MiraCosta College has received a state grant of almost $2.9 million that will be used to offer internships, mentoring, and financial support to encourage students to pursue careers in stem cell research and manufacturing.
OCEANSIDE, Calif,: Congratulations to October’s Rising Stars: Thomas Carramusa from Surfside Educational Academy, Elizabeth Danielson from Oceanside High School, Alejandra Santos from El Camino High School
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MiraCosta College has been awarded a $3 million federal grant that will increase academic and social supports for Latinx students and better connect their education as a pathway to high-demand careers. The MiraCosta College Foundation has also stepped up to match a portion of the annual grant funds to create a longer-lasting endowment to ensure the grant will have impact beyond its five-year term.
Extensive construction, renovation, and design activities are underway at MiraCosta College, part of the District’s comprehensive capital improvement program, providing major facility transformations, new construction, upgraded instructional technology, and safety and accessibility enhancements.
Every year more than a thousand community college students from all over the country apply for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship. The Undergraduate Scholarship helps transfer students cover the final two or three years necessary to earn bachelor’s degrees. From this year’s pool of 1,200 applicants from 35 states, five MiraCosta students were selected as semi-finalists for the scholarship.
The new facility will serve as the campus’s arts hub with an art gallery, media arts lab, and display area
for student works.
The design of MiraCosta’s future new Arts and Media Building at the Oceanside Campus is underway, creating a state-of-the-art hub on campus and bringing together arts programs currently located in multiple buildings.
Source: City of Oceanside
Applications for the 2022 City of Oceanside Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Program are now available at local high schools, at the Oceanside Public Library, and on the City website.
Winners will be recognized and receive a $250 SDCCU Visa® gift card
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (February 1, 2022) -- San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is proudly honoring San Diego County teachers through SDCCU Classroom Heroes, launched in partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education.
The MiraCosta College Board of Trustees elected a new President and Vice President during the regularly scheduled board meeting on Thursday, December 16, 2021. Anna Pedroza will assume the role of president and Frank Merchat as vice president. Board President Pedroza will preside over the Board meetings beginning January 27, 2022.
U.S. Early Education Provider Develops Caring Series to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 and Other Viruses
Supports Children, Educators, Preschool and Daycares, and Communities by Increasing Operational Efficiency
San Diego, CA - Children’s Paradise Preschool and Infant Centers (“Children’s Paradise”) announced today the release of an operational system of posters, signage and tags that outline how to combat COVID-19 and other viruses in settings that care for children from infant to five years of age.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (October 1, 2021) -- San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is proudly honoring San Diego County teachers through SDCCU Classroom Heroes, launched in partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) announced that local school districts in North County San Diego and South Orange County are estimated to receive a total of $125 million from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to reopen safely and help students catch up on lost learning during the pandemic. Earlier this week, the Department of Education announced that the State of California will receive more than $15 billion to support K-12 schools.
On Time Sports (OTS) is working on the game day t-shirts for Oceanside High School for the Fall Season. They gather sponsors/advertisers to feature on the back of the t-shirts. The featured advertisers are helping in a few ways. They help by providing the school their t-shirts and raising funds for the Athletic programs. The school can also sell t-shirts to make additional funds if they choose too.
The T-Shirts go out to a wide variety of people, they go out to Athletes, faculty, and out to spectators at the Home games/events. When you do an ad you're reaching out to Parents, Grandparents, Teachers, Coaches, etc.
Below is the price list. There are discounts available for multiple seasons if you choose to sponsor more than one season.
Those interested in 2021-2022 enrollment are invited to attend a virtual Open House at the dates and times below. The Zoom access link and virtual lottery slip will be uploaded to the website on the day of the open house. Please visit this page for updated information.The public lottery will be held virtually.
As you may know, San Luis Rey and Garrison Elementary Schools were combined during the 2019/2020 school year. During that process, it was determined that the two communities would remain together and undergo a rename and rebrand to unite as one. We have organized a formal citizens advisory committee to navigate this rebranding process, and we are seeking name suggestions from the Oceanside community at large.
Write On, Oceanside! is an annual literary festival to celebrate and inspire local authors, hosted by Oceanside Public Library and the Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF). This year's celebration will be online and will take place on January 14, 2021 at 11 a.m. The event will feature an announcement of the top three “Ode to Oceanside” Writing Contest submissions, along with a reading of the winning ode, announcement and reading of the top three submissions for the 6 Word Story Contest, the results of the Never-Ending Story Community Writing Project, and a Local Author Showcase. Hear from these Oceanside authors about their latest titles:
San Diego, Calif. – Cox Charities is offering $75,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors in the San Diego area. The Cox Scholars scholarships range from $2,500 to $5,000. Recipients must be a 2021 graduating high school senior living in Cox’s Southern California service area.
Businesses, public can donate unwanted computers for refurbishment for students in need.
To meet the need of San Diego County students and families without home computers for distance learning during the pandemic, Cox Communications, the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, the San Diego County Office of Education, and San Diego Councilman Chris Cate, District 6 are joining together with Computers 2 Kids to rally businesses and the public countywide for a month-long computer drive to benefit local students.
NEW CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FIGHTS CALIFORNIA’S EFFORT TO WITHHOLD MILLIONS FROM HUNDREDS OF GROWING PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Lawsuit urges Governor Newsom and State Legislature to fully fund the education of every student, including thousands enrolling in non-classroom based public schools.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, three public school leaders are taking the lead in a class action lawsuit that will impact thousands of students in California. The lawsuit filed today challenges the state for breaking its agreement with public schools by changing the rules on how children are funded at charter schools after enrollment decisions were made. In doing so, California is now refusing to fund newly enrolled students at any of the hundreds of non-classroom based public charter schools in the state.
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Cox Communications Offers Two Months of Free Internet Service to New Qualifying Families in Time for Back-to-School
Free service, remote support and discounted laptops arm students for a successful new year of virtual learning
SAN DIEGO – (July 23, 2020) – As back-to-school fast approaches, Cox has announced new customers that qualify will receive Connect2Compete, the company’s low-cost internet, for two months at no cost. New customers must sign up between July 21 and September 30 for free service, which also includes free technical support.
Partnership with MiraCosta College helps Oceanside residents upskill and earn tuition-free certificates through December, 2020
(Oceanside, CA –July 7, 2020) The City of Oceanside announced the launch of its Hire Local initiative, designed to stimulate economic vitality for local residents and businesses through a combination of Incentives, Development, Education, and Access (IDEA).Through this initiative, the City is working to bridge the gap between in-demand jobs and resident readiness to accelerate professional and business growth and create an economic multiplier for the City.
OCEANSIDE – Oceanside Unified School District is opening enrollment for incoming kindergartners to enter the dual-immersion program, which develops biliteracy in both native English and Spanish-speaking students from a young age. A virtual interest meeting is being hosted Thursday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m., with more details at www.oside.us/bilingual.
SAN MARCOS, Calif.—The upcoming summer session at California State University San Marcos offers more than 170 accelerated courses that are open to CSUSM students as well as students from other universities and individuals in the community. Summer session dates are June 1 – Aug. 8, 2020.