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Tarde de Familia Spring 2014!

On May 2nd, I had the pleasure of attending the Tarde de Familia event. To be fair, I am very biased in that I was also on the planning group for the event (we refer to ourselves as Tarde de … Continue reading

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End of the semester events: Women’s Studies & American Indian Studies

Well, its been a hectic last couple of weeks.  With the stress of final exams and fires in the San Diego area, folks have certainly had a lot on their mind.  And thus, I am way behind on blog posts- … Continue reading

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Research Methods Poster Session- another success!

The halls of the MD building at Palomar College were packed once again with enthusiastic researchers and visitors for this spring 2014 semester’s Research Methods’ Poster Session. Topics were quite diverse and included: testing methodology differences and outcomes, anonymity and … Continue reading

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What’s all the Hullabaloo?

In 2011, Nicole Knotts, a site supervisor for the Child Development Center, met Steve Denyes, singer of a local children’s band called Hullabaloo. Her 5 year old son loved the music and they became “groupies”, attending local concerts frequently, standing … Continue reading

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Service Learning Celebration!

On April 24th, the Service Learning (SL) folks hosted a ‘meet and greet’ event with members of the Palomar faculty and the broader community, with much success!  They had 17 faculty join the event, representing Behavioral Sciences, Earth Sciences, Fashion, … Continue reading

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Faculty Awards!

Hey there– did you know that Laurel Anderson from Child Development won the 2013-2014 Distinguished Faculty Award for full-time faculty?  She also will be Palomar’s new Service Learning Coordinator!  The part-time Distinguished Faculty Award went to Michelle Vogel-Trautt in Psychology.   … Continue reading

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Honoring Civil Rights

The Multicultural Studies (MCS) Department hosted a Civil Rights festival this week in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights act.  John Valdez and his Chicano Studies students assembled a great crowd to celebrate civil rights and to … Continue reading

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