Student Trustee talks budget cuts, accreditation
Jul02

Student Trustee talks budget cuts, accreditation

On April 29, we sat down with Shanell Williams, the newly elected student trustee and now-former Associated Students president, for a conversation about her experiences with City College and the recent accreditation crisis. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges is expected to release its final decision in early July.

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Accreditation related changes make part-timers feel especially vulnerable
May29

Accreditation related changes make part-timers feel especially vulnerable

By Lavinia Pisani The Guardsman Amid budget cuts and furloughs, many of City College’s part-time instructors have never felt so insecure about their jobs, but some of them are even more concerned about the overall effects of the school’s accreditation sanctions. Among those concerns are continued layoffs. Five years ago the college employed 803 full-time faculty and 1,023 part-timers, according to a March/April newsletter published by...

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Where are the police when you need them?
May17

Where are the police when you need them?

By Cassandra Hendry The Guardsman Recently there have been three robberies and an attempted rape in the Wellness Center on Ocean campus this semester.  But the question is how are all these thieves getting away with stealing students personal items or even holding them up at gunpoint? Also where is the campus police when you need them? The students of City College deserve to be protected from this kind of violence. There are only 28...

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Department chairs agree to pay cuts
Apr24

Department chairs agree to pay cuts

Tentative agreement saves jobs By Lavinia Pisani The Guardsman As City College waits for the accrediting commission to render a decision about the school’s future, the Department Chair Council is negotiating with the Board of Trustees to save its members’ jobs and the programs that they oversee. The council and the Board of Trustees have agreed to a tentative agreement that would save the school around $1 million annually and save all...

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Opinion: blame the budget cuts, not City College
Aug22

Opinion: blame the budget cuts, not City College

  By Becca Hoekstra The Guardsman   This summer I learned it sucks to have your school in the headlines.   By now, I’m assuming everyone knows that City College is facing a loss of accreditation. Losing accreditation would make our credits illegitimate and prevent the school from receiving federal funds.   The school has seven months to improve before the ban-hammer pummels City College out of the certified college...

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