Evening classes begin May 20th! These classes are excellent for the full-time employed. Platt College makes quality higher education highly accessible. Whether you’re seeking an Associate’s in Graphic Design, Bachelor’s in Media Arts, or a Specialized Diploma in 3D Animation, Digital Video Production/Web Design we can help you reach your goal while you work – and much sooner than you might expect. Get started!
Marketa Hancova’s memories of catch-as-catch-can housecleaning and halting English are dimmed by the hard work and persistence that marks her immigration to America almost 20 years ago. San Diego–specifically Platt College, where Hancova is dean of education–is the richer for her residency and her love of culture, instilled from day one in her native Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic). A thick Eastern European accent frames her excellent adopted tongue; her… Read More
Term 1 – Graphic Design (night) and B.S. General Education (night) classes will attend Symphony Exposed – a program for college students. Contact Platt College Administration Desk for information: 619-265-0107 SYMPHONY EXPOSED lets you dig deeper into your favorite music! Host Nuvi Mehta, using his formidable knowledge of classical music, will give you the “inside scoop” on some of the most well-known pieces (and their composers) in the symphonic literature…. Read More
A partnership between Platt College San Diego and the San Diego Public Library has created an opportunity for Latino art students to display their work while beautifying local libraries. At the downtown, Spring Valley and Rolando branch libraries, dozens of vibrant pieces of graphic art and photography were recently displayed and will remain available for public viewing through March. Among the students selected to participate in the library are Latinos:… Read More
Overseas Cultural Excursion was a complete, eye-opening, educational and exhilarating trip. The food, wine, accommodations, tour guides, architecture, art, literature, music, museums and personalities of those who experienced this amazing trip made the cultural landscape that more enjoyable. Cities visited: Toledo, Consuegra, Granada, Rondo, Sevilla, Cordoba, Madrid and Barcelona. About PCSD Overseas Cultural Excursions PCSD Overseas Cultural Excursions are 10-13 day trips, with accommodations, ground transportation, airfare,… Read More
Elections are upon us. Obama? McCain? Other? So, Platt College students were busy in the campus courtyard on Wednesday, October 15, 2008. Students decorated voting booths and created banners to bring awareness to vote! A little contest broke out. Many jars of paint were used to get the creative ideas on the canvas or should we say booths? What a dynamic scene to observe!
Platt College San Diego students visited several beautiful cities in Tuscany and Umbria – Rome, Tivoli, Assisi, Florence and Venice. On their ten days of a very well designed and educational tour the students learned not only the gems of Medieval and Renaissance architecture and painting, but had an opportunity to experience the Mediterranean culture: food, music, fashion, customs, and European graphic design. Our observant students endlessly commented on billboards,… Read More
Today Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream announced it has awarded Chris Bolor and Victor Silva with scholarships for their winning artwork that will be featured in a new mural located at Hawaiian Shaved Ice, 710 Ventura Pl. in Mission Beach. In addition to beautifying Mission Beach, the mural will alert hungry beachgoers that ice cream snacks are available nearby. Chris Bolor’s mural design was selected out of several submitted by his… Read More
For the past two years, Platt College San Diego students’ have been designing all of the marketing materials (posters, brochures, postcards & programs) for San Diego Repertory Theater located in Horton Plaza. Term 4 student, Rachelle Martin, was chosen to design the poster for the play “Restless Spirit” by Allan Havis. “Restless Spirit” will be playing from Jan. 28 – Feb. 19, 2006. Mr. Havis was so impressed with the… Read More
Tune to Channel 8 at 7:25 a.m. on Monday, May 16 & KUSI at 8:05 a.m. on Thursday, May 19 to watch Platt College 3D Instructor Patrick Kajirian as he explains “behind the scenes” animation techniques used in the making of Star Wars. With Star Wars debuting May 19, the hype is building and people are more interested in learning about 3D animation and multimedia effects. During the interview with… Read More