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2014 Press Releases


DECEMBER

December 17, 2014
Press Release —Business and Labor Leaders Join Educators to Serve on California Community Colleges Task Force on Jobs and Workforce Education
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December 4, 2014
Press Release —California Community Colleges Hosts Veterans Summit
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December 4, 2014
Press Release —Chancellor's Office Launches "InnovationMaker" Grant Series with $1.2 Million Award to Strengthen STEM Teacher Workforce Recruitment and Training
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December 3, 2014
Media Advisory —California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris to Launch Two-Day Veterans Summit Tomorrow in San Jose
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December 2, 2014
Media Statement —California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Issues Statement on Higher Education Bill Under Consideration in Legislature
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December 2, 2014
Press Release —Key Partner Added to California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Initiative to Provide Technical Assistance to Colleges
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NOVEMBER

November 21, 2014
Press Release —Three California Community Colleges Programs Honored with Chancellor’s Student Success Award
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November 19, 2014
Press Release —California Community College Districts Show Overwhelming Interest in Developing Four-Year Degree Programs
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November 17, 2014
Press Release —California Community Colleges Board of Governors Elects Officers for 2015
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November 17, 2014
Press Release —California Community Colleges Board of Governors Creates Task Force to Improve Workforce Education and Promote Job Creation
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November 10, 2014
PR—Streamlined California Community Colleges and California State University Transfer Program Confers Nearly 12,000 Associate’s Degrees in 2013-14
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OCTOBER

October 24, 2014
PR—Mobile app to help Latino families make college and career decisions
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October 10, 2014
MS—Chancellor Brice W. Harris Statement on the Death of Former California Community Colleges Chancellor David Mertes
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October 2, 2014
PR—California Community Colleges Launches Financial Literacy Campaign
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SEPTEMBER

September 30, 2014
MS—Chancellor Brice W. Harris Congratulates Chaffey College and College Consortium for Winning $14.9 Million Federal Grant to Develop Inland Empire Career Training Program
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September 29, 2014
PR—California Community Colleges to Award Bachelor’s Degrees Under Historic Legislation Signed by Gov. Brown
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September 17, 2014
Op-Ed—California Community Colleges Take a Proactive Approach to Raising Awareness About Financial Literacy, Helping Students Make Informed Choices About College Costs By Brice W. Harris.
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September 12, 2014
Media Advisory —Three Higher Education Segment Leaders to Headline Panel at Silicon Valley Leadership Group Education Summit September 12, 2014
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September 9, 2014
Press Release — California Labor Agency and California Community Colleges to Administer $1 Million Drought-related Training Program in the San Joaquin Valley
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September 8, 2014
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Announces Winners of 2014 Energy and Sustainability Awards
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AUGUST

August 27, 2014
Press Release — California Community Colleges Sets Goal to Increase Student Completions by Nearly a Quarter of a Million Statewide
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August 22, 2014
Media Advisory — Chancellor Brice W. Harris to Hold Press Conference and Media Briefing August 27 to Discuss Board of Governors’ Plans to Increase Number of Students Graduating or Transferring from the California Community Colleges
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August 21, 2014
Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Applauds Final Legislative Approval of Bill Allowing Community Colleges to Confer Bachelor’s Degrees
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August 21, 2014
Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and the Foundation for California Community Colleges launch new student success campaign
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August 14, 2014
Press Release — Two New Executive Hires Fill Posts Critical to Advancing Student Success Initiative in California Community Colleges
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August 11, 2014
Press Release — California Community Colleges Makes $45 Million Investment to Cut Power Costs, Improve Energy Efficiency Job-Training Programs
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August 8, 2014
Media Advisory — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris and Board President Manuel Baca Laud New Federal Law that Lowers Tuition Costs for Non-Resident Veterans
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JULY

July 24, 2014
Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Welcomes President Obama to Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
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July 8, 2014
Press Release — Dr. John W. Rice Award Presented to California Community Colleges Program and Employee Exemplifying Diversity and Equity at Ceremony Today
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July 7, 2014
Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Announces Updates to Executive Team
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July 1, 2014
Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Issues Statement Questioning Validity of New Report on Time to Completion
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JUNE

June 24, 2014
Media Statement — Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Lauds Appointments to Board of Governors.
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June 24, 2014
Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Applauds State Assembly Committee Passage of Bill Allowing Community Colleges to Award Bachelor’s Degrees.
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June 5, 2014
Press Release — The California Community Colleges System Highlights Governor, Legislators with “I Can Afford College” Financial Aid Awareness Display at State Capitol.
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MAY

May 20, 2014
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Honors Four with 2014 Classified Employee of the Year Award.
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May 14, 2014
MEDIA STATEMENT — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Applauds UC Plan to Admit Students from a Wider Array of Community Colleges
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May 13, 2014
MEDIA STATEMENT — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Applauds $50 Million Increase for Career Technical Education Funding in Revised 2014-15 Budget Plan
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May 1, 2014
PRESS RELEASE — California Community College Students to Get Leg Up on Way to Top Law Schools Under First of its Kind Pathway Program
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APRIL

April 29, 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY — California Community Colleges To Join Four-year Universities and Top Law Schools to Create Pathway to Law Degrees
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April 15, 2014
PRESS RELEASE —California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Releases Updated Student Success Scorecard for all 112 Colleges
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April 8, 2014
PRESS RELEASE — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Lauds Appointment of Four New Members to Board of Governors and Reappointment of Two Members
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April 7, 2014
PRESS RELEASE — California Community Colleges Lead National Drive to Better Track Information on Workforce Credentials and Bridge Skills Gap
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MARCH

March 19, 2014
PRESS RELEASE — The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Launches Updated and Redesigned “I Can Afford College” Financial Aid Awareness Website
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March 10, 2014
PRESS RELEASE — California Community Colleges launch new statewide center to increase student success
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March 3, 2014
MEDIA STATEMENT— California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Lauds appointment of Cecilia Estolano to Board of Governors and Reappointment of Geoffrey L. Baum
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FEBRUARY

February 10, 2014
PRESS RELEASE— Senator Leno Joins San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Community College Leaders to Introduce Legislation Preserving Critical Funding for City College of San Francisco
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JANUARY

January 22, 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY— Three higher education leaders to discuss collaboration at UC Board of Regents, media availability to follow
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January 16, 2014
PRESS RELEASE— California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Attends White House Summit on College Access for Low-Income and Disadvantaged Students
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January 14, 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY— California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris To Participate In A White House Summit Focused On Increasing College Opportunity
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January 13, 2014
PRESS RELEASE— California Community Colleges Board of Governors Approves Changes to Fee Waiver Provisions
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January 9, 2014
MEDIA STATEMENT: California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Applauds Gov. Brown’s Proposed 2014-15 Budget, Calls It Best in Recent Memory
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