NBC7 San Diego: Welding Students Build Float for MLK Day Parade

Thank you NBC for stopping by and taking interest in my story about higher education, gender equity and Civil Rights Leader, Martin Luther King Jr. Welders are an important part of San Diego’s shipbuilding industries. NBC 7’s May Tjoa has more. WATCH NBC SEGMENT

Clairemont Times: Promise Student Pursues Dream of Becoming a Paramedic

Thank you Clairemont Times for the coverage. It was a pleasure to interview this ambitious student and listen to his stories about saving lives. Excited for your future. Promise Student Pursues Dream of Becoming a Paramedic Photo Courtesy of SDCCD When John Warner was a high school senior, he never imagined he would go to…

CBS8: Día De Los Muertos Celebration

Photographs Courtesy of SDCE Thank you CBS8 for stopping by. It was a pleasure to write about Día De Los Muertos and the power of multiculturalism. CBS8: San Diegans celebrate Dia de los Muertos Full Story  

San Diego Coverage: Clairemont Wedding Photographer

Clairemont Times:  Clairemont Wedding Photographer Takes Parenting Advice from Continuing Ed at Mesa College By: Allura Garis PC: Prine Photography Professional Wedding Photographer, Michael Prine takes a break from the camera to participate in Parent Education Classes at San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) with his 4-year-old daughter. SDCE’s Child Development certificate program provides parents opportunities…

SD Voyager Magazine: Why I Broke into the Music Industry

Thank you San Diego Voyager Magazine for the feature. Meet Allura Garis of Allura Garis Media Relations in Ocean Beach Has it been a smooth road? Yes and no. Breaking into the music industry took hours and hours of work every single day but I loved it so much I didn’t really notice how much…

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Self-Care Line “Leonie Lemon” Hits Pottery Barn and West Elm

Written by: Allura Garis Making it as a top fashion designer can be a challenge, but for University Heights resident, Leonie Molina Gonzales, she used her skills she learned at San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) to become an entrepreneur in the top trending health and fitness world. Her newfound fashion skills allowed Leonie to start…

Pacific Islander High School Graduate Recognition Ceremony on May 11 (Inland Empire)

May 9, 2018 Contact: Allura Garis alluragaris@gmail.com or 619-319-0209 REGISTER Calling all Inland Empire High School Seniors for First Annual Pacific Islander High School Graduate Recognition Ceremony on May 11 Inland Empire, CA — High School Seniors of the Inland Empire are invited to participate in the first annual Inland Empire Pacific Islander High School…

National Coverage: American Association of Community Colleges

From the streets to the classroom BY ALLURA GARIS DECEMBER 6, 2017    PRINT From the streets to the classroom Until Erwin Trejo turned 18, he spent four years in and out of juvenile hall and drug rehabilitation. He served time for robbery and violent crime. “My family used to look for me on the streets,” he says….

Storyteller Edition: Careers

Thank you for coming along this journey with me. Outside of interviewing celebrities and musicians I believe in advocating for higher education. Education changes lives. Enjoy these stories from individuals who overcame adversity. It was an honor to get to know each of these people and take their photographs. Welding // Welding is an everyday art…

Latin Dance Champion Serena Cuevas brings LaBlast Fitness to San Diego

MEDIA ADVISORY August 25, 2017 Contact: Allura Garis alluragaris@gmail.com (619) 319-0209 Latin Dance Champion Serena Cuevas brings LaBlast Fitness and Dance to San Diego Sunday August, 27 Serena Ceuvas, LaBlast Master Trainer San Diego, CA. — Sunday Morning, LaBlast Master Trainer Serena Cuevas will lead a free fitness class for the San Diego Community at…