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Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Issues Statement on Northern and Southern California Wildfires 

November 09, 2018

Sacramento —  California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement regarding fires burning in California. 

“Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the fires burning in Northern and Southern California. We are grateful for all the first responders on the front lines battling the wildfires and working to protect lives. The state Chancellor’s Office will work with colleges forced to cancel classes to minimize any impacts on academic calendars. Community colleges are centers of hope and strength, and they will play a critical role in the response and recovery of these fires.”  


Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Issues Statement on Thousand Oaks Shooting

November 8, 2018

Sacramento — :California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement regarding last night’s Thousand Oaks shooting. 

“Our deepest sympathies and condolences go out to the victims, families and all others affected by last night’s shooting in Thousand Oaks. We offer thanks to the first responders who worked to save lives, and our hearts go out to the family of Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus. The Chancellor’s Office will offer all possible assistance to Ventura County Community District as the community works to recover from this senseless violence aimed at innocent students.” 


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Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Issues Statement on Newly Elected Governor Gavin Newsom

November 07, 2018

Sacramento —California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement on the election of Gavin Newsom as California governor. 

Press Release — California Community Colleges Holds First of Five Town Hall Meetings to Address Barriers and Challenges of Black and African-American Enrollment 

October 18, 2018

Sacramento — :The California Community Colleges held the first of five statewide town hall meetings this week at Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles to engage students, parents, educators and community leaders in discussions of the barriers and challenges that impact Black and African-American college enrollment. 

Press Release — California Community Colleges Continues Advocacy for Undocumented Students

October 9, 2019

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges is encouraging its campuses to engage in a range of activities in supporting undocumented students and urging Congress to create a pathway to citizenship as part of Undocumented Student Week of Action beginning Oct. 15.

 


 

Today's News

 

 

The Office of Communications is taking a short break from publishing Today’s News on Monday, November 12 in observance of Veterans Day. Distribution of the publication will resume on Tuesday, November 13.

Our communications team would like to remember all of the active duty military and veterans who serve(d) and sacrifice(d) for our country.  We wish to honor the men and women who courageously and selflessly defend us and protect our freedoms.  Thank you for your service!  We’re proud to serve you. 

Be on the lookout Tuesday for your daily roundup of higher education news.

Best wishes,

The Office of Communications

 

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2015 State of the System - We Are the California Community Colleges

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