Articles by Johanna Jamison


Keys of Knowledge Recipients 2013

Ali Oudich (w/Jesus Gutierrez)   Originally from Rome, Italy, Ali Oudich came to the U.S. to pursue his dream of teaching mathematics. He enjoys helping students who struggle with math. Jesus Gutierrez encouraged Oudich to become a Supplemental Instruction leader for math and physics. He will be transferring to Cal Poly Pomona to pursue a…

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Former Marine awarded co-Woman of the Year

A former U.S. Marine, Jocelyn Vizcarra was awarded the prestigious Woman of the Year award at the Citrus College Annual Achievement Ceremony on May 30 in the Campus Center.   The Man and Woman of the Year awards are granted to graduating students based on their contributions to Citrus community, service outside the community and grade…

Stalwart defensive back earns top athletic award

The Citrus College male and female athlete of the year awards are presented to students who stand above all others by meeting requirements based on athletic excellence, academic achievement, and exemplary character. A panel of coaches voted for the prestigious award recipients, who were acknowledged at the annual academic achievement ceremony on May 30 at…

Rebuild citizenship road

On behalf of AB540 students at Citrus College, Congress should create a pathway to American citizenship for unauthorized immigrants, who came here as children and have been living here for years. This issue has been a shambling block in the ongoing debate in congress, which is working to overhaul the nations immigration policy. Many students…

H.O.P.E. For Immigration Reform

Members of the campus H.O.P.E. Club (Helping Find Opportunities in the Pursuit of Education) recently joined with thousands of union members, immigrants, faith leaders and community advocates in a nationwide Day of Action to support immigration reform.   The rally to address comprehensive immigration reform took place in Los Angeles on April 10 in front…

Softball makes history in win

The Owls’ long-awaited triumph over Cypress College during a two-day playoff moved Citrus’ record to 26-12 and advanced the team to the “Super Regionals” for the first time in program history.   Led by head coach Jackie Boxley, the team knocked the Chargers out of the postseason with back-to-back victories on May 4 and 5….

Why Politics Matter

The annual “Why Politics Matter” forum took place on campus on April 25 and offered students the chance to get involved and learn from the professionals about their experiences in political processes.   The guest speakers present at the forum were Tim Shaw, District Coordinator for Senator Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar), and Andi Lane, Legislative…

Anticipation builds for Metro Gold Line stop

Construction of the Metro Gold Line extension that will include a train station stop at the northwest corner of Citrus College is finally taking shape.   “Students from APU and Citrus said, ‘build it and we will ride it,’ and that’s what I hear all over town,” said Azusa Mayor Joe Rocha.   The Foothill…

Rocket Owls blast off

I have been incredibly lucky to be a member of a team of six amazing students known as the Rocket Owls, dedicated to designing, building and launching a six-foot long, 4-inch diameter rocket for the NASA University Student Launch Initiative. We have been working together for the past nine months and everything culminated with our…