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Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Recognizes 2017-18 Exemplary Program Award Recipients

January 17, 2018

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors on Tuesday recognized two California community colleges as 2017-18 Exemplary Program Award recipients. Los Angeles Trade Technical College and Santa Barbara City College were chosen for developing programs that fit the year’s theme of ‘Guided Pathways.’ The programs help provide guided exploration for undecided students, and provide proactive academic and student support that are integrated with instruction. Guided Pathways is a systemwide framework that provides students with a structured approach to promote better enrollment decisions and prepares students for future success.

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Issues Statement on Federal District Court’s Injunction Against Rescission of DACA

January 10, 2018

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement on the federal court’s decision to temporarily block Trump administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA):

Press Release — California Community Colleges Committed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s Online College to Provide Skills and Training for “Stranded” Working Adults

January 10, 2018

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley today announced full support for Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal to establish a new online community college tailored to provide working learners with skills and credentials they need to move ahead in today’s economy.

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Issues Statement on Sudden Passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

December 12, 2017

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement about the sudden passing early today of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee:

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Issues Statement on Proposed Reauthorization of Higher Education Act

December 7, 2017

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement about House Resolution 4508, the proposed reauthorization of the Higher Education Act:

 


 

Today's News

 

Calling on Congress to act, California university officials pledge to help students reapply for DACA
Los Angeles Times
Published: January 17, 2018 | (Link to story)
 
California higher education leaders urge Dreamers to reapply quickly for DACA protection
Edsource Today
Published: January 17, 2018 | (Link to story)
 
Ignore the President. Vote on the DACA deal.
The Washington Post
Published: January 16, 2018 | (Link to story)
 
Nearly 40 percent of DACA recipients are high school or college students. Now their future is in limbo.
Public Radio International
Published: January 17, 2018 | (Link to story)
 
Feds planning massive Northern California immigration sweep to strike against sanctuary laws
San Francisco Chronicle
Published: January 16, 2018 | (Link to story)

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

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