Campus Scene

Public Information Officer Amanda Davis and City College President Kathryn Jeffery the Spring 2013 convocation.

Public relations sidelined

Amanda Davis, City College public information officer, is usually very active, running four days a week. But since she broke her fibula Oct. 6, she’s…


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Age is nothing but a number

Take a look around you right now.  Have you noticed how diverse the City College campus is? Not just in race, ethnicity and gender, but…



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Curtis Park Village coming together

The bids to construct the Curtis Park footbridge on the eastern border of City College are being submitted, and the components of the long-awaited Curtis…


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Arts and Crafts Faire Oct. 22-24

Jewelry, ceramics, clothing and art work, oh my. It’s back. City College’s annual Arts and Crafts Faire in the Quad is right around the corner…


New faculty members were celebrated at the Sept. 20 reception. Front row: Sandra Guzman, Bonnie Clark, Daniel Gilbert-Valencia. Back row: Derek Sullivan, Tracey Hodge, Dr. Timothy Quandt, Dr. Duane Leonard.
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New faces at City College

City College welcomed new and long-term temporary faculty at a Sept. 20 campus reception, as well as honoring the recently tenured.

“This is a great time for us, to acknowledge those individuals to have made it through the tenure process and now become full professors at our institution and also welcome those who are just starting that journey and welcome them to our family,” said Mary Turner, vice president of instructional services.

The mood was celebratory as 11 new faculty members were introduced and five instructors were recognized for receiving tenure. Plaques, flowers, hugs and congratulations were distributed among the small crowd of faculty and administrators in the Rodda Hall North conference room.

Professors recently granted tenure were Tony Davis (counseling), Lynn Fujikawa (nursing), Nadine Kirkpatrick (nutrition), Melodi Randolph (dental assisting), and Gayle Williams (accounting).


Don Button, (second from right) a City College Graphic Communication professor and the faculty adviser for the Sac City Freethinkers club, argued the pro-choice perspective.

Project Truth: on Campus

Project Truth, a pro-life activist group, visited City College Sept. 9 and 10 to educate students, staff and faculty on their views. The group passed…


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Add Just A Dash of Something Extra

At the sliding glass doors of Rodda South, she heard it for the umpteenth time. “What’s up, Subway girl?” The young man got too close,…


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Rethinking standardized education

In recent years, budget cuts have changed the entire scope of the community college system.

There was a time when community college courses were free, easy to get into and students had a greater sense of community involvement and outreach. To be successful on the college level today requires a small fortune, lots of dedication and a flexible schedule.

Getting into classes in a specific major isn’t usually that much of a challenge. However, getting into general education classes is almost always headache-inducing.


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How to Beat the Second-half Slump

    As the spring semester moves to an end the weather gets better, some students might try to find any reason not to do   work….