Daily Archives: February 29, 2016

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Basketball team provides family away from home

Despite being the only foreign student on the Citrus College men’s basketball team, Maxime Tondre has found communion playing men’s basketball with his peers. In fact, during last year’s terrorist attacks in Paris, France, his hometown, Tondre found that a basketball team can offer unity even when you’re this far away from home. Tondre came…

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A success story: From first-generation student to dean

Maryann Tolano-Leveque is the Dean of Students at Citrus College. Tolano-Leveque grew up as a first generation college student who returned to higher education to give back to students. (Evan Solano/Clarion) The new dean of students at Citrus College loves to encourage others to learn, but did not realize the  importance of quality education until…