2005-2006 Articles - Media Relations - Office of College Advancement
- Ohlone ahead of its class in solar energy: Campus will generate 30 percent of its power needs - Inside Bay Area: The Argus, July 29, 2006 - As California struggles with the barrage of record temperatures and energy demand, Ohlone College officials are boasting about their solar-powered Newark campus.
- Ohlone trustee concludes 20-year stint - Inside Bay Area: The Argus, July 22, 2006 - Ruthe Foster will not seek re-election to the Ohlone College board, ending a 20-year stretch as a trustee and a lifelong involvement in education.
- State lowers community college fees - Inside Bay Area: The Argus, July 3, 2006 - The state budget gives community college students something to look forward to next year—lower fees. The budget the governor signed Friday will lower community college fees from $26 to $20 per unit. The decrease takes effect in the spring semester, which typically begins in January. The savings add up: Full-time students taking 15 units per semester will see their annual fees drop from $780 to $600.
- Ohlone College Board of Trustee Garrett Yee to Join Troops in Iraq - July 3, 2006 - Farewell Party photographs
- Ohlone trustee to join troops in Iraq: Yee still plans to seek another four years on college board - Inside Bay Area: The Argus, July 3, 2006 - Ohlone College trustee Garrett Yee was looking forward to spending more time with his wife and children after returning in April from Fort Bliss, Texas, where he was stationed as a lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve. He already had missed his daughter's birthday, Thanksgiving and New Year's.
- Ohlone College Board of Trustees Member Garrett Yee in The Wall Street Journal Article Torn on the Fourth of July - The Wall Street Journal, June 30, 2006 - In recent years, this city southeast of San Francisco has become one of America's most culturally diverse communities: Its 210,000 residents come from dozens of ethnic groups. Thousands of immigrants from Afghanistan came after the Soviet invasion there in 1979, and thousands more are from Gujarat, India, which suffered a devastating earthquake in 2001. Fremont also has large numbers of Mexican, Japanese and Chinese.
- Door opens for careers in biotech: Newark Memorial, Ohlone program aims especially for minorities - Inside Bay Area: The Argus, June 18, 2006 - In August, 62 high school sophomores will start on the path to a biotechnology certificate from Ohlone College if the plan—structured like a college preparatory program—goes as designed, said Michelle Mensinger, coordinator of the Biotech Academy at Newark Memorial.
- Ohlone trustee alters retirement - Inside Bay Area: The Argus, February 24, 2006 - One day after announcing he would postpone his retirement until the fall, Ohlone College trustee Dan Archer changed his mind Thursday and said he would resign by June 30, the last day the board can call a special election for November.
- Ohlone strives to attract Latinos: Access issues may deter potential students - The Daily Review, August 29, 2005 - For two years now, Ohlone College has been searching for the reasons that Latinos are underrepresented among its student population. A good starting point might be one of its own courses.
- Ohlone has everything but enough students to use it: Enrollment levels must increase to avoid cuts next year - The Argus, August 13, 2005 - Ohlone College continues to win awards, build partnerships, create new ways of learning and expand its international presence, yet there remains one daunting problem staring the school right in the face. It needs more students.
- Ohlone tackles terror, murder: College's new courses to examine hows, whys behind groups, killers - The Argus, August 4, 2005 - With terrorism and murder being the subjects of two new classes, Ohlone College's fall semester is shaping up to be a real killer.
- Fremont students receive biotech internships - The Argus, August 1, 2005 - Nine students received internships with local biotech companies after participating in the Ohlone College Biotech Institute, a four-week program to train high school students in biotechnology.
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