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Press Release — Dr. John W. Rice Award Presented to California Community Colleges Programs Exemplifying Diversity and Equity

July 17, 2018

Sacramento — The 18th Annual Dr. John W. Rice Diversity & Equity Award ceremony today honored two college programs whose work has promoted student equity, diversity and access in the California Community Colleges. The ceremony was held at the Crocker Art Museum.

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Praises the University of California on Record Number of Transfer Admissions

July 11, 2018

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement on the announcement that more than 28,750 transfer students, a record number, were offered admissions to University of California campuses:

Press Release — Career Education 2018 “Strong Workforce Stars” Programs Named as Enhanced Salary Surfer Website is Released to Help Students Make Decisions about College and Career

June 20, 2018

Sacramento — To help prospective students and their families make informed decisions about their college education and career choices, the California Community Colleges recently launched two online resources that, together, allow them to explore diverse careers through short videos and compare salaries across fields, as well as check to see which of their local community college programs is recognized for how well students do after graduation.

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Praises State Legislature for Delivering On-Time Budget that Puts Students First

June 14, 2018

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement regarding Assembly and Senate passage of the 2018-19 state budget:

Press Release — Graduates Making History as the First to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree from a California Community College

June 5, 2018

Sacramento — Nearly 140 students throughout the state are making history this graduation season as the first in the California Community Colleges to earn a bachelor’s degree through the groundbreaking Baccalaureate Pilot Program.

 


 

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The Office of Communications is taking a short break from publishing Today’s News. Distribution of the publication will resume in August.

Our communications team wishes you a restful and relaxing summer break. We’re looking forward to delivering you your daily roundup of higher education news at the start of the next academic year.

 

Best wishes,

The Office of Communications

 

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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 114 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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