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Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Provides Guidance Related to Undocumented Students

December 5, 2016

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office today provided a guiding statement of principles to the system’s 113 colleges as they adjust to uncertainty over possible immigration policy changes that have the potential to affect undocumented students.

Press Release — Career Technical Education Credentials in Health at California Community Colleges Lead to Sizeable Wage Earnings

December 1, 2016

Sacramento — Students who earn health credentials, including two-year degrees or certificates, from career technical education programs at California community colleges increase their earnings by an average of 50 percent, according to a report released today by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC). A full copy of the PPIC report can be found here: http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/report/R_1216SBR.pdf

Press Release — California Community Colleges Join UC and CSU to Ask President-elect Trump to Preserve Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

November 29, 2016

Sacramento — Incoming California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley, along with the heads of the University of California and California State University, today formally asked President-elect Donald J. Trump to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allows children of undocumented immigrants to pursue higher education in the United States.

Press Release — Incoming California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Announces Key Leadership Positions

November 21, 2016

Sacramento — Two new executive hires will fill key leadership positions within the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and the Foundation for California Community Colleges, incoming Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley announced today.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Interim Chancellor Erik E. Skinner Honors Two Community College Programs with Student Success Award

November 18, 2014

Riverside — California Community Colleges Interim Chancellor Erik E. Skinner on Friday honored two community college programs with the 2016 Chancellor’s Student Success Award. The award is presented to programs that succeed in supporting students as they achieve their higher education goals. This year’s honorees are Los Angeles Valley College’s Family Resource Center and College of the Desert’s EDGE Program.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Recognizes National Apprenticeship Week

November 15, 2016

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office this week is recognizing and celebrating the second annual National Apprenticeship Week. It runs November 14 -20 and is designed to provide the apprenticeship community the opportunity to recognize success stories of apprentices, businesses, labor, education and other entities that contribute to longstanding, successful and sustainable apprenticeship programs.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Elects Officers for 2017

November 14, 2016

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors today elected Cecilia V. Estolano to serve as president and Thomas Epstein to serve as vice president for 2017. The board, appointed by the governor, nominates and elects its president and vice president each November.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Reaffirm Values of Inclusiveness and Diversity Following Presidential Election

November 10, 2016

Sacramento — As student government leaders from around the state gather in Sacramento for their general assembly, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office on Thursday reminded students, including undocumented students, that financial aid remains available for them to pursue their educational goals.

 


 

Today's News

 

Report: Housing, Food Insecurities on Rise for Community College Students
Diverse
Published: December 04, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
With Trump's Title IX stance unknown, video aims to educate about sexual harassment at school
EdSource
Published: December 04, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Amid deportation threats, universities exploring 'sanctuary campuses' for immigrants
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Published: December 03, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Schools reassure anxious college students after election
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Published: December 02, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Hancock College holds workshop to address concerns of undocumented students
Lompoc Record
Published: December 02, 2016 | (Link to story)



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

We Are the California Community Colleges

The California Community Colleges is the nation’s largest system of higher education, made up of 113 colleges, 72 districts and 2.1 million students. This short video showcases the wide range of degrees, certificates and career training programs and classes available at our campuses while celebrating the equally diverse range of students who attend them.


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Gov. Jerry Brown's Proposed 2015-16 Budget for California Community Colleges:

  • Total funding proposed for the California Community Colleges is $7.3 billion, which is an increase of 8 percent compared to the 2014-15 fiscal year.
  • $106.9 million for increased access – This funding would increase access statewide for approximately 45,000 students (headcount).
  • $200 million for student success – These funds will be split evenly between Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) and Student Equity Plans. 
  • $48 million for Career Technical Education – These one-time funds are proposed for support of the SB 1070 Career Technical Education Pathways Program.