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California’s Drought: Understanding California’s climate, water systems, history and the challenges ahead

California faces its most severe drought emergency in decades. Californians have been called to reduce water, and businesses, farms, and reservoirs are running dry. As part of the NCC Science Series, Sierra College Professor Carol Jean Cox will give a presentation that outlines California’s climate, its 20th century water systems, ground water issues and California’s...

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Sierra College Energy Technology students rank among the highest in the nation

ROCKLIN – The Sierra College Energy Technology students who took the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners Entry-level exam in June 2014, all passed. (100% pass rate)  For the last five years students in the program have achieved an average pass rate of 91% on the NABCEP Entry-level exam.  National pass rates for...

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Sierra College supports former foster youth as new school year begins

ROCKLIN - As the school year begins, Sierra College is taking an extra step to ensure that one group of students gets off to a good start. The Sierra College Foundation, in partnership with numerous community organizations and businesses, is providing more than 100 care-packs and backpacks to new and returning students who were previously...

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Sierra College seeks sponsors for NEW Girls in STEM event

Sponsors are invited to support the second Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) event on October 17 at Sierra College to inspire high school girls to consider Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education and technical careers. Rocklin, CA–To attract young women to STEM education paths leading to highly-paid, in-demand technical careers with employers in the Sacramento...

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Sierra College football hosts 2014 “Meet The Wolverines”

Rocklin, CA –Amid high expectations, the 2014 Sierra College football season kicks off with the annual “Meet the Wolverines” controlled scrimmage and fan-fest Saturday, Aug. 23 at Homer “Buzz’ Ostrom Stadium. Second-year coach Ben Noonan is slated to run his team through a full-pad inter-squad scrimmage at 11:00am with fans getting a look at the explosive Sierra offense...

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SME and Sierra College plan National Manufacturing Day events

As part of National Manufacturing Day slated for October 3, 2014, SME Sacramento Valley and Sierra College CACT are encouraging companies to sign up now to host tours and community open houses during the month of October to demonstrate what is made locally, the economic impact and excellent career opportunities. Manufacturers in the Sacramento...

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Sierra College offers a New Student Jump Start event Saturday, August 23

ROCKLIN - Thinking about attending Community College this fall? The Sierra College Rocklin Campus will hold a New Student Jump Start event on Saturday, August 23.  The purpose of this event is to stream-line the registration process and get students into the classes they want and need in time for the start of the Fall...

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Sierra College CACT provides Value Stream Mapping Training

The Continuous Improvement Network, with training partner Sierra College CACT, will conduct Value Stream Mapping training in August to help Northern California organizations expand capacity without additional expense, resulting in a better bottom line. Northern California employers can discover ways to boost profits by increasing capacity without adding costs at the Value Stream Mapping...

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Rocklin Gets Another Mountain Lion Warning

ROCKLIN — Sierra College officials on Tuesday said they had received a report of another mountain lion sighting — this time along the trail in a wooded area behind the College’s campus on Rocklin Road. The College, in a message to the campus, said officers patrolled the area and were unable to confirm the sighting....

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Sierra College Internship Program awarded the 2014 College of the Year from the CA Internship and Work Experience Association (CIWEA)

Jul 7, 2014

The Sierra College Internship Program was recently awarded the 2014 College of the Year from the California Internship and Work Experience Association (CIWEA). The award reads: “In recognition of your leadership and commitment to providing students with an exemplary internship program that emphasizes long-term career development” Each year the CIWEA recognizes employers and colleges/universities which provide...

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