History at a Glance

March 6, 2002

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Women's History Month is a celebration that recognizes notable women that have made extraordinary contributions to history. The celebration of Women's History has only been commemorated since the early 1970s, after the Education Ta...

First Year Mentoring Critical in Students Success

Michael J. Arvizu
El Vaquero Staff Writer

December 13, 2001

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When Glendale Community College student Hagop Kassabian came to the United States from Lebanon in 1995, he had no idea what college life was like. Though his parents had gone to college in his home country, they couldn't help hi...

Retention Pilot Takes Off to Keep Students in Class

Michael Konigsberg
El Vaquero Staff Writer

December 13, 2001

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Students at GCC may be interested to know that someone is looking over their shoulders. Susan Borquez-Dougherty of Student Retention Services is watching their every move. to class. Since the Student Retention Pilot debuted in...

Culinary Arts Program Adds Flavor to Education

Ani Asatryan
El Vaquero Staff Writer

November 29, 2001

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The Culinary Arts program at Glendale Community College has come a long way since it started with only two classes in 1974. It now offers more than 27 classes in three programs, providing students hands-on experience, serving...

Skerry Is Not Your Ordinary Administrative Assistant

Helen Galvin
El Vaquero Staff Writer

November 8, 2001

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Since Sept. 11, Patricia Skerry, administrative assistant to President John Davitt, has been on call 24/7 as a senior master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. She has all of her personal affairs in order, her bags packed,...

El Vaquero Rejoins the Competition Arena at Fullerton

Jamie Gadette
El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 25, 2001

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El Vaquero received three awards, including first place for broadsheet design, fourth place for an info-graphic, and an honorable mention for a designed advertisement at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Southern...

Lecture Highlights Novel Approach to Learning

Tania Chatila
El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 25, 2001

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This year's Distinguished Faculty Award winner Dr. Mark Maier, professor of economics, gave a presentation billed as "Are You Smarter than a Monkey?" Oct. 18 at Krieder Hall in which he combined a theory of stock market investing...

Instructor Support, Confidence Essential to ESL Students

Michael Konigsberg
El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 25, 2001

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ESL instructor Joanne Stevens knows the importance of her job as a teacher of international students. When she was a registered nurse, one of her patients had attempted suicide rather than further endure the dishonor of failing...

Fire, Police Departments Calm Community’s Anthrax Fears

HELEN GALVIN
El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 25, 2001

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As the country fell victim to the anthrax scare, Glendale citizens could take comfort in the security preparations the city has well in place. On Oct. 15, the Glendale Police Department received telephone calls almost hourly re...

State’s Electricity Deregulation, Energy Crisis Debated at Lecture

Ani Asatryan
El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 25, 2001

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Three Glendale Community College economics professors were featured in the forum "Power Play: California Consumers are Zapped Again" Thursday at Kreider Hall as a part of the Humanities/Social Science Lecture Series. Discussing th...

OSCAR CONTEST WINNERS

March 29, 2001

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Congratulations to the winner of our first Oscar Contest, Vern Jensen, and to our second place winner, Narineh Ibranossian. Both did an outstanding job of predicting the winners of the 73rd Annual Academy Awards.

CONTEST: BE A WINNER ON OSCAR NIGHT

March 1, 2001

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Win gift certificates and prizes from: The Student Bookstore Campus cafeteria Great Grille and Kebob Campus computer centers ...and Much More This Contest is open to GCC students only. Deadline to enter Friday, March 23. I...

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