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2017 College of Alameda Salutatorian + Peralta Valedictorian Speeches

15 June 2017

 

Esther Pillitiere, Salutatorian for the College of Alameda graduating class of 2017, brings her message of inspiration and hope to the Peralta College Board of Trustees.

 

On the Peralta Youtube page, you can view the commencement speeches given by each of the college valedictorians

Merritt College 2017 Valedictorian Asmita Neupane

Berkeley City College 2017 Valedictorian Patrick Kruger

Laney College 2017 Valedictorian Pauline Johnson

College of Alameda 2017 Valedictorian Fudhah Al Khafaji

 

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight January 26, 2016

2 February 2016

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At the January 26, 2016 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees, Chancellor Laguerre announced a new partnership with “K to College” to provide resources to our students in need. The Board received a positive report from the external auditor. And the Pirelli Group provided an Information Technology assessment.

The Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees meet the second and forth Tuesday of every month. All meetings are open to the Public, and are broadcast LIVE on peraltaTV and KGPC, 96.9 fm. Past meetings are available for viewing here.

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight November 10, 2015

18 November 2015

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At the November 10, 2015 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees, Proclamations were issued honoring David Harper, first African American jury foreman of a major murder trial. Student leaders reported back from their visit to the Congressional Black Caucus. And Deputy Chancellor Gravenberg and the College President provided reports on Accreditation.

The Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees meet the second and forth Tuesday of every month. All meetings are open to the Public, and are broadcast LIVE on peraltaTV and KGPC, 96.9 fm. Past meetings are available for viewing here.

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight October 20, 2015

26 October 2015

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Welcome to Board Spotlight, a brief re-cap of the bi-weekly meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees.

At the October 20 meeting, Chancellor Laguerre update the Board on his visits to our colleges.

The Peralta Federation of Teachers recognized the outstanding work of our Human Resources Department in hiring 41 new full time faculty this year.

And Vice Chancellor of Finance Ron Little provided an update on our progress resolving external audit findings.

The Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees meet the second and forth Tuesday of every month. All meetings are open to the Public, and are broadcast LIVE on peraltaTV. Past meetings are available for viewing here.

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight October 6, 2015

13 October 2015

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At the October 6, 2015 meeting, the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees conducted a Public Hearing “sunshining” articles of negotiations with our three employee unions. Berkeley City College President Deborah Budd announced plans to apply for a new CIRM grant. And Lieutenant Craft of Peralta Police Services presented the annual Clery Act Disclosure of Campus Security. Please view the entire meeting at http://web.peralta.edu/trustees/meetings-votelog/

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight September 8, 2015

15 September 2015

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At the September 8, 2015 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees, President Joi Lin Blake received a donation to the College of Alameda from Tenacity Ten Lacrosse organization to fund the CoA Promise. The Board approved the final 2015-2016 budget after a public hearing and presentation by Vice Chancellor Ron Little. And a controversial choice was accepted for Employer Liaison for the California Career Pathways Trust. Please view the entire meeting at http://web.peralta.edu/trustees/meetings-votelog/

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight July 14, 2015

22 July 2015

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The July 14, 2015 meeting began with a reception welcoming our new Chancellor Dr. Jowel C. Laguerre. Our college presidents provided updates on the Accreditation report. And the Board received the first report from our new Academic Senate President Cleavon Smith.

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight June 23, 2015

29 June 2015

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The June 23, 2015 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees began with a heart-felt farewell to Chancellor José M. Ortiz. It also featured the final report from outgoing District Acadaemic Senate President Dr. Karolyn van Putten. And Deputy Chancellor Gravenberg and Vice Chancellor Orkin presented a new “Multiple Measures” placement pilot program.

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight February 17, 2015

19 February 2015

The February 17 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees featured a presentation of the 2014 Student Success Scorecard. This was followed by a report on the Career Technical Education and Workforce Development programs at the Peralta Colleges. And Vice Chancellor Ikharo reported on the drawdown of Measure A Bond Funds. To view the full meeting, please visit: http://web.peralta.edu/trustees/meetings-votelog/

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight January 27, 2015

9 February 2015

At the January 27, 2015 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees, District Academic Senate President Karolyn van Putten urged us all to re-watch the dynamic Keynote presentation by Kevin Powell at the recent Staff Development Day. The Board also received a report on important Federal Legislation. And Vice Chancellor Ikharo reported on the Measure E Bond Funds Drawdown. To view the full meeting, please visit: http://web.peralta.edu/trustees/meetings-votelog/

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight January 13, 2015

20 January 2015

The January 13, 2015 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees featured reports from Trustees about the new partnership with Bay Ship and Yacht. The Board reviewed the 2014 Annual Audit Report. And Vice Chancellor Sadiq Ikharo reported on scheduled maintenance projects. To view the full meeting, please visit: http://web.peralta.edu/trustees/meetings-votelog/

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight December 9, 2014

18 December 2014

The December 9 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees featured the swearing-in of new and returning Trustees Bonilla, Handy and Riley and the appointment of Dr. Joi Lin Blake as the new President of the College of Alameda The College Presidents presented their Student Equity Plans. And a new construction plan for College of Alameda was revealed. To view the full meeting, please visit: http://web.peralta.edu/trustees/meetings-votelog/

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Peralta News – Board of Trustees Meeting December 9, 2014

11 December 2014

Board of Trustees Meeting that was held on December 9, 2014 at the District Boardroom.

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight October 21, 2014

30 October 2014

The October 21, 2014 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees featured a proclamation honoring Berkeley City College, Stanford and Oxford alumna Tenzin Seldon. The Board approved a 19 meeting calendar for 2015. And engaged in a lively discussion around our students becoming apprentices in the building trades in the first reading of a side letter to our Project Labor Agreement.

To view this or past meetings, please visit our meeting archives at: http://web.peralta.edu/trustees/meetings-votelog/

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Peralta News – Board of Trustees Meeting October 21, 2014

27 October 2014

Board of Trustees Meeting that was held on October 21, 2014 at the District Boardroom.

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