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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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Last day to add regular session classes – August 31

22 August 2014

10505193_10203760673754999_5057182785149796927_oClasses may have started Monday, but it’s not too late to add classes!  Last day to add regular session classes – August 31. ENROLL NOW!

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Fall Classes Start on Monday, August 18th!

15 August 2014

There’s still time to enroll!

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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 Colleges 50th Anniversary Events on Peralta TV

12 August 2014

50thIf you missed the Peralta Colleges 50th Anniversary celebrations over the summer, you can now watch video of the events on Peralta TV’s YouTube Channel by following the links below.

Commemoration Day was held on July 1, 2014, 50 years to the day of the founding of the District on July 1, 1964. There was an inspiring keynote address by State Chancellor Brice Harris as well as remarks by local mayors, Peralta trustees, Chancellor José M. Ortiz, our college presidents and others, all hosted by Burt Dragin of Laney College. Don’t miss the heartfelt rendition of ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’ sung by our very own Rosemary Vazquez. A time capsule made by the Laney College Carpentry students highlighted the festivities and was installed to memorialize this once-in-a-lifetime milestone.

There was also a Community Festival held on Saturday, June 28, to celebrate Peralta’s 50th Anniversary. The day was filled with music, dance, college booths, great food and all things Peralta. It was a wonderful community turnout that celebrated the Peralta Community College District’s golden anniversary!

Peralta TV also produced a tribute to our 50 years of serving students. You can view all the videos here:

 

50th Anniversary Tribute
http://bit.ly/Y1rgBv

 

Community Festival
http://bit.ly/1uLoYkE

 

Commemoration Day Peralta News Report
http://bit.ly/1uot1WR

 

Commemoration Day Full Coverage
http://bit.ly/1kwNHDt

 

Enjoy the celebration and happy 50th Anniversary Peralta!

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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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Now Available: New Financial Aid Self-Service Tools

7 August 2014

Forget standing in line… Access and track your financial aid status online through your student Passport http://passport.peralta.edu.

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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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Peralta Contractor Outreach Event, Merritt College, Aug. 4, 5:00 p.m.

31 July 2014

CONTRACTOR OUTREACH EVENT

 

An outreach event is planned for August 4th, 2014 at 5pm on the Merritt College Campus in Building R Room 110. Please contact Trip Miller for more details or with any questions at cmiller@clarksullivan.com.

 

Project: Merritt College – Center for Science and Allied Health [Oakland, CA]
General Contractor: Clark & Sullivan / Walsh Construction A Joint Venture
Potential Bid Packages: Wire Shelving, Projection Screen(s), Joint Protection, Signage, Display Case and Install, Blackout Curtains, FF&E Install, Final Cleaning, Landscaping, Site Paving, and Site Lighting.
Location: Merritt College (12500 Campus Drive, Oakland, CA 94619) Building R, Rm. 110
Date: August 4th, 2014 at 5pm

 

Clark & Sullivan / Walsh Construction A Joint Venture is the general contractor on the Merritt College – Center for Science and Allied Health Project in Oakland, CA. Currently, we are soliciting proposals for the below bid packages. The owner has a project goal of 25% small business enterprise and small emerging local business enterprise programs and we are doing all we can to ensure these goals are met and potentially exceeded. Please forward our project’s information to whoever may be interested.

 

Potential Bid Packages:
• Wire Shelving
• Projection Screen(s)
• Joint Protection
• Signage
• Display Case and Install
• Blackout Curtains
• FF&E Install
• Final Cleaning
• Landscaping
• Site Paving
• Site Lighting

 

LOCAL AND SMALL BUSINESSES ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND OUTREACH EVENT. FOR MORE INFORMATION, DETAILS, OR ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT TRIP MILLER [cmiller@clarksullivan.com]

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight July 15, 2014

23 July 2014

Board Spotlight: 15 JULY 2014

The July 15 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees featured a unanimous vote to name the Barbara Lee Allied Health Center at Merritt College.  Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Technology Calvin Madlock presented a positive year in review.  And Chancellor Ortiz shared some of the work being done to prepare for Accreditation. See full meeting here.

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Barbara Lee Science and Allied Health Center Named at Merritt College In Honor of Congresswoman

21 July 2014

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In appreciation and recognition of Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s contributions to Merritt College and the Peralta Community College District, the Board of Trustees’ passed Resolution 14/15-05 at its July 15 meeting to name the Merritt Science and Allied Health Center the “Barbara Lee Science and Allied Health Center” in her honor. Trustee Linda Handy, in yellow, reads the Resolution to Saundra Andrews of Congresswoman Lee’s office, who is flanked by President of the Board, Abel Guillén. Members of the Board, as well as Chancellor Dr. José M. Ortiz, and other senior administrators, are also pictured.

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State Assembly Resolution Commemorates Peralta’s 50 Years

21 July 2014

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At the July 15 Board of Trustees meeting, a California State Assembly Resolution by Assemblymember Rob Bonta, Assemblymember Nancy Skinner and Senator Loni Hancock commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Peralta Community College District was presented to the Chancellor and Board by Jim Oddie, District Director for Assemblymember Bonta. Pictured, from left, are Chancellor Dr. José M. Ortiz, Jim Oddie, Trustee Linda Handy, Board President Abel Guillén and Board Vice President Meredith Brown.

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Board of Trustees Meeting July 15

17 July 2014

Board of Trustees Meeting July 15, 2014

Board of Trustees Meeting that was held on July 15, 2014 at the District Boardroom.

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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

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

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