2009 - 2010 College Catalog by ​Moorpark College

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Page 2 of 2009 - 2010 College Catalog

welcome moorpark college opened in fall 1967 with 2,500 students and 50 employees today moorpark college has more than 15,000 students and more than 400 faculty and staff thanks to the foundation laid by the founders and the excellent work of everyone on our campus we find that our students are highly successful in transfer well-prepared to enter careers and are engaged in life and work of their communities when we first approached the idea of a year of service we asked ourselves “well what is that what does service mean?” in looking at the acts of service around us we saw the multiple faces that service can wear it was serving one’s country it was listening to a friend it was caring for a child it was feeding the hungry it was painting the images of the human experience these acts all shared the processes of observation with empathy thought with compassion and action with courage in this year moorpark college will recognize the acts of service that have been achieved by the local community furthermore moorpark college will provide a forum in which the people who take action can come together and form a culture of service so that service becomes more than an action it becomes a way of being—a way of living with and for a purpose “be the change you want to see in the world – mahatma gandhi 1869-1948 i personally welcome you and wish you every success in achieving your educational goals at moorpark college pam eddinger phd president can a college – even moorpark college – be a magical place even after twenty-five years of higher education experience first as a student then as a teacher and now as moorpark’s academic senate president i still become a little enchanted when i step onto this beautiful campus whether you’ve come to build the foundation upon which your dreams can come true to rediscover yourself or simply to explore a new passion or interest welcome to moorpark college – a place where students of all ages and from all walks of life engage with world-class teachers in the amazing work of life transformation on a daily basis how’s that for a bit of magic john gray kathryn adams pictured above former student and freelance photographer kim ramseyer shows client cristina miranda and daughter faith the portrait she photographed as a service to students jeff baker academic senate president welcome to moorpark college 2 moorpark college catalog 2009/10