On the eve of the deadline for officials at City College of San Francisco to turn in a report that could decide if the school remains in operation, students, faculty and community members made a last-ditch effort to urge leaders to save the institution they love.
Hundreds of students, staff and community members marched from the various CCSF campuses to City Hall to call on city leaders for assistance. Read More
Police are hunting for a vicious creep who tried to sexually assault a woman last weekend as she was showering in a City College of San Francisco locker room.
An alert was issued Monday about the 12:15 p.m. attack Saturday at the Ocean Avenue Campus’ Wellness Center, which is located at 50 Phelan Ave. Read More
Amid a heated debate with the public Thursday night, the City College of San Francisco board of trustees approved a 250-page report explaining how the school has adjusted operations to meet accreditation standards and remain open.
The two-hour discussion was nearly disrupted by student protests, but ultimately the plan was adopted. But trustee Steve Ngo did offer a dire warning.
If City College of San Francisco were to lose its accreditation and close, seven surrounding colleges would be notified in order to ensure all of the current students could transfer and complete their education, according to a new report released by the college. Read More
With only two months left until City College of San Francisco must present a report integral to its survival, officials are worried the college will miss the deadline.
College officials are hoping that an accreditation body will grant them extra time to comply with 14 recommendations necessary to keep their accreditation. Read More
San Francisco is using millions of dollars in federal grant money to help train and educate local residents to make them attractive hires for the booming technology industry.
As The City celebrates its emergence as a tech hub around industry heavyweights such as Salesforce.com and Twitter, city officials are emphasizing the need to make sure some of the benefits accrue for San Franciscans who don’t yet possess specialized technology skills. Read More
Rafael Mandelman knows how important City College of San Francisco is to the community and hopes to do his part to keep it operating and providing essential services to The City.Mandelman joins the seven-member board amid a financial crisis and while the school works to change much of the way it operates in order to keep its accreditation. Mandelman — along with re-elected incumbents Chris Jackson, Steve Ngo and Natalie Berg — were sworn in to the board of trustees Monday. Read More
As it embraces reforms to avoid losing its accreditation, City College of San Francisco is getting a more clearly defined administrative structure aimed at eliminating redundant jobs and saving money.
Starting in July, the school’s 61 departments will be grouped together under eight schools, each supervised by a single dean. Meanwhile, an unspecified number of faculty members will lose their titles as department chairs. Read More
As San Francisco struggles to control the cost of its health care obligations for government workers and retirees, it is putting more emphasis on actually improving its employees’ health.
New data suggest this emphasis is overdue.
A recent analysis of Kaiser Permanente users covered by The City’s Health Service System — the group of government employees considered healthiest — found that a staggering 66 percent of adults were obese or overweight. Meanwhile, 35 percent of dependent children were overweight or obese.