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Adjuncts start up new union

Perry Continente, twitter.com/perrycontinente

April 19, 2018


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Five adjunct professors have formed the Part Time Faculty Union with the intention of splitting from the current union, United Faculty, over accusations that UF was not properly representing part-time workers. DVC adjunct political science professor Jeremy Cloward and the other founding members of...

New center underway

New center underway

Brenna Enos, twitter.com/brennasenos

April 19, 2018


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“Today is a pivotal moment in time,” said Gary Walker-Roberts as he looked out over a large crowd that had congregated in the middle of a grassy field, soon to be occupied by the new Los Medanos College Brentwood campus. “This college campus will change lives forever.” Like Roberts, who acts...

Prayer rooms head to LMC

Robert Pierce

April 18, 2018


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The Los Medanos College Academic Senate is beginning an initiative to create on-campus prayer rooms. LMC Associated President Marco McMullen, who was assisted by several faculty including Dean of Equity & Inclusion Sabrina Kwist, Dean of Student Success David Belman, Vice President of Business &...

District defends blocks

Perry Continente, Twitter.com/perrycontinente

April 12, 2018


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The controversial URL filtering implemented by the district was discussed with the newly appointed Vice Chancellor of Information and Technology Mojdeh Mehdizadeh at the Academic Senate meeting Monday, April 9. This follows a resolution passed unanimously Feb. 26 by the senate opposing the blocking of...

Facts surface from investigation inquiry

Adria Watson, Twitter.com/adriarwatson

April 12, 2018


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A preliminary investigation by the Contra Costa Community College District into sexual harassment allegations against former Trustee Tim Farley found witness statements appear to support accusations made against him in an anonymous letter that sparked the inquiry. According to the report by Associate...

Bearden scores positions as senate president

Perry Continente, Twitter.com/pcontinente

April 12, 2018


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Professor Josh Bearden was voted in as the new Academic Senate President in a recent meeting April 9. Bearden, along with counselor and professor Marco Godinez and professor Louie Giambattista, ran for the position. Professor Laurie Huffman revealed the results after joking about people trying to...

Prep for a quake

Prep for a quake

Robert Pierce, Twitter.com/RobertP_EXP

April 12, 2018


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The Los Medanos College Nursing Department held its third annual mass casualty simulation-training event Wednesday, April 11. Throughout the campus, student and volunteer actors mimed various injuries and ailments for LMC nursing and medical students to diagnose and treat in a simulation of a real-life...

Trustee inquiry dropped

Adria Watson, @adriarwatson

April 5, 2018


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An investigation into an anonymous complaint of alleged sexual harassment by former Contra Costa Community College Governing Board President Tim Farley was halted after Farley’s unexpected resignation Feb. 26. The investigation had been prompted by an anonymous letter dated Jan. 24, addressed to...

Miller gets new position as dean

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexpereince.com

April 5, 2018


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              As a result of technological advances education is but a mouse click away and the Contra Costa Community College District is responding to the call for increasing opportunities in online education for students. According...

Pittsburg honors Chavez/Huerta

Pittsburg honors Chavez/Huerta

Perry Continente, @perrycontinente

April 5, 2018


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Caesar Chavez day was celebrated in Pittsburg with a march honoring both Chavez and Dolores Huerta. While the current political climate was a huge concern for the marchers, the majority of the energy was directed towards celebrating Mexican culture and the lives of Chavez and Huerta. The Los Medanos...

Novelist discusses obstacles

Kimberly Stelly, twitter.com/@kstelly1994

April 4, 2018


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Ronnie Sydney is the best-selling author of several graphic novels, all a part of the “Nelson Beats the Odds” series. He takes creative license with his own experiences and weaves them into the pages of his comic books. During his presentation Monday, April 2, Los Medanos College counselor, Nina...

Miller takes on new position

Miller takes on new position

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com

March 28, 2018


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As a result of technological advances education is but a mouse click away and the Contra Costa Community College District is responding to the call for increasing opportunities in online education for students. According to Hans Johnson, senior fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California and...

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