MiraCosta College Raises $10.6 Million and Releases Economic Impact Report at the Community Leaders Breakfast
MiraCosta College today announced that it raised $10.6 million as part of its This Changes Everything campaign. This five-year fundraising initiative will help thousands of students accomplish their dreams. In addition, the school released the latest Economic Impact Report (access full report), which revealed that MiraCosta College had a $648 million impact in the region during the fiscal year between 2021 and 2022, equivalent to hosting the World Series 100 times.
A few years ago, Daphne Demarchi was an educator teaching full-time in Asia with minimal knowledge of computer technology. Today, she is working with advanced artificial intelligence models and combating cyber threats at one of the world’s leading cybersecurity providers. Her story is a compelling testament to the transformative power of community college education
Local Twins to Graduate Together at MiraCosta College Ceremony Nearly 50 Years After Dropping Out of High School
MiraCosta College today announced that its latest Adult High School graduating class includes a set of twin sisters, Carol Baker and Carolyn Baker-Lowery, who will walk across the stage together on Thursday, May 25, 2023, at 6 p.m. Carol and Carolyn decided to return to school years ago and have studied side-by-side so that they could receive their diplomas together, nearly 50 years since they left high school as teenagers.
MiraCosta College Nursing Student Hayat Sherif Awarded National Community College Transfer Scholarship
MiraCosta College student Hayat Sherif has been named as one of the 60 high-achieving community college students across the country who will receive the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Sherif is the only recipient in San Diego County and one of just ten in California. The highly competitive national scholarship aims for Cooke Scholars to complete their undergraduate educations with as little debt as possible.
College for Kids, which offers weeklong fun and educational summer camps for children aged 6 to 16, is returning to a full schedule this year at MiraCosta College.
California Department of Rehabilitation, in collaboration with MiraCosta College Continuing Education, will be hosting a Job Fair that is open to the public.
This is an excellent opportunity for your company to engage with high school and adult students from schools in the North County San Diego area and share information about your industry. We cordially invite you to participate in this event and showcase your business to potential employees.
Dr. Wendy Stewart is Rep. Levin’s Constituent of the Month.
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin announced that Dr. Wendy Stewart, Chief Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility Officer at MiraCosta College and long-time educator, is the February Constituent of the Month.
MiraCosta College and Arizona State University Partner to Offer College Students Transfer Pathways with MyPath2ASUTM Collaboration
MiraCosta College is pleased to announce a new alliance with Arizona State University (ASU) to provide students a seamless transfer experience with the MyPath2ASUTM program. MyPath2ASUTM allows students to take the steps needed, at the start of their college experience, to successfully plan their transfer to ASU, ensuring a smooth transition process and student success.
As soon as Jinhui Wang started her English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at MiraCosta College, she knew she was in the right place.
New Funding Will Create Hands-On Courses to Prepare Students for High-Demand, High-Skilled Jobs
Oceanside, CA – Rep. Mike Levin (CA-49) hosted a press conference with MiraCosta College officials, students, and employers to announce new funding for the college’s Technology Career Institute’s (TCI) accelerated skills-based training programs.
MiraCosta College Employee and Program Honored by the San Diego North Economic and Development Council
A MiraCosta College employee and program were recognized at the annual San Diego North Economic Development Council event in Oceanside. The event celebrates the economic development achievements throughout North San Diego County.
MiraCosta College Selected to Receive Grant from Strada Education Network’s Employer and Community College Partnership Challenge
Strada Education Network selected MiraCosta College's Biomanufacturing program to receive a grant through Strada’s Employer and Community College Partnership Challenge. Strada awarded this $400,000 grant as part of an effort to support innovative collaborations across the country between community colleges and employers in their region. MiraCosta College also will participate with Strada in a community of practice to learn from other select community college-employer partnerships around the country.
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.
The MiraCosta Community College District maintains the highest credit ratings from both Moody’s Investors Services (Moody’s) and Standard & Poor’s Global (S&P), receiving a AAA from Standard and Poor's Global and a AAA from Moody’s. This is the third time MiraCosta has received each agency's top rating, having also earned the same ratings in 2017 and 2020.
Members of the public are invited to attend MiraCosta College’s Annual Community Leaders Breakfast: Report to the Region on Friday, October 21, at the Cape Rey Resort in Carlsbad.
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.
MiraCosta College’s groundbreaking program that offers bachelor’s degrees in biomanufacturing has been recognized with a national award honoring its efforts to promote diversity.
A new $18.1 million state grant to the San Diego and Imperial counties region will be used to better prepare high school and college students for the workplace and offer paid internships that lead to high- paying careers. With companies around the region struggling to find skilled workers, the project aims to build a diverse pipeline of qualified workers to fill labor shortages now and in the future.
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.
The MiraCosta Community College District Board of Trustees on June 24, 2022, unanimously appointed Raye Clendening to a seat vacated by the resignation of Dr. David Broad. Clendening will represent Area 6, the northernmost portion of the MiraCosta College District, which includes north Oceanside.
MiraCosta College to offer certificate in Affordable Housing Management in partnership with San Diego Housing Federation
Beginning in Fall 2022, MiraCosta College will launch a new, free program leading to a certificate of completion in Affordable Housing Management, which will prepare students to enter the workforce at the management level in a quickly growing industry that is eager for more and diverse applicants.
The MiraCosta Music Department has received two 2022 Student Music Awards from the nation’s premier jazz magazine, DownBeat.
The contaminated water that affected thousands of residents of Flint, Michigan gets a fresh retelling in a new play, Flint, being presented at MiraCosta College starting April 28.
MiraCosta College Foundation announced that Beatriz Aguilar, director of noncredit and adult education programs at MiraCosta College, received the prestigious Excellence in Continuing Education Award from the Association of Community and Continuing Education (ACCE).
WHAT: Groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction for the new
Theresia M. Heyden Hall for Nursing and Allied Health at the Oceanside Campus.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 9 a.m.
WHERE: MiraCosta College, 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Please park in Lot 5A and head to the north end of the lot. View map | Get directions