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Palliative care institute at CSU San Marcos adds Shiley to its name

Palliative care institute at CSU San Marcos adds Shiley to its name

North Coast Current

June 13, 2019


Filed under Education, Health, Higher Education, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos

A key California State University institute based at Cal State San Marcos has added prominent San Diego philanthropist Darlene Marcos Shiley to its name after a significant donation. The renamed Shiley CSU Institute for Palliative Care became official this month in recognition of Shiley’s $2.6 million gift.

Encinitas seeks high school, college artists for mosaic project

Encinitas seeks high school, college artists for mosaic project

North Coast Current

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Higher Education, K-12, NORTH COAST BEAT

The city of Encinitas invites college and high school artists to participate in a permanent installation of mosaic panels at the Interstate 5 undercrossing at Santa Fe Drive, the city recently announced.

MiraCosta College launches biotech bachelor’s degree

MiraCosta College launches biotech bachelor’s degree

North Coast Current

September 1, 2017


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Higher Education, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, Oceanside, Region

MiraCosta College marks the launch of its first four-year bachelor’s degree program in biomanufacturing this fall, the college announced Aug. 29.

Nursing students’ scores place MiraCosta program among best

Nursing students’ scores place MiraCosta program among best

North Coast Current

February 3, 2017


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Higher Education, NORTH COAST CAMPUS

MiraCosta College nursing students’ success rate on state licensure exams helped place its Registered Nursing Program third best in California in a RegisteredNursing.org review, the college announced Feb. 2.

First Choice College test prep opens Encinitas office

North Coast Current

February 2, 2017


Filed under Business, BUSINESS NOTES, Education, Encinitas, Higher Education, K-12

First Choice College, a scholastic test preparation service, recently announced its opening of an Encinitas office, its first expansion to the West Coast.

Coastal Community Foundation senior scholarships available

North Coast Current

February 2, 2017


Filed under Carlsbad, Community News, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, Higher Education, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, Oceanside, Region, Solana Beach

The Coastal Community Foundation has opened scholarship applications for local graduating high school seniors, the organization announced recently.

Encinitas Measure T, county Measure B losing early

North Coast Current

November 9, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, ELECTION 2016, Elections, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Higher Education, K-12, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Olivenhain, Politics, Rancho Santa Fe, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Valley Center, Vista

A proposed update to Encinitas’ city housing plan was losing in preliminary results Tuesday night, whole local school bond measures were on track to win, according to early voting results as of 11:50 p.m. Countywide Measure B, in support of building the massive Lilac Hills development in Valley Center, was also headed for defeat, according to early county results.

County Fair’s Student Showcase says farewell to Neil Bruington

County Fair’s Student Showcase says farewell to Neil Bruington

Michele Leivas

July 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, Cardiff by the Sea, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, Higher Education, K-12, NORTH COAST LIFE, North County, Region, San Diego County

San Diegans bid a fond farewell to this year’s San Diego County Fair, from the bacon-wrapped fried everything to the rides and games. This year, the Student Showcase says a more heartfelt goodbye to its coordinator, Neil Bruington.

San Dieguito adult education merges with MiraCosta

North Coast Current

March 22, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Education, Encinitas, Higher Education, K-12, LATEST NEWS, Oceanside, Region, Solana Beach

Longtime adult-education provider San Dieguito Union High School District is on track to merge its program with MiraCosta College’s continuing education division, MiraCosta announced March 22.

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