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Entrepreneur seminar teaches students to start businesses from the ground up

Jannah Khalil, Staff

May 15, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

Sacramento entrepreneurs spoke at a seminar to encourage and teach aspiring businessmen and businesswomen to reach their potential in the business world. The seminar was held at Cosumnes River College and was put on by Professor Man Phan, chair of the business department. The five entrepreneurs featured at the event were...

English department holds 11th annual Cosumnes River Journal release

Shannon Rusche, Staff

May 15, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

The English department held its 11th-annual Cosumnes River Journal Release on May 4. Heather Hutcheson, an English professor at CRC and the managing editor for the CRJ, facilitated the release and said that she thinks highly of the latest issue of the journal. “I think it’s a beautiful collection that has a fantastic...

Students find more information at major choosing workshop

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

May 10, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Choosing a major can be hard, but Courtnee Mack, career and job opportunity specialist showed students that you don’t have to decide your entire life when you choose your major. Mack led a major choosing workshop on April 18 in the Orchard Room. Mack typically holds three to four major workshops per semester. Mack came...

Guided Pathways program makes it way to CRC

Kristi Doan and Shannon Rusche

May 4, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Cosumnes River College was one of 20 California community colleges selected to participate in the Guided Pathways Project, an initiative starting in early April. According to the California Guided Pathways website, this project will help selected community colleges cultivate student accesses by developing structured educational...

Event on campus helps students gather information for potential jobs

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

May 3, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Cosumnes River College hosted the annual Career and Future Fair on April 27 from 10:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m in the quad. CRC Career Specialist Courtnee Mack coordinated this event for the second year in a row. “I hope students understand that networking is key,” Mack said. “So even if they’re not in the market looking for employment today, that they go out t...

Writers conference coming to campus focuses on finding humor in our life stories

Justin Cordero, Staff

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, News

The “Our Life Stories” event on campus will gather the writers and published authors to celebrate and learn more about writing self-reflective autobiographies and family memoirs, on Saturday at 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the recital hall. To mark the 10th anniversary of the event, the focus this year will be centered on applying...

Bomb threat raises concern for student safety

Jannah Khalil, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

An emergency evacuation of the library building at Cosumnes River College occurred due to a bomb threat issued on March 29. Students and faculty who were present during the bomb threat or were having class during the library building evacuation had to undergo some quick decision-making on what to do in the situation. “...

Students learn about Kokoro: the lost Japantown in Downtown Sacramento

Students learn about Kokoro: the lost Japantown in Downtown Sacramento

April 19, 2017

Cosumnes River College adjunct History Professor Kevin Wildie held an exhibit on April 7 about the lost...

OneBook Author Richard Louv speaks on the importance of balancing nature and technology

OneBook Author Richard Louv speaks on the importance of balancing nature and technology

April 18, 2017

On April 4, the author of Last Child in the Woods came to Cosumnes River College and discussed some topi...

Business professor named to Board of Governors

Business professor named to Board of Governors

April 17, 2017

After five years as a full-time faculty member at Cosumnes River College, Business Professor Man Phan, ch...

Police evacuate library due to bomb threat

Shannon Rusche, Staff

April 6, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, Issues, News

A bomb threat occurred on the Cosumnes River College campus on Wednesday morning. CRC students received multiple notifications alerting them of the bomb threat, including a text, emails to personal and Los Rios email accounts, and a phone call at approximately 11:40 a.m. The alerts stated that police had reported a bomb threa...

Business Professor named to Board of Governors

Jared Lee, Editor

April 5, 2017

Filed under Campus, Community, News

After five years as a full-time faculty member at Cosumnes River College, Business Professor Man Phan, chair of the business department, was recently appointed to the California Board of Governors. Phan has been extremely active at CRC, bringing years of experience as a member of local government and as a marketing execu...

Ford ASSET program provides students with hands-on training

Ashley Navarro and Stan Smith

March 29, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

From veterinary technology to architectural design technology, Cosumnes River College offers a wide variety of vocational programs. One unique program is the Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training program. The Ford ASSET program prepares students to become technicians for either Ford or Lincoln dealerships with...

Speaker addresses misconceptions of Islam

Speaker addresses misconceptions of Islam

March 27, 2017

In the midst of Women’s History Month, the Muslim Student Association began Islam Awareness Week with...

San Francisco’s free tuition inspires Los Rios

Steven Bryla, Staff

March 27, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

San Francisco city Mayor Edwin Lee announced on Feb. 6 that the city would be the first in the United States to make community college tuition free to all residents through the City College of San Francisco. Cosumnes River College Public Information Officer Kristie West was amazed with the partnership between the city of San F...

College president gives speech on how to form personal leadership models

College president gives speech on how to form personal leadership models

March 20, 2017

Continuing with its lecture series, the Center for the Advancement of Staff and Student Learning at C...

Workshops prepare students for job interviews

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

March 20, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Students at Cosumnes River College were given the opportunity to get on-campus preparation for job interviews on Monday in the Orchard Room. This workshop was held for the third time by Courtnee Mack. She is the facilitator of the career center workshop series and is also the Student Personnel Assistant for the Career Cen...

Fresh Success helps students in need

Fresh Success helps students in need

March 14, 2017

One of the hardest challenges that a student can face is trying to balance school and work at the same tim...

Enrollment continues to decline

Kristi Doan, Staff

March 8, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Issues, News, Top Stories

Over the last few years, student enrollment has continued to decrease each semester. Compared to this time last year, there has been about a 3 percent drop in students enrolled at Cosumnes River College, said Communications and Public Information Officer Kristie West. “When the economy is poor and people begin to lose ...

Campus to submit accredidation report

Stan Smith, Editor

March 2, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College will be submitting a report to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges by March 15. The report will show how the college made improvements recommended by the ACCJC last February. CRC was asked to improve in the expediency of the assessment cycle of student learning outcomes and ac...

District resolution protects undocumented students

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 9, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

The Los Rios Community College District has reaffirmed its commitment to diversity by signing a new resolution in support of undocumented students and employees. On Jan. 11 the LRCCD Board of Trustees unanimously passed Resolution  2017-02, which takes a stance in support of students and employees covered by the Deferred ...

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