August 2017
Health and Human Services Agency brings New Partnership to Campuses

HHSA Human Services Specialists Located at ECC, Chavez and Mid-City

San Diego Continuing Education’s (SDCE’s) current student population of 44,000+ now has access to County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) public assistance services at SDCE campuses.

HHSA offers a broad range of health and social services including CalFresh, CalWORKs and Medi-Cal. Staff from HHSA’s Central Region will be at three SDCE campuses beginning this month. More

SDCE Students Debut Fashion Line

 Claudia and Tina Open up local Vintage Boutique

Claudia and Tina enrolled into the Fashion and Sewing program to sharpen existing costume making skills and expand their business, Seamless Boutique, a 50s/60s inspired vintage clothing store located in San Diego. Photos

SDCE Participating in FLOW Committee

California Community College Chancellor's Office Leads Flex Learning Options for Workers (FLOW)

Governor Jerry Brown invited Chancellor Eloy Oakley to provide suggestions for alternative educational pathways for working adult learners in alignment with the Vision for Success document, which was recently adopted by the Board of Governors.

San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) has been selected to participate in a work group commissioned by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) to help inform suggested alternatives to help adult learners succeed.

SDCE's President Carlos O. Turner Cortez, Ph.D., will participate in four planning meetings and you are invited to attend SDCE's workgroup to inform the conversations with the state. More

Lifelong Wellness

Emeritus students stay fit and active through Health & Wellness classes

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SDCE Faculty Appointed to Noncredit Committee

Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) Noncredit Committee 

The ASCCC Committee on Noncredit serves as a resource to the President and Executive Committee on issues related to instruction, counseling, student services, and program development in noncredit and the role of faculty in noncredit instruction as related to governance and local participation in academic and professional activities.

SDCE faculty member Bernie Rodriguez will join the committee this year, which participates in many initiatives, including planning for the spring Noncredit Summit (hosted by the statewide Academic Senate), and we also need to discuss the possibility of holding regional meetings in the fall.

Student Recognition Awards

Celebrating student accomplishments!


President Turner Cortez Receives Award

Presented by California's 79th State Assembly district, represented by Democratic political leader Shirley N. Weber, Ph.D.

Assemblymember Weber’s yearly celebration honors women and men who have made significant contributions to the southeastern San Diego community. President Turner Cortez accepted recognition on behalf of San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) and the programs and initiatives that maintain SDCE's commitment to social justice. Photos


  • Wednesday 8/30: General AM/PM Sessions and AFT Meeting w/Lunch
  • Thursday 8/31: SDCE 2017 Convocation, President’s Lunch and afternoon and evening sessions
  • Friday 9/1: General AM sessions
  • Friday 8/18: Online Registration opens
  • Go to SDCE FLEX to register

New to Flex? Questions or concerns?  Contact Laurie Cozzolino, SDCE Flex Coordinator x4836


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