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Debate team gets ready for a new season

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com
August 24, 2016
Filed under Campus

It’s a new season for Los Medanos College’s Debate Society. With a new season come new faces, excitement and challenges. Debate team adviser Marie Arcidiacono said one of the main goals for the team this season is to continue making a name for their selves as a nationally competitive community college...

Vendor contract up for review

Vendor contract up for review

Tyler Mortimore, tyler.mortimore@gmail.com
May 16, 2016
Filed under Campus

Los Medanos College is in the process of selecting a new food vendor for the cafeteria. The decision-by-committee occurs every (WILL ADD) years. The committee is made up of representatives from each of the college’s employee factions — faculty, classified staff and administration. Classified...

UC caps out-of-state student enrollment

Joseph Delano, jdelano@lmcexperience.com
May 16, 2016
Filed under Campus

The University of California college system has instituted an enrollment cap for non-resident applicants to both UC Berkeley and UCLA. The move follows criticism regarding the mismanagement of its budget, which led to enrollment practices that seemed to favor out-of-state applicants. A March 28...

Trustee ends his term

Trustee ends his term

Cathie Lawrence, Staff Writer
May 13, 2016
Filed under Campus, News

Members of the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board said goodbye to Student Trustee Gary Walker-Roberts last month as he wrapped up his term representing students from across the district. They presented him with a certificate at the April 27 meeting for his year of service. Governing Boa...

New contract up for review

New contract up for review

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
May 12, 2016
Filed under Campus

Los Medanos College is in the process of selecting a new food vendor for the cafeteria. The decision-by-committee occurs every two to three years. The committee is made up of representatives from each of the college’s employee factions — faculty, classified staff, administration Classified...

Raking in the clean

Raking in the clean

Jamie Perlee, j_perlee@yahoo.com
May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Alpha Gamma Sigma Honors Society helped clean up the Los Medanos College Nature Preserve Friday afternoon in honor of Earth Day. About 20 AGS members came to pull weeds, trim bushes, and rake up the residue. AGS member Cesar Ramirez, contributing to the cleanup effort by using a gardening hoe to pull...

Earth Day comes to campus

Michael Martinez, mmartinez@lmcexperience.com
May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus

April 20 marked Earth Day at Los Medanos College, a global observance of environmental issues focused on ultimately building a healthy and sustainable planet. LMC celebrated Earth Day for the first time in two years thanks to efforts from the sustainability student club and committee who hosted the event. Throughout...

Degree discussed

José Pantoja, Staff Writer
May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus

The Los Medanos College Academic Senate considered the possibility of integrating a Terrorism Studies pathway under the Social Justice degree program at its April 25 meeting. In a press release brought before the senate by Academic Senate President Silvester Henderson, security expert Mia Bloom, a...

40 year boogie

40 year boogie

Alexandra Riva, ariva@lmcexperience.com
May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus

Simulated disaster at LMC

Simulated disaster at LMC

Tyler Mortimore, tyler.mortimore@gmail.com
May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus

The College Complex walkway above the Child Study` Center was littered with bodies Wednesday morning as part of a mass casualty simulation put on by the Los Medanos College Nursing and EMS programs. An imaginary improvised explosive device went off at 10:28 a.m., resulting in numerous injuries and...

Instructor awarded for online classes

Instructor awarded for online classes

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com
May 2, 2016
Filed under Campus

Los Medanos College Spanish professor Laurie Huffman — who also teaches online at Florida State College in Jacksonville — received the award for “Outstanding Faculty” from FSCJ Thursday, April 21. Huffman was recognized for her contributions to the college’s online Spanish classes over the...

Programs aides foster youth

Jamari Snipes, jsnipes@lmcexperience.com
April 29, 2016
Filed under Campus

Los Medanos College created a new program this semester to help students from foster care backgrounds be successful in college. As part of LMC’s long-term plan to minimize inequality on campus, it was decided that LMC needed to better support foster youth due to the low graduation rates among those...

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