Moody’s Affirms Palomar College Bond Rating and Upgrades Outlook

Moody’s Affirms Palomar College Bond Rating and Upgrades Outlook

SAN MARCOS (July 8, 2022) — Following a review of financial health at Palomar College, Moody’s Investors Service affirmed the college’s Aa2 bond rating and revised its outlook from negative to stable.  Moody’s published its findings on Wednesday, July 6, 2022. Its...
Palomar Alum Making Good Waves in Los Angeles

Palomar Alum Making Good Waves in Los Angeles

Caitlin Cunningham transferred from Palomar to UCLA, and was recently named to the university’s Bruin Business 100. SAN MARCOS — When Caitlin Cunningham was in the 5th grade San Elijo Elementary School, she took a hip-hop dance class from Fit Kids America. After...
Foundation Announces Two New Endowed Scholarships

Foundation Announces Two New Endowed Scholarships

The Palomar College Foundation has established two new endowments following a $500,000 donation from Klaus Karsten Kirchhoff. SAN MARCOS — Local philanthropist Klaus Kirchhoff has donated $500,000 to establish two new scholarship funds through the Palomar College...
All Hands on Deck for ‘Summer of Safety’ at Palomar College

All Hands on Deck for ‘Summer of Safety’ at Palomar College

The District reinforces its commitment to physical safety following mass shootings and a growing national culture of threats, harassment and violence. SAN MARCOS — Remaining steadfast regarding the health and safety of its students and employees, Palomar College will...
Palomar College Raises Progress Pride Flag on Campus

Palomar College Raises Progress Pride Flag on Campus

SAN MARCOS, CA (June 1, 2022) — Palomar College became the first community college in San Diego and Imperial Counties to raise the Progress Pride flag during a ceremony to observe the beginning of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex,...
Palomar College Celebrates Class of 2022 in Annual Commencement

Palomar College Celebrates Class of 2022 in Annual Commencement

Approximately 400 graduates took part in the first in-person ceremony since 2019, with Superintendent/President Dr. Star Rivera-Lacey presiding and hundreds of faculty, friends and family members in attendance. SAN MARCOS, CA (May 27, 2022) — In a ceremony filled with...