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PRESS RELEASE — Standouts in Career Education Earn Accolades as California's Community Colleges Advance Social and Economic Mobility

July 24, 2017

SacramentoMore than 100 career education programs delivered by 65 institutions in the California Community Colleges system have earned a spot among the ranks of Strong Workforce Stars for their successes in helping students increase their earning power and social mobility.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Launches New Campaign Focused on Career Education Program Offerings

July 20, 2017

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges today launched a new campaign aimed at prospective students, both high school students and adults who want to gain new skills, as well as parents, counselors, employers, and other stakeholders to promote the benefits of California Community Colleges Career Education as an affordable, accessible pathway to a rewarding career.

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley’s Statement on Ted Mitchell Taking the Helm at the American Council on Education

July 20, 2017

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement on Ted Mitchell being named president of the American Council on Education:

Media Advisory — California Community Colleges Launches New Campaign Focused on more than 200 Career Education Program Offerings

July 19, 2017

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges launches new campaign, aimed at prospective students, both high school students and adult students, as well as parents, counselors, employers, and other stakeholders to promote the benefits of California Community Colleges Career Education as an affordable, accessible pathway to a rewarding, good-paying career.

Press Release — Dr. John W. Rice Award Presented to California Community Colleges Programs Exemplifying Diversity and Equity

July 18, 2017

Sacramento — The 17th Annual Dr. John W. Rice Diversity & Equity Award ceremony today honored two college programs whose work has promoted student equity, diversity and access in the California Community Colleges. The ceremony was held at the Crocker Art Museum.

Press Release — Significant Improvements in Transfer Rates and Job Readiness Skills Highlight New Strategic Vision of the California Community Colleges System

July 17, 2017

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors today embraced an ambitious strategic plan calling for sizeable increases in the number of students transferring to a University of California or California State University campus, substantial improvements in preparing students for in-demand jobs and eliminating the achievement gap altogether.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Taps Chaffey College Dean to Lead Educational Services for 114-College System

July 5, 2017

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley today announced that Laura Hope, dean of instructional support at Chaffey College, will join the state Chancellor’s Office as executive vice chancellor for educational services beginning in August.

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley’s Statement on the Legislature’s Passage of the California State Budget

June 15, 2017

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement following the passage by the Legislature of the 2017-18 state budget:

Press Release — Board of Governors President Cecilia V. Estolano Congratulates Decision that Restores Accreditation to Compton College

June 9, 2017

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Board of Governors President Cecilia V. Estolano today congratulated college and community leaders along with faculty and students from Compton Community College District following a decision that restores accreditation to Compton College.

 


 

Today's News

 

DeVos: U.S. Will Make Good on Loan Forgiveness
Inside Higher Ed
Published: May 25, 2017 | (Link to story)
 
Enrollments Continue to Slide at For-Profits and Community Colleges
Inside Higher Ed
Published: May 24, 2017 | (Link to story)
 
Educational Progress Stalls in California
PPIC Blog
Published: May 24, 2017 | (Link to story)
 
Trump’s budget axes campus-based childcare for low-income students
The Hechinger Report
Published: May 24, 2017 | (Link to story)
 
Trumpcare will make it even harder for millions of California's kids to graduate and get jobs
Los Angeles Times
Published: May 24, 2017 | (Link to story)

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