MiraCosta College’s International Languages and Film departments present these compelling films this spring:
The MiraCosta College Theatre Department presents Into the Woods, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine. The play opens on Thursday, March 5, at the MiraCosta College Theatre (Bldg. 2200), located at 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Gerilyn Brault will direct.
The MiraCosta College Umoja Program presents its 7th Annual Soul Fusion fundraiser, featuring Jazz and Jokes. Hosted by Daran Howard, and featuring music by Big with Donnie Troy and comedy by Gilbert Esquivel. The evening promises to entertain, while providing support for students.
February is Financial Aid Awareness Month and MiraCosta College is hosting a series of workshops and services to assist students and community members obtain money for their education.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has announced the 2020 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship semifinalists and MiraCosta College is excited to share that multiple students have been nominated to receive this prestigious scholarship. Semifinalists were chosen from a pool of nearly 1,500 applicants attending 311 community colleges in 45 states and the District of Columbia. With nine nominees, MiraCosta has the most semifinalists from one college in San Diego County.
MiraCosta College’s spring 2020 late-start classes begin the weeks of February 3 and March 23, with hundreds of classes in a range of subjects, and end at the same time as “regular” courses. Late-start classes are offered days, evenings, weekends, and online. 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.
MiraCosta College Celebrates Community Learning Center Groundbreaking for New Student Services Building
MiraCosta Community College District has announced the start of construction of the new Student Services Building at the District’s Community Learning Center Campus in Oceanside. The community is invited to the Groundbreaking Ceremony on February 13.
Art Exhibit: Surface Tension
Dates: February 4–28, 2020 (closed February 14 & 17)
Location: MiraCosta College, Oceanside Campus, 1 Barnard Drive, Kruglak Art Gallery, Student Center (Bldg. 3400)
Hours: 2:30–7:30 p.m., Monday and Tuesday; 11 a.m.–3 p.m., Wednesday–Friday
Reception: Thursday, February 6, 12–2 p.m.
Artists Talk: Thursday, February 6, 11:30 a.m
MiraCosta College’s spring 2020 classes begin, Tuesday, January 21, with hundreds of classes in a range of subjects. Classes are offered days, evenings, weekends, and online. 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.
Dozens of disadvantaged MiraCosta College students are getting Hewlett Packard desktop computers refurbished and upgraded by members of the Computer Studies and Information Technology Department student club, Club IT, after being discarded by a local business that closed its doors.
MiraCosta Community College District has unveiled a new online dashboard that allows the public to access real-time information on the progress and status of the Capital Improvement Program, which includes Measure MM.
MiraCosta College Board of Trustees Elects Rick Cassar as President and Dr. David Broad as Vice President
Rick Cassar was installed as president and Dr. David Broad as vice president of the MiraCosta College Board of Trustees last night, December 19, 2019, during its regularly scheduled board meeting.
MiraCosta College is offering the following music concerts. All concerts will be held in the Concert Hall, Bldg. 2400, on the Oceanside Campus, 1 Barnard Drive. Ticket pricing is general admission $10 and seniors, staff, and students $8. Buy tickets online or call the box office at 760.795.6815.
Critically Acclaimed Documentary Seadrift, Co-Produced by MiraCosta College Professor, to Screen at the Oceanside Campus Concert Hall November 15
They’re taking our jobs. They’re changing our community. They’re importing their diseases. They don’t speak English. Sound familiar?
Welcome to Seadrift, Texas, a Gulf Coast fishing town where tensions between a burgeoning Vietnamese refugee population clashed violently in a white-dominated community suffering with a struggling economy. On November 15, a new critically-acclaimed documentary aptly titled Seadrift, which was co-produced by MiraCosta College sociology Professor Thao Ha, will be screened at the Oceanside Campus Concert Hall. Ha will discuss the backdrop of what happened in Seadrift before the 68-minute film is shown, and a question-and-answer session will follow.
Groundbreaking Program Secures MiraCosta College Students Work-based Learning Opportunity with Northrop Grumman
MiraCosta College student Matthew Sheehan is making history. Sheehan, a 26-year-old Marine Corps veteran, is among the first cohort of students taking part in a groundbreaking Northrop Grumman Corporation-led program offering community college students enrolled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with paid, work-based learning opportunities and a pathway to qualification for careers in the aerospace and defense industries.
The MiraCosta College Theatre Department presents The Importance of Being Earnest written by Oscar Wilde. The play opens on Thursday, November 14, at the MiraCosta College Theatre (Bldg. 2200), located at 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Tracy Williams will direct.
MiraCosta College has secured $1.5 million in state funding to help equip and furnish a new Veterans Center being planned for the Oceanside Campus. A ceremonial check presentation from state Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath, who was instrumental in procuring the $1.5 million, is set for Thursday, November 7, at 1 p.m. on the Oceanside Campus.
Themed around breaking [new] ground, MiraCosta College Superintendent/President Dr. Sunita “Sunny” Cooke outlined student initiatives and released the 2018-19 Annual Report to more than 240 civic leaders, community members, district faculty, staff, and students during her Report to the Region address at the Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa.
MiraCosta College is launching a new, independently operated, study abroad program with an inaugural trip to Italy in July 2020 that administrators hope will be the first in a series of educational visits around the globe.
MiraCosta College Celebrates San Elijo Campus Groundbreaking for New Student Services & Administration Building
MiraCosta College’s new Student Services & Administration Building at the San Elijo Campus will replace the existing, outdated Administration Building and serve as a modern and welcoming campus gateway. The new building will also consolidate key student services, including Admissions & Records, Counseling, and Financial Aid, into a central location and enhance the ability of staff to serve the student body.
The MiraCosta College Theatre Department presents Love/Sick written by John Cariani. The play opens on Thursday, October 3, at the MiraCosta College Theatre (Bldg. 2200), located at 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Eric Bishop will direct.
North San Diego County Students Learn of Emerging Opportunities for Careers in Engineering and Manufacturing
A college degree might not be for everyone, but the opportunity to work in manufacturing and engineering could be for the more than 1,100 students who will attend the Second Annual North County Manufacturing and Engineering Day Expo, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., October 1, 2019, at California State University, San Marcos.
You're cordially invited to the Community Leaders Breakfast: Report to the Region.
Join more than 200 business leaders, elected officials, community members, and MiraCostans at the Community Leaders Breakfast: Report to the Region.
Erica Alfaro is MiraCosta College. A single mom and one-time high school dropout, Alfaro turned to MiraCosta College when she heeded her parents’ advice about the importance of a good education, and has gone on to earn a bachelor’s degree from California State University, San Marcos and a master’s degree from San Diego State University. Her iconic photo in cap and gown with her farmworker parents in a Carlsbad strawberry field after she earned her master’s degree went viral and made headlines around the world.
MiraCosta College is offering the following music concerts this fall. Unless noted otherwise, all concerts will be held in the Concert Hall, Bldg. 2400, on the Oceanside Campus, 1 Barnard Drive. Ticket pricing is general admission $10 and seniors, staff, and students $8. Buy tickets online at miracosta.edu/buytix or call the box office at 760.795.6815.
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