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Past articles by Sierra:

Sierra Science Lecture Series Presents: The Natural Benefits of Prescribed Fire on Sept. 10

Grass Valley, Calif. August 28, 2019 – What type of fire do you want? Dr. Kate Wilkin presents the benefits of a prescribed fire. California is in a wildfire crisis. We will have fires near our community. Rather than unplanned wildfires, we can choose when the fires will occur and what their impact will be to our community. These prescribed fires protect communities from wildfire’s flames and… → Read More

Sierra College Offers new Information Technology Courses Fall ’19

ROCKLIN, Aug. 16, 2019 – To provide students and those currently employed with the skills they need to both start and progress in Information Technology careers, Sierra College now offers four career pathways under the new Information Technology program (formerly Computer Information Systems – CIS): networking, cybersecurity, data analysis and business information. Courses are online and… → Read More

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. Advancements in physical,… → Read More

Sierra Science Lecture Series Presents: Drought, Tree Mortality and Wildfire in Sierra Nevada Forests –

Dr. Carrie Levine Grass Valley, Calif. May 7, 2019 – The Sierra Science Series will welcome Dr. Carrie Levine in a critically timely presentation titled “Drought, tree mortality, and wildfire in Sierra Nevada forests: using lessons from the past to restore resilient forests.” The presentation will be held on Tuesday, May 14 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Center, building N12-103, at… → Read More

Sierra College celebrates Earth Days April 22 – 26, 2019

Photo Daryl Stinchfield Rocklin, CA April 15, 2019 – The Sierra College Rocklin Campus will celebrate Earth Days with a week of workshops, education, a play and more, beginning April 22 through April 26. The 2019 Earth Day Free Festival on the Rocklin Campus will be held on Thursday April 25 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The festival offers a free climbing wall, music, food vendors (which will… → Read More

Sierra College presents: John Wesley Powell – Down The Great Unknown

Rocklin, CA (April 1, 2019) — The Sierra College Natural History Museum brings noted actor Earll Kingston to portray John Wesley Powell in a one-man play on April 25 and 26, 2019. Written by John Muir actor and playwright, Lee Stetson, “Down the Great Unknown” is a two-act play about the epic adventure of the first exploration down the Colorado River by boat in 1869. Kingston portrays Major John… → Read More

Sierra College Press publishes “State Symbols Of The Sierra”

Photo: The Sierra College Press Rocklin, CA March 12, 2019 – Is it illegal to pick California poppies? Are there any grizzly bears left in California? How come our state rock is poisonous? The state butterfly must certainly be the monarch, right? Besides publishing books on the history and natural history of the Sierra Nevada, the Sierra College Press also has a variety of original and unique… → Read More

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

Childs Meadow photo provided by Sarah Yarell 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… → Read More

Sierra College Hosts A Day for Women on April 6

Photo by Judy East 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 and coffee at 8:15 am,… → Read More

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 practices, historically stable operations, conservative… → Read More

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

Blue Creek, photo by Ted Grantham 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 enjoy a meet-and-greet… → Read More

Sierra College Mechatronics Program Featured at International Conference in China

Sierra College Mechatronics professor, Tony Osladil, presenting at the Science of Intelligence and Learning Revolution conference held in China. Photo by Tony Osladil 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… → Read More

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, and scientists as they… → Read More

Sierra College Hosts Fourth Annual Sierra Writers Conference on Jan. 26

Photo courtesy Lynette Vrooman Rocklin, Calif. December 4, 2018 – On Saturday, January 26th, 2019, Sierra College and The Sierra Writers will host the Fourth Annual Writers Conference at the Grass Valley Campus. Doors open at 9:15 am for this full day of workshops. Writers All…Are you ready to hone your craft? Collaborate with other writers? Get professional advice about your work? Then come to… → Read More

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

Photo courtesy Rachel Hutchinson 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 and… → Read More

Sierra College Hosts Pride Days in Rocklin November 5-6

ROCKLIN, Calif. Oct. 24, 2018 – According to “Youth Development Current Trends,” gay, lesbian or bisexual students were over five times more likely to have attempted suicide in the past year and over three times more likely to miss or be threatened at school in the past three months. Sierra College decided to do something about it and has become a statewide leader in LGBTQIA+ education as a… → Read More

Local Writer Gage McKinney Will Teach Cornish History As Part of Sierra College OLLI Program

Grass Valley, Calif. October 9, 2018 – Historian Gage McKinney will teach a course on Cornish history and culture in the Osher Life Long Learning (OLLI) program at Sierra College on four Wednesdays, November 7 – 28, at 2:00 – 3:30 pm. The course will survey the history of a Celtic land in the southwest corner of the United Kingdom from Neolithic times to the present. It will explain the… → Read More

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 highlights from a large collection of the best-loved… → Read More

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

Photo courtesy Will Richardson 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… → Read More

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

Photo courtesy Daryl Stinchfield 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. He was… → Read More