Peralta Foundation Scholarship Announcement

Published May 12th, 2015 in College News
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College of Alameda’s Graduation – May 22, 2015

Published May 11th, 2015 in College News


2015 Graduation

College of Alameda Gymnasium

May 22nd at 3:00


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Congratulations graduates of 2015!! This page is dedicated to help you plan for this special day with your family and friends. Obtaining your Associate degree and/or certificate is an accomplishment that merits a celebration. Faculty, staff, and administration are excited to celebrate this important accomplishment along with your family and friends. Graduation will take place in the College of Alameda Gymnasium on May 22nd at 3:00.


Cap and Gown

Cap and gown is mandatory for all students participating in the graduation ceremony.  You can obtain your cap and gown at the College of Alameda bookstore starting on April 27, 2015. The purchase of the cap and gown is $37 each and includes cap, gown, and tassel.


Commencement rehearsal

 Rehearsal for the commencement ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 21 at 3:00 pm. Please go to D119 to begin the rehearsal. Please make sure to be in attendance and arrive on time.


Graduation Tickets

There is ample seating in the College of Alameda Gymnasium to accommodate all graduates and families. No tickets are required to attend the graduation ceremony.


Arrival Information

Graduates are to arrive 90 minutes before the start of the graduation ceremony. Students are to check in at D119.  When checking in, you will receive a reader card that will include your name and major. Make sure to hand this card to the name announcer when you cross the stage at the ceremony.



American Sign Language interpreters will be interpreting the entire ceremony. If guests have other needs requiring accommodation please contact Dr. Luis Escobar at (510) 748-2327 five days prior to the commencement ceremony. Parking for individuals with disabilities is available on campus.



A reception sponsored by the Associated Students of College of Alameda (ASCOA) will follow immediately after the graduation ceremony in the F building. All graduates, family, and friends are welcome to attend. Refreshments and cake will be served.



Professional photography services will be provided by Gradimages at the Graduation Ceremony. Graduates will receive a free proof via email and will be given the option to purchase. Graduates are not required to purchase.

Any questions please feel free to call 510-748-2327 or We look forward in celebrating the special day with you, family, and friends!


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COA Student-Athlete, Taylor Elliott Moving on to San Jose State

Published April 22nd, 2015 in College News


Taylor was a two-year “honor” student athlete at the College of Alameda in 2013 and 2014 and will receive her AA degree this coming May. She was also named to the 2014 Bay Valley All-Conference First Team, the 2014 Cougar MVP, and team co-captain.

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Breaking Barriers Lecture Series

Published March 21st, 2015 in College News

The Lecture Series kicks off on April 8th from 12-1:30 in the Pitt of the F building with Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade. He is an Associate Professor of Raza Studies and Education at San Francisco State University and Director of the Educational Equity Initiative at the Institute for Sustainable Economic, Educational, and Environmental Design (ISEEED). He recently completed two books, The Art of Critical Pedagogy: Possibilities for Moving from Theory to Practice in Urban Schools and What a Coach Can Teach a Teacher. These books focus on effective pedagogical strategies for urban schools.

Any Questions?
Contact Luis Escobar, Director of Student Activities and Campus Life
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COA wins 1st place in California Autobody Assoc. Model Truck Competition

Published November 12th, 2014 in College News
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College of Alameda’s Auto Body and Paint Department won 1st place at the 16th annual Toys for Tots Model Truck Competition! Congratulations to our Auto Body students, instructors and staff!

Read the full article here.

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Aviation Maintenance at College of Alameda

Published October 14th, 2014 in College News

Certificates, Degrees, and Licenses

Certificates of Achievement – You can choose a path in either Airframe or Powerplant mechanics, and will receive a Certificate of Achievement in your pathway when you have passed all of the course requirements.

A.S. Degree – Students can graduate with an A.S. in Aviation Maintenance Technology with the completion of the General Education coursework in addition to the AMT coursework.

FAA Licenses – The courses are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration and will also prepare you to take the FAA exams. Passing the coursework and the appropriate exams will qualify you for an Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic License as well as a General Radiotelephone License.

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“Work Toward Your Dreams” – College of Alameda ESL Video

Published October 12th, 2014 in College News
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