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Procedure approved to help tell students how to request accommodation for disabilities

By Fernando Haro

October 17, 2018

A procedure to explain how to request accommodation or course substitution as a student with a disability was approved by the Academic Senate in the Distance Education Conference Room on Tuesday, Oct. 16. The Academic Accommodations for Students with...

Academic Senate discusses new technology, South Bay Promise involvement

By Samuel Hill

May 3, 2018

The Academic Senate met in Room 166 of the Distance Education Center on Tuesday, May 1 to discuss changes being made around campus, including in technology.One such innovation planned on being implemented at EC is the use of th...

Academic Senate Meeting discusses support and retention of students on campus.

By Jeremy Taylor

April 19, 2018

The Academic Senate met Tuesday, April 17 to say goodbye to a colleague and discussed student success and retention. EC does not have an Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior College Set Standard Institutional Effective...

Academic Senate discusses new plans for Student Services Building and spring lockdown drill

By Joseph Sanker

November 28, 2017

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, the El Camino Academic Senate met to discuss future plans, approvals, and budgets.Ross Miyashiro, newly appointed vice president of student services at EC, discussed the design of new Student Services Building ...

Academic Senate discusses potential upgrades toward educational resources and learning interfaces

By Samuel Hill

November 8, 2017

The Academic Senate showed their interest in starting new programs to help students succeed during their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Pete Marcoux, who is vice president of Academic Technology, explained how a program called...

El Camino to participate in state-wide earthquake drill

By Nohemy Barrera

October 11, 2016

El Camino will host the annual California earthquake drill on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 10:20 a.m., the president of the Academic Senate said.The mandatory statewide activity, also named "The Great California ShakeOut," requires the drill...

Academic Senate makes renewed efforts to improve campus safety

By Caleb Okoye

March 22, 2016

Updated strategies to help faculty and students feel safe on campus were discussed during the El Camino Academic Senate meeting Tuesday afternoon.Faculty Development Vice President Kristie Daniel-DiGregorio attended the meeti...

Return of winter session still on track for 2017

By Maria Alcoser

September 11, 2015

The return of winter session is still in the works for 2017, after the college cut winter session two years ago and replaced it with multiple summer sessions. Winter session was canceled in 2013, at the time of its cancellation...

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