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SBCC works to bring meditation and mindfulness to classrooms

ALYSSA DURANT, Channels Staff

September 23, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle, News, On campus

City College instructors are looking to integrate the stillness and breathing methods of meditation into their classes, and individualize student focus through workshops to increase success. A Faculty Inquiry Group focusing on meditation, mindfulness and commu... Read more »

19 SBCC faculty apply to retire; number expected to climb


September 23, 2016

Filed under Administration, Finance, News

Exceeding the predicted number, 19 faculty members will be taking an early retirement at the end of this school year. During last week’s Academic Senate meeting, Dr. Paul Jarrell, executive vice president of educational services, said that he expects up to 25 members to apply as sev... Read more »

SBCC begins using online tool to connect teachers and students

ALEXIS SMITH, Channels Staff

September 23, 2016

Filed under News, Science & Technology, Technology

This week students can expect to receive emails about their outstanding, or concerning performance through a new online program called Starfish. The program, which goes through Pipeline, is just starting to take effect in hopes to strengthen o... Read more »

Goodbye Moodle, hello Canvas; SBCC adopts new online system


September 16, 2016

Filed under Academic, Education, News

City College has officially made the switch from Moodle to the new software Canvas, following several other community colleges across the state. The transition came into effect as a result of the Online Education Initiative, w... Read more »

Local graduates go to SBCC tuition-free with new program

Alexis Smith, Staff Writer

September 12, 2016

Filed under Financial Aid, Local, News

City College is excited to announce its first tuition-free program for local high school graduates. The SBCC Promise was introduced this fall semester for students in 2015-2016 graduating classes from high schools spanning from the Gaviota... Read more »

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