Sierra College

Schools brace for looming tax vote

The unpredictability of whether or not Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative will pass has local school districts and institutions of higher education reading tea leaves while they pre ...

Q&A: Sierra College President Willy Duncan talks about his first year in charge and his hopes for the upcoming year

After his first year as president of Sierra College, Willy Duncan is feeling good. Duncan succeeded Dr. Leo Chavez, who retired last year. He is the sixth president of Sierra Colle ...

State governing board over community colleges rethinks enrollment methods

The way students register for classes at California community colleges is being examined for potential changes by a statewide governing board. Jasmin Kissinger, 21, sat waiting for ...

Noon Hour Update: Local first responders get needed funds; new college enrollment priorities; Food & Wine and Board of Supervisors

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Tough economic times leads to big changes for the unemployed

When Charles Davidson got a layoff notice from his job in education, he didn't look at it as a door closing, but rather a chance to reinvent himself. Davidson, of Sacramento, was l ...

Veterans find support at Sierra College

With the U.S. army reporting a planned reduction in forces of 80,000 soldiers over the next six years, Catherine Morris knows that many of those veterans and more from the reductio ...

Sierra College football camp underway

If you?re a prep football junkie and need a summer fix, Sierra College in Rocklin is the place to be this week as the Wolverines are hosting their 4th annual high school Team Camp ...

New scholarship created to honor math teacher

“At age 94, in the last few months of his life, I asked my dad what he would change if he could go back and do things differently.” He said ‘I should have never q ...

Students add work experience to their resume through Sierra College internship program

Research has shown that students who have internship experience earn higher starting salaries and are less likely to be unemployed, according to Brook Oliver, internship coordinato ...

Not all teachers catch a break during summer

Dan Gayaldo may be the most sharply dressed laundry attendant. He can sometimes be found at Dan & Dwayne?s Laundromat in Rocklin wearing a yellow button-down shirt with a tie and b ...

SCUM radio broadcasts a new tune at Sierra College

From a small, underground studio at Sierra College, the voices of passionate students are being broadcast to resonate with the world. Despite being called SCUM Radio, or Sierra Col ...

After a rough start Greenhalgh graduates from Maidu

After a tough start to his high school career, Brandon Greenhalgh has found success as he received his diploma from Maidu High School in Auburn Thursday. According to Valarie Lucas ...

Sierra College replaces food vendor, could earn $70K next year

Students got their first taste of Sierra College?s new dining vendor Monday ? a change that is projected to generate $70,000 in commission revenue the first year for the college, a ...

Noon Hour Update: Primary election; Sierra College has new food and campaign fraud sentencing

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Tuesday editio ...

What's the state of Sierra College?

Efforts to reduce the number of remedial students and how to handle more possible cuts were presented at Sierra College?s annual President?s Breakfast recently. College President ...