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Press Release — California Community Colleges Seeks Reforms Resulting in Expanded Access to the Cal Grant Program for Its Students

September 17, 2018

Chula Vista, Calif. — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors agreed on Monday to seek major changes in the Cal Grant awards program to reduce inequities that limit the number of community college students eligible for grants.

Press Release --  California Community Colleges Board of Governors Vice President Epstein Assumes Role of Board President 

September 17, 2018

Chula Vista, Calif. —California Community Colleges Board of Governors Vice President Tom Epstein has assumed the role of board president following the resignation of former president Cecilia V. Estolano in August to serve on the University of California Board of Regents.

Press Release — Compton College Clears Last Accreditation Hurdle Needed for Full Independence

August 30, 2018

Sacramento — An executive order signed this week by California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley will grant Compton College full independence next year now that it has cleared every accreditation hurdle needed to regain its autonomy.

Media Statement — New Student Representative Appointed to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors

August 15, 2018

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s latest appointment to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors, Alexis Zaragoza.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Welcomes Two New Board of Governors Representatives

August 7, 2018

Sacramento —  California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley  issued the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s appointment of two new California Community Colleges Board of Governors, Amy Costa and Blas Villalobos:

“It is an honor to welcome Costa and Villalobos to the Board of Governors,” said Chancellor Oakley. “These two appointees will bring a wealth of expertise and experience in public service that they will apply in the service of our 2.1 million students. Our team looks forward to working with them to advance student success and achieve the goals outlined in the Vision for Success.” 


 


 

Today's News

 

Remedial Classes Weren't Working In Community Colleges. Now They're About To Be Canceled  
LAist  
Published: September 19, 2018
 
Ditching the single, standardized placement test  
Community College Daily  
Published: September 19, 2018
 
Multiple Measurements to Predict Success  
Inside Higher Ed  
Published: September 20, 2018
 
California has under-funded schools by $22 billion, report says  
The San Diego Union-Tribune  
Published: September 20, 2018
 
As Clovis Booms, So Does Clovis Community College  
GVWire  
Published: September 19, 2018
 

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