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Sierra College: Transformative College Makerspaces Prepare Students for Careers

ROCKLIN, CA, May 14, 2019 – Innovation is disrupting society and economic systems at a rapid rate, requiring new skillsets that students can learn at college makerspaces, according to Sierra Community College Superintendent/President Willy Duncan, who led the College Presidents Panel at make/SHIFT — the Makerspace Ecosystem Summit held in Irvine, CA on April 24-26. […]

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Sierra Science Lecture on March 12: An Experimental Study of Beaver Dam Restoration Techniques

Grass Valley, Calif. March 5, 2019 –  The Sierra Science Series will welcome Dr. Sarah Yarnell, UC Davis Research Hydrologist, to present current research in meadow restoration with a presentation titled, An Experimental Study of Beaver and Beaver Dam Analogue (BDA) Restoration Techniques in Childs Meadow. The presentation will be held on Tuesday evening, March 12th […]

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Sierra College Hosts A Day for Women on April 6

Grass Valley, Calif. March 4, 2019 – On Saturday, April 6th at the Sierra College Campus in Grass Valley, Soroptimist International of Grass Valley and the Sierra College Foundation are sponsoring A Day for Women. This fundraising event offers opportunities for women to be inspired, learn and explore something new. The day begins with registration […]

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Sierra College Celebrates Semana Latina at the Nevada County Campus with a Presentation Titled Guantánamo Bay – You CAN Handle the Truth

Grass Valley, CA (February 20, 2019) –As part of the Sierra College Semana Latina celebration at the Nevada County Campus beginning on March 11th, Keynote Speaker, Kristanne Heaton will give a presentation titled: Guantanamo Bay – You CAN Handle the Truth. The presentation will begin at 6 pm in the Multi-purpose room. Kristanne Heaton is […]

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Sierra College Receives AA Rating for Bond Issuance

Rocklin, CA February 14, 2019 – Sierra College received an improved bond rating from S&P Global Ratings to AA and Moody’s Investors Service to Aa1, prior to the first issuance of Measure E General Obligation  Bonds. Measure E was approved by voters in June 2018. Both Moody’s and S&P noted Sierra College’s strong financial management […]

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Sierra College Science Lecture Series Presents Managing Water for the Environment in a Changing Climate

Grass Valley, Calif. February 7, 2019 –  The Sierra Science Lecture Series at the Nevada County Campus welcomes Ted Grantham in a presentation titled, Managing Water for the Environment in a Changing Climate.  The presentation will be held on Tuesday, February 12 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, in the Multipurpose Center Building N-12. Come early and […]

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Sierra College Mechatronics Program Featured at International Conference in China

January 10, 2019 (Rocklin, CA) — In late 2018, Tony Osladil, Mechatronics Professor, Sierra College was chosen by the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE – to represent the United States at the “International Conference on Science of Intelligence and Learning Revolution” held in Hangzhou, China. The conference was hosted by Zhejiang University […]

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Sierra College Natural History Museum presents First Free Saturday Abyssal Animals: Creatures of the Deep

Rocklin, Calif. December 17, 2018 – If you enjoy learning about paleontology, chemistry, zoology, astrophysics, geology, robotics, and other scientific disciplines, spend the FIRST Saturday of every month at the Museum! On Saturday, January 5, the First Free Saturday will focus on Abyssal Animals: Creatures of the Deep. Come join Sierra College professors, museum staff, […]

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Sierra College Science Lecture on Nov. 13: Quantifying the benefits of Meadow Restoration: Hydrology, Vegetation, and Carbon

Grass Valley, Calif. October 29, 2018 – Sierra Science Lecture Series presents Rachel Hutchinson who will lead an informative talk about meadow restoration. The presentation will be held on Tuesday evening, November 13th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, in the Multipurpose Center, building N-12, at the Nevada County Campus. Come early and enjoy a meet-and-greet […]

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Sierra College Dietrich Theatre Presents Placer Pops Chorale Winter Concert Series “Holiday Pops 2018”

Rocklin, Calif. October 8, 2018 -Tickets are on sale now for the popular Placer Pops Chorale Winter Concert Series, directed by Lorin Miller, but hurry- they’re going fast! The Placer Pops Chorale sings selections from your favorite holiday classics, as well as modern renditions of some of your favorite songs. The concert will showcase choral […]

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Presentation: Birds, Bunnies, Beetles and Beyond at Sierra College, Grass Valley on Oct. 9

GRASS VALLEY, CA, Oct. 2, 2018 – Since 2010, the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) has engaged in a wide range of research projects that include applied wildlife research, long-term monitoring studies, and natural resource citizen science.  This talk, presented by Will Richardson, will provide an overview of TINS’ research programs, past, current, and […]

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Sierra College Theatre Arts Department Presents “The Laramie Project” at the Dietrich Theatre, Rocklin Campus

Rocklin, CA (October 1, 2018) — Sierra College Theatre Arts Department announces its Fall production of The Laramie Project directed by Debra Hammond. In October 1998, twenty-one-year-old Matthew Shepard, a student at the University of Wyoming, was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left tied to a fence in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming. […]

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Sierra College Ridley Gallery Presents: Cacti, Painting and Sculpture by Shaden Mousa

Rocklin, CA October 1, 2018 – The Sierra College Ridley Gallery presents, Cacti, featuring paintings and sculpture by Shaden Mousa. A prolific “maker”, this exhibition of work by Mousa captures her exploration of process, taking advantage of the often unpredictable nature of combining various materials including gouache, ink, watercolor, colored pencil, construction paper and nail polish, in addition to a variety of sculptural materials, to create […]

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