TWENTYNINE PALMS ROTARIAN TO TALK ABOUT BRAZIL TRIP

The Twentynine Palms Rotary Club recently sent an International Vocational Training Team to Brazil. On Thursday, July 23, from noon to 1, Rotarian Sandy Smith will give a presentation on the trip and their experiences, along with photos and a Q-and-A session. Bring your lunch to the Copper Mountain College

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COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW, TO CONSIDER EDUCATION SCHEDULE

The Copper Mountain College Board meets in open session tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agenda…

Following a 2 p.m. closed session for a president/superintendent performance evaluation, the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees convenes in regular open session at 3:00 tomorrow in the Bell Center’s Community Room on the

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COPPER MOUNTAIN CLOSED FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS

Copper Mountain College will be closed Thursday and Friday. Thursday, July 2, in celebration of Independence Day and Friday, July 3, for its summer schedule. During this closure the Bell Gym will also be closed.

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LOCAL DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS MEETING

When the Morongo Basin Democratic Club meets this Saturday (June 13), members will consider a resolution in support of measure Y, the hospital’s ballot initiative on affiliation with Tenet Healthcare. A guest speaker will present the case for California Senate Bill 128, which would give terminally ill people the right

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board will meet tomorrow in closed and open session. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agenda…

Following a 2 p.m. closed session for a president/superintendent performance evaluation and a matter of potential litigation, the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees convenes in regular open session at 3

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VETERANS SERVICES AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

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BASIN-WIDE FOUNDATION BREAKFAST FEATURES 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

This Thursday’s Basin Wide Foundation breakfast meeting will feature the 29 Palms Art Galley. The breakfast meeting—sponsored by Copper Mountain College—will be Thursday, June 4, at the Helen Gray Center on the Hi-Desert Medical Center campus on White Feather Road in Joshua Tree. The meeting starts at 7:00 a.m. For

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE STARTS SUMMER HOURS MONDAY

Copper Mountain College will begin its summer hours as of June 1. The college will be open to the public 8 to 5 Monday through Thursday and will be closed on Fridays. The Bell Center’s gym will be open 7 to 7 Monday through Thursday.

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE GRADUATION CEREMONIES THIS WEEK

Pinning ceremonies and graduations are set for Copper Mountain College this week. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the day and times…

Copper Mountain College will recognize this year’s vocational and registered nursing program classes during a pinning ceremony at 6 p.m. tomorrow evening in the Bell Center Gym. Pinning is a

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COLLEGE APPROVES $162,000 PRESIDENT/SUPERINTENDANT CONTRACT

The Copper Mountain College board met in three sessions yesterday: a regular session, a joint session with the Morongo Unified School Board, and a closed session. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and files reports on both public sessions. In his first report Lipsitz says a formal contract was made with

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COLLEGE AND SCHOOL BOARDS MEET IN JOINT SESSION

The joint meeting of the college and school boards saw the two entities downright giddy over the session. Mike Lipsitz said no decisions were made but optimism filled the room… When the elected governing boards from Copper Mountain College and the Morongo Unified School District met in an eagerly anticipated

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COLLEGE BOARD IN REGULAR, SPECIAL, AND JOINT SESSIONS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board has set a full day of meetings for tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz gets out the score card…

An ambitious day lies ahead for the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees, with three back-to-back meetings planned for tomorrow (Thursday). First meeting is a 2 p.m. closed

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COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TUESDAY

A local resource fair will be held by Copper Mountain College this coming Tuesday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what services will be provided…

Copper Mountain College hosts a free community resource fair this Tuesday, May 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in 300 Quad on the main campus.

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LOCAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Democratic Club will elect a new club president and executive board at this Saturday’s meeting, followed by an address from Greg Rodriguez, candidate for the 42nd Assembly seat in 2016. Also on Saturday, members will review a draft of by-law changes and organize for the Grubstake Day

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ART INSTRUCTORS’ SHOW OPENS AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

A new art exhibit opens Saturday at Copper Mountain College, Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the show is the first of its kind… Mirrors and Windows is the first invitational exhibition of art by some 18 contemporary artists who are art instructors affiliated with 13 southern California community colleges. The artists

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE NAMES NEW SUPERINTENDANT/PRESIDENT

Copper Mountain College announced their selection for superintendent/president yesterday. Mike Lipsitz has the introduction of a familiar face… In a surprise announcement late yesterday, Jeff A. Cummings was named Copper Mountain College superintendent/president effective May 15, following the expected contract approval by the Board of Trustees the day prior. Cummings

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SIXTEEN COLLEGE STUDENTS AWARDED “TRY ONE ON US” SCHOLARSHIPS

Sixteen Copper Mountain College students will benefit from a new scholarship program of the Copper Mountain College foundation. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the what and the who… “Try One on Us” is a scholarship recently unveiled by the Copper Mountain College Foundation at the annual Greenleaf awards ceremony, when 16

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COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will meet in closed session at 9 a.m. tomorrow in the Bell Center Atrium. Trustees will again look at the appointment of the college’s president/superintendent. Trustees expect to announce the hire at the regular monthly meeting on May 14.

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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS GET ORIENTATION AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Area high school students recently visited Copper Mountain College. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the students who participated will have an advantage when it comes time to register… Copper Mountain College counselors and staff recently went to area high schools with an assessment test as part of CMC’s pre-registration process. Students

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EARTH DAY PRESENTATION TOMORROW AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

Earth Day celebrations and programs are going on across the Morongo Basin all week. Reporter Mike Lipsitz joins us again with a program by the Mojave Desert Land Trust at Copper Mountain College… The Mojave Desert Land Trust, through able leadership and a program of strategic land acquisition, has perfected

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