Campus Connection

Your online source of news, information, and features for and about Mt. SAC employees.

Health and Careers Students

Health Career Students Win Silver and Gold at State, Advance to Nationals
XIII Conference

Congratulations to Mt. SAC's Health Career students who won six gold medals and six silver medals at the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) state leadership conference held March 29-April 1 in Anaheim.

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Dr. Yeap Ban Har

Parachutes & Ladders
XIII Conference
4/18/14, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Design Technology Center

Internationally renowned Singapore Math expert Dr. Yeap Ban Har will address the conference theme, “Teach Less, Learn More: Tools for Sharing, Learning, and Growth” at this annual gathering focused on effective teaching methods.

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Administration Building 4

Bursar's Office Moves to
Admin Bldg. May 1

To more efficiently serve students, the Bursar’s Office is moving to the lower level lobby of the Administration Building (4), effective Thursday, May 1. The last day of service in the Bursar’s current location (9A) is Monday, April 28.

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Terri Long drawing winners

Two instructors
Win Starbucks,
Faculty Directory Event

Congratulations to Barbara Gonzales and Kathleen High, Mt. SAC instructors from the Learning Assistance Center. They submitted their contact information to the online directory and will be rewarded with a Starbuck's gift card.

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Flying Team

Flying Team
Headed to Nationals

Congratulations to the Mt. SAC Flying Team which will advance to the National Intercollegiate Flying Association's nation competition after recently qualifying with a third-place finish at the regional airmeet hosted by Embry-Riddle Aeronautic University in Arizona.

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Industrial Design Team

Design Engineering Team Wins Manufacturing Competition

Congratulations to Mt. SAC's Industrial Design Engineering Team who won the design competition at the AeroDef Manufacturing Summit and Exposition on Feb. 25-27 at the Long Beach Convention Center.

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Turf Team

Turf Teams Trample Competition in Texas

Congratulations to Horticulture Professors Brian Scott and Chaz Perea whose Turf Team captured a national championship college competition at the Sports Turf Managers Association's 25th annual conference held on Jan. 21-25 in San Antonio, Texas.

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Classified, Faculty Flex Day Focuses on Growth, Technology

A joint classified and faculty Spring Flex Day afforded two opening general sessions and provided nearly 20 employee breakout sessions with topics ranging from union contracts to Adobe Acrobat to the cosmos.

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High-5 to Forensics Coaches for Tournament Awards

Congratulations to Mt. SAC Forensics coaches Danny Cantrell, Jeff Archibald, and Roger Willis, whose team captured third place in the overall sweepstakes at the Sunset Cliffs Classic Speech and Debate Tournament, held Feb. 7-9 at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. Competing against 44 colleges and universities, Mt. SAC students won a total of 12 awards, including two first-place awards.

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Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Schools

Midterm Accreditation Report Earns Commendation

Mt. SAC's Midterm Accreditation Report passed its review by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges with flying colors and earned commendation.

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Carol Kuykendall

Honors Director Receives
PTK Administrators Award

Honors Program Director Carolyn Kuykendall is one of 25 educators to be chosen for Phi Theta Kappa's prestigious Distinguished College Administrator Award. She will receive the award in April at PTK's 96th annual convention in Orlando, FL.

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president's perspective

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Dr. Bill Scroggins

employee spotlight

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Annie Joneja
Professor Integrates Psychology and Life Philosophy in Children's Books

Ever feel dissatisfied with a story’s ending and want to change it? That’s exactly what adjunct Psychology Professor Annie Joneja did to channel her inner-child and begin a second career as a children’s author.

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Do you know a College Champion? Nominate Now! It's easy to ackledge all the hard work our amazing employees accomplish each and every day. Click here to begin.

Patricia Montoya

Recognizing exemplary employee dedication and service.

April 2014:
Patricia Montoya

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Budget info Site

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In compliance with the Higher Education Act, Mt. SAC's Emergency Response and Evacuation Plan is now available online to current and prospective students and employees. The plan contains procedures on what to do in the event of a serious campus incident that poses an immediate or ongoing threat to the safety and health of the college community. Click here to review the plan, prepared by Mt. SAC's Public Safety Department.

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re-living the Moments!
A review of
special events

Remembering Phil Maynard
Phil Maynard

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faces & places

Mt. SAC welcomes new Staff, Faculty, and Managers

Newly Hired Staff

  • Gabriel Aragon,
    Refuse and Recyclable Collector (Grounds)
  • Christopher Duran, Electrician (Facilities Planning and Management)
  • Gloria Munguia,
    Budget and Accounting Technician (Fiscal Services)
  • Marisa Fierro,
    Director, Development and Alumni Relations (Foundation)
  • Annette Limon,
    Special Projects Manager (Community and Career Education)
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