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  • Mesa College Hosts a Successful First Day for Fall 2023

    August 24, 2023  |  Office of Communications

    On Tuesday, August 22, 2023, after a one day rain delay, Mesa College welcomed thousands of students to campus for the first day of the Fall 2023 semester. See the Mesa College Fall 2023 Welcome Week Photo album for more photos.

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  • San Diego City and Mesa Colleges Earn Military Friendly Designation

    August 22, 2023  |  Jack Beresford

    San Diego Mesa College and San Diego City College and have earned Gold and Silver status respectively as Military Friendly schools for 2023-2024. Mesa College maintained its Gold status from the previous year and City College was awarded its inaugural Silver status. “The San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) and our colleges are honored to serve active-duty military, veterans, and their families with accessible higher education programs which recognize and value their military experience,” said SDCCD Acting Chancellor Gregory Smith. “The prestigious Military Friendly school recognition is the result of the extraordinary work our faculty, classified professionals, and administrators at San Diego City College and San Diego Mesa College do each day to serve our military communities successfully.”

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  • Mesa College Alumna Annette Bening on Meeting a "Dire" Moment,

    August 17, 2023  |  Office of Communications

    Los Angeles, CA - - It wasn’t the Oscars, but close. On Sept. 25, 2021, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences christened its $484 million Renzo Piano-designed movie museum with a starry gala. That night, Annette Bening, Tom Hanks and Bob Iger received Pillar Awards, recognizing their efforts leading the capital campaign to complete the long-gestating project. The scene represented a moment of true unity for Hollywood and the city of Los Angeles that, at long last, had a new landmark to brag about. Less than two years later, that communal pride has given way to deep fractures across an industry at a standstill amid the SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes. As the battle rages, Bening is back in the lights with a new mission.

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  • It´s not too late for students to start their journey at Mesa College

    July 25, 2023  |  Office of Communications

    San Diego, CA – With only four weeks left until the start of the Fall 2023 semester, prospective students can still enroll for open Fall 2023 courses at San Diego Mesa College. Mesa has both full semester 16 week classes as well as flexible “short-term” 8-week courses. Seats are still available in over 400 classes; offered in both on-campus and on-line formats. Short-term (8-weeks) and evening classes are designed to accommodate those with busy schedules as well as allow students to earn units more quickly.

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  • Mesa College Small Business Virtual Incubator (SBVI) showcased on The LOCAList SD

    July 24, 2023  |  Office of Communications

    In July 2023, FOX KSWB television show, the LOCALIST SD, visited the Mesa College campus to learn about our dynamic Small Business Virtual Incubator. They spoke with students and faculty about the success of the Program. The SBVI is an online space where students receive guidance and 1:1 business coaching to help them start their journey as small business owners. It offers students the opportunity to take their business idea to the next level and help them design an action plan that will increase their probability of success. The program includes online workshops, administrative, operations, marketing, tech guidance, and even financial support.

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  • Mesa College´s FREE Summer CRUISE Program Prepares New Students for College

    July 12, 2023  |  Office of Communications

    San Diego, CA. — For over ten years, San Diego Mesa College has been offering Summer CRUISE—Creating Rich Unique Intellectual Student Experiences – for incoming college students. This summer, Mesa is offering four CRUISE sessions in July – August. Sessions are completely free and available to recent high school graduates and those who are first-time or returning college students. Registration is still available for incoming students for the weeks of July 18 and 25, as well as the week of August 1.

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  • San Diego Mesa College 2023 Commencement Ceremony

    June 01, 2023  |  Jennifer Kearns

    On Friday, May 26, San Diego Mesa College hosted their 58th Commencement Ceremony, where nearly 700 of the 2,000 academic degrees and certificates earned this year were conferred. Among them are the sixth set of students receiving Bachelor of Science degrees in Health Information Management (HIM), scores of first-generation students, and over 100 each of student-athletes and Promise students. Nearly 650 students graduated with more than one degree, and the Class of 2023 boasted 110 valedictorians and over 700 students who graduated with honors.

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  • Mesa College Celebrates LatinX Heritage Month, with the exhibition In Lak´ech: Tu eres me otro yo (You are my other me)

    October 07, 2022  |  Office of Communications

    San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery recently celebrated LatinX Heritage Month, with the exhibition In Lak’ech: Tu eres me otro yo (You are my other me), featuring Artworks by Maria de Los Angeles and Ryan Bonilla. Maria de Los Angeles is a Latinx artist and professor of painting at Yale University School of Art and started her education as a Dreamer at Santa Rosa community college. Ryan Bonilla is a Filipino-American fashion photographer that has worked for Tommy Hilfiger, Burberry and published in ELLE and other fashion magazines. They traveled from the East Coast to attend the reception. Maria de Los Angeles is based in New York.

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