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2015 Press Releases


DECEMBER

December 10, 2015
Press Release — Number of Associate Degrees for Transfer Awarded Nearly Doubles in California Community Colleges Over the Past Year
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December 9, 2015
Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and College of the Canyons Hosted Summit on Inmate and Reentry Education
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December 2, 2015
Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris applauds University of California Transfer Application Deadline Extension
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NOVEMBER

November 20, 2015
Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Honors Two Community College Programs with Student Success Award
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November 18, 2015
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Approves Funding for Educational Support Program for Foster Youth
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November 17, 2015
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Moves Forward with Search Process for New Chancellor to Lead 113-College System
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November 17, 2015
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Re-elects Officers for 2016
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November 16, 2015
Press Release — Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges Unanimously Approves Task Force Recommendations 

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November 16, 2015
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Unanimously Calls for Plan to Establish New Model for Accrediting System’s 113 Colleges

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November 9, 2015
Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Welcomes New Appointees to the Board of Governors
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November 6, 2015
Press Release — California Community Colleges programs lead to higher incomes, especially among women
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November 4, 2015
Press Release — California Community Colleges Celebrates Legislation that Expands High School Students’ Access to College Classes
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November 3, 2015
Media Advisory — California Community Colleges to Celebrate the Signing of Legislation that Expands High School Students’ Access to Higher Education
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OCTOBER

October 13, 2015
Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris announces plans to retire in April 2016
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October 8, 2015
Press Release — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris praises legislation that expands high school students’ access to college instruction
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SEPTEMBER

September 21, 2015
Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Honors Winners of the 2015 Energy and Sustainability Awards
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September 16, 2015
Press Release — The California Community Colleges System Keeps Its 30 Year Promise to the State’s Students
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AUGUST

August 28, 2015
Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Comments on the Release of the 2015 Chancellor’s Office Task Force Report on Accreditation
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August 20, 2015
Media Advisory — California Community Colleges to Hold San Francisco Town Hall Meeting on Recommendations to Improve Delivery of Workforce Education.
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August 20, 2015
Media Advisory — California Community Colleges to Hold Los Angeles Town Hall Meeting on Recommendations to Improve Delivery of Workforce Education.
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August 19, 2015
Press Release — Community Colleges Task Force on Workforce Education Recommends Important Changes to Increase California Competitiveness and Job Creation.
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JULY

 

July 28, 2015
Press Release—California Community Colleges Begin Deployment of New Academic Advising and Planning Platform.
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July 21, 2015
Press Release—Dr. John W. Rice Award presented to two California Community Colleges instructors for exceptional work promoting diversity and equity on campus.
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July 20, 2015
Press Release—The California Community Colleges Board of Governors voted unanimously today to recognize Clovis Community College as the 113th campus of the state’s community college system.
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July 10, 2015
Media Statement—California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris Welcomes New Appointee to the Board of Governors
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July 7, 2015
Media Statement—Chancellor Brice W. Harris’ Statement on the University of California’s Transfer Plan for California Community Colleges Students
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JUNE

 

June 16, 2015
Media Statement—California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris issues statement on budget deal
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June 16, 2015
Press Release—Interim general counsel for California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office named
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June 8, 2015
Press Release—California Community Colleges overhauls nation's largest virtual catalog of online courses, marks progress on system-wide improvement to distance education
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June 3, 2015
Media Advisory—Major improvements in the California Community Colleges' online education effort to be introduced Monday
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MAY

 

May 29, 2015
Press Release—National Skills Coalition awards California as one of four states to engage in the State Workforce and Education Alignment Project
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May 20, 2015
Press Release—Board of Governors awards $1 million to strengthen partnership with nonprofit serving underrepresented students
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May 19, 2015
Press Release—California Community Colleges Board of Governors honors four with 2015 Classified Employee of the Year Award
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May 18, 2015
Press Release—Final three California community colleges to offer bachelor's degree selected
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May 14, 2015
Media Statement—California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris statement on Gov. Brown’s revised budget plan
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APRIL

April 27, 2015
Media Statement—California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office statement on the closure of Corinthian Colleges
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April 23, 2015
Media Statement—California Community Colleges Board of Governors President Geoffrey L. Baum welcomes two new board appointees
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April 10, 2015
Media Advisory— Chancellor Brice W. Harris to brief college student media April 15 on baccalaureate degree program, improved transfer to four-year institutions and other initiatives
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MARCH

March 20, 2015
Press Release— Chancellor Brice W. Harris congratulates California community college, CSU and UC campuses for winning multi-million dollar award for innovation in higher education
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March 17, 2015
Press Release— Board of Governors honors two professors with awards for excellence in education
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UPDATED: March 18, 2015
Press Release— California Community Colleges forges guaranteed transfer agreement with nine historically black colleges and universities
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March 16, 2015
Press Release— Twelve California Community Colleges receive final approval from Board of Governors to offer bachelor's degrees
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March 12, 2015
Media Statement— California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris lauds board appointments
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March 11, 2015
Media Advisory — California Community Colleges Board of Governors to forge historic student transfer agreement with nine historically black colleges and universities next Tuesday
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FEBRUARY

February 23, 2015
Press Release — Newly Appointed City College of San Francisco Special Trustee to Guide Return of Control to Locally Elected Board of Trustees
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February 20, 2015
Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris to Announce Appointment of New City College of San Francisco Special Trustee
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February 13, 2015
Media Statement — Chancellor Brice W. Harris’ Statement on Recommendations From Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Streamline Federal Higher Education Regulations
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February 3, 2015
Press Release —For Spring Term, California Community College Students Now Have More Than 1,600 Streamlined Transfer Degrees to Choose From Statewide
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JANUARY

January 21, 2015
Press Release —California Community Colleges Confers Record Number of Degrees and Certificates, Increases Student Enrollment in 2013-14, State of the System Report Finds
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January 20, 2015
Press Release — First California Community College Bachelor’s Degree Programs Receive Initial Approval from Board of Governors
Pilot program is historic leap forward for college system; final approval in March Consideration of Bachelor's Degree Programs

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List of Recommended Pilot Programs
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January 20, 2015
Media Advisory —Chancellor Brice W. Harris, State Sen. Marty Block to Hold Media Availability Today Following Board of Governors Consideration of Bachelor's Degree Programs
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January 19, 2015
Press Release —"I Can Afford College" Campaign Highlights Existing Financial Aid Opportunities as President Obama Unveils Proposal to Make Two Years of Community College Free
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January 14, 2015
Media Statement —Chancellor Harris Statement on Today's Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Ruling in Favor of City College of San Francisco
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January 14, 2015
Media Statement —Chancellor Harris Welcomes Newly Appointed Student Board of Governors Member
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January 9, 2015
Media Statement —Chancellor Brice W. Harris Statement on Gov. Jerry Brown's 2015-16 Budget Proposal
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January 9, 2015
Media Statement —Chancellor Brice W. Harris Statement on President Obama's Proposal to Make Two Years of Community College Free for Students
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January 7, 2015
Press Release —Contra Costa College President Selected to be Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Services and Special Programs at Chancellor's Office
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