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Bravura, Palomar College’s Creative Arts Journal, Celebrates 60th Anniversary & Two Prestigious Awards

By   /  March 15, 2024  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA -March, 2024 —Palomar College’s literary and arts journal Bravura celebrates its 60th anniversary on the heels of receiving two prestigious awards. The 2023 issue of Bravura won third place in the Pacific-Western Division of the Community Colleges Humanities Association’s (CCHA) best magazine competition. According to the CCHA website, each nominated magazine “is […]

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Palomar College Salutes Those Who Serve

By   /  March 9, 2024  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA -March, 2024) — The Palomar College Community Showcase brought campus and community leaders from across north county to the California Center for the Arts in Escondido to “A Salute to Those Who Serve”.  The event, attended by over 400 people, was hosted by the Palomar College Foundation, and honored active duty military and […]

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Lady Comets of Palomar College News

By   /  March 3, 2024  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Palomar Women’s Basketball Coach Leigh Marshall wins 275 games David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-The Dome at Palomar College-San Marcos, CA-3-2-24-The Lady Comets of Palomar College under head women’s coach Leigh Marshall as she recorded her 275th win as they ride a 7 game winning streak as they defeated the Vaqueros of Santa Barbara by a 83-58 […]

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Palomar Comets Come From Behind To Defeat Monarchs 3-5

By   /  February 22, 2024  /  Sports  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA (February, 2024) — Down 3-1 in the eighth inning, the Palomar College Comet baseball team scored four runs in a come-from-behind win against LA Valley College to win the nonconference game 5-3. Starting pitcher Ryan Herrod pitched seven solid innings where he allowed three runs on nine hits and struck out five batters. Nathaniel Helton collected […]

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Palomar College Leaders Advocate for Students  

By   /  February 12, 2024  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos CA February, 2024 — Students throughout the nation seeking a path to a 4-year degree or a new career in high demand industries, enroll in a nearby community college.  There are over 900 community colleges in the United States serving over 10 million students.  This equates to 35% of all undergraduate students nationwide. […]

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Palomar College Softball Team Named 3C2A Scholar Team of the Year

By   /  January 30, 2024  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Sacramento, CA — The Palomar College Softball Team (Team 45) was named the 2022-23 3C2A Scholar Team of the Year. This is the first award for the program and the school’s sixth overall. In addition to the team award, All-American pitcher India Caldwell, who has transferred to the University of California, San Diego, was named […]

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Palomar College Welcomes New Vice President of Human Resource Services

By   /  January 16, 2024  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA – January, 2024 — The new Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Human Resource Services at Palomar College, Anna Pedroza, began her duties on Friday, January 12, 2024, after most recently serving as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources at Sweetwater Union High School District. “We are thrilled to have Anna as our new Assistant […]

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Palomar College finishes 5th at 2023 CCCAA South Regional Wrestling

By   /  December 4, 2023  /  Sports  /  No Comments

David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-The Dome at Palomar College-San Marcos, CA-Saturday, December 3rd, 2023-The Comets of Palomar College finished in 5th place that took place on the Palomar campus with 109 points along with place winners  Palomar Place winners at the CCCAA Qualifiers:  Linked Results of the 2023 South Regional Wrestling Tournament. https://wrestlerdave.wordpress.com/ The top 8 place […]

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Comets Overwhelm Vikings at MSJC Crossover

By   /  November 28, 2023  /  Sports  /  No Comments

David Willauer – Palomar College 96 Long Beach Vikings 62 – A week and a half after opening their season, Palomar College Women’s Basketball made their annual trip to Mt. San Jacinto College for a crossover event. In game one, the Comets faced the Long Beach City College Vikings and won 96-62 in a game […]

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Voters to Cast Special Election Ballots at Palomar College Education Center in Fallbrook

By   /  October 30, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

Fallbrook, CA (October, 2023) – The Palomar College Education Center in Fallbrook has been selected as a voting center for the November 7, 2023, Special Election.  Voters living in the Fallbrook Public Utility District or Rainbow Municipal Water District will cast their ballots to ratify the decision of San Diego County Local Agency Formation Commission […]

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Study Finds Palomar College Has A $1 Billion Economic Impact

By   /  October 27, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

Study Finds Palomar College has a $1 Billion Economic Impact A recent study has found that Palomar College has a $1 billion economic impact on San Diego County, enough to support more than 10,000 jobs and providing an education leading to higher-paying careers for hundreds of thousands of alumni. The college’s economic impact is equivalent […]

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Palomar College Recognized As Community Partner Of The Year By CSU San Marcos

By   /  September 28, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA (September, 2023) – Palomar College was presented with the CSU San Marcos (CSUSM) Community Partner of the Year award during the university’s Report to the Community on September 26, 2023.  The CSUSM Community Partner of the Year Award honors community partners who have engaged with CSUSM over many years in ways that have supported student success, […]

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Erickson-Hall Construction Co. Celebrates The Topping Off For Palomar College Athletics Stadiums

By   /  September 14, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA – Erickson-Hall Construction Co. and Palomar College in San Marcos, California, will celebrate the topping off of the Palomar College Athletics Stadiums on September 20th at 1:30 p.m. The scope of this project encompasses the construction of a new football stadium and a new softball stadium on the existing Palomar Community College […]

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El Camino’s College Late Heroics Defeats Palomar College 35-24

By   /  September 11, 2023  /  Sports  /  No Comments

David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer-Escondido High School-Escondido, CA-9-9-23-In a well played contest that was held at Escondido High School the El Camino Eagles with some late heroics after trailing 24-21 14 points in the fourth on Dayton Tafoya 55 yard pass to Joshua Lorick and Amani Givens 66 yard run defeated the Palomar Comets by a […]

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Palomar College Opens Fall Semester With New Programs

By   /  August 23, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA August, 2023 — After closing for one day due to the impact of tropical storm Hilary, the Fall 2023 semester began yesterday, Wednesday, August 23, at Palomar College. The semester class schedule offers hundreds of on-site and online course offerings, and comprehensive student services, at the main campus in San Marcos and education […]

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Palomar College Will Close Due to Declared State of Emergency

By   /  August 20, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos (August 20, 2023) – Due to the pending impacts of tropical storm Hilary, the declared State of Emergency by Governor Gavin Newsom, and the expansive reach of the Palomar Community College District, all Palomar College sites will be closed on Monday, August 21. Both onsite and online classes are cancelled, for what was originally scheduled to […]

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Palomar College Offers Students a Pathway to Law School

By   /  August 17, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA -(August, 2023) – An expanded program to encourage high school and college students interested in pursuing a degree in law is now being offered at Palomar College. Through the Community College Pathways to Law School Initiative, high school students can take free college courses that will lead to an associate of arts […]

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Palomar Welcomes New Vice President of Student Services Nick Mata

By   /  August 3, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA – (August, 2023) — The new Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Student Services at Palomar College, Nick Mata, began his duties on Monday, July 31, 2023, coming to north county from Santa Monica College. “We’re thrilled to have Nick as our new Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Student Services, a role that is integral to […]

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Palomar College -Applicants Sought for Prop. M Bond Oversight Committee

By   /  August 1, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

One vacancy needs to be filled on the committee, which oversees how the college spends the remaining capital improvement funds from Prop. M, approved by voters in 2006. San Marcos, CA (July, 2023) — Palomar College is seeking local residents to fill a vacancy on its Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee (ICOC), which reviews the expenditure of […]

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Palomar College Hires Administrator for Academic Division

By   /  July 18, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

Escondido native and former Palomar College student, Dr. Diane Studinka, named the institution’s newest academic dean SAN MARCOS, CA (July, 2023) –  As a lifelong Escondido resident, Dr. Diane Studinka began taking general education classes at Palomar College during her senior year of high school and continued at Palomar before transferring to Humboldt State University (now […]

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