skip directly to Main Content Navigation Search A-Z Index Find People Top Story Breadcrumbs Footer
Fall 2019 Final Exams
December 10-16, 2019
Winter Recess
December 24 - January 12
Spring Semester begins
January 13, 2020
Sexual Misconduct & Title IX
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • YouTube
  • Instagram
News

Programs News

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named College of San Mateo as one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. Based on strong and improving in student outcomes—including in learning, completion rates, employment rates and earnings, and equity—15 percent of community colleges nationwide have been invited to apply for the Aspen Prize.

DIAG makes funds available to support and encourage events, activities and other endeavors that promote, educate, celebrate and integrate diversity on a campus-wide level. Apply now!

CSM Career Services and other offices are hosting a variety of career-related events from October to December.  All are designed to help our students and community promote career awareness and exploration and find their WHY.

CSM’s Career and Workforce Hub helps to guide students into programs that lead to jobs. One way to do that is to provide students with marketing materials that capture the excitement and growth potential in career programs.

For the second time in three consecutive years, CSM’s Honors Project publication, Labyrinth, has won first place in a national honors newsletter competition. The National Collegiate Honors Council awarded Labyrinth first place among all public and private universities and colleges in the nation. The awards were announced at NCHC’s annual national conference in Boston in November 2018.

On Wednesday and Friday nights at the College of San Mateo, it’s not uncommon to see students gathered in a classroom and focused on building a wide range of skills, from sharpening their math to understanding team dynamics.

College students are challenged every day by the cost of living in the Bay Area. Many struggle with bills, debt and food insecurity. In order to support their educational goals, College of San Mateo has partnered with United Way Bay Area to bring a SparkPoint Center to its campus.

CSM has added an exciting new adjunct faculty member to its extensive roster of working artists. Pantea Karimi is a well-established artist who works in installation art, prints, virtual reality and video projection.

CSM students are now able to pick up an affordable meal for just $5 in the Bulldog Bookstore. “Grab & Go” meals include a sandwich, fresh fruit and a bottled water. Students must show a current CSM student ID to purchase the discounted meals, which are subsidized by ASCSM.

The CSM Fire Technology department is honoring the late fire instructor Don Ciucci by naming its new fire engine in his memory. The Fire Academy dedicated the Don Ciucci Training Engine on August 13, 2018. Chief Ciucci’s nephew Chris Wettstein, who also teaches in the CSM Fire Technology program, presented the new engine in his honor.