August 15, 2009
THREE STUDENTS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS Three high school graduates are the first to be honored with Caruso Affiliated’s The Spirit of American Youth Scholarship awards. Launched earlier this year, this annual program provides a $10,000 scholarship to each winning student who has shown commitment to community improvement and dedication to academic excellence. “These three students embody the spirit, honor and idealism that is reflected in the inspiring bronze statue at the center of The Americana at Brand — “The Spirit of American Youth Rising from the Waves,” said Rick Caruso, CEO of Caruso Affiliated.
December 5, 2005
Open telephone registration for the winter session continues through Dec. 22. The six-week session begins Jan. 9. Before registering, new students must submit an application for admission, either by picking one up at the information desk in the Administration Building lobby or completing the form online at www.glendale.edu. Winter class schedules are free. They may be obtained by calling 240-1000, ext. 5910 or by visiting the website at www.glendale.edu/freeschedule. Many transferable courses and those meeting graduation and certificate requirements are offered in the winter.
July 16, 2005
"When there's some girl pushing to get to the finish, all the girls and boys are around her cheering -- it just warms my heart to see everyone cheering for everybody." Jan McCreery, a retired Crescenta Valley High computer science teacher and one of three plaintiffs to sue the district for equal pay for women coaches in 1973. "This was a great idea. One thing I'm learning is how difficult this is. You watch the kids perform and you take it for granted, but then you realize -- it took me 40 minutes to learn four steps.
November 30, 2004
WENDY GROVE Programs and courses in the business division at Glendale Community College can lead to employment, promotion, an associate in art or associate in science degree or may be transferred to a four-year college or university. Some are offered in the upcoming winter session that begins Jan. 3. Registration is underway. A full slate of courses in business and related fields are offered in the spring. Open registration for spring 2005 begins Jan. 24. Classes begin Feb. 16. There are five departments within the business division: accounting, business administration, computer applications and business office technologies, computer science and real estate.
July 9, 2004
Some students look forward to summer as a break from getting up early, going to school, and doing homework. Garam Song is looking forward to a summer spent surrounded by scientists and new discoveries about the universe. Song will be working at JPL. Song, 16, actually started his job at JPL in March of this year but will be putting in more time during the summer. A senior next year at Crescenta Valley High School, Song was recommended for the job by CVHS computer science teacher and JPL employee Greg Neat.
November 29, 2003
David Lewis Rosen, the son of Norman and Elisa Rosen of Tujunga, received the rank of Eagle Scout. The former Glendale resident is a member of Troop 394 sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sunland. He has completed 24 merit badges. For his Eagle Scout project, he coordinated a landscaping project at Tierra Del Sol, a private school for the mentally challenged. The project consisted of planting ground cover to prevent erosion and beautification of the grounds.
October 16, 2002
According to administrators at the Institute of Computer Technology (ICT), "If you're interested in a richer, more meaningful, and successful life, the requirements are three: education, education, and education." Since 1981, ICT has been preparing students with the highest quality, entry-level training for the data processing industry. ICT tailors its curricula to match the modern needs of the information technology marketplace. ICT maintains a faculty of highly trained instructors with extensive teaching experience, as well as hands-on experience in the information technology field.
February 20, 2002
Shannon Barber Richard A. Harris, chief executive officer of Creative and Logical Solutions, Inc., was the guest speaker at a Montrose-La Crescenta Kiwanis meeting. Creative and Logical Solutions, also known as CLS, is a Web site development and hosting company based in the foothills. Rick, himself, is a foothills native. After graduating from La Canada High School in 1983, Rick attended Cal State Chico where he majored in psychology, having begun his studies in computer science.
January 28, 2002
The spring semester at Glendale Community College begins Tuesday, Feb. 19. Open telephone registration for college credit courses will continue through Feb. 13. For application and registration information, call 240-1000, ext. 5910 or visit the college Web site at www.glendale.cc.ca.us. The application for admission may be submitted online. Taking college credit classes may lead to a certificate of completion in a specific program, an Associate in Art or Associate in Science degree or transfer to a four-year college or university.
June 14, 2001
Alecia Foster SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- Juggling extracurricular activities and school work can be tough. For Glendale High senior Daniel Kang, it has meant a lot of late nights. But he's learned to do it all. "I know how to handle my time -- when to play, when to study," Kang said. Doing so has paid off for Kang -- he's done well at everything with which he's been involved. And on June 19, the senior will address his fellow students and parents at graduation as the class valedictorian.