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 24 2023
Jun 12 2023
A discussion around minimum classroom sizes brought many concerned students and teachers to a recent Board of Trustees meeting with worries a higher threshold could have a negative impact on diverse class offerings.
Jun 5 2023
Five days of filming during finals week in May will provide a glimpse into the CSM student experience.
May 9 2023
CSM’s Connect to College event on Thursday, May 4, was a resounding success, attracting over 300 attendees, including members from the local community and their families! The event was valuable for individuals interested in exploring the college’s numerous academic programs and student support services, including the college’s Free College enrollment fee waiver for qualifying San Mateo County residents.
May 2 2023
Student enrollment at the San Mateo County Community College District has increased in recent semesters, a trend officials hope and expect will continue as most students take advantage of the free class offerings.
Dec 9 2022
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.
Sep 23 2022
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.
Aug 30 2022
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.
Dec 20 2021
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.
Sep 8 2021
It began as a trickle; then, over time, it became a flood. That’s the basic story of enrollment at what was known as San Mateo Junior College. When the two-year school was founded in 1922, only 35 students were enrolled. Nearly 100 years later, the San Mateo County Community College District educates about 40,000 adults at the College of San Mateo, Cañada College in Redwood and Skyline College in Redwood City.