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College Notes: Black History Month highlighted at Peralta Colleges

20 February 2018

A detail is shown from one of the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland's handmade quilts that will be on display at Laney College throughout February in honor of Black History Month. A detail is shown from one of the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland’s handmade quilts that will be on display at Laney College throughout February in honor of Black History Month.

 

Midwinter is usually a time for hunkering down. Not so at our local community colleges, where February is one of the busiest months of the year.

 

There are a plethora of events at Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College this month in commemoration of Black History Month. To read more about them, check out the latest College Notes article in the East Bay Times : link

 

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College Notes: Take advantage of Peralta Colleges’ ‘Super Saturday’ enrollment

23 January 2018

The Merritt College men's basketball team went 3-0 and won the Allan Hancock College Holiday Tournament Championship in Santa Maria this winter. There are plenty of sports and student events during the spring semester at the Peralta Colleges. The Merritt College men’s basketball team went 3-0 and won the Allan Hancock College Holiday Tournament Championship in Santa Maria this winter.

 

The spring 2018 semester is here and there are literally thousands of classes that await you at our local community colleges.

 

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to better yourself this year? How about taking a class or two at Berkeley City College, College of Alameda or Laney and Merritt colleges in Oakland?  The best thing is if you sign up for a class at one of the Peralta Colleges, you can take classes at any of the other schools. And, it’s super affordable for anyone who is a local resident.

 

Take advantage of “Super Saturdays” at our community colleges and do everything you need to do in one day to enroll in classes. On Jan. 20 and Jan. 27, the Peralta Colleges Admissions and Records offices will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to provide you with the resources you need to get the classes you want. Read all about it on the Super Saturdays’ website right HERE.

 

Read more about the exciting goings-on at the Peralta Colleges online in the College Notes column in the East Bay Times HERE

 
If you have a story you would like me to feature in the column, please email me at jheyman@peralta.edu.
 
 
Happy Spring Semester!

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