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MSJCLinks - April 2011


Strategic Plan 2011-2014
The MSJC Institutional Planning Committee (IPC) is working on a Strategic Plan for 2011-2014. Find out more about the goals, objectives, activities and the process by visiting the Institutional Effectiveness & Accreditation pages on our web site.
Learn the Lingo
RAP. ETC. PIE. SLO. Rubrics. Persistence rates. Master Plans. What does it all mean? The answer to this question you were too afraid to ask can be found in the Glossary on the Institutional Effectiveness & Accreditation page. It’s information we all need to know.

College News

Employee Appreciation Day on Friday, April 29
Enjoy softball in the morning, followed by hamburgers, hot dogs, and potluck side dishes at lunch, and finally the Employee Recognition Reception (with dessert!)
CHALE: Student Empowerment Conference on April 29
The Communities Having a Learning Experience (CHALE) conference will be hosted by the Puente Program and the Puente Club.
MSJC to launch MSJCconnect
Summer workshops boost student success, preserve core courses in Fall/Spring.
MSJC Phi Theta Kappa Students have a Successful Year
Four MSJC Phi Theta Kappa students were chosen by the Community College League of California to be part of the All-California Academic 1st team and were recognized by the state Legislature.
MSJC PTK receives regional recognition for excellence
MSJC’s Beta Delta Omega chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international organization, received the Five-Start distinction at the Phi Theta Kappa Nevada/California Regional Convention in Foster City, CA on Saturday March 5, 2011.
MSJC honors students earn scholarships at statewide event
Several Mt. San Jacinto College MSJC honors students were chosen among hundreds of statewide community college students to receive scholarships during the 11th Annual Honors Research Conference at UC Irvine
MSJC Board approves energy-efficient lighting
Upgrade of lighting systems will save $200,000 a year.
MSJC Students Vote to Continue GoPass Program
Popular program provides students with unlimited rides on RTA buses

MSJC Foundation

Jazz Brunch on Sunday, May 15th
The MSJC Foundation will hold the 2nd Annual Jazz Brunch, an outdoor celebration of jazz, art and wine.

Faculty Forum

California Geographic Information Association awards Cindy Nance
The state association awarded the Excellence in Education Award to Dr. Cindy Nance of Mt. San Jacinto College in recognition of its GIS Program
American Genius by Paul Hendry
MSJC professor Paul Hendry has written and directed a new comedy film, American Genius, screening at the Riverside International Film Festival Saturday, April 16.
Virginia Gerber published in American Nurse Today
An article written by Virginia Gerber, associate faculty in the Dept. of Nursing & Allied Health, appears in American Nurse Today.


Classified Staff Development Day
Every year during spring break, MSJC Classified staff has the opportunity to participate in training and teambuilding for a day.  Click for photos of this year’s activities.
  Thanks to Teri Orchard for great photos.

About MSJCLinks

MSJCLinks is a monthly e-newsletter from Mt. San Jacinto College designed to connect employees to each other and to important information about the college.