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Palomar’s Fall Semester Begins As Some In-Person Classes Resume

By   /  August 24, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

With health and safety measures in place, the main campus and all education centers are open for face-to-face classes, while keeping a wide variety of courses online for distance learning opportunities. San Marcos, CA (August, 2021) —The Fall semester kicked off at Palomar College on Monday, August 23, 2021, with thousands of students enrolled in […]

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Palomar Seeks Applicants for Bond Oversight Committee

By   /  July 23, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Two vacancies need 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, 2021) — Palomar College is seeking local residents to fill two vacancies on its Independent Citizens’ Oversight Committee (ICOC), which reviews the expenditure of […]

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Governing Board Finalizes Dr. Star Rivera-Lacey as New Superintendent/President of PCCD

By   /  July 9, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

SAN MARCOS, CA (July 2021) — During its regular board meeting on Tuesday, July 6, 2021,the Palomar Community College District (PCCD) Governing Board approved the appointmentand employment contract of incoming Superintendent/President Dr. Star Rivera-Lacey. Dr.Rivera-Lacey will begin her tenure as Superintendent/President on Monday, July 26. During the meeting, the board also approved a new contract […]

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Dr. Star Rivera-Lacey Appointed Superintendent/President of Palomar Community College District

By   /  June 29, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Palomar’s new Superintendent/President brings a wealth of leadership in Student Services and Instruction. San Marcos, CA (June, 2021) — The Palomar Community College District (PCCD) will be led by Dr. Star Rivera-Lacey, who is returning to Palomar as Superintendent/President with a distinguished record of higher education leadership in the region. Dr. Rivera-Lacey previously served as Assistant […]

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Palomar College Hosts Drive-Through Commencement Ceremony

By   /  May 31, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

In keeping with COVID-19 safety guidelines, the event drew hundreds of people to campus for the first time since March 2020 to celebrate the class of 2021. San Marcos, CA –More than 400 vehicles filled with graduates and their cheering families rolled through the main Palomar College campus Friday evening, May 28, 2021, in an […]

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Baldessari Artwork Sold to Fund Boehm Gallery Endowment

By   /  May 24, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Palomar College’s Boehm Gallery sold a painting by the late John Baldessari last year, and the proceeds will create an endowment fund to expand and improve the gallery’s collection into perpetuity. San Marcos, CA (May, 2021) — The Palomar College Foundation is establishing a sizable endowment fund after the Boehm Gallery at Palomar College sold a […]

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Palomar College To Host Vaccination Clinic at Escondido Center

By   /  May 6, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

A total of 800 doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be available to the college’s students and staff, Neighborhood Healthcare patients, and members of the public. ESCONDIDO, CA (May 6, 2021) — Palomar College, in partnership with Neighborhood Healthcare, will host a vaccination clinic at its Escondido Education Center on Saturday, May 8 from 8:30 a.m. until […]

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Palomar’s Governing Board Resolves to Support AB 927

By   /  April 8, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

The state legislation would expand a pilot program that allowed community college districts in California to provide baccalaureate degrees, opening the doors for Palomar College and others to participate. SAN MARCOS, CA (April, 2021) — The Palomar College Governing Board passed a resolution by unanimous vote at its April 6, 2021 meeting in support of California Assembly […]

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Community College Leaders Support Vaccinations as Path to Reopening

By   /  March 18, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Craig Haukom, a Firefighter/Paramedic from the Barona Fire Department, administers a COVID-19 vaccine during the San Diego County Operation Collaboration event at the Palomar College Fallbrook Education Center on Friday, March 12. San Marcos, CA (March, 2021) — Palomar College joined with the leaders of the 10 community colleges in San Diego and Imperial counties in […]

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Palomar Plans Drive-Through Commencement for May 28

By   /  March 9, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

With COVID-19 guidelines still in place, Palomar will celebrate the class of 2021 with a special drive-through commencement ceremony. San Marcos, CA (March, 2021) — Graduates of Palomar College in 2021 are on track to celebrate in a historic way, with a drive-through commencement ceremony that will take eligible candidates on a lap of the San […]

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Palomar Distributes Hundreds of Laptops, Electronic Resources to Students

By   /  February 25, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Funded by the federal CARES Act, college staff handed out more than $315,000 in resources to support the ongoing distance learning effort. SAN MARCOS, CA (February, 2021) — As students across the nation continue to learn remotely during the COVID-19 health crisis, Palomar College distributed laptop computers, printing cards, internet hotspots and webcams to hundreds of […]

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Palomar College Drive Through Distribution Event

By   /  February 24, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA — What: Palomar College will host a drive-through distribution event to provide hundreds of students with laptops, printing cards and other resources to facilitate remote learning. When: Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Details: As part of its commitment to student success through remote learning, Palomar College will be […]

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Brush Fire in Palomar College Preserve Held to 11 Acres

By   /  January 16, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

A fire in the native habitat preserve on the eastern edge of the campus, near the Edwin & Frances Hunter Arboretum, was contained by 9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14. SAN MARCOS, CA -January, 2021 — A vegetation fire burned 11 acres in a nature preserve at Palomar College before being contained by fire crews as […]

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Palomar College – New Vice Presidents Arriving This Month to Palomar

By   /  January 11, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

The Governing Board has approved the hiring of Ambur Borth and David Montoya, two new permanent members of the Executive Team. San Marcos, CA -January, 2021 — With the approval of the Palomar College Governing Board on Tuesday, Jan. 5, two new Assistant Superintendent/Vice Presidents are set to join Palomar’s Executive Team: Ambur Borth as the […]

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Palomar College Foundation Presents 2020 Community Showcase

By   /  January 11, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA –On Wednesday, January 27, 2021 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. “Exploring the Possibilities,” Palomar College’s third annual Community Showcase, will be held virtually—an hourlong celebration of student success in the midst of staggering challenges, and anopportunity for the local community to hear from Palomar’s leadership.Hosted on Zoom by the Palomar College Foundation, the […]

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Three New Members Sworn Into Palomar’s Governing Board

By   /  December 18, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

SAN MARCOS, CA (December, 2020) — Three new trustees were sworn into the Palomar Community College District Governing Board during its monthly meeting on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. The general election of November 3, 2020 was the district’s first trustee-area election. Voters in Trustee Area 2, encompassing most of Escondido and the eastern third of the Highway […]

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Tri-City and Palomar: Historic Partnership Pays New Dividends

By   /  December 7, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

With decades of shared history, Tri-City and Palomar continue to deepen a collaboration that has benefited thousands of students. San Marcos, CA — As two of North County’s most venerated institutions, Palomar College and Tri-City Medical Center (TCMC) have collaborated for more than 50 years, since the inception of the college’s nursing program in 1969. […]

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Giving Thanks, Giving Back: Palomar Distributes 500 Turkeys

By   /  November 23, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Palomar College Foundation, Faculty and Classified Employees Union and the regional labor council distributed 500 Thanksgiving turkeys and other food in a contactless, drive-through event on November 21. SAN MARCOS, CA (November, 2020) — SAN MARCOS — Thanksgiving will be a little brighter in hundreds of local households next week, courtesy of the Palomar Faculty Federation […]

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Virtual Dash & Bash Fund-Raiser Benefits Students in Need

By   /  November 9, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

The third annual event was held virtually this year, raising more than $15,000 for the Palomar College Foundation in a year that has brought many additional student requests for support. San Marcos, CA (November, 2020) — Even the COVID-19 pandemic couldn’t slow down Palomar College’s annual Monster Dash & Bash 5K Run/Walk, which culminated in a […]

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Palomar Ranks Among Top Institutions for Latinx Students

By   /  October 22, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

The Hispanic Outlook on Education names Palomar among the “Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics” nationwide, in terms of enrollment and degrees earned by Latinx students. SAN MARCOS, CA — Palomar College was named one of the “Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics” in the U.S. and was featured in the Oct. 12, 2020 edition […]

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