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Students Awarded at San Diego County Fair

July 15, 2016
Congratulations! SDCE student projects in the 2016 San Diego County Fair Student Showcase Exhibit were judged to be of superior quality and have received an award. San Diego County Fair: ...

Classified Senate Update

July 14, 2016
by Neill Kovrig, Classified Senate PresidentThe Classified Senate Nominations period closed at the end of June, and the following individuals have been confirmed as Senate officers for the 2016-17...

Classified Senate President Neill Kovrig Awarded for Outstanding Service

July 13, 2016
 The California Community Colleges Classified Senate created a special award to recognize outstanding presidential leadership and service. Neill Kovrig, SDCE’s Classified Senate President...

Remembering Hal Jellison, a long-time Emeritus Program Instructor

July 13, 2016
SDCE Emeritus Program retired instructor Hal Jellison passed away recently. Hal taught music and also one of SDCE's eldest music instructors, Norm Telleson.As published in the San Diego Union...

Clothing Construction Student Invents New Product

July 13, 2016
by Tara Brown, Student    My name is Tara Brown, and I am a student at SDCE in Sewing Fundamentals 1. I invented a product called The Sleep Styler. It’s a sewn product that...

Welcome New Faces!

July 13, 2016
Joyce Almario is an adjunct career counselor that is serving North City Campus, West City Campus and CE at Mesa during the month of July. Joyce is also a counselor for the Business, Information...

SDCE Selects First Vice President of Student Services

June 15, 2016
Dear Colleagues, It is with great pleasure I announce Star Rivera-Lacey, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as the first Vice President of Student Services at San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE),...

California Career Development Association (CCDA) Conference

June 14, 2016
The California Career Development Association (CCDA) conducted their annual conference at Glendale Community College last month. This year’s theme of “Career Counseling for Social Justice...

Accreditation Self-Study in Final Draft

June 14, 2016
by Barbara Pongsrikul, Accreditation Steering Committee Co-ChairSDCE's Accreditation Self-Study process is following the timeline posted on the SDCE Accreditation website. The final draft of the...

Remembering Chorus Instructor Selma Esther Segal

June 10, 2016
SDCE has sadly lost a beloved member of our family of faculty. Selma Esther Segal, Emeritus Music Instructor, passed away May 25, 2016, just two days after her final day of teaching and her 87th...

VESL Personal Care Assistant I-BEST Graduation

June 10, 2016
by Donna Price and Manuel Gallegos, ESL Instructors   Ten years ago former CE President Dr. Anthony Beebe and Vice President Dr. Brian Ellison went to Seattle with a few counselors and...

Student Success and ESL Writing Tutoring Panel Presentation

June 10, 2016
by Ingrid Greenberg, ESL InstructorEach time I participate in a Plenary for the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, I take away fresh ideas and new perspectives on education. Recently...

Small Business Planning Program

June 10, 2016
Small Business Planning Program capstone event at Chavez Campus features students pitching business concepts in an “open market” atmosphere.by Matthew RivaldiInstructor, Business and...

President Carlos O. Turner Cortez’s Commencement Address

June 09, 2016
Good afternoon.Welcome to San Diego Continuing Education’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony coordinated with San Diego Unified School District’s Adult Education Program.We are here to celebrate...

Budget Update Following Governor Brown's May Revise

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016President's Budget Update Following Governor Brown's May ReviseDear Colleagues,As promised, I’m sharing information about the budget following Governor Brown’s May...

San Diego Community College Promise Pilot Program

May 17, 2016
by Cynthia Rico, Acting VP of Student ServicesIn February of 2016 the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees approved a pilot program that will implement the American’s College...

Accreditation Update May 2016

May 16, 2016
Accreditation Update May 2016by Corinne LaytonAccreditation Steering Committee Co-Chair The Accreditation process is moving at a fast pace, and our Accreditation team has been working diligently...

San Diego Continuing Education’s Scholarship Awards Ceremony

May 16, 2016
San Diego Continuing Education’s Scholarship Awards Ceremony took place at San Diego City College’s Saville Theater.  A packed house congratulated 66 students as they were awarded...

SDCE’s first annual Faculty Appreciation BBQ

May 16, 2016
Thank you to the 100 plus faculty who participated in SDCE’s first annual Faculty Appreciation BBQ at ECC. We enjoyed live entertainment from the San Diego Wednesday Night Jazz Band (also SDCE...

ESL Class Transitions Students to College

May 12, 2016
by Susan Morgan, ESL InstructorThe Transition to College class provides a combination of high academic rigor of essay writing, college lecture-focused listening activities, instructional activities...

Building on Success through appreciation

May 12, 2016
by Neill KovrigGood afternoon, all:As we approach the end of the inaugural series of events for Classified Staff Appreciation Week at Continuing Education, I wanted to take a moment to share some...

Building on Success through Workforce Expansion at SDCE

May 12, 2016
Dear Colleagues,As you may know, the 2008 recession seriously impacted SDCE. In addition to a significant decrease in the annual operating budget, SDCE was also forced to implement a hiring freeze....

Survive Headstrong Walk for Brain Injury Recovery

May 10, 2016
ABI Programs Reach Their Goal—9th Year in a Row! “Survive Headstrong—Walk for Brain Injury Recovery”by Heike Kessler-Heiberg, MA, SLP-CCCFor the past nine years, the...

Auto Technician Class Supports Outreach Efforts

April 18, 2016
by Sam PhuThe mariachi program supports today’s youth in their artistic, individual and educational development. The workshops and student showcase culminated to the mariachi festival and...

Cisco is training Students for Careers

April 18, 2016
by Don AragonThe Cisco Networking Academy at San Diego Continuing Education has trained many students for careers as Network Engineers, Network Administrators and IT related professions. Last year...

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