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Sep 1, 2022
As we complete the first month of instruction, I wanted to provide you with a brief campus update on things that have started and activities that are gearing up to start in September.
Aug 13, 2021
Congratulations on successfully completing the first week of the fall semester. Whether you are a student, staff, or faculty member, you are off to a great start this new term. Many of you also had little ones who returned to school this week, or you ar...
Aug 3, 2021
Last night our Chancellor sent out a message districtwide regarding a new mask requirement. To clarify the message for campus use, effective tomorrow, Wednesday, August 4, 2021, the college will require employees, students and visitors to wear facial c...
Jun 18, 2021
On June 17, President Biden signed Juneteenth into Law as a national holiday. This is a historic moment in our collective history. Juneteenth, which commemorates June 19, 1865, is the day when the last slaves in Texas and the defeated Confederate Sout...
Jun 2, 2021
I am proud to share with you that last night at their meeting, the State Center Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously passed Resolution 2021.23, which officially recognizes June, 2021 as LGBTQ+ Pride Month. This is the FIRST time th...
May 14, 2021
It is with deepest sadness and regret that I inform you of the loss of one of our students, Hannah Pimentel. You may have seen or heard the news of the heartbreaking loss of Hannah who died in a fatal automobile collision earlier this week.
Apr 20, 2021
This morning our leaders across Fresno – from pastors from African American Clergy Caucus, law enforcement and our mayor came together to call for justice and pray. Pastor B.T. Lewis of Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church said, “We also ask that as w...
Apr 7, 2021
I hope everyone enjoyed the Spring Break and were able to disconnect from your courses and committees and get some much-deserved rest! Attached is the Board Report that will be presented at today’s meeting with the State Center Community College Distri...
Mar 18, 2021
In response to recent attacks against our Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, Fresno City College acknowledges and condemns this most recent violence in county. Because of this, College Council today voted unanimously to support the ...
Mar 5, 2021
One of the most exciting times of the year is celebrating the extraordinary achievements of our students who have worked hard to earn their associate degrees at Fresno City College. In this time of COVID-19, the college is tasked with trying to find ade...
Feb 26, 2021
Good morning, Please see my attached letter for more details regarding the work the FCC Return to Campus Task Force has completed. You can review the latest developments by visiting the new web page at https://www.fresnocitycollege.edu/covid-19/safe-ret...
Jan 18, 2021
Please join the us Friday, January 22 from 3:30-4:30pm for a campus update for all Classified Professionals. Joining us will be President Goldsmith; Mr. Don Lopez, Vice President of Instruction; Dr. Lataria Hall, Vice President of Student Services; Mr. ...
Jan 4, 2021
Listed is the recording for the January 7 Spring 2021 Convocation, that was held virtually. Also listed is the agenda.
Nov 17, 2020
I wish that I had better news to tell you today about Fresno County’s COVID 19 situation, but the news isn’t good for us. Instead of making improvements, Fresno County and other counties in the Central Valley have suffered a setback. Governor Gavin Ne...
Nov 9, 2020
Last Friday, Fresno City College held a virtual event to pay homage to our veterans. A theme emerged from our time together. From Veteran’s Resource Center Director, Dr. Jaime Duran’s opening statements, to Sonia Santana’s beautiful rendition of our N...
Oct 7, 2020
Please join us virtually on Thursday, October 8 for a historic groundbreaking ceremony at our new West Fresno Campus site, home to our new multimillion dollar facility. Please see the special video invitation below from Dr. Carole Goldsmith.
Oct 1, 2020
Fresno County has received positive news regarding our COVID-19 progress indicating that we can now move from the Purple Tier 1 into the Red Tier 2. That will allow the partial reopening of many businesses and some schools.
Sep 10, 2020
As we all continue to monitor the fires in our neighboring mountain communities, we know that the fire has added another layer of stress and anxiety to an already very difficult time. We hope you and your family are safe. With the various fires in the ...
Sep 8, 2020
I hope this communication finds each of you healthy, well and safe. Like many of you, I had hoped for a quiet, restful Labor Day weekend. That was not to be the case.
Aug 7, 2020
Congratulations on a good start to what will be an exceptional fall semester - one for the history books! Thank you for showing up and being the best version of yourself during one of the most challenging times in our collective history.
Aug 4, 2020
Please see the link to view a special recorded message from our president, Dr. Carole Goldsmith. These are challenging times. As you know, the 2020 fall semester will be primarily online. Several task force groups have been meeting over the summer a...
Jul 21, 2020
With the fall semester rapidly approaching, many still have lingering concerns and anxieties. The most recent question I have been getting is, “How does the Governor's ruling about K-12 impact us?” The answer is complicated, so that’s why this message ...
Jun 26, 2020
The Central Valley Conference announced today the difficult decision to suspend all athletic competition for Fall 2020. Fresno City College is one of the colleges in the conference that will comply with this decision. This decision was made as a result...
Jun 3, 2020
We are facing a pivotal moment for our college, our community and our nation. I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy as we continue to navigate this unmapped journey of uncertainty in the midst of so much pain and rhetoric in...
May 29, 2020
As the first week of summer instruction closes, I want to thank you for your commitment, dedication and willingness to teach during this transitional phase created by the COVID-19 pandemic. For many of you, the virtual delivery of content may still be ...
May 19, 2020
Happy Classified School Employee Week!
May 15, 2020
These past few weeks has presented all of us with multiple unprecedent challenges. We have faced a global pandemic, derailing all college sports and campus activities, most of our students were forced to finish their semesters totally online. While the...
May 6, 2020
We are grateful that the SCCCD Board of Trustees took action at last night’s meeting to approve the replacement positions of faculty and staff that the college was authorized to advance. During this unprecedented time and economic uncertainty, the Coll...
Apr 22, 2020
Facebook Video. Thank you students, faculty, State Center Community College Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation, and the community for your help with the Ram Pantry. #FresnoCityCares #CACommunityColleges #SupportCCCeducation #FundOurFuture #...
Apr 17, 2020
Many of our students lack the technology necessary to complete their academic goals. With the help of some donors we were able to help. Thank you!
Apr 10, 2020
Video Message from Friday, April 10, 2020. #FlattenTheCurve
Mar 23, 2020
Today will prove to be a busy one for all of us as we navigate our new remote reality moving from crisis mode to triage. The speed at which we are forced to adapt, due to COVID-19, presents an incredible task ahead of us all. I’m glad we are calling t...
Mar 20, 2020
Last night, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a “Shelter in Place” for all of California to protect the health and well-being of all Californians and to establish consistency across the state in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. We continue to take al...
Mar 16, 2020
Planning for Virtual Learning with Canvas. Fresno City College is putting your health and safety first as we plan for virtual teaching and learning to begin on March 23, 2020.
Mar 16, 2020
The message below is what was sent out last night to faculty leaders, representatives of our classified professional leadership and administration. Given today’s events, I thought it would be good to share what we have done to prepare for today’s closu...
Mar 13, 2020
Many of you have seen the Fresno State announcement and that SCCCD is following the Fresno State Model. The question you may have is “Are we closing?” No, we are not. Neither is Fresno State. We are Temporarily Suspending Many In-Person Classes - The...
Mar 12, 2020
A lot has changed in a short period of time. Our nation’s President has changed travel restrictions, NBA has suspended play, and a host of events have been canceled in our state and across our nation. I understand you are anxious about this evolving s...
Mar 9, 2020
This weekend, the Fresno County Department of Public Health (FCDPH) confirmed the first case of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Fresno County. This is a travel-related case and was not community-acquired. Two travelers presented themselves for te...
May 15, 2019
This fall, Fresno City College will be participating in the Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE), a national survey of institutional practices and student behaviors during the earliest weeks of college.
May 3, 2019
Today we are proud to celebrate English instructor Marisol Baca, the new Fresno Poet Laureate. Marisol began her two-year term on May 2 with a swearing in ceremony at City Hall.
May 1, 2019
I would like to thank the faculty, staff, administrators, community partners and students who attended last night’s town hall meeting organized by California Community College State Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley. This is a series of community meetings th...
Apr 3, 2019
Fresno City College hosted the State Center Community College Board of Trustees meeting and a joint Clovis Community College and FCC Athletic Celebration.
Jan 28, 2019
This report recaps the college’s recent accomplishments and the collective efforts underway advancing student success.
Dec 14, 2018
SCCCD Technology Plan 2019-2022
Sep 18, 2018
I would like to personally invite you to two upcoming meetings where your input will be very important to the decisions we make on the future growth of Fresno City College.
Aug 9, 2018
Fall 2018 Opening Day Convocation Agenda
Aug 7, 2018
Please join me in welcoming two new members to the FCC Management Team.
Jun 6, 2018
We have many people and milestones to celebrate in these last few weeks of the semester!
Jan 16, 2018
I would personally like to invite you to join me and Council Member Esmeralda Soria for a community meeting to answer your questions about public transportation options for Fresno City College and our surrounding neighborhood.
Dec 4, 2017
Campus Messages — December, 2017 — Sports & Mike Dana
Oct 5, 2017
In support of our ongoing institutional student equity efforts, this fall, Fresno City College will participate in the Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL) Institutional Assessment Package (IAP). CCEAL is a national research laboratory under ...
Oct 3, 2017
Campus Message: I am pleased to share that the Fresno City College proposal for a West Fresno Satellite was included in every package.
Oct 3, 2017
On Thursday, November 9th there will be two open forums for Accreditation at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in OAB 251. Please add this forum to your calendar. This will be an opportunity for all faculty, staff and students to provide feedback and ask questio...
Aug 1, 2017
Update Highlights: TILE Program, Theft on Campus, Board Workshop, Getting the word out…, Football Wall of Fame Dinner
Aug 1, 2017
Excitement is in the air, it’s the first day of the academic year! It’s been a fun summer and I hope that all of you took the time to relax and recharge as we usher in the start of a New Year and new semester. Our students need us to lead them to success.
Jun 1, 2017
In this time of transition, we are waiting for an interim Vice President of Student Services to arrive at Fresno City College. Until that happens, Mr. Sean Henderson, dean of students, will continue to serve as our Acting Vice President of Student Servi...
May 10, 2017
The end of every semester is a nostalgic time as we reflect on the accomplishment and successes the college has achieved this past academic year. As we celebrate each milestone in our students’ lives, we find joy when we see the happy faces of our schol...
May 1, 2017
This is a reminder that we will hold two accreditation open forums this week. These are scheduled almost two weeks after you’ve received the drafts to give you an opportunity to begin reviewing them. These open forums will give us an opportunity to disc...
Apr 20, 2017
I would like to update the campus community on our search for the Vice President of Student Services. As you know, our previous efforts last semester were unsuccessful. Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, a second search has also been deemed unsucc...
Apr 5, 2017
As we approach a March 2018 accreditation site visit, it is time to have all hands on deck! I have three important items regarding accreditation that require the participation of each and every Fresno City College faculty and staff member.
Mar 16, 2017
As the second 9-week short term classes begin, we now want to make sure our students are utilizing the many services on campus they need to stay in class and succeed. I hope that you will be able to enjoy one of the many events coming up this month and ...
Feb 15, 2017
A couple of months ago we shared with you the exciting news of the Central Valley Promise. The new initiative will give eligible high school students in the local area the opportunity to begin their college journey at Fresno City College free of charge ...
Feb 1, 2017
Many of you may have seen the Fresno Bee FRONT PAGE story about the Ram Pantry. If you get a chance to give Interim Dean, Sean Henderson, a High Five, do it!
Jan 25, 2017
Campus Message — January, 2017 — Women’s Volleyball Day
Jan 24, 2017
I know that many of you have come back to work perhaps a little unsure as to what the future may hold. I can tell you this, the future has never looked brighter for Fresno City College. Tomorrow you will learn more about our future, staffing, partnershi...
Jan 16, 2017
Yesterday, at approximately 2:00 p.m., the Fresno Police Department pursued an alleged stolen vehicle onto our campus. The suspect was then taken into custody near the Language Arts Building. The incident was quickly resolved and no injuries were report...
Jan 5, 2017
Spring 2017 Opening Day Convocation Agenda
Jan 4, 2017
Campus Update for January, 2017 Progressive Home Club
Dec 7, 2016
HOLIDAY MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT, the holiday season is here and final exams are quickly approaching. Before the semester ends, I wanted to send you a holiday greeting and leave you with a couple of thoughts.
Dec 4, 2016
I am pleased to announce that the SCCCD Board of Trustees appointed Becky Barabe as the new Dean of Instruction, Applied Technology, at Fresno City College.
Dec 1, 2016
This is my last message to you for the fall semester of 2016. During this past semester, Fresno City College has done a lot of good work and served our students well. I would like to thank each of you for the contribution you make to the success of our ...
Nov 18, 2016
It’s fair to say that a lot has transpired since my last email communication. I do hope that you all had a chance to review the monthly report that was sent last week. Moving forward all reports, updates, presentations and news articles will be catalogu...
Nov 15, 2016
As we’ve been working together as a college to develop our self-evaluation report for a Spring 2018 accreditation site visit our strengths, as well as our gaps, have been brought to the forefront.
Sep 1, 2016
Today marks my 34th day on the job. I continue to be impressed by FCC’s dedicated faculty, staff and administration. Here are a few highlights: #WeLoveFresno, Coffee with Carole, Ram Sports, 2016 Women’s Conference, Piano Concert, Unity Walk and Oath, ...