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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.

The weeklong event at CSM is an extension of the annual Family Science Day that features several new planetary programs geared toward science demonstrations for children to introduce them to science uniquely and tangibly beyond just reading.

Students and local officials gathered at Cañada College Thursday to rally in support of Senate Bill 893, a measure currently awaiting Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature that, if signed, would allow the San Mateo County residents to attend community college here for free.

Two candidates are vying for an open seat on the San Mateo County Community College District Board of Trustees with one offering decades of community knowledge to the position and the other a fresh perspective.

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 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.

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!

College of San Mateo was one of a select number of California community colleges to be honored in the inaugural 2022 Excellence in Placement Awards, hosted by The Campaign for College Opportunity.

A program webpage and registration form are available, allowing interested students to review program details and sign up. Those who are approved to access the new service are eligible for 40 monthly Lyft rides between CSM and 10 different designated locations throughout Half Moon Bay, El Granada, Moss Beach, and Montara.

This column was supposed to be about a rising political star. But it turns out that this rising political star isn’t interested in being a rising political star. Instead, he wants to do what he does best, helping students. He’s living his life story by helping students receive the kind of help he needed and never received because didn’t realize it was there for the asking.