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910 joins the department

910 joins the department

Dexter Dunzweiler
September 21, 2012
Filed under Campus

Low math scores that force students into remedial classes to make up for un-mastered skills can be discouraging to a student’s educational goals. To help students progress at a faster rate, the LMC math department has created the 910 math program as a combination of elementary and intermediate Algebra....

Money talk at Los Medanos

Sean Tongson
September 21, 2012
Filed under Campus

The office of Contra Costa County District Five Supervisor Federal Glover will be holding a free grant writing workshop here on campus in Room-109 on Wednesday Oct. 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will be hosted and sponsored by Glover —the goal of this workshop is to look for creative ways...

Bio instructor inspires

Bio instructor inspires

Anthony Contreras
September 14, 2012
Filed under Campus

Back to school time was exciting to me,” while most kids dreaded that first day of school Danielle Liubicich stood out from the rest. From being a nerdy kid that wanted to learn about science to eventually earning a PH.D in biology, her adventures seemed endless with many more to come. However,...

Puente program pushes to prepare

Vanessa Flores
September 14, 2012
Filed under Campus

One of the main goals of the Los Medanos Community College Puente Program is to prepare students to transfer to a four-year university. Secondly, the program focuses on educating Puente students about the obstacles faced within Latino communities. According to the Puente Project Implementation Guidelines,...

Honors students bond at retreat

Honors students bond at retreat

Teresa Datar
September 14, 2012
Filed under Campus

This year’s Ninth Annual Honors Retreat took place in Camp Tuolumne trails in the city of Groveland, which is nestled on the edge of the Yosemite National Forest. The Honors Club took about 50 students and 8 Honors Professors to bond over a weekend of hiking, swimming, and campfires. The event takes...

Financial Aid office relocates

Financial Aid office relocates

Jared Thomson
September 7, 2012
Filed under Campus

With all the construction on campus at Los Medanos College, it can be a bit intimidating navigating the floors of the college complex without knowing where to locate specific services and centers that have been moved to a new area. In some cases, previously known offices have been combined to make use...

Club Sabor Latino swings into Rhythm Of The World

Club Sabor Latino swings into Rhythm Of The World

Pete Constanza
September 7, 2012
Filed under Campus

Rhythm of the World dance club previously known as Sabor Latino will be playing music in the outdoor quad Monday through Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. for the rest of the semester. They will not only play Latin music, but all genres that make the body move. The club’s intentions are to bring people together...

Safety first at LMC

Safety first at LMC

Pete Costanza
August 31, 2012
Filed under Campus

“Don’t ever, ever leave your belongings behind and say I will be back in a second because it only takes a second for your property to go missing,” said Lt. Huddleston in an early morning interview on August 28. One student found this out the hard way on August 20. While attending class in room...

Upgrade for Nursing and EMS

Upgrade for Nursing and EMS

Kellie McCown
August 31, 2012
Filed under Campus

Nursing and Emergency Services have been cornerstone programs of success at Los Medanos College since their beginnings in 1974, and now they will continue to serve students at LMC with a brand new building. Both programs moved into a new, state of the art building located on the third level of the...

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