Monthly Archives: October 2013

Child Development Educators emphasize Play as a tool for learning

From Oct 18 to 22 2013, our own Srisuda Luettringhaus from the Child Development Center at Palomar College attended the International  Spielmobilkongresses ( International Play Bus conference) in Hamburg, Germany.  As I have now learned, a “Spielmobil” (which literally means … Continue reading

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Political Economy Days a great success!

Palomar College celebrated its 17th Political Economy Days (PED) event this fall to packed crowds of students and faculty.  PE Days is a well-known event at Palomar, known for bringing together scholars (local and beyond our borders) to engage students … Continue reading

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Child Development Program Aligned & Recognized!

The California Community College early Education Curriculum Alignment project has just notified us that our Child Development Program has completed curriculum alignment with the project and the EC/CD Lower-Division 8.  We have joined over 70% of the CA Community Colleges … Continue reading

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Smart Tutors make Smart Cookies!

It’s Tutor Appreciation Week this week and we are fortunate to have multiple tutoring services here including the good folks from STAR in our division.  What a thoughtful gesture to our tutors from Palomar’s Reading Center.    I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Important Discourse

Dr Rodolfo Jacobo was invited to speak to members of  the Department of Defense on Wednesday, October the 9th on ” Cultural Hybridism and  the Creation of the 3rd Space”.  The lecture will focus on the experience of of the … Continue reading

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Palomar Faculty representing at the State Level

Katie Townsend-Merino, from our Psychology department, has been appointed to several Task Forces by the Academic Senate for the California Community Colleges (ASCCC). She is currently a member of the Organizational Oversight Task Force charged with developing a self-evaluation process … Continue reading

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Kinesiology Award Winner!

Lacey Craft, our head softball coach was just awarded the “2013 Coaching Staff of the Year” from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). The NFCA nationally recognizes a Coaching Staff from every level of the sport annually; NCAA Div. I, Div. II, … Continue reading

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