Peralta Foundation Scholarship Announcement

Published January 13th, 2015 in College News
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Application deadline: March 9, 2015 @ 11:59pm

Visit the Foundation’s website for all the information on our available scholarships.



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College of Alameda Accreditation Update – December

Published November 13th, 2014 in College News
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We can feel good about our teamwork toward completing the self-evaluation, but the end is not here yet! Over the next months, gearing up to the ACCJC site visit in March, we will be continuing to engage in reflection and reflexive self-evaluation activities. The Steering Committee and Co-Chairs request your support and initiative in making this process and outcome truly representative of the College of Alameda. The momentum we feel now is homegrown, and can take us a long way!

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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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Dr. Eric V. Gravenberg Appointed Interim President of College of Alameda

Published July 8th, 2013 in College News

Dr. Gravenberg has served in several senior leadership positions at major universities, both public and private. He is a seasoned administrator with a successful track record in building consensus, and cultivating a cadre of leaders dedicated to educational and economic equity.

Formerly, he was Vice President for Undergraduate Education at Alliant International University in San Diego, the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at CSU, Sacramento and Vice President with Noel Levitz, a higher education consulting firm specializing in enrollment management. Dr. Gravenberg has also served as the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at Howard University, the Director of Admission at UC Riverside, Director of the Learning Center at Humboldt State University, and Statewide Director for the CSU for Student Affirmative Action.

Dr. Gravenberg has authored numerous publications and received a number of awards recognizing his accomplishments as an innovative, passionate and committed leader for educational equity.

Dr. Gravenberg is civic-minded and engaged in community affairs. He has participated in various business and industry advisory councils and local foundations. Besides membership in a number of civic and professional organizations, he volunteers his time as mentor for high school and college students.

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