News: Modernization

COM Announces Recycling Pilot Program

Activities scheduled for National Recycling Day on November 15

Measure B Projects Moving Forward at COM’s Novato Campus

IVC Open House activities include groundbreaking and ribbon cutting ceremonies

COM Nominated for Joe Garbarino Green Business of the Year Award

Award highlights extraordinary efforts to adopt sustainability principles

COM Joins MCE Deep Green; Switches to 100% Renewable Energy

Reducing approx. 1,100 metric tons of greenhouse gases annually

Measure B—COM’s Educational Facilities Funding Bond—Passes

Marin County Registrar of Voters posted unofficial election night results showing College of Marin’s $265 million bond, Measure B, passed with 62.88 percent voting to approve the measure. The measure required a 55 percent supermajority to pass.
SMN Building

Bond Refinancing Will Save Marin Taxpayers Over $14 Million

For the third time in four years, Marin Community College District (District) has demonstrated its stewardship of tax dollars by refinancing an additional $47 million in general obligation bonds associated with Measure C. This action will result in net savings to taxpayers of $5.86 million over the life of the bonds.

Unique Benefits From Austin Center Demolition

At the end of the spring 2015 semester, College personnel with offices in the Austin Center prepared for demolition of the building and packed to move into their new locations.
Academic Center

Measure C Capstone Celebration and Academic Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

College of Marin will hold a celebration to commemorate completion of the final building project funded by Measure C—the Academic Center. The Capstone Celebration will recognize the many individuals whose work has contributed to a physical transformation of the campuses. It will also serve as an opportunity for the College to extend its appreciation to Marin County voters for their overwhelming support of the Measure C Modernization Bond passed in 2004.

Open House on August 8 to Showcase COM’s Academic Center

College of Marin will hold an open house at the newly constructed Academic Center on the Kentfield Campus. Visitors will be able to tour the 43,000 square foot building that houses 16 general-purpose classrooms, three computer labs, a 100-seat multi-purpose room, and faculty and staff offices. Designed by Mark Cavagnero Associates and TLCD Architecture, the building provides a welcoming entrance to the campus.