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George Kutras: A Shasta College Legacy

Richard Woulfe Shasta College Lance The Shasta College community lost a great friend over the holiday break, possibly the college's greatest friend ever, with the passing of former President George Kutras, who died at age 89 at the Oak Rest retirement home on Jan. 20th.   A 52-year employee of the college, Kutras joined the history department in 1951 and also coached the basketball team from 1951-52 to ...

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Strong Validation and Accreditation for Shasta College.

Richard Woulfe Shasta Lance Shasta College faculty, administrators, and staff got a strong validation of their work product in January when the Accrediting Commission for the Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges granted the college another seven years of formal accreditation. In an unusually laudatory report, sparked by a visit from a 12 member review team at the ...

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The Quick Cure for Writing Headaches: The Shasta College Writing Center

Richard Woulfe Shasta College Lance In the recent re-accreditation of Shasta College, accreditation evaluators were generous in their praise of the colleges’ student support services. In particular, they were especially impressed with SC’s Writing Center. Located on the bottom floor of the 700 building, the Writing Center has become a real hub on campus, with students flocking to the center at all hours of ...

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Measure H could bring $139 million to Shasta College

by Boone Ashworth Toward the end of a lengthy list of candidates and propositions on the November ballot is a measure that could be vital for the future of Shasta College. Measure H would provide a bond of $139 million to be used on improvements across the main campus and the extended Tehama and Trinity campuses. The money will go toward renovating existing facilities, as well as expanding infrastructure to ...

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Shasta College photo exhibit questions the American dream

 by Boone Ashworth [caption id="attachment_2220" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photographer and artist Doug Rickard[/caption] Not everyone gets to live the American dream. That was the message behind the latest exhibit at the Shasta College art gallery. The collection, a selection of pictures from Northern California photographer Doug Rickard’s A New American Picture series, featured images taken from Go ...

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Juan Felipe Herrera Brings Poetry and Inspiration to Shasta College

[caption id="attachment_2203" align="alignnone" width="480"] Juan Felipe Herrera, signing autographs after his presentation.[/caption] BY BOONE ASHWORTH Juan Felipe Herrera, US Poet Laureate and activist, took to the stage of the Shasta College Theatre Wednesday evening to share a varied selection of his poems and stories. An energetic speaker, Herrera engaged the audience with a lively blend of humor, pers ...

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Guys & Dolls: Luck Be a Lady Tonight

Guys & Dolls By Shannon Koga             Summer reached a new kind of wonderful with the weekend showings of “Guys & Dolls,” a whimsical musical about love, sacrifice, and the hardships of gambling.  Directed by Ken Hill—Shasta College professor and experienced actor, director, and producer—and also brought to life thanks to the hard work of volunteer actors, students, and the lovely theatre staff, ...

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