College of Alameda Student Richard Nguyen Awarded Ozzie Day Scholarship

Congratulations to Richard Nguyen, who was awarded the Ozzie Day Scholarship for Fall 2022 at an award ceremony on December 7th, 2022. Richard grew up in East Oakland and his dad, Duc Nguyen, took classes from the College of Alameda Automotive Technology (ATECH) program when Duc first immigrated to the USA thirty years ago. Richard decided to follow in his dad's footsteps after graduating from high school in Oakland. Ever since his first ATECH class, he's been a straight-A student in the COA ATECH program. He expects to graduate from the Auto program next June and get a job as a technician at a local dealership.

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Three Laney College Students Earn Etoile d’Escoffier Culinary Scholarships

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2022 — The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) is delighted to announce that five recipients have been awarded the Etoile d’Escoffier Culinary Scholarship in 2022. L’Etoile scholarships support outstanding female students and graduates in achieving their professional aspirations as they become the next leaders of the culinary industry. The scholarship and its recipients are a key part of LDEI-SF’s mission of education, advocacy, and philanthropy.

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24 Laney Machine Tech Students Awarded $19k in Scholarships

Twenty-four Laney Machine Technology students were awarded $19,000 in scholarships, through the Peralta Foundation, and funded through donations by the Gene Haas Foundation. The Laney Machine Technology Haas Foundation Scholarship has been offered since 2013. Over that period, 225 scholarships have been awarded for a total of $175,000.

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COA ‘21 Salutatorian Graduates from High School, Earns Robert L. Lippert Foundation Scholarship

Peralta Community College District wishes to congratulate College of Alameda alum Benjamin Wilson-Ripsom, who recently received the prestigious Robert L. Lippert Foundation college scholarship in the amount of $5000.

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College of Alameda Student Sohail Ali Awarded Ozzie Day Scholarship

Sohail Ali was awarded the Ozzie Day Scholarship today for Fall, 2021.   Sohail has been attending the College of Alameda for four years, and will complete his Associate of Science degree in Automotive Technology next semester.   He says that he’s majoring in Automotive Technology because he “loves to fix things.”    Sohail is currently attending college full-time, while--at the same time--working part-time at an independent repair shop in San Francisco.   iH His goal is to become a certified Master tech, specializing in Engine Performance. 

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COA Students Jorge Sandoval and Yumeus Taylor Awarded the Ozzie Day Scholarship

Two College of Alameda Automotive Technology (Atech) students, Yumeus (Missy) Taylor and Jorge Sandoval, were awarded Ozzie Day Scholarships this spring. As you can see from the photos below, both of them maintained social distancing protocols when they got their checks! All in-person Atech labs this semester have been running with full Covid protocols.

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Peralta Association of African American Affairs to award eight scholarships

The Peralta Association of African American Affairs is awarding eight scholarships to African and African-American students for their outstanding academic achievements, leadership skills, community service, and to assist them in continuing their education.

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