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College of San Mateo has received funding to establish enhanced services to support foster youth and former foster youth by adding the NextUp Program, a new program within EOPS/CARE.

On December 13, 2022, Governing board member Goodman vacated his seat on the San Mateo County Community College District Board of Trustees creating a Board Vacancy for Trustee Area 3. At a Special Board Meeting on December 20, 2022, the San Mateo County Community College District Board took action to fill this vacancy by making a provisional appointment. The appointee will hold office until the next governing board member election, which occurs at the Statewide General Election in November 2024.

College of San Mateo is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) Program. The AANAPISI award encompasses a cooperative arrangement between College of San Mateo, Cañada College, Skyline College, and San Francisco State University, with funds totaling $2,500,000.

On October 29, 2022, the San Mateo County History Museum will open the exhibit College of San Mateo: 100 Years of Making Dreams Come Through.

Under SB 893, crafted by state Sen. Josh Becker, D-San Mateo, with support from Assembly Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, and State Assembly Marc Berman, D-Palo Alto, the state would allow the San Mateo County Community College District to waive a mandatory $46-per-unit enrollment fees for nearly 6,000 San Mateo County residents, allowing those interested in enrolling in classes at one of the community college district’s three campuses to attend for free.

Courses at San Mateo County’s three community colleges may soon become free for thousands of local students, reducing barriers to higher education for which district officials have long fought.

The Fall semester has officially kicked off at CSM, but students can still add semester-length classes until Tuesday, August 30!

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program announced on August 22 that College of San Mateo’s College President, Dr. Jennifer Taylor-Mendoza, is one of 26 leaders selected for the 2022-23 class of the Aspen New Presidents Fellowship.

The Bulldogs are sorry to report, long time CSM Baseball statistician Mike Brusin passed away July 7th at his home in San Mateo.  Fondly referred to as “Brusin”, Mike donated his time and service to Bulldog Baseball for nearly forty years.

Jazz on the Hill returns for College of San Mateo’s (CSM) centennial year on Saturday, July 23, 2022! Join us on our beautiful campus for live jazz with a great line-up of musicians who cover many genres from straight-ahead, blues, to Latin and more!