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Palomar College
Palomar College logo
Motto Learning for Success
Established 1946
Type Public
President Robert P. Deegan
Faculty 1,100 as of Fall 2003
Undergraduates 30,000
Location Main: San Marcos, CA, USA
Campus Main: Urban; 200 acres (.81 km²)
Athletics 24 teams
Colors Scarlet and Silver
Mascot Comets
Website www.palomar.edu

Palomar College is a community college with one campus and eight satellite centers in San Diego County, California. The main campus is located in San Marcos, while the eight satellite centers are located elsewhere throughout north San Diego County. The largest of these is the education center located in Escondido. Other satellite centers are located at Camp Pendleton, Poway High School, Mount Carmel High School, Fallbrook High School, Borrego Springs High School, the Pauma Indian Reservation, and at Ramona High School. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (965x604, 19 KB)Palomar College logo. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The term public school has different (and in some cases contradictory) meanings due to regional differences. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Robert P. Deegan is the 9th permanent Superintendent/President of Palomar College. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... San Marcos is a city located in the northern portion of San Diego County, California, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 54,977. ... This article is becoming very long. ... An urban area is a term used to define an area where there is an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Mascots at the Mascot Olympics in Orlando, Florida. ... Comet Hale-Bopp For other uses, see Comet (disambiguation). ... This page as shown in the AOL 9. ... In Canada and the United States, a community college, sometimes called a technical college, county college, junior college or a city college, is an educational institution providing higher education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas, and Associates degrees to people like laertes. ... Official website: http://www. ... San Marcos is a city located in the northern portion of San Diego County, California, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 54,977. ... Escondido is a city located in northern San Diego County, California just north of San Diego, California, USA. The name means hidden in Spanish-- it occupies a shallow valley ringed by hills. ... Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is near Oceanside, California. ... Poway is a city located in San Diego County, California. ... Fallbrook is a census-designated place located in northern San Diego County, California. ... Borrego Springs is a census-designated place located in San Diego County, California. ... Ramona is an unincorporated town located in San Diego County, California, USA. As of the 2000 census, the census-designated place had a total population of 15,691. ...


The Palomar Community College District's facilities improvement measure, Proposition M, was passed by 57% of voters in the November 8, 2006 General Election. As a result, the $694 million provided by the measure, as well as over $200 million in matching funds from the State and an additional $37 million from Proposition 1D, will provide for the implementation of the college's Master Plan 2022.

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Academic Programs

Palomar College offers more than 250 associate's degrees and certificate programs, and also offers programs for students wishing to transfer to many different four-year universities, including institutions in the University of California and California State University systems. An associates degree is a degree awarded by community colleges, junior colleges and some bachelors degree-granting colleges and universities in Canada and the United States upon completion of a course of study equivalent to the first two years in a four-year college or university. ... The University of California (UC) is a public university system in the state of California. ... The California State University (CSU) is one of three public higher education systems in the state of California, the other two being the University of California system and the California Community College System. ...

  • Academic Divisions:
    • Arts, Media, Business and Computer Systems
    • Career, Technical and Extended Education
    • Languages and Literature
    • Mathematics and The Natural and Health Sciences
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences. Instructional departments are:

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Athletics

  • Men’s and women’s
    • Basketball
    • Volleyball
    • Tennis
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Water polo
    • Cross country
  • Other Sports
    • Football
    • Baseball
    • Softball
    • Golf
    • Wrestling.

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Palomar College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (236 words)
Palomar College is a community college with one campus and eight satellite centers in San Diego County, California.
Palomar College offers more than 200 associate's degrees and certificate programs, and also offers programs for students wishing to transfer to many different four-year universities, including institutions in the University of California and California State University systems.
The Palomar Community College District's facilities improvement measure, Proposition M, was passed by 57% of voters in the November 8, 2006 General Election.
Phi Theta Kappa - Alpha Omega Rho (522 words)
Alpha Omega Rho is Phi Theta Kappa's local chapter situated in Palomar College in the city of San Marcos, California.
Its purpose is to further the ideals of Phi Theta Kappa among Palomar College students by participating in local events, fundraisers, seminars, and conferences.
All Palomar College students are invited to attend our general meetings and participate in our local events.
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