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Mathematics professor retires, leaves “unique” teaching legacy

By Dylan Collier, Assistant Scene Editor

May 31, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, Spotlight

Math professor Emanuel Baptiste will be retiring after dedicating 45 years to teaching Mathematics at Contra Costa College. Although he wasn’t able to attend the Retirement Reception and Staff Reunion in Fireside Hall on May...

Strict payment options limit students’ choices

By Jessica Suico, Advocate Staff

May 31, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

The CalFresh Program, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) adds to the food budget to help families put fresh and nutritious foods on the table. For many students at Contra Costa College, the ...

Policy revision to bolster rule

By Reggie Santini, Spotlight Editor

May 18, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

Student Life Coordinator Joel Nickelson-Shanks is drafting revisions to the policy for bulletin board use at Contra Costa College. Nickelson-Shanks said he is working on the final changes before bringing it to College Council...

High academic achievements earn award

By Jessica Suico, Advocate Staff

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

Middle College High School (MCHS) has won the 2017 California Gold Ribbon Schools Award for increasing students’ exposure to college-level courses. Earlier this month MCHS Principal Finy Prak was recognized and received the Gold...

Nonresident fee bill stalled

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Under Senator Ricardo Lara’s proposed legislation, SB 68, two years of community college equates to current three-year requirements or that of a high school diploma or GED. The bill, which exempts undocumented students from paying the...

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