Sierra College

Sierra College administrative pay revealed

Nineteen Sierra College administrators make $100,000 or more a year, totaling over $2.5 million annually. Sierra College administrators say those top salaries are mainly awarded t ...

Nearly $500,000 in payouts granted to Sierra College employees

Sierra College paid out nearly half of a million dollars to four former employees beginning in 2008 and only brought the agreements before the Board of Trustees publically in Novem ...

Hurray for hands-on skills

Kudos to Patrick Remington, the Placer County Contractors Association, Craig Chamberlain and Sierra College for their efforts in re-establishing the building technology courses (Jo ...

Deadlines looming for Sierra College students

In the past, Sierra College students could apply for admission even weeks into the semester, but officials say now students who don’t apply by the Jan. 5 deadline will have to wa ...

Auburn students frustrated by rise in Sierra College tuition

Sierra College students will pay $10 more per unit following Gov. Jerry Brown’s announcement Dec. 13 that $980 million in cuts to state-funded programs were made to reconcile the ...

Real skills translate to real jobs for mechatronics students

Robotic arms and automated manufacturing systems — along with jobs for graduates — come to life in the Mechatronics Lab at Sierra College. Professors and students of the Rock ...

Students on financial aid quadruples at Sierra College

Local college students need financial assistance to pay for school more now than 10 years ago, Sierra College financial aid statistics indicate. “We provided $2 million in stude ...

Retail center good choice

Rocklin city council members have approved the development of a 23,600-square-foot retail center on Sierra College Boulevard. I believe that this was a good decision because buildi ...

Q & A: New Sierra College leader wants to reach out to business

The Journal recently sat down with William Duncan, the new president of Sierra College, who prefers if you call him Willy. Duncan was appointed to the post in May and took office i ...

Jobs before trees

A bio-science major at Sierra College led about 20 people in a protest to save almost 400 trees. The foreclosure of an 8.81-acre complex development means the bank can do whatever ...

Community Portrait: Local author recounts days as zookeeper

“There was rarely a day that I didn’t look forward to going to work at the zoo,” states Kristin Hilton in the acknowledgments of her newly published book. Hilton always had ...

Middle class needs defense

Last week, a courageous group left the Occupy Wall Street camp in New York City and started marching to Washington, D.C. Their goal was to bring the outrage and energy of the 99 pe ...

Sierra College hosting job fair Friday

Employment seekers will be able to meet with local companies, learn about resources and get resumé tips at Friday’s Placer County Job Fair. The fair is a collaboration of the co ...

Honors for prosecutor in high-profile attempted murder cases

Involved in two high-profile attempted-murder cases over the past year, Placer County Prosecutor of the Year Jeffrey Wilson chose Tuesday to shine the spotlight on what he describe ...

Public aid bill for undocumented students sparks debate in Auburn area

Local community members have clashing opinions about an assembly bill that would allow undocumented college students to apply for public financial aid, which could potentially cost ...