Palomar launches Job Placement Program
Apr08

Palomar launches Job Placement Program

Story by Ripp Friesen SAN MARCOS —  Palomar College now offers a Job Placement program that allows students and recent graduates to get assistance in job placement for their field. Palomar staff will help students find jobs, create a life path for that job including building resumes, preparing for job interviews. To apply for this program, visit the Palomar College Job Assistance website and fill out the job placement of...

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Commencement Caps and Gowns bookstore event
Apr08

Commencement Caps and Gowns bookstore event

Story by Kena Haun SAN MARCOS —  Students can purchase commencement ceremony gear at 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  on April 9 and 10 in the Bookstore.  As the students of Palomar College approach graduation festivities, the Bookstore is gearing up with their “Cap & Gown Countdown” days.  This is the location to receive help for the commencement ceremony items necessary for participation in the celebration. The flyer for the event...

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Palomar College Ranks ninth in online community colleges
Apr08

Palomar College Ranks ninth in online community colleges

Story by Kiral Lepard SAN MARCOS — Palomar placed ninth in the 2019 Best Online Community College Rankings by State published by SR Education Group. This is the first time the group has presented these awards. A press release from the SR Education group detailed the criteria that was considered when presenting the awards. The award was given based on the school’s retention rate, graduation rate and percentage of online...

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Free self-defense classes offered at Rancho Bernardo
Apr08

Free self-defense classes offered at Rancho Bernardo

Story by Kiera Colarusso RANCHO BERNARDO —  The Palomar College Police Department will offer its self-defense program R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense System). Four sessions will be held from 4 – 9 p.m. on April 8 – 11 on the Ranch Bernardo campus Room SEC-111.  The classes are free and open to the public, but only women aged 14 and up may register. Walk-ins will be accepted if space is available, but those interested...

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Maintenance & Operations building grand opening
Apr08

Maintenance & Operations building grand opening

Story by Summer Aguirre SAN MARCOS —  The grand opening for Palomar College’s award-winning Maintenance and Operations building is to be held at 2 p.m. on April 12. The new facility is located in the southwest corner of the San Marcos campus. The nationally-acclaimed M&O building is a “Net Zero” project. These are structures that utilize renewable energy to produce no carbon emissions and eliminate the consumption of...

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Movies for Mental Health
Apr08

Movies for Mental Health

Story by Jordan Spurgeon SAN MARCOS —  The Student Health Center and the Student Wellness Advocacy Group will be hosting a “Movies for Mental Health” event. The two-hour long event will be free and takes place from 1 – 3 p.m. on April 17 in Room D-6 at the San Marcos campus.   This event is an interactive workshop that is aimed to demonstrate how short films can open up the discussion about mental health and its...

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