Convocation Spring 2013 Sacramento City College Dr. Kathryn E. Jeffery President Governor’s 2013-14 Proposed Budget What the budget means for CCs Student Success at SCC ◦ Intentional Engagement ◦ Colleagues making a difference A Decision-making Strategy Words of Wisdom Premiere of a production by City Films No change in student fees. $196.9 million (3.6%) for increased apportionments, $179 million for deferral buydown. ($197M) $133.2 million in increased General $16.9 million to provide increased access to matriculated students through the use of technology. Change the census-based apportionment system. Limit state-supported instruction in community colleges to 90 units. (Creates a cap for students to receive state subsidized instruction; after 90 units student to pay “full cost”) Require all students seeking a BOG Fee Waiver to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). (Cal Grant-Dream Act application option is being developed by the California Student Aid Commission.) Shift of the remaining adult education program, including $300 million, from K-12 schools to community colleges. ($315.7 M) Creation of a $450 million energy efficiency fund. Deliberate, planned encounter with the intent of making a commitment that opens a window of opportunity and expands a student’s knowledge and understanding. 212 Degrees: the extra degree “Sawubona” means “I see you” and the response “Ngikhona” means “I am here”. Zulu greeting Check prerequisites for your classes. ◦ Check the class schedule. If you have not met a prerequisite for your class, you will need to do so before taking the course. If you are on a waitlist, attend the first class meeting. ◦ If you do not attend, you will lose the opportunity to add the class. Drop a class if you decide not to attend. ◦ Go to eServices to drop your class within the first two weeks to avoid receiving a “W” grade on your transcripts. Buy your books as soon as possible. Seek tutoring early in the semester if you are struggling in a class. ◦ Books and everything you need to keep up with coursework are available at our College Store on campus. ◦ SCC has wonderful tutoring services if you need them. Contact our Learning Skills and Tutoring Center at (916) 558-2258 for help. Plan ahead to find a parking space on campus. ◦ Traffic can be heavy at the beginning of the semester. Get your parking pass and come to campus early to make it to class on time. Or, take advantage of the UTP and use Regional Transit. Electronic Health Records Benefits ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Provides electronic access to medical history/chart Reduces charting time Enables health center Quality Improvement Eliminates 'Lost' Records/Charts Ensures Security & HIPAA Compliance Adheres to Wellness Guidelines & Alerts Enables trend analysis for your campus Early Outbreak Warnings Confidential communication Education She Shares, the Dewey Square Group ◦ Spring 2012: Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye ◦ Tamara Knox and Samantha Suarez (Victoria Henderson) ◦ Fall 2012: Jennifer Siebel Newsom, writer, producer ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ and director of Miss Representation Shabrina Buksh (Victoria Henderson) Jacklyn Macias (Sandy Ruedas) Lacy Berry, Eugenia Canales & Anna Taylor (Ramona Cobian) Metti Etana (Kimberly Beyrer) • Men of Color Institute, Fall 2012 Phoenix, AZ Marquis Lawson (Tony Davis & Michael Poindexter) • Sacramento Speakers Series: December 4, 2012 • President William Jefferson Clinton • Jeffrey Nakata, Phi Theta Kappa (Anna Joy, Sally Anne Jackson, Nicholas Miller) SCC Celebration of Excellence 2013 NISOD Excellence Awards 2012 ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Andy Divanyan Diane Belair Sarah Eyanson Jan Lee Dianne Heimer Connie Zuercher Decision-making Strategy ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Social Legal Educational Economical Political Ethical Consciously or not we tip people off as to what our expectations are. We exhibit thousands of cues, some as subtle as the tilting of heads, raising of eye brows or dilation of nostrils, but most are much more obvious. And people pick up on those cues. "There's a human capital out there that we have not totally harnessed. That may be part of what keeps me going. It's like mining gold. It's there, we need it, and we can't afford to lose it." Premiere of a City Films production summarizing budget activities at SCC!