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Scholarship Workshops at Berkeley City College, Sept. 22 & Laney College, Sept. 29

18 September 2014

Scholarship Workshops

 

Peralta Colleges Foundation

With our on-line scholarship application process it is easier than ever to apply for multiple scholarships all with one application! For assistance with the application process feel free to come by one of our workshops, and bring any of your scholarship application questions!

What: BCC Scholarship Application Workshop

When: Monday, September 22, 2014 12pm – 1:30pm

Where: Berkeley City College (BCC) Rm: 126

 

What: Laney Scholarship Application Workshop

When: Monday, September 29, 2014 12pm – 2pm

& Friday, October 3, 2014 3pm – 5pm

Where: Laney College Rm: F-170 C

 

Visit our website at www.peraltafoundation.org

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    Benefits of Organic Food Lecture Series at Laney College

    8 September 2014

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    Please join the Sustainability Committee at our first in a series of lectures that opens the discussion about organic food and its impact on climate, the economy and personal health.    Our first in the series will be delivered by Juiana Birnbaum.  This lecture will discuss the connection between global warming, convental food systems and the consumer-you!  This is a wonderful opportunity for students to gain insight into how their food is sourced.  We are often asked how to help our community learn to make better food choices for a variety of reasons. The lecture will be at Laney College, in the Forum from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  All are welcome to come.

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      15th Annual Historically Black College Recruitment Fair at Laney College, Sept. 10

      8 September 2014

      HBCUF-1Wednesday, September 10 at Laney College, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Effective today, students can begin to register online/electronically to attend the U-CAN College Fair of their choice at www.GoToCollegeFairs.com/California.

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        Student Spotlight – Chandra Johnson-Malone, Laney College

        5 September 2014

        Student Spotlight: Chandra Johnson-Malone

        Chandra Johnson-Malone managed 4 kids and a degree with the help and support of both the Laney’s CalWORKs and EOPS learning communities. From assistance to independence, her story is a testament that through hard work and a strong support system, anything is possible!

        Laney CalWORKs Program “LaneyWORKs”
        The Laney CalWORKs Program “LaneyWORKs” is dedicated to providing a wealth of supportive student services to ensure each student a success! Since 1998, Laney College has taught, trained, counseled and helped students on Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF) find a job through its CalWORKs Program.

        Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS)
        EOPS was established in 1969 as a social reform program of the California Community Colleges. EOPS develops programs and services to meet the unique educational needs of students challenged by language, social, and economic disadvantages.

        For more information, please visit: http://www.laney.edu/wp/eops/

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          Grand Re-Opening: Library Group Study Rooms at Laney College

          3 September 2014

           

          Pictured:  Students Adán R. Ortega and My Duyen Hoan in one of the newly opened study rooms.

          Laney Library is pleased to announce the re-opening of five group study rooms on the 3rd floor of the library.  The group study rooms were out of commission for several years to accommodate office staff during renovation of the Tower Building.  Group study rooms are particularly important for collaborative learning.  An additional five study rooms on the 4th floor, which are not sound-proof, are now designated for individual use.  Students may sign up for group or individual study rooms at the Loan Desk.

          Pictured: Students Adán R. Ortega and My Duyen Hoan in one of the newly opened study rooms.

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            Student Spotlight – Arthur Savangsy, Laney College

            29 August 2014

            Student Spotlight: Arthur Savangsy

            Arthur shares his past struggles and future plans with PeraltaTV. With help from the b2b program at Laney College, he found the support network needed to keep him moving forward with his educational goals.

            What is the b2b Learning Community?


            The b2b learning community is a collaboration between Laney Community College’s EOPS Program and Beyond Emancipation that has been designed to support former foster youth to enter and be successful at Laney Community College.

            For more information, please visit: http://www.laney.edu/wp/eops/

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              Alameda County Summit for Youth Justice & Education at Laney College, Sept. 13

              27 August 2014

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              Peralta Colleges is proud to partner with the Alameda County of Education for the Alameda County Summit for Youth Justice & Education on September 13 at the Laney College Forum, which will gather educators, community leaders, youth and political advocates who are committed to supporting education instead of incarceration.

              REGISTER today to learn what others are doing to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline and gather as a community to take action on behalf of ALL youth in Alameda County whether or not they are involved in the juvenile justice system.

              Keynote presentations by: Dr. Shawn Ginwright, national expert on African American youth, youth activism, and youth development, Dr. Monique W. Morris, author and social justice scholar, and George Galvis restorative justice leaders and statewide advocate for justice-involved youth.

              Join us to engage with statewide and local leaders in education and juvenile justice reform through interactive workshops on: Youth participatory action research, Family/ parent engagement for justice-involved youth, Traumatic healing support for youth & adult service providers, Alternative models to juvenile detention, College and career pathways for youth and Restorative Justice models

              Register to attend and invite your students and student groups to join you so they can have a voice in this important conversation!

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                Study Abroad Fair at Laney College, October 1

                27 August 2014

                Would you like to design a study abroad program in conjunction with one of your classes?  Are you interested in learning how you can integrate an international experience into your curriculum?  If so, come meet with representations from study abroad programs and organizations that can help you design a tailor-made program!

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                Study Abroad Fair Flyer (October 1st at Laney)

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                  Student Spotlight – Elizabeth Cardenas, Laney College

                  15 August 2014

                  Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Cardenas

                  Elizabeth shares her story of struggles and triumph with PeraltaTV. With the support of Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS) at Laney College, she’s well on her way to help others find their path through life.

                  EOPS was established in 1969 as a social reform program of the California Community Colleges. EOPS develops programs and services to meet the unique educational needs of students challenged by language, social, and economic disadvantages.

                  For more information, please visit the Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS) at Laney College

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                    Peralta News – EOPS/CalWORKS/b2b & CARE at Laney College

                    8 August 2014

                    Academic Excellence: EOPS/CalWORKS/b2b & CARE

                    Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS)
                    EOPS was established in 1969 as a social reform program of the California Community Colleges. EOPS develops programs and services to meet the unique educational needs of students challenged by language, social, and economic disadvantages.

                    Laney CalWORKs Program “LaneyWORKs”
                    The Laney CalWORKs Program “LaneyWORKs” is dedicated to providing a wealth of supportive student services to ensure each student a success! Since 1998, Laney College has taught, trained, counseled and helped students on Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF) find a job through its CalWORKs Program.

                    Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)
                    CARE is a supplemental component of EOPS. It is designed to motivate, encourage and support single parents on Welfare (TANF) who desire job-relevant education in order to break the dependency cycle and become self-sufficient.

                    b2b Learning Community
                    The b2b Learning Community is a collaboration between Laney Community College’s EOPS Program and Beyond Emancipation that has been designed to support former foster youth to enter and be successful at Laney Community College.

                    For more information about these learning communities, click here

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                      District Flex Day, August 13, Laney College

                      6 August 2014

                      PCCD August 13, 2014 flex day[2](1)Faculty, staff and administrators are invited to attend District Flex Day on August 13, 2014, at Laney College in the Odell Johnson Theater. For more information, please visit http://web.peralta.edu/staff-development/

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                        P-SPAN – Laney College Sustainability Symposium

                        17 July 2014

                        The Peralta Community College District (Peralta District), the Institute for Sustainable Policy Studies (ISPS) and Sustainable Pacific Rim Cities (SPRC) along with Bay Area leaders in pre-disaster planning presented a special 2014 Resilient City and Sustainability Symposia commemorating the on-going efforts and partnerships around Sustainability and Resiliency work in the Bay Area. This one-day symposium highlighted representatives from these Bay Area Cities, local university/college researchers as well as industry leaders and professionals from the Bay Area involved in cutting edge sustainability work from community analytics to eco-water treatment systems. This event took place at Laney College, on April 25, 2014.

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                        P-SPAN #374: Laney College Sustainability Symposium, Part 1 of 2

                        - Part 2 -

                        P-SPAN #375: Laney College Sustainability Symposium, Part 2 of 2

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                          P-SPAN – 2014 Graduation Coverage

                          17 July 2014

                          Berkeley City College Graduation: May 22, 2014

                          P-SPAN #378: Berkeley City College Graduation 2014

                           

                          College of Alameda Graduation: May 23, 2014

                          P-SPAN #376: College of Alameda Graduation 2014

                           

                          Laney College Graduation: May 24, 2014

                          P-SPAN #379: Laney College Graduation 2014

                           

                          Merritt College Graduation: May 21, 2014

                          P-SPAN #377: Merritt College Graduation 2014

                           

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                            Peralta News – Board Spotlight June 24, 2014

                            30 June 2014

                            Board Spotlight: 24 JUN 2014

                            The June 24 meeting of the Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees began with inspirational words by Classified Senate President James Blake.  Trustee Handy reported on the White House Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans hosted by Laney College.  Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Technology Calvin Madlock proposed a series of workshops on the current state and future of our Information Technology.  And Interim Vice Chancellor for Finance Susan Rinne outlined minor changes to the proposed 2014-15 budget reflecting the recently passed State budget.

                             

                            (Watch the full Board of Trustees meeting below)

                            Board of Trustees Meeting June 24, 2014

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                              New Student Trustees Sworn-In

                              11 June 2014

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                              Two new student trustees were sworn-in last night at the Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees meeting. Board President Abel Guillén, center, administered the oath of office to Jeramy Rolley, left, who has been active in the College of Alameda (COA) community, and Carl Oliver, right, who has been active at Laney College. Both co-trustees represent all students from the four Peralta Colleges. Their terms end 5/31/2015.

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                                • Peralta Community College District

                                  The district comprises four campuses serving northern Alameda County.
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