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By | Staff Writer
May 13

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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By | Staff Writer
May 8

Sacramento Regional Transit line has added four additional trip routes to lessen the impact on commuters affected by the Fix50 construction project, which is a resurfacing of Highway 50 that will continue through June 25.

Seeking alternative transportation is recommended on the Fix50 informational website to “alleviate congestion and avoid traffic delays.”

Regional Transit has added supplemental light rail trips on both the Blue Line (Meadowview and Watt/I-80) and the Gold Line (Folsom and Sunrise).

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The results are in
By | Staff Writer
May 8

City College students made their voices heard April 8–9, casting votes using eServices to determine which candidates will govern the campus beginning July 1.

By majority vote, City College Student Associated Council incoming officers for fall 2014 are:

• Sandeep Singh, president • Monica Sepulveda, vice president • Kimberly Le, senator • Lincoln Scott, secretary of public relations • Paige Schlict, Secretary of Sustainability

Omba Kipuke (American River College) was elected student trustee for the Los Rios Community College District Board of Trustees, defeating City College candidate and residing Secretary of Public Relations Gavin Fielder.

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Setting up an iSEP
By | Staff Writer
May 8

For first-time City College students starting this fall and spring, Nov. 1 is the deadline to complete an individual student educational plan (iSEP) to guarantee priority enrollment, according to City College Admissions and Records and counseling staff.

The iSEP is the third part of the new enrollment process, which also includes orientation and assessment, said City College counselor Kris Janssen.

To develop an iSEP, a student must make an appointment with a City College counselor. During this appointment the counselor can educate the student about general education courses, major requirements and degree-oriented electives, according to the iSEP page on the City College website.

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Traffic headaches around City College
By | Staff Writer
May 7

Some of City College’s students may have needed to find a new route to school because of the Fix 50 project, which began April 22 and will last through June 25, consisting of construction on eastbound Highway 50 followed by construction on the westbound lanes.

“We notified faculty about the construction and made a special note to them to please be understanding as much as possible of students that are coming in from various areas in the Greater Sacramento area and to be aware that tardiness is a possibility due to this,” said Amanda Davis, City College’s Public Information Officer. “We’ve encouraged them to be understanding as appropriate.”

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New building on schedule for completion
By | News Editor
May 7

In June 2013, a vintage City College building, known to students as the Student Services and Administration of Justice building, was torn down and a construction project to create a new student services building began.

According to City College Vice President of Administrative Services Robert Martinelli, the new two-story building, which will include 16,000 square feet of usable space, doubles the space of the original building, and is on schedule to meet its February 2015 completion goal, partly thanks to California’s recent dry weather.

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Phi Theta Kappa officer elections 5/8
By | Staff Writer
May 7

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society will hold its annual officer elections inside City College’s City Café, May 8.

PTK’s  City College chapter Beta Eta Psi encourages honor society members to have a hand in determining incoming officers by voting at its chapter meeting Thursday from noon to 12:50 p.m. inside City Café #2.

Members may nominate themselves or PTK members by email to City College’s honors program coordinator Professor Paul Frank at FrankP@scc.losrios.edu. Nomination must be received before in-person voting begins at the chapter meeting May 8.

Residing Executive Vice President of Beta Eta Psi Tashi Nacario has created a website with information about the election process, current candidates and an evaluation survey of the current officers. Visit the site at www.sccptkelections.weebly.com.

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By | Staff Writer
May 6

A famous Civil Rights leader will speak at one of two separate ceremonies this week to honor students graduating this spring from City College.

Dolores Huerta, co-founder with Cesar Chavez in 1962 of the National Farm Workers Association, will be the guest speaker Wednesday, May 7, at the Honrando a Nuestros Estudiantes – Honoring Our Students event. Recently portrayed by actor Rosario Dawson in the 2014 film “Cesar Chavez”, Huerta has spent her life fighting for the rights of farm workers.

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Find out What’s Next? 5/1
By | Staff Writer
May 1

City College’s Student Services will host the Students Obtaining Success event What’s Next? through May 1 in the Quad.

Student Services’ final S.O.S. 2014 spring semester event, What’s Next, continues through Thursday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and aims to engage and encourage students to prepare for the next step in their personal educational or vocational plan. What’s Next? volunteers will offer guidance and provide assistance on a variety of matters such as:

• Meeting with instructors for a status update on classes • Registering for summer and fall terms • Reviewing individual academic plan with a counselor

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By | Staff Writer
April 28

Kondos Gallery will host the final day of its latest exhibition Math Month April 30 from noon to 4 p.m.

City College’s tribute to Math Month in April at Kondos Gallery’s end when the gallery’s doors close at Wednesday at 4 p.m. The show features math related artwork and opened April 23. According to art department assistant Jennifer Griffin, the exhibition opened as a way for City College to have an active part in Math Month, which “serves to increase public understanding of and appreciation for mathematics.”

See Math Month during the exhibitions final day this year at Kondos Gallery Wednesday from noon to 4 p.m.

For more information or to make an after-hours viewing appointment, email stevens@scc.losrios.edu or call (916) 558-2559.

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