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CSM recently completed its annual survey of satisfaction levels of its students, faculty and staff. Once again, results are overwhelmingly positive: satisfaction levels range from 84 percent – 100 percent for students, staff, and faculty and administrators.

College of San Mateo is pleased to announce Paul Hankamp as the first Distance Education (DE) Coordinator for the institution. Paul has been a biology faculty member at CSM since 2011. In addition to traditional lecture and lab courses, he teaches web-assisted and fully online courses.

President Claire welcomed the attendees and stated that housing is major concern for students, faculty and staff. Don Horsley, San Mateo County Board President, opened the program, and an introduction was done by Michael Lane, HLC Board President, followed by a keynote address by Steven Sust, Child Psychiatry Co-Chief Fellow at Stanford.

Roach completed a fellowship at Stanford Global Studies in June 2016. The fellowship allowed her the opportunity to reenvision her introduction to research course so that it reflects the global nature of the information ecosystem and acknowledges the inequity within it.

Apple Tree Dental, an independent nonprofit, just started a new program in October to provide education, preventive, and restorative dental care to students and faculty at CSM.

CSM Ethnic Studies Professor David Palaita joins Robert Handa on Asian Pacific America to discus the development and growth of Pacific Islander courses at CSM and City College of San Francisco.

The makerspace at CSM hosted a Salsa and Merengue workshop—a student led session on “making” dance. The space itself has the 3D printers, of course, and the Arduinos, but no technicians or dedicated classrooms.

Mike Galisatus leads a double life. By day, he’s Director of Bands at the College of San Mateo. By night, he’s an esteemed jazz trumpeter. He leads the Mike Galisatus Big Band, which plays Angelica’s in Redwood City on Sunday.

Project Change is unique and the first community college supported program in California to provide wrap around student support services, direct access to post secondary education and in-person college instruction inside juvenile youth facilities.

Picturing the Presidio is a multi-faceted public art installation by photographer Lyle Gomes, presented in partnership with the Presidio Trust.