David Hall Passes Away

By Anthony Saude Walnut – It is with great sadness we mourn the passing of the Regional Chamber of Commerce San Gabriel Valley Board Chair/President, Dr. David Hall, he fought courageously during his long battle with cancer.   David K. Hall, 72, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018, he was surrounded by friends and […]

USATF Pulls Olympic Trials From Mt. SAC

Staff Reports Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College was recently informed by USA Track and Field (USATF), that it will no longer host the 2020 USA Olympic Team Track and Field Trials. This decision means that USATF would reopen bidding for a new event venue. While we are disappointed, we accept that the terms of the […]

Mt. SAC to Honor Twenty Students of Distinction

By Anthony Saude WALNUT – Twenty students will be honored this year at Mt. San Antonio College’s annual “Students of Distinction” awards ceremony. The luncheon will take place on Saturday, May 12 at 11:30 a.m. at the Pacific Palms Resort, 1 Industry Hills Parkway, in the City of Industry. These prestigious awards recognize selected students […]

Mt. SAC to Hold “Cash for College”

Staff Reports WALNUT– Mt. San Antonio College will offer free financial aid assistance to area high school seniors and their parents during its annual “Cash for College” fair on Saturday, Feb. 3. The event will include three sessions starting at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. “This event is all about helping students fill […]

Mt. Sac Olympic Trials: $40 Million For Local Communities

By Staff Reports Walnut – On December 13, 2017 there will be a Walnut City Council meeting and it seems that a discussion about Olympic Trials at Mt. Sac will finally be on the agenda. “We are starting to move the dirt for the construction needed to have the trials because if we don’t start […]

Mt. Sac Olympic Trials: $40 Mil To Local Communities

By Michael Armijo Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College’s new incoming stadium was chosen for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, a move that could potentially bring in over $40 million in revenue for the area. “The Olympic Trials in Eugene Oregon has historically brought in around $38 million dollars to their local […]

Mt. Sac Olympic Trials: $40 Million For Local Communities

By Michael Armijo Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College’s new incoming stadium was chosen for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, a move that could potentially bring in over $40 million in revenue for the area. “The Olympic Trials in Eugene Oregon has historically brought in around $38 million dollars to their local […]

Registration for Mt. SAC Fall Classes Begins July 12

Staff Reports Walnut–– Online registration for Mt. SAC’s fall semester credit classes begins July 12.  Classes begin on Monday, Aug. 28. All credit students must register for classes online through the My Mt. SAC Portal at my.mtsac.edu. New students must submit an admission application online. For students who do not have computer access, computers and […]

Mt. SAC to Honor 20 Students of Distinction

By Staff Reports  Walnut– Mt. San Antonio College will honor 20 Students of Distinction at its annual awards ceremony and luncheon on Saturday, May 13 at 11:30 a.m. at the Pacific Palms Resort, 1 Industry Hills Parkway, in the City of Industry. These annual awards recognize students for competitive, academic, and personal achievement as well […]

College Degrees, Certificates Pay Dividends City of Walnut

By Mike Taylor WALNUT––Earning a community college degree or certificate continues to deliver a remarkable return on investment, according to a report from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. Based on information gleamed from the Chancellor’s Office Salary ,students who earn an associate’s degree more than double their annual pre-degree wages after two years and […]

Community Robotics Workshop At Mt. SAC

By Mike Taylor Walnut – The Mt. San Antonio College STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Center and the college’s Robotics Team will host a Robotics Workshop for ages 8 and up on Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Science Laboratory Building, building 60, room 1506. This event is free […]

Mt. SAC Health Career Students Win 10 Medals At Nationals

By Mike Taylor Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College health career students recently won 10 medals––seven gold and three silver––at the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) national competition held at Anaheim Hilton. More than 6,6400 secondary and post-secondary students competed in 56 different health-related events at the national leadership event held June 22-26 in […]

Mt. SAC Honors Student Awarded $40,000 Scholarship

Photo courtesy: Mike Taylor Mt. San Antonio College student Kristin Ho was selected to receive the 2016 Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship

By Mike Taylor Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College honors student Kristin Ho is one of only 75 community college students selected from a pool of over 2,000 applicants across the nation to receive the 2016 Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship. Ho’s selection marks the fourth time in the last 10 years that Mt. SAC […]

Mt. SAC Students Named To State Academic First Team

By Mike Taylor Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College students Jacqueline Yu and Hung Pham are two of the 93 community college students throughout the state recently selected for the 2016 All-California Academic teams, chosen by Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international community college honor society. These students represent some of the best of the […]

Mt. SAC Forensics Team Takes Second at Nationals

By Mike Taylor Walnut–– The Mt. San Antonio College Forensics Team took second place overall at the 2016 Phi Rho Pi National Tournament held recently in Costa Mesa, with students winning five gold medals, seven silver medals, and 12 bronze medals. More than 500 students from 64 colleges throughout the nation competed. Mt. SAC’s Jacqueline […]

Mt. SAC Students Win 14 Medals at HOSA State Competition

Health career students advance to national competition in June By Mike Taylor Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College health career students won a total of 14 medals, including seven gold medals and seven silver medals, at the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) state leadership conference held April 6–10 in Anaheim. More than 2,500 students […]

Mt. SAC Will Stage ‘And Then There Were None’

By Mike Taylor Walnut–– The Mt. San Antonio College Theater Program will stage its production of Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None” on Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16, at 8 p.m., with a special Sunday matinee, April 17, at 2 p.m., in Mt. SAC’s Studio Theater. This thriller from murder mystery maven […]

Mt. SAC Spring Registration Begins

By Mike Taylor, Mt. SAC WALNUT– Online registration for Mt. San Antonio College’s spring semester credit classes began Jan. 13.  Classes begin on Monday, Feb. 22. All credit students must register for classes online through the My Mt. SAC Portal at my.mtsac.edu. New students must submit an admission application online. For students who do not have computer access, […]

Battle Continues in Mt. SAC’s Solar Project

Staff Reports WALNUT-Walnut has been the epicenter of a fight between the city and Mt. San Antonio College’s proposed Photovoltaic Solar System project. City officials and some residents say the project would be an eyesore and increase traffic in the city. Mt. SAC says it will save the campus’ thousands of dollars in energy costs. […]

Mt. SAC Breaks Ground on $46M Business Tech Center

Photo Courtesy of Mt. SAC

By Monique Valadez WALNUT– Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut formally broke ground on its new business and computer complex Oct. 22. Designed to fulfill the academic needs of the school’s business and computer technology programs and other programs well into the 21st century, the 87,000-square-foot complex will comprise three buildings including new technology-based classrooms, […]