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2016 Press Releases


DECEMBER

December 5, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Provides Guidance Related to Undocumented Students
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December 1, 2016

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

November 29, 2016

Press Release — California Community Colleges Join UC and CSU to Ask President-elect Trump to Preserve Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) 
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November 21, 2016

Press Release — Incoming California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Announces Key Leadership Positions 
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November 18, 2016

Press Release — California Community Colleges Interim Chancellor Erik E. Skinner Honors Two Community College Programs with Student Success Award
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November 15, 2016

Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Recognizes National Apprenticeship Week
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November 14, 2016

Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Elects Officers for 2017
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November 10, 2016

Press Release — California Community Colleges Reaffirm Values of Inclusiveness and Diversity Following Presidential Election
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November 9, 2016

Press Release — Incoming California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Applauds Passage of Propositions 51, 55 and Local Bond Measures by California Voters
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SEPTEMBER

September 30, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Incoming Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Honored at White House as “Champion of Change for College Opportunity”
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September 30, 2016

Press Release — Former ITT Tech Students Assisted by California Community Colleges Following Closure
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September 28, 2016

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Incoming Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley’s Statement on Gov. Brown’s Veto of the Dream Resource Liaison Bill 
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September 22, 2016

Press Release — California Community Colleges Interim Chancellor Erik E. Skinner Praises Gov. Jerry Brown for Signing College Promise Legislation
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September 19, 2016

Press Release — California Community Colleges and Secretary of State Team Up to Increase Civic Participation and Voter Registration
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Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Honors Winners of 2016 Energy and Sustainability Awards
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September 13, 2016
Media Statement —  Interim Chancellor Erik E. Skinner’s Statement on Two California Community Colleges Being Named as Finalists for 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence
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AUGUST

August 30, 2016
Press Release —  Higher Education Leaders Mobilize to Expand Tuition-Free Community College in California
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August 23, 2016
Media Advisory — Tuition-Free Community College Will Be Focus of Conference Attended by State and National Education Leaders  
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August 22, 2016

Press Release — California Community Colleges Start Fall 2016 With Improved Transfer Pathways, Bachelor’s Degree Programs at 10 Colleges and More Partnerships That Enhance College Affordability 
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JULY

July 21, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Interim Chancellor Erik E. Skinner’s Statement on New Appointment to Board of Governors
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July 19, 2016
Press Release — Dr. John W. Rice Award Presented to California Community Colleges Programs Exemplifying Diversity and Equity
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July 18, 2016
Press Release — Eloy Ortiz Oakley Named Chancellor of the California Community Colleges
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July 15, 2016
Media Advisory — California Community Colleges Board of Governors to Name New Chancellor on July 18
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July 12, 2016

Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Welcomes New Vice Chancellor
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July 5, 2016
Media StatementCalifornia Community Colleges Board of Governors Vice President Cecilia V. Estolano Appointed to the Committee on Awards for Innovation in Higher Education
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JUNE

June 27, 2016
Media Statement — California Community Colleges Interim Chancellor Erik E. Skinner’s Statement on Gov. Jerry Brown Signing the State Budget
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June 16, 2016
Media Statement — California Community Colleges Interim Chancellor Erik E. Skinner’s Statement on the Legislature’s Passage of the State Budget
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June 9, 2016
Press Release — Voters Pass Five Local Bond Measures to Upgrade and Improve California Community Colleges
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June 8, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Interim Chancellor Erik E. Skinner’s Statement on Member Reappointment to Board of Governors
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June 8, 2016

Press Release — California Community Colleges Expands Guaranteed Transfer Agreement with Historically Black Colleges and Universities
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MAY

May 16, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Approves $60 Million in Grant Funding for Basic Skills Education
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May 16, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Honors Four with 2016 Classified Employee of the Year Award
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May 13, 2016
Media Statement — California Community Colleges Acting Chancellor Erik E. Skinner’s Statement on Gov. Brown’s Revised Budget Plan
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May 12, 2016

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Acting Chancellor Erik E. Skinner’s Statement on Member Reappointment to Board of Governors  
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MARCH

March 30, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor Praises New UC Davis Center Supporting Community College Leadership Through Education and Research  
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March 29, 2016
Press Release — New Research Finds California Community Colleges Fee Waiver Program is Most Effective in the Country at Providing Assistance to Needy Students 
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March 22, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Honors Four Faculty Members with 2015-16 Gerald C. Hayward Award for Excellence in Education 
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March 21, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges and University of California Combine to Promote Transfer and Support Students  
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March 21, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Unanimously Appoints Erik Skinner as Acting Chancellor and Names Retiring Chancellor Brice W. Harris as Chancellor Emeritus  
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March 21, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Unanimously Approves Plan to Change Accreditation   
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March 9, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris to Receive ACE Lifetime Achievement Award
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March 3, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Hosts Fifth Veterans Summit in City of Industry
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March 3, 2016
Press Release — New California Community Colleges Accountability Metric Reveals Nearly $500 Million in Wage Gains by Students Who are “Skills Builders”
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March 2, 2016
Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris’ Statement on New Appointment to Board of Governors
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FEBRUARY

February 29, 2016
Media Advisory — California Community Colleges Hosts Fifth Veterans Summit
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February 26, 2016
Media Advisory — California Community Colleges Skills Builder Media Teleconference
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February 16, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Welcomes New Vice Chancellor Debra Connick joins the Chancellor's Office with more than 30 years in state government
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February 5, 2016
Media Statement — Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris’ Statement on Newly proposed Community College Partnership Tax Credit
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February 4, 2016
Press Release — Board of Governors and Community College League Team Up to Support California College Promise Legislation
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February 1, 2016
Media Advisory — California Community Colleges Chancellor to Give Overview of Student Success Initiative to Senate Education Committee
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JANUARY

January 20, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Recognizes 2015-16 Exemplary Program Award Recipients
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January 19, 2016
Press Release —California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Presents State of the System Report
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January 15, 2016
Press Release — California Community Colleges’ “I Can Afford College” Financial Aid Awareness Initiative Launches New Advertising Campaign Featuring Zach King
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January 7, 2016
Media Statement —California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris issued the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2016-17 budget proposal, which was released today
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