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Cosumnes River College Department Chair of Counseling and Professor Ray Mapeso shares this photo of him from a hiking trail in New Zealand called the Milford Track. In total, it was a 70-mile hike and it took a total of four days.

Counselor and professor’s perseverance creates happiness for himself and others

May 12, 2020

With the current pandemic creating what many consider a setback or a pause, current Cosumnes River C...

Department Chair wins Golden Hawk Diversity Award

Kellie Bevins, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Math Professor and Department Chair Camille Moreno won the Cosumnes River College Golden Hawk Diversity Award, which honors faculty who address issues involving diversity. The Golden Hawk award recipients are automatically nominated for the Stanback-Stroud Diversity award, which focuses on the same issues, but recognizes ...

New ‘student centered’ dean is excited about to join faculty

New Dean of business and family sciences Joel Powell.

Lisa Wilson, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

The new dean of business and family sciences is ready to draw upon a wealth of teaching experience, and...

Actress visits film class to give students a glimpse into the world of horror movies

Actress visits film class to give students a glimpse into the world of horror movies

November 26, 2017

Film Professor Mark Steensland invited special guest actress Barbara Crampton to his Film Genre clas...

Professor’s sabbatical portrait project challenges Southern stereotypes

In a photo taken by her husband, who served as an assistant during the project, Professor Kathryn Mayo preps one of her subjects, F.D. Reese, before taking his photo as part of her sabbatical portrait project

Jannah Khalil, Features Editor

October 23, 2017

In the small town of Selma, Alabama, they follow the motto, “From civil war to civil rights and beyond....

Student Body President Halimeh Edais discusses the proposal of a meditation room for students during an Academic Senate meeting on Friday.

New student body president promises to speak for the students

October 18, 2017

Full-time student, president of the Muslim Student Association and student ambassador  Halimeh Edais adde...

Business Professor named to Board of Governors

Jared Lee, Editor

April 5, 2017

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...

Food pantry provides students with food security

Food pantry provides students with food security

October 5, 2016

  “The Hawk Spot” food pantry officially opened to the Cosumnes River College community on Aug....

Nutrition and horticulture department team up to make sustainable program

Courtney Fong, Staff

May 9, 2016

Cosumnes River College students will get the chance to do hands-on work in a live lab when a new nutrition certification program opens in fall 2017. Plant-based Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture is a rare certification program because of how broad it is. Students will grow and prepare their own crops for consumpt...

Rapper, DeWayne Ewing practices a few of his songs to find the right beats to go with his lyrics.

Student artist shows true self in new album

February 29, 2016

“My deepest fear is being average,” is just one lyric that embodies the ideals and lifestyle of up-...

Film production course incorporates hands-on learning

Sean Pastrana, Staff

October 6, 2015

The radio, television and film production program that is offered on campus gives students the ability to hone their craft and work towards a dynamic career in the media industry. The RTVF 350 class, also known as Intermediate Film and Digital Cinema Production, provides students with the opportunity to produce, direct and work wit...

Dean uses diversity of life experiences to guide his leadership

A former NFL and Canadian Football League player and entrepreneur, Brian Bedford became Cosumnes River College's new dean of the Business and Family Science department in 2014.

Stephanie Lopez, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

Cosumnes River College prides itself on diversity in its students, classes and faculty which is why making...

Interim president attributes his success to luck

Interim President Whitney Yamamura speaks to faculty members and guests at the dedication of the Elk Grove Center in August 2013. As Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning, Yamamura played a key role in the formation of the center.

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

Following ex-Cosumnes River College President Deborah Travis’s announcement of her intent to retire...

Ex-pro brings knowledge to baseball team’s coaching staff

Former Oakland Athletic and Sacramento Rivercat Brad Kilby (Right) coaches a Cosumnes River College Hawks player during a game on March 20.

Shafa Ilyas, Staff Writer

April 1, 2014

Humble, enthusiastic, committed and a drive to push every Cosumnes River College baseball player to pl...

Harris-Mathews (left) and professor Sondra Saterfield (right) from the College of San Mateo visit Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England as a part of the British Life and Culture class. Students had many opportunities to learn outside of the classroom by combining lectures with organized field trips.

Professor teaches abroad, expands student learning

April 1, 2014

It’s not everyday that a college professor has the opportunity to not only teach on more than one ...

Student president has a vision for campus

Student president has a vision for campus

October 21, 2013

Leadership is a quality that can’t always be quantified within any one person, but it is the sort ...

Athlete balances full schedule, two sports

Sophomore setter and opposite hitter Laura Villano practices serving in a team practice scrimmage on Oct. 1. Villano plays for both the volleyball and softball teams at Cosumnes River College.

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

October 6, 2013

Typically, students find their plates sufficiently filled while participating in a single sport. After...

Elk Grove indie band steps into spotlight

March 15, 2013

In a crammed living room in suburbia, folk songs of heartache and human experience filled the practice...

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