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Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Approve 14 Community College Districts to Participate in the California College Promise Innovation Grant Program

March 20, 2017

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors today approved the selection of 14 community colleges districts to participate in the California College Promise Innovation Grant Program, which provides financial support to implement or expand College Promise partnerships. The grant program was established by AB 1741 (Rodriguez and O’Donnell), which was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown in September.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Honors Four Faculty Members
with 2016-17 Gerald C. Hayward Award for Excellence in Education 

March 20, 2017

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors today honored four professors with the 2016-17 Gerald C. Hayward Award for Excellence in Education. The winners are Marina Broeder (Mission College), Amanda Paskey (Cosumnes River College), Sally Saenger (Santa Barbara City College) and Jo Wen Wu (Fullerton College). Each winner received a commemorative plaque and $1,250.

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley’s Statement on New Appointment to Board of Governors

March 17, 2017

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s appointment of Man Phan to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors: 

“We are thrilled the governor has selected Man Phan to join the Board of Governors,” said Oakley. “He has been with the California Community Colleges since 2012 working directly with our students as a professor of business and marketing at Cosumnes River College.  Man is highly regarded by colleagues and students alike and is dedicated to our system’s mission of expanding access, improving graduation rates and increasing our students’ social mobility. He will be a strong leader for our system and advocate for our 2.1 million students. I am pleased to welcome him to our board.” 

Press Release — California Community Colleges Hosts Annual Veterans Summit in Sacramento

March 9, 2017

Sacramento — Hundreds of California Community Colleges faculty, staff and administrators, along with other professionals who work with veterans, will attend the California Community Colleges Veterans Summit today and tomorrow in Sacramento. The purpose of the summit is to share information, resources and best practices to better help veterans transition from military service to higher education.

 


 

Today's News

 

CSU $270 tuition hike triggers debate about access and affordability
Edsource Today
Published: March 22, 2017 | (Link to story)
 
Turning Down Top Choices
Inside Higher Ed
Published: March 23, 2017 | (Link to story)
 
3 Surprising Reasons to Attend Community College First
Yahoo! Finance
Published: March 23, 2017 | (Link to story)
 
The Supreme Court Rules In Favor of a Special Education Student
NPR
Published: March 22, 2017 | (Link to story)
 
Google wants to fix tech’s diversity problem with an outpost for historically black colleges
The Washington Post
Published: March 23, 2017 | (Link to story)



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