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Delta College Citizens’ Oversight Committee 2013/14 Annual Report

Delta College Citizens’ Oversight Committee 2013/14 Annual Report

Delta College’s Citizens’ Oversight Committee (COC) has released its Measure L Bond 2013/14 Annual Report. The COC is responsible for reviewing expenditures related to the College’s
$250-million Measure L general obligation bond, which was approved by voters on March 2, 2004.

The Citizens’ Oversight Committee consists of at least nine members. Committee members must reside in the San Joaquin Delta Community College District, be 18 years or older, and may not be an employee, vendor, contractor or consultant for the District.

Committee responsibilities include: reviewing quarterly expenditure reports produced by the District; informing the public concerning the District’s expenditure of bond proceeds, and presenting an annual report to the Board of Trustees.

San Joaquin Delta College's Summer Session Late Starting Classes!

San Joaquin Delta College's Summer Session Late Starting Classes!

Summer Session Late Starting Classes!

Check out San Joaquin Delta College's list of Summer Session late starting classes. Classes are offered in a variety of disciplines, June 20 thru August 3. Classes include: General Ed, Career & Technical Ed, P.E., and more!

Late Starting (PDF) - http://bit.ly/SumLateStarting
Online Registration - http://bit.ly/1EpGGTR

Tracy science teacher named San Joaquin County’s teacher of the year

Tracy science teacher named San Joaquin County’s teacher of the year

Middle school science teacher, Cassandra deWood, of Tom Hawkins Elementary School in Tracy, has been named the 2015-16 San Joaquin County Teacher of the Year, according to the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE).

She received her award at Thursday night’s Fifth Annual San Joaquin County Classified Employee and Teacher of the  Year Awards Celebration Dinner.

DeWood also received $1,000 from Premier Community Credit Union.

SJCOE said in a press release that deWood received the award because she “sets a high bar for her students and does everything she can to make sure they have what they need to reach those lofty educational goals.”

“Ms. deWood is synonymous with excellence in science education,” said Tom Hawkins Elementary School Principal Christina Orsi.

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Colleges rely on technology to cut water use

Colleges rely on technology to cut water use

STOCKTON — For colleges and universities throughout the Central Valley, managing water during the drought is a balancing act. How do they do their part to conserve this diminishing resource while keeping campuses presentable?

Colleges say the visual impact of a campus, drought or not, is important to potential students who are deciding where to go to school.

“The challenge with this campus, is the balance we try to strike between the general campus aesthetic and the governor’s water edict, said UC Merced Facilities Management Senior Mechanical Engineer Jim Brugger.

Like parks and golf courses, colleges have expanses of lawn and landscaping. Many are well known for their campus greenery... Read More

University of the Pacific awards more than 2,000 degrees at four ceremonies in three cities

University of the Pacific awards more than 2,000 degrees at four ceremonies in three cities

University of the Pacific is expected to confer 2,029 degrees during four commencement ceremonies in three cities over the next six weeks, celebrating a graduating class that includes 198 new attorneys, 201 new pharmacists, some 455 liberal arts majors, and more than 232 new engineers and computer scientists.

“I am extremely proud of this year’s class of outstanding Pacific graduates,” said Pacific President Pamela A. Eibeck. “These students have worked hard to prepare for leadership in their careers and in their lives. They’ve been mentored by some of the most brilliant and dedicated faculty anywhere, and I am excited for those grads to go make their impact on the world.”

UOP Offers Affordable Counseling Program

University of the Pacific is offering a substance abuse counseling program. The program is very affordable and can be completed in less than a year. Applications need to be in by June 8, and classes start in July.

Heald College transfer workshops set for next week

Heald College transfer workshops set for next week

MODESTO — Heald College students who are confused about what to do since the college closed last week are getting help. Sen. Cathleen Galgiani will host transfer workshops in Stockton and Modesto.

The Heald College transfer workshops will provide information on transferring units, satisfying course requirements and financial aid questions.

Representatives will be on hand from Delta College in Stockton and Modesto Junior College in Modesto.  Humphries College, the Student Aid Commission and the Human Services Agency will also be represented.

Former Heald College staff will be able to talk to representatives from the Employment Development Department... Read More