San Joaquin Delta College

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San Joaquin Delta College
Established 1935
Type Community college
President Kathy Hart, PhD (Acting)
Location Stockton, California, United States
Campus 175 acres (71 ha)

San Joaquin Delta College is a community college in Stockton, California. It is the successor of the Stockton Junior College which was formed in 1935.[1]


San Joaquin Delta College is an accredited two year college that provides undergraduate studies, it is located at 5151 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA [2]


The college provides transferable AA Degree programs such as Transportation, Logistics [3]and others such as liberal arts, social sciences and more.

Mountain House satellite campus[edit]

In August 2009 San Joaquin Delta College opened a satellite campus in Mountain House, San Joaquin County, California.[6] The campus is more commonly known as the South Campus at Mountain House, and is located at 2073 S. Central Parkway, Mountain House, CA 95391. It consists of 24 portables, most of which serve as classrooms. It also has an administrative building and a student lounge.


The Acting President is Kathy Hart, PhD who took over in February 2012.

Jeffrey Marsee, PhD had been the president at College of the Redwoods in Eureka, CA for 3 years before coming to Stockton. By January 2012, the faculty had conducted a vote of "no confidence" against Marsee.[4] Eventually, Marsee was placed on leave in February and officially tendered his resignation was released from his contract by February 29, 2012.[5] Marsee had been a very controversial figure at Redwoods as well and was noted as having a history of causing campus turmoil.[6]

Susan Cota, the former chancellor of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District served as Interim President from July 2010 to May 2011.

Raul Rodriguez served as President from July 2002 to July 2009. He was previously the president at Los Medanos College in Pittsburg and acting president at San Jose City College in San Jose. He left to become the chancellor of the Rancho Santiago Community College District in Santa Ana.

Ed Gould served as President from February 2000 to January 2002. He was previously a vice chancellor at the California Community College Chancellor's Office in Sacramento, president at Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey and Victor Valley College in Victorville.

Notable alumni[edit]


Part of Disney's 1973 film The World's Greatest Athlete was shot at SJ Delta College.


  1. ^ "A Colorful History part1". 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-21. 
  2. ^ "San Joaquin Delta College". 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-21. 
  4. ^ Alex Breitler. "Delta College president gets 'no confidence' staff vote". Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Delta Releases Jeff Marsee". 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 
  6. ^ Alex Breitler. "Delta ignored warning signs". Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  7. ^ "Phil Coke Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved October 17, 2013. 
  8. ^ "NFL Alumni". California Community Colleges Chancelor’s Office. Retrieved October 17, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Dolores Huerta - Co-founder, United Farm Workers". California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  10. ^ "In Memory of John E. Nisby". Frisbie Warren & Carroll Mortuary. Retrieved October 28, 2013. 
  11. ^ "From Swimmer To Footballer". Herald-Journal. Retrieved February 2, 2015. 

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