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Press Release — California Community Colleges and University of California Sign Agreement to Boost Transfers, Increase Academic Preparation

April 11, 2018

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges and the University of California today announced they have signed a joint agreement aimed at increasing the number of academically prepared community college students who transfer to UC and earn a bachelor’s degree.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Honors Four Faculty Members with 2017-18 Gerald C. Hayward Award for Excellence in Education

March 21, 2018

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors on Tuesday honored four professors with the 2017-18 Gerald C. Hayward Award for Excellence in Education. The winners are Brenda Chan (East Los Angeles College), Shushanek Silvas (Fresno City College), Adam Wetsman (Rio Hondo College) and Edwina Williams (MiraCosta College). Each winner received a commemorative plaque and $1,250.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Makerspaces Make Progress in First Six Months of Implementation in Preparing Students for Careers

March 15, 2018

Sacramento — Thousands of community college students are discovering “making” as a way to prepare for careers in emerging industries as a result of 24 California community colleges building makerspace communities that facilitate hands-on experiences in making, innovation and entrepreneurship.

 


 

Today's News

 

Millions in federal grant money for college students goes unspent
Daily Democrat
Published: April 18, 2018 | (Link to story)
 
New pathways for millions of nontraditional students could pave the way for upward mobility
California Economic Summit
Published: April 18, 2018 | (Link to story)
 
California leads the nation in sending former inmates to college. Will other states follow?
Yahoo! News
Published: April 18, 2018 | (Link to story)
 
States use direct mail, money, to get more of their residents back to college
The Hechinger Report
Published: April 18, 2018 | (Link to story)
 
Ed Tech and Job Training
Inside Higher Ed
Published: April 18, 2018 | (Link to story)

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