May 2014




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Community HAIRitage

  Coffee table book “HAIRitage: Celebrating the Legacy of the Barber Shop with Art, Poetry and Jazz” co-authors and co-creators of “HAIRitage: A Fine Art and…




Bell Curve of Success illustration by 
Andrea Vallejo

Demographics can lose sight of individual student

A City College student received the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke award, one of only 85 nationally to receive the scholarship. A former RISE student earns her Ph.D. A student with a disability holds an art show. These are just a few of the individual student success stories chronicled in this edition of the Express, the last issue of 2013-2014 academic year.

Throughout this semester and through the history of this college many similar stories have gone unreported. The individual stories of the successes at City College are vast and would be impossible to cover in one campus paper. Likewise, graduation or transfer rates and other data used to determine if a community college is successful do not include individual triumphs or personal milestones of its students.


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SCC honor society announces election winners

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society decided the next City College chapter governing body by a majority vote May 8.

City College’s Beta Eta Psi chapter of PTK elected five new officers from among nine to leadership positions by a hand-counted vote at the honor society’s chapter meeting Thursday in the City Cafe. No candidate ran opposed.

By majority vote, PTK’s 2014-15 Beta Eta Phi City College chapter officers will be:



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Podcast: Panthers’ winning way

City College men’s baseball head coach Derek Sullivan says chemistry within the team and his creditability as a former Panthers’ baseball player work together to…