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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1998 | ROBERT OURLIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State officials have begun an investigation into the stormy relationship between faculty members and administrators at Irvine Valley College, saying the district's alleged exclusion of instructors from campus decision making may violate state regulations. If it does, the South Orange County Community College District, which runs Irvine Valley College and Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, stands to lose more than $4 million in state aid.
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SPORTS
January 6, 1998 | STEVE KRESAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Defending champion Irvine Valley, Fullerton and Riverside are the favorites when the first round of the Orange Empire Conference men's basketball race begins Wednesday with games at 5:30 p.m. The men play at 7:30 p.m. in the second round. The playoffs start Feb. 27 and the state tournament is March 12-14 at UC Irvine.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 1997 | LORI HAYCOX
Rick Travis, a Saddleback College student, has been sworn in as the student member of Board of Trustees for the South Orange County Community College District. Travis, 34, was elected by the students at Irvine Valley and Saddleback colleges. Travis will attend board meetings and participate in discussions. He may make and second motions but cast only advisory votes on agenda items.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 7, 1997
Steven J. Frogue was recently sworn in to a second term as president of Saddleback Community College District's board of trustees, which governs Saddleback College in Mission Viejo and Irvine Valley College. Frogue, a 25-year resident of Lake Forest, was first elected to the district board in 1992 and was reelected Nov. 5. He was appointed president by his colleagues last month. The board also appointed trustee John S. Williams as vice president and Dorothy Fortune as clerk.
SPORTS
January 5, 1995
Two Orange Empire Conference basketball games were postponed because of power failures. The men's game between Golden West and Orange Coast has been rescheduled at 7 p.m. Monday at OCC. The women's game between Cypress and Riverside will be played at 7 tonight at Cypress.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1995 | MIMI KO CRUZ and JEFF BEAN
John S. Williams, president of the Saddleback College Board of Trustees, has been selected to serve on the Legislation and Finance Committee of the Community College League of California. The panel tracks legislation that affects community colleges, and helps with the development of a yearly legislative plan. The committee, which is made up of community college trustees, staff members and students from around the state, also organizes advocacy efforts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 30, 1997 | JOHN CANALIS and VANESSA DeRUYTER
Orange Coast College has been awarded $95,000 by the California Community College Chancellor's Office to create a School of Allied Health Professions, which will align 11 existing campus programs. The programs prepare students to enter the health care field with a core of skills and abilities, said Kevin T. Ballinger, dean of the college's Consumer and Health Sciences Division.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 18, 1997 | MIMI KO CRUZ
Trustees of the Rancho Santiago Community College District have adopted a new vision statement, outlining their goals for the 1997-98 academic year. Santa Ana and Santiago Canyon colleges, the statement says, "will lead the state in student retention and transfer rates. . . . The colleges will initiate and participate actively in partnerships with other educational providers and with business and industry.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 7, 1997 | J. J. POPE and LISA ADDISON
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Coastline Community College a three-year, $221,000 grant to develop a World Wide Web-based certificate program for those interested in becoming specialists to help adults with brain injuries. Coastline is one of 70 colleges to receive the grant, and one of just nine two-year colleges.
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