July 2010

TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010

Mt. SAC Fall Semester Registration Opens July 19

WALNUT, Calif.––Online registration for Mt. San Antonio College's fall semester credit classes begins July 19. Classes begin on Monday, August 23.

New and continuing credit students must register for classes online at my.mtsac.edu. New students must also submit an admission application online. For students who do not have computer access, computers and assistance are available in the Student Services Center during business hours. The Admissions Office is open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Before registering, new students are required to activate their personal Mt. SAC portal accounts at the same website, which provides set-up instructions. Students will be able to view a registration date and time in their portal account and will not be allowed to register before their assigned time. New students must also contact the Counseling Department to sign up for the required orientation session before registering for classes. For more information about required orientation sessions, call the Mt. SAC Counseling Department at (909) 274-4380.

For more registration information, call the Mt. SAC Admissions & Records Office at (909) 274-4415, or visit www.mtsac.edu.


Mt. SAC Health Career Students Win Four Medals at Nationals

WALNUT, Calif.–– Mt. San Antonio College health career students recently won four bronze medals at the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) national competition in Orlando, Fla. More than 7,000 secondary and post-secondary students competed at the national leadership event.

Cleo Ashmore (Corona), Monica Kimani (Perris), Elizabeth Meneses (Diamond Bar), and Brian Ragland (Fontana) all won bronze medals in the creative problem solving competition.

Mt. SAC’s Carmen Gervas (Upland), Karina Cardiel (Pomona), Andrew Garcia (Pomona), and Alyssa Lee (Pomona) all ranked among the finalists competing in the creative problem solving competition.

“All eight of our competitors this year ranked in the top ten nationally as finalists, and that is quite an accomplishment,” said Mt. SAC psychiatric technician professor and HOSA advisor Mary Ellen Reyes. “Being involved in and competing in HOSA is a life-changing experience for students.”

HOSA, established in 1976 by the U.S. Department of Education, is the national organization for secondary and post-secondary health career students. The organization provides students in 40 states with skills, leadership development, and career development.