January 2005

FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2005

Mt. SAC Director Sworn In as Statewide Association President

WALNUT, Calif.—Mt. San Antonio College Financial Aid Director Susan Jones was recently sworn in as President of the California Community College Student Financial Aid Administrators Association (CCCSFAAA) at the organization’s statewide conference in Anaheim.

Jones, who has been at Mt. SAC for 30 years and has served as Director of Financial Aid since 1992, will serve a one-year term as president of the association, which represents community college financial aid administrators throughout California. The CCCSFAAA is involved with a variety financial aid issues at community colleges, including lobbying efforts in Sacramento, student advocacy, and financial aid training programs.

Jones, a resident of Walnut, has also served on the statewide executive council for the California Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (CASFAA), the financial aid association for all colleges and universities in the state. In 2001, she received the CASFAA’s Segmental Leadership Award for her outstanding contributions to the financial aid profession and students.

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Mt. SAC Alumni to Reunite at "Mountie Carlo Night"

WALNUT, Calif.—All Mountie alumni and friends of Mt. San Antonio College are invited to an all-class-reunion “Mountie Carlo Night” event, beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11 at the Shilo Hilltop Suites in Pomona.

Sponsored by the Mt. SAC Alumni Association, “Mountie Carlo Night” will feature casino-type games, music, and dancing, dinner and a silent auction. Admission is $35.

“This first-time event for Mountie alumni and friends of the College promises to be lots of fun, and we invite alumni from all classes, retirees and employees of the College and the community to help us celebrate,” said Gary Ingham, President of the Mt. SAC Foundation. “All alumni will have this first of many opportunities to reconnect with each other and make new friends.”

Guests will receive chips to use at the casino tables to win chance tickets for prizes. Another evening highlight will feature musical classics from the past six decades—representing the nearly 60 years that Mt. SAC has been serving students. Attending alumni will be able to reunite with their classmates at specialty areas designated by class years.

Corporate sponsors for the evening include: Puente Hills Toyota, Ford, VW, Scion, Orange County Teachers Federal Credit Union, Reynolds Buick, GMC Trucks and Southern California Edison.

To purchase tickets, call the Mt. SAC Foundation Office at (909) 594-5611, ext. 5443.

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2005

Mt. SAC Student Services Open Saturdays In January

WALNUT, Calif.—To provide additional convenience for current and late-registering students, Mt. San Antonio College’s Admissions and Financial Aid offices will be open each Saturday in January from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The weekend hours allow students to avoid the usual lines associated with registration at the beginning of the semester, and they can take advantage of the complete array of student services, including late registration assistance, help locating open classes, assistance with financial aid applications, assessment, counseling, and other support services.

“Our concern is to meet the needs of our students and to help then get adjusted in the Spring Semester,” said Student Services Vice President Audrey Yamagata-Noji. “Mt. SAC offers Friday night and weekend classes, so for those students, we really needed to be open.”

The Admissions Office and other student services are located on the lower level of the campus Student Services Building (9B). Mt. SAC’s Registration Assistance Centers, Counseling, and Bursar’s offices will also be open to help students on Saturday, Jan. 15, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In addition to the recently added Saturday hours, the Admissions Office is open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information, call the Mt. SAC Admissions and Records Office at (909) 594-4415.

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