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Instructional assistant lends a hand to all

Taylor Stroud, tstroud@lmcexperience.com
April 29, 2016
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If you think you haven’t come in contact with Eric Sanchez, chances are you actually have, seeing as he currently works as Instructional Assistant for the art, journalism and drama departments and has been teaching various art courses and workshops at LMC since 2011. He’s the bearded guy with glasses...

Sanchez wins district award

Sanchez wins district award

Kimberly Stelly, KStelly612@gmail.com
April 29, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Several Los Medanos College faculty members were honored at Contra Costa Community College District’s Achievement of Tenure and Recognition of Classified Employee of the Year ceremony Wednesday, April 27. Honorees included Instructional Assistant Eric Sanchez, winner of the Employee of the Year award,...

New Social Justice degree debated

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com
April 20, 2016
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Assorted faculty and staff herded into Library, Room L-109 for a meeting centered on a state proposal which would allow new classes for programs such as Chicano, African-American and LGBT studies to be implemented and would also be re-categorized under the umbrella of Social Justice Studies. "It made...

BART program on the way

Alexandra Riva, ariva@lmcexperience.com
April 20, 2016
Filed under Campus

Los Medanos College is one of the Bay Area colleges selected to participate in BART’s Transit Career Ladders Training Program. Applications can be submitted from March 25 to April 29. Students at community colleges including LMC, Diablo Valley College, Chabot College, City College of San Francisco...

‘Rebel Arts’ offers new focus

Taylor Stroud, tstroud@lmcexperience.com
April 20, 2016
Filed under Campus

LMC has welcomed its newest art club – the Rebel Arts Society. Vice President of the club and LMC student Laya Clark says the club originated from the desire to focus on art forms not represented in any other clubs on campus. “The traditional art club focuses on drawing and stuff like that,...

Club LEO rocks the vote

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
April 14, 2016
Filed under Campus

Los Medanos College students interested in shaping their communities and country can take the first step toward action at Club LEO’s Rock the Vote registration drive on the Outdoor Quad May 5. The event, also sponsored by the Los Medanos Debate Society, is partnering with the Rock the Vote organization,...

Academic Competition a success

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
April 14, 2016
Filed under Campus

Los Medanos College students were up bright and early Saturday April 9 to flex their brains for a chance at big scholarship prizes at the 11th Annual Academic Competition. The Cinnamon Dragons — a team consisting of Jacob Smith, Garbiel Halladay, Sam Halladay and Todd Hirtler — came away with...

Students enjoy “pi”

Sarah D. Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com
April 1, 2016
Filed under Campus

Free slices of pie were available in the Los Medanos College’s Math Building for its annual Pi Day event March 14 at 1:59 p.m. The event was put together with the help of Math Lab coordinator Julio Guerrero, administrative assistant Abbey Duldulao, and instructors Maria Perrone and Micheal Norris. Tables...

LMC adds to history of diversity

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
March 11, 2016
Filed under Campus

Culture clashes — social justice movements and their reactionary opposition — have long been a feature in American discourse, from the issue of abolition to today’s Black Lives Matter movement. Los Medanos College’s English Instructor Jeff Matthews has been hard at work creating curriculum...

LMC transfers rising

LMC transfers rising

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com
March 10, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top Stories

The University of California and The California State University systems each claim five of the top 10 colleges LMC students transfer to. According to LMC Transfer Services Coordinator Rachel Anicetti, the five CSU schools include East Bay, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, and Chico. The five UC scho...

Estrada finds fulfillment through teaching

Jason Fierros, jfierros@lmcexperience.com
March 10, 2016
Filed under Campus

As math instructor Rick Estrada walks through the halls of Los Medanos College with his crisp button-ups and a smile on his face, students who don't know him personally might assume he has always excelled at math. Little do they know it was actually quite the opposite. "I think students are sometimes...

New dean announced

Jamari Snipes, jsnipes@lmcexperience.com
March 10, 2016
Filed under Campus

Los Medanos College President Bob Kratochvil announced Ruth Goodin as the new Interim Dean of Institutional Equity and Advancement Monday, Feb. 8. The position’s responsibilities entail creating a campus where every student has an equal opportunity to be successful and ensuring there is no discrimination...

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