Board of Trustees Meeting Summary for October 12, 2021

The Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees met on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 for a very efficient and productive meeting. The full meeting was divided into three parts: a brief public session, a closed session, then the regular public meeting. 
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College of Alameda President's Report - October 12, 2021

ACCESO Kicks Off it’s Second Year of Programming with a New Workshop Series and Lively Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations

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Meet Taylor Elliott, CoA's new Women’s Volleyball Coach

Welcome the new head coach of the Women’s Volleyball team of COA Taylor Elliot! Taylor has been a volleyball player since 2013. She began her career as a student-athlete at College of Alameda as a member of the Cougars volleyball team. In 2017, she accepted a position of assistant coach at CoA and started coaching the team. In 2021, Taylor was approved as the new head coach of the Cougars. She takes over from former head coach and athletic director Linda Thompson, who retires after 27 years of athletic service in Peralta Colleges.

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College of Alameda President's Report - September 28, 2021

CoA Distance Education Team Tackles Fake Students Problem

As if teaching online during a pandemic wasn't difficult enough, 2021 brings California Community Colleges a new challenge: fraudulent enrollments and"fake" students. Authorities believe more than 60,000 fake applications for financial aid were submitted statewide, as reported by the Los Angeles Times, the Sacramento Bee, and the New York Times.

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College of Alameda President's Report - September 14, 2021

Fall Flex President’s Presentation to Faculty and Staff Focuses on Priorities for 2021 - 2022

Despite the challenges of the last academic year and the uncertainty of what lies ahead, College of Alameda’s faculty and staff have done some amazing work; from individual accomplishments of faculty, to the tireless and compassionate ways that faculty and staff have helped students both academically and personally.

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College of Alameda President's Report

College of Alameda’s Career Center Is Going Above and Beyond

Even while CoA’s Career and Employment Center campus location has been closed these past months during the pandemic, Career Center staff have made extraordinary efforts to continue to support clients by providing important resources and services to many in our community who were affected by the pandemic.

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College of Alameda President's Report

The Sky Is the Limit: CoA’s Aviation Maintenance Technology Program

CoA’s Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) Program serves students seeking employment as trained technicians in the aviation industry. The program operates under the approval of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and is located in a facility at 970 Harbor Bay Parkway, in Alameda, adjacent to the Oakland International Airport. Facilities include a sheet metal shop, an engine shop, welding equipment, and aircraft system trainers.

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College of Alameda President's Report - June 8, 2021

College of Alameda’s Career Discovery Day Provided Introductions to Popular Programs

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College of Alameda President's Report

College of Alameda Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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Introducing New COA Athletic Director Ramaundo Vaughn

College of Alameda is excited to share that we have a new Athletic Director joining us for 2021-2022. Please join me in welcoming Director Vaughn.

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