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Distance Education’s Nicole Avina Receives High Praise at Statewide Online Teaching Conference

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Taft College Distance Education Coordinator Nicole Avina showed California teachers how to get creative with technology in order to make engaging course videos since learning has shifted primarily online. She even developed a new tool that she debuted at...

Dr. Greg Golling Co-Authors Forthcoming Paper on Determining Fin Patterning in Zebrafish

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Below is an Abstract of the scientific paper titled: “Potassium Channel-Associated Bioelectricity of the Dermomyotome Determines Fin Patterning in Zebrafish,” co-authored by Dr. Greg Golling, Taft College Professor of Life Science and soon-to-be-published in the August issue of the journal...

Parents, are you constantly wondering what activities your kids can do THIS summer during the pandemic?

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Taft College has the answer—FREE Virtual Camps in STEM subjects! Yes, we are offering FREE Virtual Camps to children and teens no matter your location. But, better hurry because camps are filling up FAST! Here are current Taft College “STEM CiTE” Virtual...

Most Fall Classes Moving Online

Dear Students Most Taft College face-to-face- classes will be changed to online classes for Fall 2020 semester. Please contact your instructor for more information. Thank you....

Bookstore Notice

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Attention Taft College Students The Taft College Bookstore will reopen on July 13th. We will be only allowing six students in the store at any one time in order to maintain posted social distancing protocols. You will be required to wear...

Taft College Leadership Stands in Solidarity against Racial Violence

Dear Taft College students, faculty, staff, and community members, As an education leader in our region, Taft College joins the critical discourse taking place in this community and across the nation in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020. We...

Student Services Business Hours

Student Services Business Hours are Monday through Thursday, from 7:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. We are closed on Fridays through August 14, 2020. Summer 2020 classes start Monday, June 8, 2020. Open registration for Fall 2020 is ongoing. Please log in to your Cougar Tracks to register for...

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Reporting Disclosure

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The US Department of Education Certification and Agreement directs each institution applying for Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) to comply with Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act and to post the following information 30 days after the date when...

Banner downtime announcement 05/29/2020

ATTENTION TAFT COLLEGE COMMUNITY Please note that Banner and Cougar Tracks will be offline for 12 hours on Friday, 5/29/2020 for maintenance. Downtime is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. A follow-up notification will be sent when Banner is back online. Getting Help and Additional Information Please call or e-mail the...

2019-2020 Taft College Community Scholarship Program Recipients

This year local service clubs, businesses, alumni, friends of the college, college clubs and departments and the Taft College Foundation donated $66,150 to our students so they may continue their educational endeavors. On behalf of the Board of Trustees, faculty, staff and students we thank those...