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.
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Nov 5 2019
Oct 29 2019
Students may now designate their preferred name on SMCCCD records and in their SMCCCD email address.
Oct 21 2019
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!
Oct 20 2019
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.
Oct 20 2019
Vehicle burglary is a crime of opportunity. Most thefts occur when valuables are left unattended, and out in the open to anyone that is walking by your vehicle. The Department of Public Safety offers these tips to help prevent crimes.
Oct 20 2019
CSM Undocu-Week closes with a keynote and poetry reading by the Afro-Indigenous poet, activist, scholar and artist Alan Pelaez Lopez.
Sep 30 2019
It’s time to RSVP for CSM’s next Flex Day, October 9. View the detailed Flex Day Schedule to check out the inspiring learning opportunities scheduled, including an opening keynote address from Dr. Gina Garcia, a leading scholar on Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs).
Feb 1 2017
Sixty community college students in San Mateo County each will receive a $6,000 scholarship for up to two years, thanks to the largest single scholarship donation in California community college history.
Jan 12 2017
SMCCCD is part of a state-initiated program, College Promise, that seeks to reduce tuition to zero (it’s currently $46 per unit) if they meet certain criteria based on economic and other specific circumstances.
Nov 8 2016
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.