This month’s episode of Peralta Matters is focused on safety. First up, Margaret Dixon, Legal Administration Department Chair at Merritt College, describes the programs that prepare students for jobs in the Public Safety sector. Next up, Greg Valentine, Peralta Director of Risk Management, details his work to keep our campuses safe for our students and staff. And finally, Alameda County Sheriff Chris Shepard describes the work of the Sheriffs throughout the District.
This month on Peralta Matters, were taking a look at our finances, our success and challenges. First up, Peralta Federation of Teachers president Matthew Goldstein describes the paradox of reduced funding and increased demand. Vice Chancellor of Finance Ron Gerhard explains the precautions taken to avoid potential budget shortfalls based on the November election. And Merritt student Chris Cook exemplifies how years of budget cuts affects our students.
This month on Peralta Matters, we’re looking at our finances, our successes and challenges. First up, PFT President Matthew Goldstein outlines the irony of budgets being cut while demand grows. Next, Vice Chancellor Ron Gerhard explains how we plan for potential budget adjustments after the November election. And Merritt College student Chris Cook describes how years of budget cuts affect our students.
Welcome back to the new school year, and welcome to our new Chancellor, Dr. José M Ortiz. We’ve got a whole episode featuring our new Chancellor. Watch and learn about his path from New York to the Peralta Colleges, and hear his assessment and inspirations as our new leader.
We are completing our “Focus on the Colleges” series with a look at Merritt College, its students, faculty and administration. Biology Professor Hank Fabian discusses the academic goals of his department, ASMC President Sinead Anderson describes what it takes for a student to succeed. And Interim Vice President of Instruction Anita Black details how her work promotes student success.
Continuing our series focused on the individual colleges, Jay is joined by student, faculty and administrative representatives from Laney College. First up, Theater Arts Department Chair Michael Torres celebrates his students’ trip to the Edinburgh Fringe Theater Festival. Vice President for Student Learning Eileen White describes the recent administrative re-organization of Laney College. And Associated Student Body President Brian Cervantes relates his work to involve more students in the shared governance process.
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.
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.
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 the the Offices of General Services; Dr. Sadiq Ikharo, Alexis Alexander and Atheria Smith.
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)
The Peralta Colleges help people get jobs, and this month we are looking at Career Technical Education programs at our colleges. Tune in to peraltaTV Tuesdays at 6:30 pm or watch the whole episode on YouTube!
This month, Jay meets the Union leaders who serve our employees. Matthew Goldstein of the Peralta Federation of Teachers describes his work defending the contract between the Peralta Colleges and the teachers. And Helena Lengel, chief steward for SEIU 1021 is pleased to serve the Classified staff. Unfortunately, representatives of Local 39 were unable to attend.
The Peralta Colleges Foundation offers hundreds of scholarships a year to students at all of our colleges. They also offer scholarships to faculty for professional development. This month, we are joined by Stephaine Casenza, who tells us about her work as the Executive Director of the Foundation. We are also joined by Talitha McAdams, a student at Laney College and recipient of a Foundation Scholarship.