OCEANSIDE–MiraCosta College hosted its 5th annual Math and Science Fair Saturday for North County residents and their children. The free event featured interactive activities and learning booths for both elementary and middle-school children.
By Rex Graham UC San Diego has been rated once again as one of the country’s most environmentally responsible universities, this time by The Princeton Review. The education services company selected UC San Diego for inclusion in the Princeton Review’s “Guide to 286 Green Colleges,” a resource for college applicants. In 2009, the Princeton Review […]
By Laura Margoni When student-athletes at The Preuss School at the University of California, San Diego—a charter school for motivated, low-income students—had to attend an off-campus game, it would be up to their coach or another volunteer driver to shuttle them to and from the game in his or her personal car. Typically, only about […]
San Diego Unified School District’s Prop. S Program was honored by the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) at its sixth annual San Diego Excellence in Energy Awards on March 25. The Prop. S program earned the “Special Achievement in Energy Education (SANDEE) Award” for the installation of an energy-efficient air conditioning system and improved […]
CARLSBAD–Darren Lawlor, athletic director of Pacific Ridge School, received the Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA) award from the National Interscholastic Athletics Administrators Association. The CAA designation is awarded to educators for the purpose of improving performance, maximizing the benefits received by the school community through effective leadership, and promoting professional standards, practices and ethics. Last year, […]
By Henry DeVries LA JOLLA–SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter will speak on “Plan and Prospects for Financial Reform” at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, April 23 at the University of California San Diego Faculty Club. The $50.00 per person cost to attend the Economics Roundtable includes continental breakfast and parking. Walter was appointed by President George W. Bush […]
By Christine Clark LA JOLLA–The legacy of César E. Chávez, a labor leader and champion of human rights, will be observed with a month-long series of diverse activities during April at the University of California, San Diego. Chávez, a principal figure in the Chicano Civil Rights Movement who defended working families and advocated for nonviolent […]
EL CAJON–The El Cajon Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2010 Citizen’s Police Academy. The Citizen’s Police Academy is an eight week program, which allows members of the community to learn how their police department functions from the inside – out. Students will attend weekly classes and learn about topics including the history […]
The County of San Diego is recruiting Life Coaches for the Workforce Academy for Youth Program (WAY). This is a national award winning program that offers emancipating foster youth a six month internship with the County of San Diego. Life Coaches, age 50+, spend 3-5 hours a week in the program and receive a $250 […]
The San Diego Association of Black Journalists (SDABJ) is giving out scholarships to undergrad and grad students.