Peralta in the News – September 22, 2023

Dr. Bajrami’s Editorial Has Been Published in the Alameda Post

"Shaping Futures--College of Alameda’s back-to-school focus on education and opportunity", by College of Alameda Acting President Dr. Diana Bajrami, was published in the Alameda Post on the first day of the Fall 2023 Semester, August 21, 2023.

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Laney College Remembers Professor Leon Dockery

As shared at the March 28th Board meeting, Laney mourns the passing of one of its long-time Art faculty members, Leon Dockery.

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Laney College Commemorates Colleague Rene Rivas

On November 1, Laney College honored our late colleague Rene Rivas with a ceremony that officially named the 6th floor Classified Employee Lounge after him. Family, friends, and colleagues gathered for a reception, lunch, and ceremony, first in the Tower lobby and culminating on the 6th floor with a ribbon cutting and sharing of mementos that will remain in a space that henceforth will carry his name.

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Celebrating the Life of Loretta Newsom: Nov 4, 1930 - Sept 23, 2022

It is with great sadness we share that Loretta Newsom passed away Friday, September 23rd in Oakland at the age of 91.

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Remembering BCC Student Demetrius Roosevelt Fleming-Davis

At Berkeley City College, we transform lives. It is devastating when one of those lives is tragically lost. This past weekend we learned that BCC student Demetrius Roosevelt Fleming-Davis was struck and killed by a stray gunshot in West Oakland on April 10, 2021. He was 18 years old. He would have turned 19 last Thursday. I am heartbroken by this tragedy and another senseless killing in our community. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends. 

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