The San Mateo County Community College District surpassed its enrollment goal this fall semester and trustees are now eager to understand what enabled that growth so it can be harnessed moving forward.
Nov 3 2023
Oct 26 2023
On Monday, October 16, CSM hosted the impactful “Send Silence Packing” exhibit, organized by Active Minds, a national mental health advocacy organization focusing on college campuses. This event was designed to initiate candid conversations about mental health, diminish the stigma surrounding mental illness, and encourage students to seek help and support for themselves and their peers.
Oct 16 2023
College of San Mateo (CSM) and its Fire Technology Program hosted the NorCal Women in the Fire Service in an enriching collaboration with NorCal First Alarm Girls Fire Camp on Saturday, September 16, 2023. This groundbreaking initiative, offered without charge, spanned two days, targeting regional high school girls from grades 9–12. The event was curated to provide these budding professionals with a comprehensive introduction to the rewarding career field of fire service in the Bay Area.
Oct 12 2023
On Sunday, October 8, the baseball field was filled with smiles as the CSM baseball team took to the pitch, not for their regular game but for a special event with The Miracle League of San Francisco Peninsula. Under the leadership of their new head coach, Riley Goulding, the Bulldogs partnered with this local organization to spend quality time with disabled ball players of all ages to share the love of baseball.
Oct 5 2023
In a recently unveiled study by one of CSM’s partnering organizations, United Way Bay Area (UWBA), the effectiveness of CSM’s SparkPoint Center is shining through. The study findings reveal that students who received SparkPoint’s robust services exhibited a significantly higher tendency to stay enrolled and attain their academic objectives.
Sep 14 2023
The spirit of unity and empowerment was palpable as IX in Action, the dynamic learning community for female student-athletes at College of San Mateo (CSM), embarked on their second annual Half Moon Bay fall kickoff event. This eagerly anticipated event, held right before the start of the fall semester, marks the beginning of a new academic year filled with growth, camaraderie, and achievement.
Sep 13 2023
College of San Mateo-Student Veterans of America Chapter embraced the chance to join the SVA Regional Summit, uniting kindred chapters from universities and colleges nationwide. This gathering fostered camaraderie, shared goals, and personal growth centered around supporting student veterans’ educational pursuits and leadership development.
Aug 24 2023
Earlier this month, the CSM Dual Enrollment team hosted a 2-day summer experience, “Strategies for Successful Teaching in Dual Enrollment” for the college’s new and returning faculty who will be teaching dual enrollment courses in the new academic year.
Aug 16 2023
Family Science Day is one of the longest-running and best-loved events at College of San Mateo, having delighted the public with stargazing, planetarium shows and science workshops since 2006.
Aug 16 2023
Half Moon Bay planners last week approved College of San Mateo Community College District plans to move forward on opening two classrooms downtown. City and college officials believe the new space will provide educational opportunities for Coastsiders unable to access the main campus in San Mateo.