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Press Release — New Legislation Calls for Expanded Financial Aid Opportunities for Students in the California Community Colleges System  

February 14, 2019

Sacramento — California community college students facing challenges affording their higher educational journey would have access to a new financial aid program under proposed legislation that addresses built-in inequities of existing state and federal aid policies.

Press Release — Heather Hiles Named As CEO and President of the California Online Community College District

February 6, 2019

Sacramento — The California Online Community College Board of Trustees today voted to approve Heather Hiles as the college’s first CEO.

Press Release — Board To Vote On Heather Hiles As CEO and President of the California Online Community College District

February 6, 2019

Sacramento, Calif. – The California Online Community College Board of Trustees will vote today on the confirmation of Heather Hiles as the college’s first CEO.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Upgrade Library Technology 

January 24, 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. The California Community Colleges launched a cloud-based, system-wide Library Services Platform (LSP) that will more effectively connect all students with the most useful, high quality resources in a single collection. The platform will replace the various library systems currently used by participating community colleges in the state.


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Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Honors Winners of 2018 Energy and Sustainability Awards

January 22, 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors has recognized Coast Community College District, Peralta Community College District, Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District, Orange Coast College, Butte College and select faculty as recipients of the annual Excellence in Energy and Sustainability Awards for the implementation of Proposition 39 projects. 

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California Community Colleges push new effort to cover students’ college costs  
Edsource Today  
Published: February 14, 2019
 
Fact check: Is California really ranked 41st in education spending nationwide?  
The Sacramento Bee  
Published: February 13, 2019
 
Democratic Contenders' Record on Higher Ed  
Inside Higher Ed  
Published: February 14, 2019
 
Nearly Half of Undergraduates Are Students of Color. But Black Students Lag Behind.  
The Chronicle of Higher Education  
Published: February 13, 2019
 
UC Irvine most popular campus among California high school students  
The Mercury News  
Published: February 13, 2019
 
 


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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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Sierra College student Chessie Cooley-Rieders works on a prototype for a design project.

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