In-Person Instruction to Increase Provisionally in the Spring

While the college remained mostly online in Fall 2021, about 20% of courses on the course schedule were in-person. For Spring 2022, currently 25% of offered courses will be in-person. 

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City College’s Former CFO Tiptoes into Chancellorship

The incoming chancellor’s contract was approved by the Board of Trustees on Sept. 23rd, and in the three weeks since he has not given an interview or issued a statement regarding his hiring, or his plans for the chancellorship.

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Fauci Documentary Remembers AIDS

Early in the film a split screen shows the 80-year-old doctor and his 45-year-old self treading the same pathway to work, opening the same door, waiting in the same elevator, walking down the same hall, and entering the same office to type on different computer keyboards. Fauci had become media-worthy for his involvement with AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). Reading the first reports of PCP and Kaposi’s Sarcoma in young gay men, Fauci sensed it was a new disease. “I got goosebumps.”

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The Chancellor Finalists: Candidates Largely Align in Approaches to Restore Solvency, and In-Person Classes

Some of the main challenges for the chancellor will be ensuring the college’s long-term fiscal stability while making preparations to bring back in-person classes. Opinions on how these goals should be achieved differ between AFT2121, the union which represents the college’s faculty, and the Board of Trustees, with chancellor candidates in the running having largely similar stances on achieving goals mostly inline with the Board’s opinion and differing from each other only slightly.

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What the “Damn Shot” Taught Me

Inoculation with unregulated gene therapy that induces cells to produce toxic spike protein can be lethal, and should not be imposed on any student body as a prerequisite for access to public education.

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City College Faces $22.5 Million Budget Deficit and Threat of State Take Over

State auditors in early April warned the California Community College Chancellor’s office to act quickly in order to remain independent, deeming the college “not currently stable,” citing its ineffective attempts at reducing its costs necessary to supplement the 35% enrollment decline over the past eight years, which resulted in the college tapping into its reserves. 

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City College Secures Firefighter Academy Accreditation While Aeronautics Program Remains Displaced

This month City College received its California State Fire Marshal and the State Board of Fire Services accreditation making it a regional training program for five years. Its neighboring program, Aeronautics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology Program is at risk of being permanently cut.

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Administration Asks City for $30 Million in Emergency Aid

The request asks San Francisco for $15 million a year for the next two years and could be introduced to the Board of Supervisors as early as April 27.

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Art Instructor Questions Her Pink Slip 

“Is there someone here who doesn’t want a City College? That doesn’t want free education? Is the focus just churning out degrees? And certainly, getting degrees and certificates is part of our mission. Also part of our mission has been to provide education for lifelong learning.” 

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