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Sierra College Ahead of State Pilot Program

It’s a step in the right direction. That’s what the Executive Dean of the Sierra College Nevada County Campus thinks of new legislation that permits community college to offer four-year degrees. Stephanie Ortiz says the bill that the legislature approved is on a trial basis…

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That degree program would have to be different from one offered at a Cal State or U-C school. Also, only 15 community colleges will be designated to participate. The program starts next year, but Ortiz says Sierra College is ahead of the game…

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The program launched on Monday (August 25). Ortiz says the nursing program is offered at the Rocklin campus, but some of the pre-requisite classes can be taken at the Nevada County location.

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