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Blood drive returns to LMC

Blood drive returns to LMC

D'ANGELO JACKSON, djackson@lmcexperience.com

March 8, 2018


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Los Medanos will host a blood drive this month for the Blood Centers of Pacific to provide students and staff the opportunity to donate blood.   It will be held on Tues., March 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at a bloodmobile outside of the library. Appointments can be scheduled ahead of time...

Political science degree offered

Robert Pierce, rpierce@losmedanos.com

March 8, 2018


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Los Medanos College will be offering a Political Science Associate of Arts for Transfer degree for the first time. Professors Ryan Hiscocks and Milton Clarke have collaborated with several members of the LMC faculty and staff including Dean Nancy Ybarra, Social Science Department Chair Dr. Shalini Lugani,...

LGBTQ degree added

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

March 8, 2018


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Los Medanos has added a new LGBTQ Studies for Transfer Degree to its roster of majors. The decision was made official just a few weeks ago according to English and LGBT Studies Professor Jeffrey Mitchell Matthews, but the degree was the result of a longer process. “The process began three years...

District trustee resigns

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

March 1, 2018


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Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board President Timothy Farley, who represented Ward III, unexpectedly resigned as trustee Monday, Feb. 26. “It is with a heavy heart that I write this letter officially resigning as a member of the Contra Costa Community College District Governing...

CCC president back to district

CCC president back to district

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

March 1, 2018


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Contra Costa Community College District Chancellor Fred Wood recently announced to the district that Contra Costa College President Mojdeh Mehdizadeh is returning to the district office as Executive Vice Chancellor of Education and Technology effective March 15. According to Wood and Mehdizadeh, there...

Senate makes a vote

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

March 1, 2018


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The Los Medanos College Academic Senate voted unanimously to pass a resolution opposing the recent implementation of web filtering software Monday, Feb. 26, despite a request from administration to delay voting on the issue until a later date. Librarian Roseann Erwin and History Professor Joshua Bearden...

LMC gives ‘insite’ into new app

Robert Pierce, rpierce@lmcexperience.com

March 1, 2018


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The Contra Costa Community College District recently released a new InSite app for mobile phones, available on all app stores along with a companion desktop website available at https://m.4cd.edu/. The app includes access to Canvas, the Los Medanos College library, daily class cancellation lists,...

3-on-3 gives opportunity for fun

Lilly Montero, lilly.montero3@gmail.com

February 28, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

LMC’s annual 3-On-3 Intramural basketball tournament started off on a high note Feb. 27 in the afternoon. Eight teams of three with creative names like Team Hollywood, Big Ballers and Nike Boys flocked to the basketball courts ready to have a good time. Once everyone’s paperwork was in order and...

Meals on Wheel partners with Nursing

D'Angelo Jackson, djackson@lmcexperience.com

February 26, 2018


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As of this month, the LMC Nursing Department will be in partnership with Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa. The LMC nursing department will contribute by way of donating money and volunteer drivers who will work along local routes to deliver food to Meals on Wheels participants. Meals on Wheels of...

Resolution proposed

Resolution proposed

Perry Continente and Adria Watson

February 26, 2018


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The conversation about the Contra Costa Community College District’s blocking of websites on campus last fall continued Feb. 12 at the academic senate meeting as faculty discussed the new internet security measures. Librarian Roseann Erwin and history professor Joshua Bearden proposed a resolu...

New Spanish course created

D'Angelo Jackson, djackson@lmcexperience.com

February 20, 2018


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Spanish For Healthcare Professionals, or SPAN-047, is a new three-unit course created last fall, and scheduled to start this summer. The purpose of the course will be to help medical students learn to better communicate with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. The new course is a collaborative...

Cybersecurity discussed

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

February 1, 2018


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Monday’s Academic Senate meeting saw Los Medanos College faculty discussing the issue of the website blocking on campus that occurred after the Contra Costa Community College District quietly rolled out a new approach to virus defense in Fall 2017. Palo Alto Networks, an international cyber security...

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