Providing for basic needs helps students to succeed

Nothing trips up students on the “pathways to career success” quite like a lack of basic needs. If they spend too much time worrying about where their next meal will come from, or where they can sleep safely, they can’t concentrate on their education. Moorpark College is working to alleviate problems for students who have food, housing and financial insecurities. […]

College amphitheater seen to serve classes, clubs, community

The COVID pandemic changed many things for the students, staff and faculty at Moorpark College. Now it may be responsible, at least in part, for a major change to the physical campus. During the height of COVID, the college, like other institutions, made it a priority to provide outdoor venues where students could gather and learn while being socially distanced. […]

Moorpark College eyes constructing 4,000-seat amphitheater

A 4,000-seat amphitheater at Moorpark College could be Southern California’s newest entertainment spot—but such a development would be a long way off. The school is taking the first steps toward bringing an open-air venue to campus, school authorities have noted in a number of ways. At a Moorpark City Council meeting in November 2021 at which college officials presented a […]

CSUCI professors working on ion project

Cal State Channel Islands faculty members Scott Feister, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science, and Alona Kryshchenko, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics, recently received $112,480 from the National Science Foundation to continue a grant to support their research project, “Enhancing laser-based ion sources with high data rate techniques.” Ions power some of the most sophisticated imaging devices. The duo is […]

Keynote speaker to discuss undocumented college students

Award-winning author Javier Zamora will discuss his new memoir, “Solito,” from noon to 1 p.m. Wed., Oct. 19 on Zoom. The talk is free to students and the community. The event is part of Moorpark College’s Undocumented Student Action Week, Oct. 17 through 21. “Javier’s story and experiences reflect those of many of our undocumented student population at Moorpark College. […]

Cal Lutheran awards scholarships for low- and middle-income students

Cal Lutheran University recently received $2.5 million to provide scholarships to accomplished students from low- and middle-income families. The donation from the Camarillo-based TOLD Foundation is the largest that CLU has received for scholarships, outside of an estate gift. The Rod Gilbert Achievement Scholarship is for the growing number of students with financial need who are attending the school. The […]

CSUCI accepting applications for fall 2023

The application for admission to Cal State Channel Islands for the fall 2023 semester opened Oct. 1, with a new streamlined transfer process available for community college students. CSUCI admission counselors will offer on-site admission decisions at several local community colleges. In addition, the university will begin accepting lower-division transfer students in spring 2023. In-progress coursework will now be considered […]

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