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Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor Urges Eligible Students to Apply for Financial Aid under the California Dream Act

February 24, 2017

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley, concerned by a dramatic drop in financial aid applications among undocumented students, reminded students that assistance is still available through the California Dream Act and urged them to apply.

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley’s Statement on Lake Oroville Situation’s Impact on Local Community College Districts

February 14, 2017

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley today issued the following statement on the Lake Oroville situation affecting the Butte and Yuba community college districts.

Press Release — Citing Progress Toward Goal of Restoring Compton College, State Officials Announce Transfer of Governing Authority Back to Locally Elected Board

February 14, 2017

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley today announced that governance of the Compton Community College District will be returned to the district’s elected board of trustees, saying the move signals impressive achievement toward creating an independent, accredited college within the Compton Community College District (CCCD).

 


 

Today's News

 

California Looks to Add More Four-year Degree Programs to Community Colleges
Diverse
Published: February 22, 2017 | (Link to story)
 
Fearing deportation, California’s “Dreamers” are skipping out on financial aid
East Bay Times
Published: February 23, 2017 | (Link to story)
 
Trump administration rescinds guidelines on protections for transgender students
Los Angeles Times
Published: February 22, 2017 | (Link to story)
 
Senate Democrats seek answers about a Trump higher ed task force
The Washington Post
Published: February 23, 2017 | (Link to story)
 
UC President Janet Napolitano blasts Trump immigration crackdown as a backward step
Los Angeles Times
Published: February 22, 2017 | (Link to story)



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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 113 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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