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  • Anton Greenville, now a senior vice president at a major construction firm, got his start in the business through an apprenticeship program he took more than 40 years ago at Palomar College. Now he’s leading the construction of major projects where he once took classes. Greenville, whose parents and a son also took classes at…  Continue Reading: Anton Greenville is 2024 Alumnus of the Year The post Anton Greenville is 2024 Alumnus of the Year appeared first on Palomar News.
  • Jerrie Fabrigas got a bachelor’s degree in art history because she thought she wanted to curate other people’s art. It wasn’t until she took a ceramics class at Palomar College that she realized she had a talent for making her own art. Since her first ceramics class at Palomar College in 2020, Fabrigas has been…  Continue Reading: Palomar College Student Earns Prestigious Internship The post Palomar College Student Earns Prestigious Internship appeared first on Palomar News.
  • Sophia Segerstrom has been attending Palomar College since she was 14 years old, and now, five years later, she is graduating as the college’s valedictorian. While attending high school at the Audeo II Charter School, Segerstrom began taking dual enrollment courses at Palomar College. She said taking courses that she enjoyed at Palomar College, particularly…  Continue Reading: Palomar College Names 2024 Valedictorian The post Palomar College Names 2024 Valedictorian appeared first on Palomar News.
  • SAN MARCOS (May 7, 2024) – The Palomar Community College District and the Ramona Unified School District have a long-standing partnership that serves the educational needs of students.  Recently administrators and elected officials of both districts met to identify ways to increase the education and career training opportunities in Ramona. The districts agreed to explore…  Continue Reading: Palomar College and Ramona Unified School District Collaborate to Serve Students The post Palomar College and Ramona Unified School District Collaborate to Serve Students appeared first on Palomar News.
  • SAN MARCOS, Calif. (May 2, 2024) — TrueCare’s Peer2Peer Program partnered with the Student Wellness Advocacy Group (SWAG) of Palomar College Behavioral Health and Wellness Services and IMALIVE to offer the community an educational, interactive, and fun event to bring awareness to mental health and suicide prevention. The event took place May 1, from 10:00…  Continue Reading: IMALIVE Mental Health Fair at Palomar College Kicks off Mental Health Awareness Month The post IMALIVE Mental Health Fair at Palomar College Kicks off Mental Health Awareness Month appeared first on Palomar News.
  • SAN MARCOS (April 29, 2024) – Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority on efforts accelerating Latino student success in higher education, announced today Dr. Star Rivera-Lacey, Superintendent/President of Palomar College has chosen to affiliate with the national network of Presidents for Latino Student Success (P4LSS).  The network comprises a group of presidents and chancellors…  Continue Reading: Palomar College Superintendent/President Affiliates with Excelencia in Education’s Presidents for Latino Student Success Network The post Palomar College Superintendent/President Affiliates with Excelencia in Education’s Presidents for Latino Student Success Network appeared first on Palomar News.
  • FALLBROOK (April 26, 2024) – To celebrate Earth Day, staff members from the Fallbrook Education Center helped clean up part of their community. Partnering with Vista Community Clinic, Palomar College employees from the Fallbrook Education Center, Camp Pendleton Education Site, and the main campus in San Marcos teamed up with North County Fire Protection District…  Continue Reading: Palomar College Celebrates Earth Day The post Palomar College Celebrates Earth Day appeared first on Palomar News.
  • Palomar College’s Speech and Debate team has been hauling in the trophies in the past year, receiving recognition in regional contests and in national and international competitions. One of the most recent honors came at the International Forensics Association competition in Dublin, Ireland, when Palomar College student Cipriana Rodriguez made it to the finals in…  Continue Reading: Top Honors for the Palomar College Speech and Debate Team The post Top Honors for the Palomar College Speech and Debate Team appeared first on Palomar News.
  • Palomar College Adjunct Instructor Ruth Weber created her documentary about the San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir in order to preserve its legacy. The film portraying the camaraderie of the choir members recently received three awards in an international film competition. Ale Brider (All My Brothers), the film created by Weber and her husband, John, received…  Continue Reading: Palomar College Faculty Member Recognized for Documentary The post Palomar College Faculty Member Recognized for Documentary appeared first on Palomar News.
  • The end of the 2023-2024 women’s basketball season at Palomar College marked a milestone for coach Leigh Marshall – her team made it to the Sweet 16 in the state championship and she notched her 275th win. She attributes her success to her outstanding staff and having players through the years who are willing to…  Continue Reading: Leigh Marshall has 275 Wins and Counting The post Leigh Marshall has 275 Wins and Counting appeared first on Palomar News.