MiraCosta College’s spring 2021 classes begin January 23, with hundreds of classes in a range of subjects offered. From math and English to accounting and web design, now is the time to work toward a degree or certificate, retrain for careers of tomorrow, transfer to a four-year university, enroll for personal enrichment, professional growth, or to gain a new skill. Discover all of the open sections by visiting miracosta.edu/open.
MiraCosta College Providing State-of-the-Art Facilities for Future Return of Students, Staff, and Faculty to Classrooms and Campuses
Students and teachers may be engaged in primarily online learning for now, but construction and design activities underway throughout the MiraCosta Community College District are ensuring state-of-the-art facilities are ready when students are able to return to campus.
Three MiraCosta College Board of Trustees, Jacqueline “Jackie” Simon, Frank Merchat, and George McNeil re-elected November 2020, will be sworn in during the regularly scheduled board meeting on Thursday, December 17, 2020, at 4 p.m. Board secretary, MiraCosta College Superintendent/President Dr. Sunny Cooke will administer the oath.
A MiraCosta College food pantry serving more than 1,200 students each month has received the highest level of certification from a leading nonprofit devoted to fighting hunger.
Once you get to know Carlos Carrizosa, it’s easy to understand why he decided to apply to MiraCosta College’s new Social Work and Human Services program. The program that kicked off this fall is unique to the school—MiraCosta is the only community college in California that offers anything like it.
There will be no stage. Actors won’t even be sharing the same set. The audience will be watching from their living rooms. But when the MiraCosta College Theatre Department presents The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane from October 28 through November 8, it will be a production like no other.
When it comes to the sciences at MiraCosta College, nothing--not even the COVID-19 pandemic--is going to get in the way of student success. Just ask the recipients of more than 3,000 lab kits, containing everything from blood typing chemicals to animal organs for at-home lab work, after their classes were moved online because of pandemic-related campus closures.
Consistently serving the needs of students, the MiraCosta College Foundation has issued more than $266,250 in scholarships, celebrating both the donors and award recipients
The Board of Trustees of the MiraCosta Community College District is seeking qualified, interested individuals to serve on a committee of community leaders, who will operate as the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (ICBOC) for the implementation of the district’s Measure MM college facilities bond program.
Construction includes new Student Services buildings for the San Elijo and Community Learning Center campuses and new athletic field at the Oceanside Campus.
Students and teachers may be engaged in online learning for now, but construction projects underway now throughout the MiraCosta Community College District are ensuring state-of-the-art facilities are ready when students are able to return to campus.
MiraCosta College’s fall 2020 late-start classes begin the weeks of September 7 and October 19, with hundreds of classes in a range of subjects that conclude at the same time as “regular” courses. Late-start classes are offered with a primarily online course schedule. Now is the time to work toward a degree or certificate, get started in the workplace, transfer to a four-year university, enroll for personal enrichment, professional growth, or to gain a new skill. Discover all of the open sections by visiting miracosta.edu/late.
Three San Diego County Community Colleges Selected for FAA Training Program:MiraCosta College’s Technology Career Institute, Palomar College, and Southwestern College
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced 26 schools nationally have been chosen, so far, to participate in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI); three of these colleges are MiraCosta College, Palomar College, and Southwestern College. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected MiraCosta College’s Technology Career Institute (TCI) Unmanned Systems 500-hour program.
MiraCosta College’s fall 2020 classes begin, Monday, August 24, with a robust selection of FREE online continuing education courses. All classes provide students with the textbooks and materials needed for the course at no cost to the students. Additionally, ample resources are available to support students through their academic journey to career success.
Dr. Sunita "Sunny" Cooke has been chosen as the recipient of the 2020 Pacific Regional Chief Executive Officer Award by a national community college leadership organization.
MiraCosta Community College District maintains the highest credit ratings from both Moody’s Investors Services (Moody’s) and Standard & Poor’s Global (S&P). Moody’s and S&P assigned MiraCosta College AAA ratings for a second time—the same ratings earned in 2017.
MiraCosta College’s fall 2020 classes begin, Monday, August 24, with hundreds of classes in a range of subjects offered. From math and English to accounting and web design, now is the time to work toward a degree or certificate, get started in the workplace, transfer to a four-year university, enroll for personal enrichment, professional growth, or to gain a new skill. Discover all of the open sections by visiting miracosta.edu/open.
MiraCosta College and City of Oceanside Launch Initiative to Provide Local Residents with Skills Needed to Land In-Demand Jobs
MiraCosta College and the City of Oceanside are teaming up on a new initiative allowing residents to enroll in tuition-free, MiraCosta Community Education & Workforce Development job-training programs for the skills and know-how needed for in-demand trades at Oceanside businesses. The Hire Local initiative was launched July 6 and classes begin with the new fall semester. MiraCosta College programs that are part of Hire Local are Biomedical Equipment Technology, Welding, Computer Numeric Control (CNC), Engineering Technician, Machinist Technology, Electronic Assembly Technician, and Phlebotomy.
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.
Jovanhy Martinez is committed to hard work, and it shows. A defender for the men’s soccer team, who graduated in May with a 3.96 GPA in Mechanical Engineering, Martinez was recently named MiraCosta College’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year. “It’s a huge honor,” Jovanhy says. “I wasn’t expecting it.”
MiraCosta College’s Vanessa BustamanteEarns Recognition for Advocacy and Promotion of Latinx/Chicanx Culture
Vanessa Bustamante has dedicated her career to supporting student involvement since she was introduced to an array of campus organizations that helped her thrive as a student at Cal State Northridge more than a decade ago. Now the Interim Program Manager for Student Success and Support Programs at MiraCosta College, Bustamante’s efforts have been recognized with the prestigious Madrina Award from the Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges for her tireless work in promoting the culture, activism, and advocacy of the Latinx/Chicanx community, while facilitating the pursuit of a higher education.
MiraCosta College earned top honors from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR), the largest organization in the world that represents marketing and public relations professionals at community and technical colleges and from the statewide Community College Public Relations Organization (CCPRO).
MiraCosta College’s summer 2020 semester starts on June 15 with over a hundred class offerings in dozens of subjects. Now is a great time to work toward a degree or certificate, get started in the workplace, transfer to a four-year university, or just simply for personal enrichment, professional growth or to gain a new skill.
Now that restaurants are able to open for inside service, the new OSHA COVID-19 guidelines require dishwashers to use full face coverings. MiraCosta College is offering restaurants the opportunity to acquire face shields for a donation of $7 per shield. All funds generated for these shields will go directly to the purchase of supplies and equipment for the students in our Engineering Tech program.
The Board of Trustees of the MiraCosta Community College District is seeking qualified, interested individuals to serve on a committee of community leaders, who will operate as the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (ICBOC) for the implementation of the District’s Measure MM college facilities bond program.
Anxiety. Fear. Reunion. Alienation. Absence. Excitement. How does a veteran cope with returning home from deployment? What happens to their families? How has life changed? These were the questions MiraCosta College theatre director Tracy Williams was asking to prepare for the original production, Coming Home.