Education

Sierra College offers free tuition for first year

Rocklin – To help reduce the financial burden that college can place on students, Sierra College has implemented an initiative that provides free tuition for the first full y ...

Measure E victory will mark the future of aging Sierra College

With a major decision looming for Placer County, Measure E marks the future of Sierra College’s aging infrastructure. The first bond measure since 1957 remains a major quest ...

Measure E barely retains 55 percent it needs to pass

When Sierra College opened its doors in 1961, only 1,500 students took courses there. Now, more than 20,000 students attend the junior college every semester.  No bonds had b ...

Sierra College receives statewide honors as multiple programs earn ‘Strong Workforce Stars’

College Corner is a recurring feature that highlights news and coming events from Placer County’s institutions of higher learning. Fourteen of Sierra College’s Career ...

Gaines introduces bill to help families save for college

Tuesday was National 529 College Savings Plan Day and Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) is highlighting his Senate Bill 1218, legislation that will help families save money for coll ...

Middle-schoolers encouraged to stay away from drugs

In an effort to keep youth off the streets and away from drugs, the Placer County Sheriff’s Department takes a hands-on approach. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office br ...

Roseville gets new superintendent

The Roseville Joint Union High School District has hired a new superintendent for the district, who has 29 years of education experience. Dr. Denise Herrmann accepted a three-year ...

Whitney students among 16 regional winners in statewide film contest

Directing Change Program & Film Contest announced the regional finalists in the sixth annual student film contest that empowers young people to start important conversations in ...

Startup night at Rocklin Hacker Lab

College Corner is a recurring feature that highlights news and coming events from Placer County’s institutions of higher learning. Tonight, Sierra College with Hacker Lab wi ...

Sierra College VP honored with prestigious award

In spring 2018, the statewide association for California Community Colleges Chief Student Services Officers (CSSOs) initiated a “Distinguished CSSO” award to recognize ...

Many counter protesters defend Rocklin school

Coming from Kansas, the Westboro Baptist Church made their way to Rocklin on May 9 to protest an area school. Rocklin Academy Gateway, an elementary school, came under fire last y ...

Sierra College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inductions

Sierra College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society held their Induction Ceremony on May 4. Friends, family members, and professors gathered to formally recognize over 30 Sierra C ...

Jazz Night is this Saturday

College Corner is a recurring feature that highlights news and coming events from Placer County’s institutions of higher learning. Sierra College presents Jazz Night this Sa ...

Spring concert to spark imagination

The Sierra College Music Department is hosting a spring choral concert on Mother’s Day. The concert will be at 3 p.m. in the Dietrich Theatre on Sunday. The concert will sh ...