Thomas Jefferson School Of Law Hosts Diversity Conference

SAN DIEGO–(Business Wire)–Thomas Jefferson School of Law presented its 16th Annual Women and the Law Conference, Pursuing Excellence: Diversity in Higher Education. The conference brought together leading academics, educators, institutional leaders, and policy makers to examine how diversity in institutions of higher education affects and inspires students, faculty, and leaders. Bryant Garth, Thomas Jefferson Law […]

Dr. Richard Lederer To Speak At Mission Vista High Fundraiser

OCEANSIDE–Dr. Richard Lederer, a well known linguist, author, and columnist, will be the featured speaker at Mission Vista High School’s Timberwolves Foundation, “An Evening of Language, Laughter and Learning” fundraiser. Lederer has published over 40 books about language, history and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English Series. His syndicated column, Lederer on Language, appears in […]

Mesa College Distinguished Alumni Award Seek Nominations

SAN DIEGO–Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 San Diego Mesa College Distinguished Alumni Award. The award program recognizes former students who have made significant contributions to society, and whose accomplishments, affiliations, and careers have honored the legacy of academic excellence at San Diego Mesa College. “We are proud of the tens of thousands […]

Workshops For Warriors Hosts Fall Graduation For Veterans, Wounded Warriors

SAN DIEGO–Workshops for Warriors, a nonprofit assisting veterans who are transitioning into civilian life through training, certification and job placement, hosted its fall graduation ceremony last week. Held at its educational facility, 46 graduates — the largest graduating class to date — were recognized, enabling them to immediately integrate into large and small manufacturing organizations […]

Dr. Ashanti Hands Named New VP Of Mesa College Student Services

SAN DIEGO–Dr. Ashanti Hands has been named the new Vice President of Student Services for San Diego Mesa College. She officially begins her position on January 4, 2016, at the start of spring semester at Mesa College. “Ashanti has proven her capabilities during her tenure as Dean of Student Affairs at Mesa College. Our students […]

San Diego Christian College Offers Online Degree Program In Leadership, Justice

SANTEE–San Diego Christian College (SDC) offers a new online Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Justice with classes starting January 2016. The Leadership and Justice degree program is one of eight online programs offered through SDC’s Adult and Professional Studies (APS). The program focuses on practical perspectives in developing leadership skills to inspire service in […]

Beyster Family Donates Papers Of SAIC Founder To UC San Diego Library

LA JOLLA–Papers of the late J. Robert “Bob” Beyster, founder of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and a business innovator who developed a successful blueprint for entrepreneurial, employee-empowered companies, are being donated to the UC San Diego Library by the Beyster family. Beyster’s papers, which reflect his passion for entrepreneurship and employee-owner enabled entrepreneurial practices, […]

Millions Available In SchIolarships For San Diego Students

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Foundation, which supports the largest non-university scholarship program in the San Diego region, announced the Community Scholarship Program Application for the 2016-2017 academic year is now available. The Community Scholarship Program awarded more than $2.3 million to help over 1,000 local students pursue higher education during the 2015-2016 school year. The […]

San Diego School District Receives Ratings For Bonds

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Unified School District has received extremely favorable credit ratings for its 2016 General Obligation (GO) bonds and green bonds totaling nearly $550 million; either the highest or near-highest ratings available. The district received “AAA” from Fitch Ratings, Inc., the highest issued by the agency. It also received a rating of “AA+” […]

San Diego Unified Makes Major Strides In Closing “a-g” Achievement Gap

SAN DIEGO–The number of students classified as English learners in the Class of 2016 and who are on track to meet all “a-g” course requirements for high school graduation has doubled compared to 2014 data, according to new statistics from the San Diego Unified School District. Data also reveal double-digit increases in other student sub-groups, […]