Skyline Shines - February 21 2020 Issue

Article Source:  Skyline College - San Bruno CA

February 21, 2020

Celebrate Black History Month at the BAEC!

Please join us at the Bay Area Entrepreneur Center (BAEC) on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. for a fun community engagement and networking event in celebration of Black History Month.  This is an opportunity to learn, celebrate community and honor the contributions of people throughout the African Diaspora. There will be complimentary refreshments! The BAEC is the off-campus …

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Lifelong Wellness ISLO Townhall

Teaching has moved beyond solely teaching the material to fostering students’ self-awareness, initiative and resilience in learning. For what students think, believe and feel about themselves as learners affects how they orient themselves toward their education. Nowhere is this shift more evident at Skyline College than in the classroom, flex workshops and departmental discussions. You are invited to the Lifelong …

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Distinguish Myth From Fact: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Students, faculty and staff are invited to join a conversation with Skyline College’s Health & Wellness Services Physician Dr. Walter Cheng regarding the coronavirus. Dr. Cheng’s training in infectious disease outbreaks will provide a unique insight.  Learn facts, dispel myths and misconceptions and get the proper knowledge to approach this current event. Join us in the Library, Building 5 on …

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Science in Action Discusses Opportunities in STEM

The Science in Action Seminar series held in the STEM Center has consistently been attracting over 40 students each seminar.  In these talks, featured speakers representing everything from Skyline College alumni to CEOs of pharmaceutical companies. You can view the upcoming schedule at On Tuesday, February 20, 2020, the seminar featured Allessandro (Alex) Mazzora, a student researching ecology, and Michael …

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New Chapter of Psi Beta for Psychology Students

The Psychology Department is pleased to announce that Skyline College has been approved to start a chapter of Psi Beta. Psi Beta is a national honor society for students attending two-year colleges that are majoring in or have an interest in psychology. The mission of the society is to encourage professional development and psychological literacy in students by promoting and …

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SPARC Meeting Update

The Skyline College Strategic Planning and Allocation of Resources Committee (SPARC) met on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Carla Grandy, Director of Guided Pathways and Comprehensive Redesign shared with the committee the Guided Pathways Scale of Adaption Plan. In fiscal year 2017-18, the State Chancellor’s Office provided funding of $797K over a period of five years to the college to implement …

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BAEC Brings Entrepreneurship to Project Change Students

During the months of February and March, Project Change at College of San Mateo (CSM) is featuring a variety programs and district-wide resources to benefit students and expose them to career options and areas of interest. Along with several other programs, the Bay Area Entrepreneur Center (BAEC) of Skyline College was invited to the CSM campus to present to Project …

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Peer Mentoring in the Learning Center

The Peer Mentoring Program at Skyline College is designed to help students ease the adjustment to college life and achieve their short and long-term goals! Our peer mentors are trained to facilitate academic and personal success for their fellow students by helping them: Explore and connect to Skyline College services Set goals and develop strategies to succeed in classes Improve …

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Students Explore Themes of Struggle and Freedom Through Works of Black Poets

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Skyline College Library was pleased to welcome 35 students from Professor Williams and Professor Lachmayr’s classes for a thought-provoking hour as Dr. Bianca Rowden-Quince read a selection of works by some of her favorite black poets as well her own. The event, in part of the Library’s Poetry Corner Series, highlighted poems that call attention to …

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