THE TOP OF THE PILE
• Bucknell University’s dean’s roster for the spring semester 2021 includes Ollie McClymonds of Carlsbad, Tatym Racz of Encinitas, Chris Phelan of Oceanside, Alex Burch of Rancho Santa Fe, and Brendan Egan of Carmel Valley.
• The Rochester Institute of Technology’s Spring 2021 Dean’s List includes Nicholas Gardner of San Marcos, in Computer Science; Busy Matthews of San Diego, Biomedical Engineering; Dennis Li of Carmel Valley, game design and development; and Lin Welsh of Encinitas, criminal justice.
• The University of Miami’s dean’s list included Preston Buscher of Carlsbad, company; Matan Bar of 4S Ranch, political science; Daniel Renfield of San Diego, company; and Makena Kronemyer from Carmel Valley, games + simulation.
• Matthew Anderson of Carmel Valley has been named to Hamilton College’s Dean’s List for the Spring 2021 semester.
• Theresa Govoni of Oceanside, a major in molecular biology, has been named to Montclair State University’s Spring 2021 Dean’s List.
• Chih-Kun Chai of Carlsbad graduated in May from Shenandoah University in Virginia.
• Hannah Edwards of Encinitas graduated from Hartwick College in New York in May.
OPEN EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIPS
The Cal Coast Cares Foundation has announced the opening of the application period for the 2021 Educator Grants to help local teachers with their classroom projects. This year, the Cal Coast Cares Foundation will award $ 40,000 in grants ranging from $ 500 to $ 2,000 per teacher. Applications are accepted until August 16 at calcoastcu.org.
NEW COACHES AT CSUSM
Cal State San Marcos Director of Athletics Jennifer Milo unveiled the department’s second wave of coaching hires for 2021-22, including Dario Frias as assistant women’s basketball coach Adam Ellis joins the department as an assistant men’s basketball coach, and with CSUSM Cheer now considered Spirit Squad within the athletics department, Philip Carpio joins the department as the new cheers coach.
RIBBON CUTTING SET
Encinitas4Equality, a multicultural collective boutique, will have its opening ceremony at 11 a.m. on August 6 at 1900 N Coast Highway, Encinitas. The space is now open Saturday to Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The mission of Encinitas4Equality is to educate, organize and mobilize our communities to dismantle structural racism, systemic inequalities and oppression through solidarity and service.
ADOPTION CENTER AT 2 YEARS
Two years ago, on July 17, the Helen Woodward Animal Center opened a brand new pet adoption building to the public. During these two years, the Center adopted more than 7,000 orphaned dogs and cats. Helen Woodward Animal Center has lifted previously required restrictions – returning to her regular office hours seven days a week with no appointment required.
NEW LIFE FOR SENIORS
Westmont Living, a provider of retirement homes, announces the opening of its in Encinitas in July, at 1920 S. El Camino Real. The 93,467 square foot, two story senior living community features 93 studios, one and two bedroom apartments for independent and assisted living. To learn more, call (760) 452-6037 or visit westmontofencinitas.com.
NEW PRESIDENT JFS
The Jewish Family Service of San Diego has appointed Emily Jennewein as chair of the association’s board of directors. Jennewein will step down from her role as Senior Vice President to replace Adam Welland. Jennewein oversaw construction of the Melvin Garb Hillel Center at San Diego State University and the Beverly and Joseph Glickman Hillel Center at UC San Diego.
GRANTS HELP SENIORS
The San Diego Foundation has $ 200,000 in grants to support local efforts focused on supporting the quality of life of older San Diego people. The grant application window is open and ends at 5:00 p.m. PST on August 13. To apply for the AFC grant, visit sdfoundation.org/grantseekers/apply-for-assistance.
MASKS IN THE TRAIN
As the State of California has reopened and is moving forward to rebuild tourism and promote travel, Pacific Surfliner passengers are encouraged to follow safety measures and all important public health recommendations in place during their journey. and to their destination. In accordance with federal law and Amtrak policy, face coverings should always be worn on trains and at stations.