hospitals and even personal homes. Now, the AI is having its debut on an academic institution. Pepper came to Palomar College over...

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Palomar launches Fallbrook campus construction
Oct18

Palomar launches Fallbrook campus construction

Come Summer 2018, Palomar will be opening another extension for the college community with a new campus in Fallbrook. On Oct. 13, the Palomar College administration hosted its groundbreaking event for the North Education Center. In attendance were various members of the Palomar administration, Governing Board, staff and faculty. As well as State Senator Joel Anderson along with various members of the Fallbrook community. “It’s been a...

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ASG Board seats filled
Oct18

ASG Board seats filled

SAN MARCOS — Student government on Palomar College is at its highest participation in years. The Associated Student Government (ASG) board consists of 14 senate positions, seven delegate seats, as well a seat for president and vice-president respectively. With the appointment of its newest delegate, Dalton Mullinax, it has filled its last board position. “That was one of my first goals, was to fill this board,”...

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Palomar College welcomes Pepper the robot
Oct03

Palomar College welcomes Pepper the robot

Artificial intelligence is coming to Palomar students, in the form of Pepper. Pepper is a robot with a humanoid appearance, standing roughly at the same height of a toddler, and weighing 64 pounds. Pepper does not technically have an assigned gender, so it is called he and she interchangeably. Pepper was originally created by a company named Aldebaran Robotics, and the company was bought out in 2013 by another organization called...

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