Senator pushes bill granting emergency funding to City College
Feb20

Senator pushes bill granting emergency funding to City College

California Senator Mark Leno and Mayor Ed Lee, along with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, announced that they will join together to push legislation that would allocate funds to City College, effective immediately.

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School’s closure would impact local economy, study says
Oct03

School’s closure would impact local economy, study says

By Keith Burbank: San Francisco’s budget and legislative analyst Severin Campbell recently released a report at the San Francisco Board of Supervisor’s Budget and Finance Committee meeting Sept. 18., analyzing the $300 million economic impact City College’s closure would have on the city. According to the study, City College employs about 2,500 people and serves nearly 80,000 students, all of which would be affected by the school’s...

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Exclusive: Interim-Chancellor Thelma Scott-Skillman talks accreditation, funding and Prop A
Feb20

Exclusive: Interim-Chancellor Thelma Scott-Skillman talks accreditation, funding and Prop A

By Sara Bloomberg The Guardsman Preface: On Feb. 7 The Guardsman met up with Interim Chancellor Thelma Scott-Skillman for an exclusive interview about the college’s accreditation crisis. She replaced the previous interim chancellor, Pamila Fisher, on Nov. 1 and has a one-year contract with the college. Larry Kamer, the college’s spokesman, and Jennifer Aries of 25th Hour Communications—an outside marketing firm recently hired by the...

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13 Tweets from town hall meeting; City College community seeks answers
Jul06

13 Tweets from town hall meeting; City College community seeks answers

Embattled Interim Chancellor Dr. Pamila Fisher fielded questions today from more than one hundred members of the City College community during a town hall style meeting held at Ocean campus in response to the threat of school closure. Faculty, students and staff all asked Fisher questions, and The Guardsman was on hand to Tweet it through twitter.com/fitzthereporter . The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, aka WASC, is the...

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The stakes have risen: When hopes for tax extensions in a June special election died, the projected deficit for California community colleges doubled
Apr06

The stakes have risen: When hopes for tax extensions in a June special election died, the projected deficit for California community colleges doubled

Students at City College and community colleges across California fear increased financial pressure after attempts by Gov. Jerry Brown to implement tax extensions in a special election were blocked by Republican members of the state legislature.

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