WHY STUDY HUMANITIES?
A humanities degree provides enduring, transferable, foundational skills sought by a variety of employers.
Name: Kimberly Novobilsky SDCCD College: San Diego Mesa College Major: French Literature and Russian Linguistics What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? I would say to be positive about the transition change. Keep up with the homework, have a schedule each week, and give some time for yourself. The work can be time consuming, but I learned that when the […]
Name: Jessica Bravo UCSD College: John Muir College SDCCD College: San Diego City College Major: Theatre What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? If you are an arts or humanities major, don’t get discouraged by UCSD’s STEM reputation. You have a place here. The Arts and Humanities department is wonderful. Classes are not as large, and faculty are helpful, passionate and […]
Name: Zane DeVitre UC San Diego College: Thurgood Marshall College SDCCD College: San Diego Miramar and Mesa College Major: History, Double minor in Sociology & STS (Science, Technology, & Society) What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? When I first learned about all of the benefits of the PATH program at Miramar, I thought for sure it was too good to […]
On Saturday, August 4th, the 2018 PATH Summer Academy came to a close. It was a busy 5-weeks for our 9 mentors and 26 students, who juggled two courses with workshops, field trips, social activities and more. We are proud to welcome another cohort to the PATH family at UC San Diego and are so excited to see where their journey takes them at the […]
Name: Sam Sprague UC San Diego College: Warren College SDCCD College: San Diego City College Major: Philosophy What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? If you’re interested in studying the humanities, consider UC San Diego. We are best known for our science and engineering programs, but the humanities departments are a hidden gem. They have excellent faculty, are far […]
WHAT: Students needed for Macy’s Fashion Show on the UC San Diego campus! WHO: All current and past PATH Students and Mentors WHEN: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 11am – 1pm WHERE: Price Center East Ballroom (tentatively) WHY: The UC San Diego Career Center is collaborating with Macy’s Department stores for a program that teaches professional attire, and displays examples in the fashion show. MORE […]
Name: Chelsea Coon UC San Diego College: Sixth SDCCD College: City Major: Literatures in English What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? Work hard, but don’t be a know-it-all. You are there to learn and there are so many resources and avenues to help you reach your educational potential. Also if you don’t try then you’ll never know, so […]
Name: Sajjad Naseri UC San Diego College: Sixth College SDCCD College: San Diego Mesa College Major: Literatures in English Minor: Linguistics What was the hardest part of transferring? Making sure I had all my English requirements for transferring with IGETC. English is my fourth language and when I immigrated to the United States, I didn’t know any English. Then, I decided to take all the English classes that Mesa College […]
Name: Tyler Faurot UC San Diego College: Marshall Community College College: San Diego Miramar College Major: Literatures in English What was the hardest part of transferring? Getting used to the UC system. What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? If you can, take language courses BEFORE coming to UC San Diego. It will make life much easier on you. […]
Name: Rudy Rivera UC San Diego College: Eleanor Roosevelt Community College: San Diego City College Major: History (Emphasis in Law) Minor: Political Science (Emphasis in Political Theory) What was the hardest thing about transferring? The hardest part of transferring was getting acclimated with the wide variety of locations/resources offered on campus. Also, the quarter system is fast and does not wait for you! I had […]