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5 June 2015

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    Peralta Matters – 2015 Graduates

    2 June 2015


    This month on Peralta Matters, we’re speaking with graduates of our four Peralta Colleges. First up, Lorenzo Ramsey from Berkeley City College explains his decision to complete six (6) AA degrees in two years. Next, College of Alameda volleyball star Taylor Elliott describes her experience as a student athlete. Malina Ly tells us about the support she received from the APASS program at Laney College. Erik Leon relates the Merritt College experience and how it helped him get into Cal State East Bay. And Aman Williams details his history at Berkeley City College.

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      College of Alameda Atech Student Jack Zhu Awarded Ozzie Day Scholarship

      20 April 2015

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      Jack Zhu, a third-year student in the Atech program at the College of Alameda, was awarded the Ozzie Day Scholarship today.

      Jack is a graduate of the Alameda High School Auto Program, and has been attending the College of Alameda Auto Program since 2012.   Jack has a soft spot for “Detroit Iron,” and has rebuilt both a 1965 Chevy Truck and a 1979 Pontiac Trans Am during the last few years.  While maintaining a 3.75 GPA in his auto classes, Jack has also worked part-time at Big O Tires, the COA Smog Check Referee station and O’Reilly Auto Parts.  After he finishes the Auto Technology program in May, Jack plans to take Auto Body and Paint classes at COA to round out his automotive expertise.

      The Ozzie Day Scholarship is a $500 scholarship which is awarded by the Atech Department each semester to the student with the highest grade point average and the most units in the Atech Program.  The scholarship was set up in memory of Ozzie Day, the founder of Automotive Engineering and a long-time member of the COA Automotive Advisory committee.

      Photo: Rick Greenspan,  Atech Instructor, and Jack Zhu,
      recipient of the Ozzie Day Scholarship Award.
      For further information, contact
      COA Atech Dept
      510-748 2267

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        Peralta News – CTE Fair at College of Alameda

        1 April 2015

        The College of Alameda hosted a very successful Career Technical Education (CTE) Fair welcoming over 400 high school students from all over the Bay Area. There were DJ’s, guided tours, hands on lab experience, free lunch, giveaways and a ton of activities!

        College of Alameda’s award-winning CTE vocational programs include:

        – Apparel Design and Merchandising

        – Business/Accounting/Office Administration

        – Computer Information Systems

        – Dental Assisting

        – Aviation Maintenance Technology

        – Maritime Painting

        – Transportation Technology – (Auto Body & Paint, Automotive Technology, and Diesel Mechanics)

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          Arts & Culture – College of Alameda

          9 March 2015

          College of Alameda Dance instructor, Danny Nguyen and his students kicked off the Lunar New Year with an outstanding dance performance!

          For more information visit http://alameda.peralta.edu/dance/

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            Peralta Matters – College Presidents

            27 February 2015

            This month, we are talking to the Presidents of our four Peralta Colleges. First up, Laney College President Dr Elñora Webb describes the power of saying yes. Merritt College President Dr Norma Ambriz-Galaviz highlights some new projects at Merritt, including the upcoming opening of the Barbara Lee Allied Health Building and a new certificate program in Cyber-Security. Our newest President, Dr Joi Lin Blake at College of Alameda, presents her vision and leadership style. And Dr Deborah Budd helps us understand the buzz at Berkeley City College.

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              Peralta Matters – One-Stop Career Center at College of Alameda

              28 January 2015

              Based on the success of the One-Stop Career Center at the College of Alameda, the Peralta Colleges have opened a second One Stop Career Center at the Berkeley Adult School!

              This month, we are joined by Kunda Musambacine, who has been taking advantage of the services offered at the One-Stop Career Center at the College of Alameda as he seeks a new job. Mia Taylor, the career counselor at the new One-Stop Career Center in Berkeley, describes the services offered to all members of our community. And Michael Goldberg, Peralta Director of Workforce Systems, defines the goals and strategies employed at both Centers.

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                Peralta News – College of Alameda Maritime Program

                22 January 2015

                The College of Alameda launched into the New Year by creating an innovative partnership with the Bay Ship & Yacht company. This new waterfront-training program welcomes everyone. Whether you’re changing careers, a returning vet, looking for a second chance or just interested in the expanding maritime field!

                Read all about the new College of Alameda and Bay Ship and Yacht Maritime Painting Program right here: http://bit.ly/1C5L1rM

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                  New Maritime Painting Program at College of Alameda

                  15 January 2015

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                  Read all about the new College of Alameda and Bay Ship and Yacht Maritime Painting Program right here: http://bit.ly/1C5L1rM

                  Learn a new trade right on the waterfront!

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                    LIKE YOUR FUTURE with the Peralta Colleges!

                    15 January 2015

                    Classes Start January 20th, 2015. Enroll now!

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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 Colleges Board of Trustees Appoint Joi Lin Blake Next College of Alameda President

                        17 December 2014

                        Joi Lin BlakeThe Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees, at its meeting on December 9, 2014, voted to appoint Joi Lin Blake, Ed.D, the current Vice President of Student Services for Skyline College in San Bruno, Calif., as the next President of the College of Alameda. Dr. Blake starts in the position January 6, 2015.

                        At Skyline College, Blake has overseen admissions and records, counseling, financial aid, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), public safety, veteran’s services and other areas. She has served on the College Executive Team and on a number of committees.

                        “I am looking forward to working with Dr. Blake as we move forward not only at the College of Alameda, but throughout the entire Peralta Community College District,” said Chancellor José M. Ortiz, Ed.D. “The search committee did an outstanding job forwarding four finalists for my consideration, and I consider Dr. Blake to be the best fit for the College and the Peralta District.”

                        “Dr. Blake is the right person for the job,” the Chancellor added.

                        From 2006 to 2011, Blake served as Dean of Student Development and Matriculation at San Diego Mesa College. In 2010, she worked in Washington, D.C., as a Policy Assistant and Doctoral Intern for the U.S. Dept. of Education, where one of her duties was helping to develop a national strategic plan for community colleges.

                        Blake holds an Ed.D. from San Diego State University, with a concentration in Community College/Postsecondary Leadership. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Science from San Francisco State University (with a major in Program Development and a minor in Spanish) and holds a Masters of Science degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from San Diego State.

                        From 2003 to 2006, Blake was Interim Staff Development Coordinator for Southwestern Community College District in south San Diego County, and served as Academic Senate President. She was an instructor and counselor for Southwestern from 1991 to 2003, and served as Interim Dean of Instructional Support Services. In the 1980’s, Blake was an instructor in the field of Disability Support Services for San Diego Community College District, and a counselor for the San Diego Unified School District.

                        For 50 years, the Peralta Community College District has served the cities of Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland and Piedmont by providing 30,000 students each semester with a range of educational programs and life-long learning opportunities.

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                          College of Alameda wins 1st place in California Auto Body Association Model Truck Competition

                          20 November 2014

                           

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                          College of Alameda’s Auto Body and Paint Department won 1st place at the 16th Annual Toys for Tots Model Truck competition. Congratulations to our Auto Body students, instructors and staff!

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                            Student Spotlight – Marie Beunaiche, College of Alameda

                            17 November 2014

                            Meet Marie Beunaiche, returning student who made the leap from a job with no opportunities to following her goal of working in aviation maintenance. The Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) Program provides an opportunity for students to gain the skills needed to work in a number of Airframe and/or Powerplant (A&P) careers. Conveniently located in a well-equipped facility adjacent to the Oakland International Airport.

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                              International Education Week at the Peralta Colleges, November 17-21

                              13 November 2014

                              IEW FlyerA celebration and promotion of International Education and Exchange. For more information contact Thomas Torres-Gil at ttorresigil@peralta.edu or call (510) 587-7835.

                              The Office of International Education is celebrating International Education Week!  This week long celebration from Monday, November 17-Friday, November 21 is a joint initiative supported by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to recognize the global exchange environment between the United States and other countries. International Education Week is a celebration and promotion of international education and exchange.

                              Throughout the week, the Office of International Education will be hosting a variety of events at each of the four PCCD colleges, including a Peace Corps Panel, a Study Abroad Panel and an International Student Panel.  Please come out to learn about how you can become involved with international education!

                              Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PeraltaInternational
                              International Students Website: http://web.peralta.edu/international/
                              Study Abroad Information: http://web.peralta.edu/international/study-abroad/

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                                • Peralta Colleges

                                  Wednesday 1 July 2015
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                                • Peralta Community College District

                                  The district comprises four campuses serving northern Alameda County.
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