Press - 07/9/2018

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Construction Zone 🚧

On the Oceanside Campus, the new Studio Building is getting its finishing touches. Studio 1 flooring and exterior handrails are in progress, the mirror and ballet bar have been installed, and the office spaces are complete.


The Oceanside Campus swing space project foundation is done and the two modular units are ready to be placed and installed.

 

At the San Elijo Campus, the swing space grading and electrical trenching are nearly complete and the gas, water, sewer and storm drain tie-ins are done. The Building 600 project has begun rough electrical installation, rough mechanical is complete, and pouring of concrete for the new IT room has begun.


MiraCosta Deploys Service to Help Protect Users from Email Threats 💻

MiraCosta College has deployed a service to help protect against specific threats that are distributed via email, including phishing and targeted attacks. These threats originate from malicious web sites, which are triggered when users click on links (URLs) in email messages.


Messages containing these links often look legitimate, even to the discerning eye. This service helps to protect you and MiraCosta by blocking access to URLs diagnosed as malicious. A malicious message may not always be detected right away, so it’s important that users continue to carefully choose what they click on.

 

To learn more about security, MiraCosta offers brief tutorials available to employees. To access the tutorials, please go to the MiraCosta College website A-Z directory. Click Academic Information Services. There you’ll see Security Training. When prompted, logon with your MiraCosta username and password. You might find the “Targeted Attacks” and “Email and Phishing” videos of interest.

 

If you question the legitimacy of a message, please contact the MiraCosta Help Desk via phone at 760.795.6850 or open an online support request. To open a Help Desk request, please go to the MiraCosta College website A-Z directory. Select H, then select Help Desk, Employee.


Latino Book and Family Festival Needs Volunteers 📚

Join the fun on Saturday, September 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Oceanside Campus. Volunteers can sign up HERE.

"Literacy is a fundamental expectation in our society," states event logistics organizer, Lisa Montes, "so it is critical that children not only learn to read well, but enjoy reading books."

Volunteer duties may include assisting at the information booth, awards ceremony, authors' village, children’s village, VIP break room, author workshops, entertainment areas, and more.

If you would like to join the planning committee, the next meeting will be on July 9, from 4–6 p.m. on the Oceanside Campus in Aztlan B (Bldg. 3400).

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