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  • Spring Semester is Booming at Mesa College and Classes are Still Available

    January 31, 2023  |  Office of Communications

    San Diego, CA – Despite recent national trends, Mesa College enrollment is increasing this Spring, and prospective students can still enroll for open courses that Mesa College is offering – in both full semester 16 week classes as well as multiple flexible “short-term” classes which start in February, March and April. Seats are currently still available in multiple classes in over 2 dozen programs; offered in both on-campus and online formats. Short-term classes are 8, 10, and 12 weeks, and designed with maximum flexibility for working students so that students can earn units more quickly.

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    Filed Under: Mesa College Students, Mesa College, Mesa Students, degree

  • Local trainer at San Diego Mesa College reflects on own life-saving CPR moment following Damar Hamlin situation

    January 06, 2023  |  Office of Communications

    A sigh of relief for the nation on Thursday after hearing that Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin is awake and recovering following a cardiac arrest incident during Monday Night Football.

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    Filed Under: sportsmedicine, In The News, #SDMesaCollege

  • San Diego Mesa College Foundation Board Member Aviva McPherron listed as one of the Top 25 Healthcare Technology CTOs of 2022

    December 19, 2022  |  Office of Communications

    The Healthcare Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Healthcare Technology CTOs of 2022. Chief Technology Officers are indispensable to the success of companies operating in the healthcare technology space. Not only do they oversee teams comprised of engineers, software developers, chemists, scientists and others, but they enable their management teams to pursue some of the most advanced technological visions, while setting the path for research & development and ultimately shepherding innovations from idea to market. The companies represented on this list deliver a variety of solutions, from software to medical devices to virtual care, but what they have in common is the backbone of revolutionary technology supporting them.

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    Filed Under: #healthcare, #SDMesaCollege, #technology

  • San Diego Mesa College Hires Leland Simpliciano as the Asian American Native American Pacific Islander-Service Institution (AANAPISI) Program Activity Manager and Grant Director

    December 14, 2022  |  Office of Communications

    San Diego Mesa College has named Leland Simpliciano as the Asian American Native American Pacific Islander-Service Institution (AANAPISI) Program Activity Manager/Grant Director in January 2023 and leading Mesa’s first five-year, $1.5 million Title III AANAPISI Grant. Mr. Simpliciano is a first-generation college graduate and a proud product of the community college system. He is currently pursuing an Ed.D. in Community College Leadership at Morgan State University and holds a Master’s in Counseling (Student Development in Higher Education) from California State University Long Beach, a BA in Social Ecology from the University of California, Irvine, and an AA in Sociology from De Anza Community College. Simpliciano has over 10+ years of experience working in higher education.

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    Filed Under: #AsianPacificIslander, #SDMesaCollege, #INTHENEWS

  • San Diego Mesa College Providing Free Feminine Hygiene Products

    December 06, 2022  |  Office of Communications

    As of December 2022, and over the next several months, Mesa College will be installing dispensers that will provide free feminine hygiene products in all women's and gender-neutral restrooms throughout the campus. Mesa College will be installing approximately 50 dispensers, in over two dozen locations across campus. The first set of dispensers was installed in the Learning Resources Center (LRC)/Library, with the remaining dispensers scheduled for installation during December and early January 2023. About 20 devices from the company Aunt Flow were donated towards this effort. Mesa College also provides menstrual products at the Student Health Center and at The Stand Resource Center.

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    Filed Under: #Equity, #SDMesaCollege, #students

  • San Diego Mesa College Ranked Among top in U.S. for Hispanic Students

    November 15, 2022  |  Via the SDCCD Newsroom

    San Diego City College, San Diego Mesa College, and San Diego Miramar College have been recognized as among the top 100 colleges in the country for enrollment of Hispanic/Latino students, according to a ranking by Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine. Among two-year colleges across the United States, San Diego City College was ranked 35th, while Miramar College was ranked 68th. Mesa College was ranked 45th for four-year colleges and universities. The figures are based on enrollment during the 2020-21 academic year, using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Mesa is considered a 4-year college for data purposes because it offers a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management.

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    Filed Under: #mesaalumni, Hispanic Serving Institutions

  • San Diego Mesa College Alumnus Carmen Leedham uses GIS While Working with the Health and Human Services Agency

    November 09, 2022  |  Office of Communications

    Since 2017, Mesa College GIS Alumnus Carmen Leedham has been assisting the County of San Diego, Health and Human Services Agency in the Office of Business Intelligence. The department works with, and provides support for, Aging, Independent, and Public Health Services.

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    Filed Under: #INTHENEWS, #mesaalumni

  • Face Covering Requirement Being Lifted at the San Diego Community College District

    November 09, 2022  |  Office of Communications

    The San Diego Community College District – which includes San Diego City, Mesa, Miramar, and Continuing Education colleges – will no longer require face coverings on district property beginning December 19. The SDCCD made the announcement on November 7, stating the decision was made only after the issue was discussed extensively during the fall semester with SDCCD leadership, the Board of Trustees, labor representatives, a COVID-19 Advisory Group, and other stakeholders.

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    Filed Under: Press Release