Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter passed away on November 19 at the age of 96. She was known for her humanitarian work, and was a dedicated advocate for mental health care.
During the memorial, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood performed “Imagine.”
Imagine all the people
Livin’ life in peace
You may say I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one
I hope someday you’ll join us
And the world will be as one
Imagine no possessions
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man
Rosalynn Carter – a life well lived.
Good morning California.
It is December 2, 2023.
A good day to be a Community College Champion
From California Community Colleges.
Our Time is Now!
Native American Studies Department Coming to San Diego City College
San Diego City College will offer Native American and Indigenous Studies for the first time in its nearly 110-year history. The program is being developed by former historic preservation officer and long-time Indian law professor, John Bathke.
Madera Community College Hosts Noche de Familia Event
Last month, Madera Community College’s College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) recently organized another successful “Noche De Familia” event. The aim of this event was to create a sense of community and highlight the crucial role that family support plays in a student’s academic success.
Modesto Junior College Hosts Hispanic Education Conference
MJC welcomed hundreds of high school and junior high students, parents, and community members to East Campus for the 40th Annual Hispanic Education Conference (HEC) on Oct. 14, 2023. This event celebrates Hispanic history and culture with inspiring keynote speaker, author, and writer Rafael Agustin, over 30 workshops for participants, a vendor fair, banda entertainment and more.
Grossmont College Chef Displays Her Culinary Skills in TV Cooking Shows
Grossmont College Culinary Arts Instructor Marianne Daquino can empathize when her students struggle with making the perfect confectionary delight. As a contestant on TV cooking shows including “Sugar Rush” and “The Big Bake,” she knows the challenges of baking an awe-inspiring creation.
KernCCD TALE Blog: The Pantheon of Experiences
In the most recent Kern CCD TALE Blog post, Porterville College’s Robert Simpkins shares the importance of experiences & out-of-classroom encounters for learning.
“When we reflect on our pasts, how many things that we have learned and have shaped us came from the classroom? How many things came from special events? How many came from unplanned encounters or random events? How many came from taking a chance that the time spent on something unknown would be more worthwhile that what we might otherwise have done in that time?“
Community College Daily: Two-year college completion rates edge up again
The average college completion rate for U.S. higher education continues to follow the trend of the past few years: the overall national rate remains stalled, while the rate for community colleges has slightly increased, and the rate for public four-year institutions has again dipped.
Fun Photos & Spotted on Social Media
From College of the Redwoods:
From Los Angeles City College:
Unexpected Campus Rainbow Alert! Brightening up our day in the most magical way. Share your pics and let’s spread the joy!
Great video from College of the Siskiyous – What are you thankful for?
Blast from the Past
Back in 2021, we created this video for UN Peace Day:
And From the Home of the Renegades
BC Breaks Ground On New Facility Set To
Transform The Student Experience In Agriculture Programs
Bakersfield College celebrated a significant milestone today with the groundbreaking ceremony for its new Agriculture Sciences building. The event marked the commencement of construction on a cutting edge, 3-story facility that will revolutionize the learning experience for students within the College’s top-ranked agriculture program.
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Remember – our greatest challenges enable us to do our greatest work.
That’s all for today.
See you next Saturday!
With much hope and joy,