Newsburst is a monthly faculty and staff publication from the Office of the President. It includes news and updates about diversity and access, student success, fiscal and physical resources, employee recognition and upcoming events.


To submit an item to the Newsburst, please email Lorena Ruggero, director of College and Community Relations, at Please include as much information as possible regarding the news item and a photo, if possible.


The deadline for submissions is two weeks prior to distribution, which occurs the first Friday of each month. For example, to submit an item for Sept. 4, the deadline is Aug. 21. If an item is submitted after deadline, it will be included in the subsequent month's issue.