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Las noticias más recientes, comentarios y análisis sobre las escuelas, colegios y universidades, educación superior y más extensa en la región y noticias sobre la enseñanza y la educación superior y su problemática alrededor del mundo.

September, 2021

  • 2 September

    39th Anniversary of the Northern Border College (El Colef)

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (Ph.D.) The Colef celebrated 39 years of foundation. The origin of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (El Colef) dates back to August 6, 1982, under the name Centro de Estudios Fronterizos del Norte de México (CEFNOMEX), which was founded by Dr. Jorge A. Bustamante …

  • 1 September

    Students Return to School Despite COVID Fears

    -Editorial Anxiety, fear, concern, anger, confusion is some of the reactions parents have had since the beginning of the school year due to the outbreak of COVID cases in some of the schools. Imperial Valley schools returned to in-person learning in August after being out due to the pandemic. However, …

August, 2021

  • 15 August

    Imperial Valley College Announces Free Enrollment Fees and Books for Fall 2021

    -Editorial Imperial Valley College is welcoming students back on campus for the fall for an enhanced mix of in-person and online learning/student services. Enrollment is in full swing with classes beginning Aug. 16. Programs will feature an enhanced schedule of in-person labs and hands-on skills training with the option to …

  • 11 August

    Newsom Announces All California Teachers Must Be Vaccinated or Tested Weekly

    -Editorial To best protect students and staff as California starts the school year fully in person, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today issued a new public health order requiring all school staff to either show proof of full vaccination or be tested at least once per week. “To give parents …

July, 2021

  • 19 July

    Martha Garcia Selected as Superintendent of College of the Desert

    -Editorial The College of the Desert in Coachella Valley has selected Dr. Martha Garcia as the new President/Superintendent at a special meeting on July 15.  The announcement came after College of the Desert did a nationwide search for a new Superintendent and Garcia was one of the three finalists to …

  • 7 July

    FOSTERING CONNECTIONS: HELPING ABUSED AND NEGLECTED TEENAGERS BECOME SUCCESSFUL ADULTS

    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney. For most children, turning 18 is a rite of passage that is exciting and liberating. However, for children who have been taken from their parents due to abuse and neglect, leaving the care and custody of the social services department can be frightening and cause fears …

  • 6 July

    Wheeler named Interim Dean of SDSU IV

    -Editorial Mark Wheeler, formerly associate dean for academic affairs at San Diego State University Imperial Valley, has been named interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and interim Dean here. Wheeler’s new role was shared following Dr. Gregorio A. Ponce’s announcement that he would complete his tenure as dean in August and …

June, 2021

  • 30 June

    Heber and Calexico Residents Invited to Apply for IVC Area 1 Vacancy

    -Editorial Residents that live in the Imperial Valley College Board Area 1 now have the opportunity to serve on the board of education and fill the vacancy Annette Gonzalez-Buttner left after serving only five months.  The Board will conduct interviews and make the provisional appointment at a special meeting on …

  • 28 June

    IVC Board of Education Will Fill Area One Vacancy

    -Editorial The Imperial Valley College Board of Trustees will appoint a new member to their team to fill up the vacancy position left by Annette Gonzalez-Buttner. Her sentencing for electoral fraud left an immediate vacancy on the Area 1 District that covers the city of Calexico and Heber. Despite the …

  • 9 June

    IVC Announces COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinic for Students

    -Editorial Imperial Valley College announced that a mass vaccination drive-thru clinic for the first dose will he taking place this month. While this event is for IVC students, it is open to all community members 12 years and older who have not been vaccinated. The event has been scheduled for …

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