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College Report: April 2020

Apr 1, 2020

Online Transition during COVID-19; Laptop/iPad Loaner Distribution & Technology Solutions; Financial Aid and Student Services; Ram Pantry; Nursing Program, Police and Fire Academies continue to serve.

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March 23, 2020: Humanitarian Week

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...

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March 20, 2020: Message to Students

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...

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Campus Message: March 16, 2020

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.  

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Campus Message: March 13, 2020

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...

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An Update Regarding COVID-19

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...

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Campus Message: March 2020

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...

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College Report: February 2020

Feb 1, 2020

Habitat for Humanity Partnership, Dual Enrollment, Financial Aid Update, Women in Engineering Day, Inaugural Dream Counselors High School Conference, Speakers Forum Events, Spring Enrollment, Baseball Scholarships, Ram Pantry, Black History Month, FCC R...

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College Report: December 2019

Dec 1, 2019

College Scorecard, Spark Tank Competition, Central Valley Honors Symposium, Giving Tuesday, Extreme Registration, Baseball Dinner, Rampage Wins Big, Christmas Tree Lane, Police Academy Graduation, Fire Academy Class 52, RN Pinning Ceremony, Ram Slam, Fr...

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College Report: November 2019

Nov 1, 2019

Multi-million dollar grant award, governance workshop, FCC to Sacramento, Giving Tuesday, Veterans Day Ceremony, TRiO Scholars, Shark Tank competition, NCMPR Awards, Speakers Forum, International Fashion Show, Pass It On Free Event, Rams Jams, Career T...

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College Report: October 2019

Oct 1, 2019

Speaker's Forum, California Priorities: Education Summit, Campus Open Forum, Safety Training, Disability Awareness Day, High School Counselors conference, High School Journalism conference, Spotlight on College Dropouts, Asians in the City, Art Space Ga...

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College Report: September 2019

Sep 1, 2019

Fall Semester Enrollment Target Exceeded, EOPS Reaches Record High Enrollment, Special Check Presentation, Open House, College Rated Best for Online Degrees, Financial Literacy University, Increased Financial Aid for Students, Visit from Gov. Newsome's ...

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College Report: August 2019

Aug 1, 2019

Fall Convocation, Flex Day, Welcome Week, President Honored, Bitwise, FCC Everywhere, Extreme Registration, Speakers Forum, Ram Ready, 2019 Wall of Fame, Art Space Gallery, Relay for Life, Scholarship Ceremony, Volleyball Fundraiser, Fcc Athletic Teams...


Parking lots aren't “paved paradise” for homeless students. State bill offers wrong solution

Jul 4, 2019

What do you think about a bill being considered in the California Legislature requiring community colleges with parking facilities to grant overnight access to enrolled homeless students to sleep in their cars?

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College Report: July 2019

Jul 1, 2019

Police Academy Graduation, Associated Student Government Officers, Design Science Video, State of the College, TRiO Upward Bound Senior Recognition, Child Development Ceremony, Summer Enrollment, Student Scholarships, National Dance Day, Theatre Arts Ta...

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College Report: June 2019

Jun 1, 2019

Historic Commencement, Distinguished Alumnus, Fresno Pacific Ribbon Cutting, Community Forum, Design Science Middle College High School Graduation, guided Pathways, First Responders Center, 1st Place for FCC Jazz Ensemble, College of the Canyons Specia...

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Campus Message: May 15, 2019

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.

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College Report: May 2019

May 9, 2019

Tree Fresno, Commencement Ceremonies, National Science Foundation Grant, Speakers Forum, Pinning Ceremonies, Student Art Show, Business Educator Magazine Feature, Innovation Award for Student Services, Ice Cream Competition, Law Pathway Program Recogniz...

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Campus Message: May 3, 2019

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.


Campus Message: May 2019

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...


Campus Message: April 2019

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.

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College Report: April 2019

Apr 3, 2019

NSF Grant, Faculty wins award, Fire Academy unveiling, Asian American Month, Piano Student Wins Competitions, Dream Center Health Fair Slated, National Anthem Performances, CTE Community Engagement and more....


Ensuring a viable Valley means letting high school students take college courses

Mar 29, 2019

One of the strongest educational tools we have to increase student interest in school and increase graduation rates while reducing the cost of a college education is “dual enrollment.”

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College Report February 2019

Feb 28, 2019

Dual Enrollment, Harold Haak Award, Measure C, Delegation to Mexico, Speakers Forum, Black History Month, and Team HEAL are a few of the highlights for February.


Report to the Community

Jan 28, 2019

This report recaps the college’s recent accomplishments and the collective efforts underway advancing student success.


SCCCD Technology Plan

Dec 14, 2018

SCCCD Technology Plan 2019-2022

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College Report November 2018

Nov 16, 2018

Presidents Report to the Board for November, 2018. Former Student Trustee now a sheriff's deputy, Veterans Day Ceremony, Giving Tuesday, Police Academy Graduation, Theatre Production, Dream Center Update, Faculty Recognition, Career Tech Expo, Websites ...

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Planning Meetings: September 2018

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.

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College Report: September 2018

Sep 1, 2018

Presidents Report to the Board for September, 2018. Outstanding Enrollment, FCC Everywhere, Computer Installation, Welcome Week, woman of the Year, Financial Aid Update, Fire Academy Class #49, College Night, Transfer Day, Fall Dual Enrollment, EOPS Rea...

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Open Forum: Fall 2018

Aug 23, 2018

Opening Day at Fresno City College. New laws, Core 9 Standards, Science Planning, West Fresno Planning, Campus Wide Events, Mason-Dixon Line.

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2018-08 Opening Day Convocation

Aug 9, 2018

Fall 2018 Opening Day Convocation Agenda

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Inaugural State of the College

Aug 8, 2018

Fresno City College President, Dr. Carole Goldsmith hosted the inaugural State of the College on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. The sold out event begin with breakfast in the West Courtyard of the Old Administration Building. The State of the College addr...

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Campus Update: August, 2018

Aug 7, 2018

Please join me in welcoming two new members to the FCC Management Team.

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College Report: August 2018

Aug 1, 2018

President's Report to the Board for August, 2108. FCC Everywhere Campuses, Distinguished Award, Extreme Registration, Convocation, Ram Ready, 2018 Wall of Fame, Welcome Week, Relay for Life, Scholarship Ceremony, State of the College, Serving up Success...

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College Report: July 2018

Jul 1, 2018

President's Report to the Board for July, 2108. Commencement, Ram Pantry, Pathways to Apprenticeship, Habitat, and Ron Scott Day, New Athletic Director, Rain Student Awarded Scholarship, Journalism Internship, Music Scholarships, New Soccer Field, Geolo...

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Campus Update: June 2018

Jun 6, 2018

We have many people and milestones to celebrate in these last few weeks of the semester!

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College Report: June 2018

Jun 1, 2018

President's Report to the Board for June, 2108 Commencement 2018, Ram Pantry Update, Pathways To Apprenticeship Initiative, Habitat For Humanity, Ron Scott Day, New Athletic Director, Rain Student Awarded Scholarship, Journalism Internship, Music Schol...

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College Report: May, 2018

May 1, 2018

Presidents Report to the Board for May, 2018. Strong Workforce Star Awards, Cte Summit, Student Newspaper Earns Awards, Commencement Activities, Fashion Show, Transfer Ceremony, State Chancellor Attends Retreat, Free Dental Clinic Offered, Dental Hygie...

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College Report: April, 2018

Apr 2, 2018

College Report for April, 2018 Accreditation Report, Woman Of The Year, Smittcamp History Wall, UCLA Workshops, Planning For The Future, Native American Youth Summit, Center For Urban Education Retreat, Career Technical Education Summit, Advisory Commi...

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College Report: March, 2018

Mar 1, 2018

Presidents Report to the Board for March, 2018 Accreditation Update, Hayward Award, Master Plan For Higher Ed, Spring Job Expo, Hbcu Spring Caravan, Dream Center Workshops, Engineering Week, Uc Merced Presentation, High School Journalism Conference, Th...

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College Report: February, 2018

Feb 1, 2018

President's Report to the Board for February, 2018 Accreditation Update, People’s Choice Awards, Development Grant Awarded, Dual Enrollment, Financial Aid Update, Gary Soto Tours, Staff Accomplishments, Spring Enrollment, Black History Month, Art Space...

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Community Meeting with Council Member Esmeralda Soria

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.

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College Report: January, 2018

Jan 2, 2018

President's Report to the Board for January, 2018Accreditation, Convocation, Extreme Registration, Flex Day Activities, Staff Accomplishments, Welcome Week, Wrestling State Championship, Men’s Soccer Wins First State Championship, Women’s Soccer Capture...

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College Report: December, 2017

Dec 7, 2017

College Report from December, 2017 Ram Pantry Grand Opening, FCC Hosts Enrollment Express With FPU, Dr. Goldsmith Recognized By FLYP, RN Pinning Ceremony, Athletic Teams Shine, HBCU Caravan, Biology Instructor Featured, Fire Academy Accreditation, Lock...

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Campus Message: December, 2017

Dec 4, 2017

Campus Messages — December, 2017 — Sports & Mike Dana

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College Report: November, 2017

Nov 15, 2017

College Report for November, 2017

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Open Forum: Embedding Equity at FCC

Oct 26, 2017

Coffee & Conversation Presentation from Thursday, October 26, 2017. 2017-19 Basic Skills Initiative, Student Equity, and Student Support Services Integrated Plan Embedding Equity at Fresno City College


Special Message: October, 2017

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 ...


Campus Message: October, 2017

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...

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California Strategic Growth Council’s Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) funding

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.

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College Report: October, 2017

Oct 1, 2017

College Report for October, 2017 Transformative Climate Communities Project Review Day, Pilot Project to Improve Success for Men of Color in Math, Accreditation Update, Guided Pathways Open Forum, Dream Center Celebration, Ram Pantry Progress, FPCA Pr...

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Open Forum: Fall 2017

Aug 30, 2017

As educational leaders in the community, Fresno City College faculty, staff and students will engage in a partnership to transform lives through education.

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Campus Update: August, 2016

Aug 1, 2017

Update Highlights: TILE Program, Theft on Campus, Board Workshop, Getting the word out…, Football Wall of Fame Dinner


Campus Message: August, 2017

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.

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College Report: June, 2017

Jun 12, 2017

College Report for June 2017


Campus Message: June, 2017

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...


Campus Message: May, 2017

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...

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College Report: May, 2017

May 8, 2017

College Report for May, 2017


Campus Message: May, 2017

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...


Campus Message: April, 2017

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...

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College Report — April, 2017

Apr 11, 2017

College Report for April, 2017


Campus Message: April, 2017

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.

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College Report: March, 2017

Mar 20, 2017

College Report for March, 2017

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Campus Update: March, 2017

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 ...


Campus Update: February, 2017

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 ...


Campus Update: February 2017

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!

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College Report: February 2017

Feb 1, 2017

Black History Month, Student Appreciation Week, Celebration Concert, Black College Expo, Online Ed Initiative Launched, Dual Enrollment Update, Staff Accomplishments, Financial Aid Workshops, Campus Community Colloquium, Meeting With The President, Libr...


Campus Message — January, 2017

Jan 25, 2017

Campus Message — January, 2017 — Women’s Volleyball Day


Campus Message: January, 2017

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...


Campus Message: January, 2017

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...


Spring 2017 — Opening Day Convocation

Jan 5, 2017

Spring 2017 Opening Day Convocation Agenda

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Campus Update — January, 2017

Jan 4, 2017

Campus Update — January, 2017 Progressive Home Club

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College Report: January 2017

Jan 1, 2017

Extreme Registration a success, gift of $310K to benefit students, Club Rush, Flex Day, Welcome Week, 2017 People's Choice Awards, Dr. Drew, Staff Accomplishments, Volunteer Fair, Theatre Department selected for competition, Music Department is top in s...


Campus Message: December, 2016

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.

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College Report: December, 2016

Dec 6, 2016

College Report for December, 2016


Campus Update — December, 2016

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.


Campus Update — Winter Break, 2016

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 ...


Campus Message: November, 2016

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...

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California Community College League of California Reaffirms Commitment

Nov 18, 2016

The California Community College League of California Reaffirms Commitment to Educational Opportunity for All Post-Election

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College Report: November, 2016

Nov 17, 2016

College Report for November, 2016


Campus Update: November 2016

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.

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Post-Election Talking Points and Resources

Nov 14, 2016

Post-Election Talking Points and Resources—ilrc November, 2016

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College Report: October, 2016

Oct 18, 2016

College Report for October, 2016

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Stranded by ITT Tech?

Sep 13, 2016

Fresno City College is hosting an outreach for displaced students from closed ITT Tech. The event is Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 from 9 a.m. to noon at the campus library.

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Campus Update — September, 2016

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, ...


New Fresno City College president pledges to listen first

Jul 30, 2016

For Carole Goldsmith, her recent appointment as Fresno City College’s new president is a homecoming. When she left Fresno Unified to marshal a period of tremendous growth for West Hills Community College District, she just couldn’t sell the Tower Distri...

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