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October 28, 1997 | BY SUSAN DEEMER and LESLEY WRIGHT and JOHN CANALIS
The student staff of Saddleback College's weekly newspaper, the Lariat, won 23 awards this month, including an award for general excellence, at the 1997 Journalism Assn. of Community Colleges Southern California Conference at Cal State Fullerton. The college journalism program won 33 awards for newspapers published in the 1996-97 school year. Ten awards were given to its student magazine, Saddleback Ink.
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June 9, 1992
Rancho Santiago College has received a $60,000 grant to study whether staff development seminars result in improved student learning. The college will lead a consortium of five community colleges in Southern California--including Orange Coast, Golden West and Saddleback colleges in Orange County--in studying staff development programs on their campuses. The colleges received the grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, said Henry Kertman, spokesman for Rancho Santiago.
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October 20, 1998 | CHRISTINE CASTRO and JAMES MEIER
Cal State Fullerton staffer Mary Ann Spraic received the Youth Advocate Award on Friday from the Orange County chapter of the National Assn. of Women Business Owners. Spraic, senior director of development at Cal State Fullerton, is one of several women honored for outstanding business and professional achievements. She won praise for her work with Project MISS, or Mathematics Intensive Summer Session, a program that encourages young women to pursue careers in science and math.
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November 2, 1993 | KURT PITZER
Pierce College journalism students took first place in a competition among two dozen community colleges in Southern California, raking in 37 awards for writing, editing, photography and layout. Pierce students also were awarded eight first place prizes for their weekly newspaper, The Roundup, and their twice-yearly magazine, The Bull, at a ceremony Saturday at Long Beach City College, said Mike Cornner, a journalism adviser at Pierce.
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December 22, 1994
Of the 56 community colleges in Southern California, Orange Coast ranked first in the number of students it transferred to the California State University system during the 1993-94 academic year. The total of 1,115 transfers was slightly higher than in 1992-93, when 1,101 Orange Coast students transferred to state universities. De Anza College of Cupertino led the state in 1993-94 with 1,299 transfers.
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January 28, 1995 | TOM RAGAN
Four community colleges in the county are vying for a $300,000 grant that would establish a telecommuting center on one of their campuses. Ten community colleges in Southern California are being considered for the state Department of Transportation grant, which seeks to cut down on freeway commuter time.
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April 15, 1992 | TINA DAUNT
Ventura County Community College District officials granted final approval Tuesday to hire two Los Angeles area educators as the next presidents of Moorpark and Ventura colleges. In a closed meeting, members of the district board of trustees decided to hire James W. Walker, the assistant superintendent of College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, to fill the top job at Moorpark College.
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June 7, 1996
President Clinton will speak at Glendale Community College next Tuesday on a national tour combining campaign politics and college appearances. The president will address students, faculty and staff members during a stop that will be closed to the public, Merry Shelburne, a spokeswoman for the college, said Thursday. Clinton's trip to California has been planned for some time, but Glendale was added to the itinerary at the last moment.
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