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2018 February 12 - 12:00 am

College Enlist Truckers To Fight Prostitution at Truck Stops

“The girl asked if I wanted company,” said Cervantes, lead instructor for the Del Mar College Transportation Training Services program. “I told her, ‘No, but if you’d like to warm up for a while, you’re more than welcome.’ She responded that if I didn’t want a date, she had to move on.
Around the Nation
2016 November 3 - 12:00 am

Use Skills To Benefit Others, Del Mar College Instructor Urges Students

Klepac, a technical drafting instructor, was a lively observer as students in his Technical Animation and Rendering class presented their final projects. The 12- week course introduced them to three-dimensional (3D) computer modeling and the software language of computer-aided design.
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2016 April 10 - 12:00 am

50 Years On, Del Mar College Art Show Thrives As a Cultural Resource

Del Mar College has the art show down to an art. It was 50 years ago that a visionary art professor at the college, Joseph A. Cain, conceived an exhibition that has stood the test of time: the Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show.
Tracking Trends
2016 February 5 - 12:00 am

Quest For Job Security, Better Pay Drives Bachelor’s Degree Holders to Del Mar College

degree in criminal justice paved the way for Leticia Cervantes to become a licensed private investigator. But after a few years in the business, usually checking on unfaithful spouses for local attorneys, she craved a more reliable income and regular work hours.
Featured Student
2015 June 9 - 12:00 am

Federal Grants Allow Students To Experience Real-World Use Of GIS Technology

This spring, the Del Mar College sophomore is part of a team using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to measure the populations of pests like the verde plant bug and cotton fleahopper and produce data that helps farmers maximize their crop yield.
Featured Student
2015 March 16 - 12:00 am

Del Mar College Student Survives Near-Fatal Brain Injury To Earn Associate Degree

The applause may have set a decibel record last December when Randal Chisamore, Jr. strode across the stage at Del Mar College, grinning in his blue graduation gown and receiving his newly minted associate degree. By all accounts, it was a super-sweet victory for someone who was lucky to be alive.

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