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University of the Pacific Pres. Pamela A. Eibeck named AICCU chair

University of the Pacific Pres. Pamela A. Eibeck named AICCU chair

Pamela A. Eibeck, president of University of the Pacific, has been named the new chair of the executive committee of the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities, an organization that has represented the state’s 77 private nonprofit colleges and universities since 1955.

Eibeck’s two-year term begins Oct. 24. She succeeds Pepperdine University president Andy Benton.

“California’s partnership with its private nonprofit colleges and universities has played a pivotal role in making our state a symbol of innovation across the globe,” Eibeck said. “Over the course of nearly 60 years, AICCU has made tremendous strides for higher education, and I look forward to the challenges and rewards of continuing that effort during my tenure.”

Modesto Pastor to Serve as Guest Chaplain in U.S. House of Representatives

Modesto Pastor to Serve as Guest Chaplain in U.S. House of Representatives

With the sponsorship of U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock), Pastor Glen Berteau of The House Modesto will serve tomorrow as the guest chaplain in the United States House of Representatives. Pastor Berteau will offer the opening prayer of the legislative session on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 12 p.m. ET.

“Pastor Berteau has been a great leader in our community,” said Rep. Denham. “I’m honored to share the floor of the House with him and to bring his talents as a speaker and evangelist to my colleagues.”

Germán A. Águilar Memorial Wednesday, July 2, 4 p.m., at Delta College

Germán A. Águilar Memorial Wednesday, July 2, 4 p.m., at Delta College

San Joaquin Delta College will hold a memorial for our beloved colleague Germán Andrés Águilar on Wednesday, July 2, 4 p.m. at Atherton Auditorium.

Germán passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 7th in Florence, Italy doing what he loved, performing with the Cal State Long Beach Conservatory Choir. He was on a three week tour performing in many of the iconic performance venues throughout Europe.

Germán was indeed one of the finest choral directors and teachers Delta College has had the privilege to work with. He touched the lives of students, faculty, staff and the community in a most profound way. You could never forget his joyful smile, his artistry and love for his work. As Germán directed his choral performances, you could see he was dancing with the angelic hymns of heaven.

Author Finds Success Through Poetry

Shamir Kali Griffin earned 4 AA degrees from San Joaquin Delta College including Social and Behavioral Sciences, Early Childhood Education and Humanities.

2014 Weekly Challenge #10 - Eliminate the Frenimies

2014 Weekly Challenge #10 - Eliminate the Frenimies

2014 Weekly Challenge #10 - Eliminate the Frenimies

By Lorri Ann Code

Remember the weekly challenge (and all time FAVORITE), when we had you pick a physical area to de-clutter in your lives? You told me about your cars, closets, and even refrigerators! And you loved the freeing feeling of getting rid of the junk that was draining you of your energy and your time. I think this was close to one of our most popular challenges. Well, this is a de-cluttering of the spirit. An emotional kind of clean-up.

CEO Resource Spotlight event Friday featuring Kish Rajan

CEO Resource Spotlight event Friday featuring Kish Rajan

Find out about the state's Economic Development Initiative and local incentives!Working in partnership, the San Joaquin County WorkNet, San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, City of Stockton, Employee Development Department and the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce will host the event to cover further details and highlights about the new GEDI Program and the wind-down of the Enterprise Zone Program. To register for this event, please call the San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at 209-943-6117 or email info@sjchispanicchamber.com .