All College 50th Anniversary Group Photo

Thank you Greg Parks for taking a great photo! High-resolution versions will be available for download and posters for offices will be printed and distributed shortly. MARK YOU CALENDARS for our GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY celebration on September 12. For all 50th events please go to the 50th website:

Two ‘missed’ New Hire Videos

My apologies to Ben Olague and Veronica Soto for omitting their introduction videos in the All College Meeting presentation. – Debbie Bales Please view their videos here:      

Overload and Release Time for Professional Development (Alternative Methods Projects)

IPD has funding available for “Compensation Other than Salary Advancement Credit for Professional Improvement.” The funding will provide up to 54 hours (3 units) of release time or overload pay for the Spring 2017 semester. If you meet the conditions described in Article XIII, Section 3, of the AFT contract* and would like to apply […]

Engaging Frontline Staff

You are invited! (open to all GWC employees) Engaging Frontline Staff to Optimize the New Student Experience (webinar) September 7, 2016 10 a.m. – 11a.m. Humanities 107 link to Frontline Webinar While some critics contest the relevancy of “customer service” in higher education, progressive leaders know that the quality of the interactions between new applicants […]

Temporary Closing of Copy Center and College Support Services

College Support Services (Graphics/Copy Center/Mailroom Office/Telephone Requests, etc.) will be closed Friday, August 19 and Monday, August 22.   We will reopen on Tuesday, August 23 in our new location, Cosmetology 118 (see below).   Walk-up (do-it-yourself) copying will not be available until September 1 or 2.  We will be happy to process any black […]

Throwback Thursday August 11

 OLD TIN FARM BARN and FUTURISTIC GWC ARCHITECTURE When Golden West College opened in 1966, the architectural design was viewed as being highly futuristic.  The design was a lively topic of conservation, both critical and acclaim!  The 122 acres the campus is built on, has a history of being the site of the Lewis Farm. […]

Update on Food/Coffee Vendors…..

The Drip Closed until August 29   The Cove Café Hours through August 25 Monday – Friday 8:00am – 1:00pm The café will be open serving Grab & Go sandwiches, salads and retail foods.  Plus… the Grill will be open! Limited catering available – sandwich and salad menu only.   Beginning August 29… The Cove […]

New Process for Toner, Repairs, and Recycling [Notification]

Effective July 1, 2016, MRC replaced On Site LaserMedic as the vendor for replacement toner for networked and non-networked Laser Printers. Departments are to no longer contact or submit requisitions to On Site LaserMedic for any printer related services.   Please follow the instructions below for toner replacements, service repairs, and toner recycling:   TO […]

Canvas Workshop Summer Series – Part 4 – Friday, August 19th

Part 4: Assessment in Canvas We will be covering: Assignment Submission/Grading Grading Discussions Quizzes Grades Weighted Grades You can join us in-person, on-campus, or attend remotely via webinar. Before you join us this Friday, we highly recommend that you do the following, if you haven’t already: Create a Canvas Free for Teacher account. Note: You […]


Pilates for Stress Relief Fridays @ 5:15 p.m. GWC Rec Ed 211 See flyer for details: Pilates-Stress-Relief