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Spring Schedule of Classes Available Now!
Check out the Schedule of Classes for more information about courses available this spring. Registration opens Jan. 14. Classes begin Feb. 23. Learn more or download the schedule by visiting the Schedule of Classes site.

Pay It Forward on Giving Tuesday
If you believe in the power of higher education. If Mt. SAC made a difference in your life, consider supporting the college during Giving Tuesday. With your support we can provide scholarships to deserving students, improve programs, update classroom labs and experiences. It's up to you. Learn more at http://ow.ly/EWqnX. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving Holiday and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season, #GivingTuesday will inspire people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they support and help create a better world.

Finish a Class in 6 Weeks
Registration is now open for Winter Intersession. Check the schedule of classes for more information about credit and noncredit courses. Use the winter break to get ahead or stay ahead. Classes begin Jan. 5 and end Feb. 15. Learn more or download the schedule by visiting the Schedule of Classes site.

Poinsettia Sale
Order your fresh holiday poinsettias online via our Horticulture Department. www.mtsac.edu/agriculture

Students Approve Foothill Transit
Mt. SAC students overwhelmingly approved Foothill Transit's Class Pass program and a new transportation fee with 81 percent of student votes passing the proposal during online elections Nov. 17-20. A total of 3,461 students voted online for the measure that asked students "Shall Mt. San Antonio College students pay a transportation fee, which will pay for the Class Pass program?" The proposal passed with 2,798 students voting in favor of the measure and 663 votes against the new fee. The new mandatory fee will pay for the Foothill Transit Class Pass program, which will allow students unlimited access on Foothill Transit local lines and the Silver Streak that runs between Montclair and downtown Los Angeles. The Class Pass is a reusable electronic fare card that gives enrolled students access on Foothill Transit buses. The transportation fee would be $8 for part-time students and $9 fee for full-time students. The transportation fee will be a mandatory fee for all students registered in the fall or spring semesters. For the past year, Foothill Transit has offered the Class Pass program to Mt. SAC students free of charge. Over 6,500 students have participated in the program with an average of nearly 84,000 bus boardings per month.

International Education Week Nov. 17 - 21
Mt. SAC Celebrated International Education Week on campus with a host of activities, including musical performances, panel discussions, cultural demonstrations, international food tasting, and more.

Learn Common Cents
Mt. SAC hosted an informative lecture on "Things I Wish I Would Have Known: Budgeting and Credit Cards." A few students won gift cards and one student received a grand prize, an iPad. All students who attended received free lunch.

Your ride is up for re-election
Mass Transit Goes to the Voters Students to vote on Foothill Transit's Class Pass program Mt. SAC students will have the opportunity to vote on a new transportation fee for Foothill Transit's Class Pass program during an online voting period on Nov. 17-20. The online voting process, which will be offered on the portal at http://my.mtsac.edu, will ask students: Shall Mt. San Antonio College students pay a transportation fee, which will pay for the Class Pass program? The new mandatory fee will pay for the Foothill Transit Class Pass program, which will allow students unlimited access on Foothill Transit local lines and the Silver Streak that runs between Montclair and downtown Los Angeles. The Class Pass is a reusable electronic fare card that gives enrolled students access to Foothill Transit buses 7 days a week. The transportation fee would be $8 for part-time students and $9 fee for full-time students each semester. The transportation fee will be a mandatory fee for all students registered in the fall or spring semesters. Students who pay the fee in the fall semester will have access through the winter intersession. Students who pay the fee in the spring semester will have access through the summer intersession. For the past year, Foothill Transit has offered the Class Pass program to Mt. SAC students free of charge. Over 6,500 students have participated in the program with an average of nearly 84,000 bus boardings per month. Anticipated benefits of the Class Pass program include reduced traffic near campus, improved parking availability, and better air quality near Mt. SAC. More info online.

Get ahead. Stay ahead
The schedule of classes is now available for Winter Intersession. Use the winter break to get ahead or stay ahead by taking a variety of credit or noncredit courses. Learn more or download the schedule by visiting the Schedule of Classes site.

Power Outage Update
UPDATE: Power was restored about 5:15 pm. A power outage occurred shortly after 4 p.m. on Friday, October 24. Events (including the Mt. SAC relays and performing arts events) were allowed to continue following the direction of event coordinators. Normal business operations -- including classes -- were canceled. Power was restored about 1 hour later.

Alumni Day 2014
Mt. SAC celebrated its more than one million alumni with a full day of activities at the second annual Mt. SAC Alumni Day on Saturday, Oct. 18. Mountie pride was loud and proud with over seven hours of speakers, shows, and tours as the college showcases the successes of its many alumni, faculty, and current students. http://www.mtsac.edu/photos/2014-alumniday.html

Mt. SAC Aviation Celebrates 25 Years
College Aviation, Mt.SAC's flight school operating out Brackett Field, celebrated its 25th anniversary with a Fly-In on Saturday, Oct. 18. Alumni, current students, college pilots, instructors, staff, and friends of the flight program participated in the anniversary celebration held at Mt. SAC's James T. Clarke Hangar at Brackett Field.

Get ahead. Stay ahead.
The schedule of classes is now available for Winter Intersession. Use the winter break to get ahead or stay ahead by taking a variety of credit or noncredit courses. Learn more or download the schedule by visiting http://www.mtsac.edu/schedule/2015_winter.html.

Behind the Scenes: Cross Country Invitational
The world famous Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational will be held on the Mt. SAC campus from October 17-25 for the 67th time. Take a behind the scenes look at the hosting the nation's largest cross country invitational, which welcomes about 25,000 participants a year. For more information about the event, visit http://events.mtsac.edu/ccinvite/.

New Scholarships for Dreamers
They provide college scholarships to highly motivated DREAMers who have DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status) approval and who, without financial aid, cannot afford a college education that will enable them to participate in the American workforce. In their Fall 2014 Round, they will offer scholarships to: · First time college students (with no more than 12 college credits) who want to earn an associate or bachelor's degree at one of our Partner Colleges. High School students who will be graduating in class of 2015 and attend Mt. SAC can apply. · Mt. SAC students graduating in 2015 and wanting to earn a bachelor's degree at one of our Partner Colleges--University of La Verne, Cal State San Bernardino, Cal State Long Beach, UC Santa Cruz can apply. They are committed to helping our Scholars to and through college. To do so, they have selected Partner Colleges in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, NYC, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C. - all of which have committed to provide Scholars with student support services. You must be accepted to and eligible for in-state tuition at one of our Partner Colleges in order to receive the Scholarship. Please visit our website for a list of our current Partner Colleges http://www.thedream.us/colleges/. SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FIRST TIME COLLEGE STUDENTS This scholarship is available to high school seniors or high school graduates with demonstrated financial need who are first time college students and seek to earn a career-ready associate's or bachelor's degree at one of our Partner Colleges. Scholars are selected from a nationwide pool of applicants. To be eligible to apply, you must: • Be a first-time college student (i.e., a student with no more than 12 college credits excluding credits earned in a dual enrollment program or advance placement testing); • Intend to enroll in and attend one of TheDream.US Partner Colleges in 2015 and be eligible for in-state tuition; • Have a high school un-weighted GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent GED score); • Have been born on or after June 16, 1981 and have come to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday • Be DACA or TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval; and • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE GRADUATES The Community College Graduate Scholarship is available to community college students with demonstrated financial need who have earned their associate's degrees and seek to complete their bachelor's degrees at one of our four-year Partner Colleges. Scholars are selected from a nationwide pool of applicants. To be eligible to apply, you must: • Have earned an associate's degree from an accredited college by the end of the 2014-2015 academic year; • Intend to enroll in and attend one of TheDream.US Partner Colleges in 2015 and be eligible for in-state tuition; • Have a college un-weighted GPA of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale; • Have been born on or after June 16, 1981 and have come to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday • Be DACA or TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval; and • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need.

Free Training in Care Giving
Become a personal care aid or caregiver in just 6 weeks! Mt. SAC is providing FREE training for this program, which starts in January. A mandatory orientation is required in early November. For more information, click on the PDF on the left, call (909) 274-4845 or email abeinfo@mtsac.edu.

 

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