The April 24 meeting of the Peralta Board of Trustees began with the news that the Chancellor search process has not been finalized. Board President Cy Gulassa announced a very positive follow-up visit from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. And Board Policy consultant Jim Grivich proposed a number of policy updates developed through the shared governance process.
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Susan Schacher is in her 24th year as a part time temporary instructor at Laney College. She was the recipient of the Margaret Quan Part Time Advocate of the Year award presented by the FACCC, the Faculty Association of the California Community Colleges.
30 April 2012. 0 comments
Peralta Matters is our monthly public affairs talk show, offering unique perspectives on the Peralta Colleges experience. This month, host Jay Calhoun sat down with Berkeley City College’s; Dr. Linda Berry, Chris Lebo-Planas and Student Body President Connor Murphy.
Check out this brief re-cap, and watch the full episode on PeraltaTV Tuesdays at 6:30 or Fridays at 12:30 pm.
(Comcast Channel 27/28 – Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland, Piedmont or AT&T U-Verse Channel 99)
See full video here.
26 April 2012. 0 comments
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20 April 2012. 2 comments
Mariachi Mexicanisimo performed in the final World Music Series Concert at Laney College which took place in room G-189. The Program was free to the public and Music Department Chair Jay Lehmann thanked all for their continued support.
20 April 2012. 0 comments
PTVSports brings you another installment of the Coaches Corner which features the coaching staff of the Peralta Colleges Sports Programs. This week we focus on Laney College Track & Field Head Coach and Bay Area staple Curtis Taylor. After winning the state title in 2010, the Laney Eagles Track & Field Team have been climbing the ladder to get back on top of the medal stand. Join Lex Gopnik and Coach Taylor for a quick discussion in the Coaches Corner from PTVSports.
20 April 2012. 0 comments
The Diesel Mechanics program at College of Alameda has received another grant to continue to provide free Green Diesel training. They offer short and long term courses of study to become a Certified Diesel Mechanic and begin a lucrative career. College of Alameda provides a State-of-the-Art facility and a price that can’t be beat. For more information, click here.
19 April 2012. 0 comments
Join Jay for a series of episodes highlighting our four colleges. This month from Berkeley City College, Vice President of Instruction Linda Berry talks about some of the exciting programs and innovative educational strategies offered at BCC. English Professor Chris Lebo-Planas describes the committed culture of teaching. And Student Body President tells of his own journey to student activism.
17 April 2012. 0 comments
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Monday April 23, 21012
4-6pm, Laney College Theater
Reception to follow in the Bistro
On Monday, April 23 2012 distinguished educator and researcher Dr. Sonia Nieto will be speaking at Laney College on the topic of Becoming Culturally Competent Educators. In this talk, Dr. Nieto will explore what it takes to become culturally competent educators. Based on her many years of working with teachers and other educators, and on new research with teachers, she will describe some of the most significant attributes of educators who are successful in teaching students of diverse backgrounds.
This is part of the Mills College’s Center for Urban Schools and Partnerships’ yearlong-series entitled Preparing Educators and Youth in a Racist World. Laney College is a co-sponsor of this event with Mills College School of Education.
16 April 2012. 1 comment
Five finalists have been selected in the search for our new Chancellor. Public Forums at Berkeley City College and the District Board Room provided opportunity for members of the Peralta community to ask questions and provide feedback. Both Forums are available for viewing here.
16 April 2012. 115 comments
On April 11th on the 3rd floor inside the Laney Student Center the Asian/Asian American Studies Dept held a community action faire in order to showcase student knowledge and pride for the Asian Cultural Diaspora.
There was music, food, trivia games and informative displays which promoted Asian Culture and it’s many representative nationalities and ethnic groups. Many student presenters were enrolled in Asia Film Study courses. The event also had social ramifications, opening discussions about Asian stereotyping within the Asian community and abroad and also the intersection of queer sexuality and traditional Asian family values.
Peralta News – 10th Oakland International Film Festival featured Peralta TV’s own documentary Merritt College: Home of the Black Panthers
16 April 2012. 0 comments
The 10th Oakland International Film Festival was full of promise this year and Peralta News was in the building for the festivities. Hosted by the Oakland Film Society, this annual event has been growing under the direction of David Roach. Over 60 films were screened and the Oakland Museum of California had one of it’s busiest weekends this spring. Peralta TV’s own documentary ‘Merritt College: Home of the Black Panthers’ was one of the featured documentaries shown with a host of talented and cinematic films, music videos, narrative features and sci-fi. For more information on the features premiered at the Festival visit OIFF.org.
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13 April 2012. 0 comments