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Website redesign
By | Editor-in-Chief
Dec. 11, 2013

A team of faculty, staff and students at City College has been working since the fall of 2012 to deliver a new and improved version of the scc.losrios.edu website during the spring 2014 semester, said graphic communication professor and integral team member Don Button.

The new site will be responsive, among other many changes and upgrades, meaning that when it is opened on a mobile device, the site will resize itself to the user’s screen size, said Button.

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By | Staff Writer
Dec. 11, 2013

SCHOLARSHIP SEASON IS NEAR and the Sacramento City College Scholarship Foundation wants to remind all students not to become one of the walking dead. The time to prepare for scholarship applications is now, according to Mary Leland executive director of the foundation.

“In October the foundation published a zombiethemed reminder card,” Leland said. “The cards were a collaborative design effort from our office staff, and we hoped zombies might get their attention.”

The intent of the card’s design was not to warn students about a possible threat from the undead on campus, but instead to alert students about the application period and their potential eligibility for one of the many scholarships administered by the foundation.

“It’s a myth for students to think they cannot apply for a scholarship unless they have a 3.5 or a 4.0 grade point average,” Leland said.

“We have 262 scholarships for every level of grade point average, major field of study or background,” she said, “and students should not be timid about applying.”

According to information provided on the back of the foundation’s reminder notice, the scholarship application period begins on Jan. 6, 2014, with a deadline for submissions on March 7, 2014.

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By | Staff Writer
Dec. 11, 2013

Counseling department is preparing to assist all incoming students with iSEPs

AS THE FALL SEMESTER comes to a close, and the spring rapidly approaches, new students are getting ready to begin their journey at City College. For the counseling department at City College that means ramping up for a new load of Individual Student Education Plans or iSEPs.

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City College spring 2014 registration reminder
By | Staff Writer
Dec. 10, 2013

A friendly reminder to all upcoming students and current City College students about registration for spring and summer 2014.

All students have a different registration date. Each is designated a time and day to register for classes. Athletes have priority registration, which means they get the earliest registration date. Also, others in EOPS have an early registration date.

The best thing about knowing the registration date before time is that a student can shop for classes and check out teachers. Students can actually figure out what teachers are really helpful using the website ratemyprofessor.com, which shows all of the professors on campus and how they have been rated in the past.

Be sure not to wait until the last minute to sign up for classes, or you just might be stuck with a class or teacher you don’t want.

If any City College student has any type of questions regarding classes or registration dates, be sure to speak with a City College counselor. They’ll be able to assist a student in every way possible.

Spring semester is less than a month away, so be sure to have all the classes situated and for the second part of the school year….» Read More



 Appreciation reception for City College police captain
By | Staff Writer
Nov. 22, 2013

The Los Rios Police Department will host an appreciation reception today for Captain Valerie Cox from 2-4 p.m. in Rodda Hall North 258.

  “Captain Cox is being temporarily reassigned to American River College,” said City College Police Department student helper Jake Sanford.

  According to the college president’s administrative assistant Pamela Morrison, Los Rios Police Department staff members are often reassigned or rotated in order to guarantee that each officer has proper knowledge regarding the operations of all Los Rios campus.

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Art Court Theatre host’s fundraiser Nov.7
By | Staff Writer
Nov. 6, 2013

Lights, Cameras, new seating, oh my!

Time to spruce up Land Park’s historic amphitheater but organizers need your help!

City College’s Art Court Theatre will host a fundraising event for the historic Land Park amphitheater rehabilitation on Nov. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.

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By | A&E Editor
Nov. 6, 2013

Ruben Llamas, author of the memoir “Eye From the Edge”, will be at City College’s Student Center on Nov. 7 from noon to 1 p.m. Ruben Llamas is the father of Steven Llamas, a Los Rios Facilities Management employee, who will be introducing him.

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By | Staff Writer
Nov. 6, 2013

High school students and their parents were able to get a taste of City College life on the evening of Oct. 30.

City College, held a college preview night for high school juniors, seniors, and their parents. At this event, the students gathered information about financial aid , university transfers, and how to get into a community college.

The night was a way for future students to meet faculty and the Student Services staff and to learn about programs offered at City College. Students and parents participated in a 30-minute tour of the campus, an academic fair and an informational workshop.

For additional information, contact Student Services administrative assistant Sandra Belarmes.

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