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Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris’ Statement on Newly proposed Community College Partnership Tax Credit

February 5, 2016

Sacramento — :California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris issued a statement on a proposed Community College Partnership Tax Credit, introduced today by the Department of Education.:

Press Release — Board of Governors and Community College League Team Up to Support California College Promise Legislation

February 4, 2016

Sacramento — Board of Governors and Community College League Team Up to Support California College Promise Legislation

Media Advisory — California Community Colleges Chancellor to Give Overview of Student Success Initiative to Senate Education Committee

February 1, 2016

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris will give an overview on the implementation of the California Community Colleges Student Success Initiative to the Senate Education Committee. Theresa D. Tena, vice chancellor of Institutional Effectiveness and Francisco Rodriguez, chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District will also speak, along with leaders from several colleges throughout the state and student representatives. 


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Press Release — California Community Colleges Board of Governors Recognizes 2015-16 Exemplary Program Award Recipients

January 20, 2016

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges Board of Governors today recognized two California community colleges as 2015-16 Exemplary Program Award recipients. Las Positas College and Pasadena City College were chosen for developing programs that utilize contextualized teaching and learning strategies to further student success.

Press Release— California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Presents State of the System Report

January 19, 2016

Sacramento — The California Community Colleges released its annual State of the System report on Tuesday, with results from the 2014-15 academic year showing another record reached in the number of certificates and degrees earned by students as well as increased number of course sections offered throughout the 113-college system.

 


 

Today's News

 

California officials to help students at shuttered Marinello beauty school
The Sacramento Bee
Published: February 09, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Union files complaint in USC faculty election
Los Angeles Times
Published: February 09, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
What Obama's 2017 Budget Means for Higher Ed
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Published: February 10, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
The free college aid your kids might be missing
WTOP.com
Published: February 09, 2016 | (Link to story)
 
Politics could stymie plan to allow student borrowers to refinance
The Richmond Register
Published: February 09, 2016 | (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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Sierra College student Chessie Cooley-Rieders works on a prototype for a design project.

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Fast Facts

Did you know?

Gov. Jerry Brown's Proposed 2015-16 Budget for California Community Colleges:

  • Total funding proposed for the California Community Colleges is $7.3 billion, which is an increase of 8 percent compared to the 2014-15 fiscal year.
  • $106.9 million for increased access – This funding would increase access statewide for approximately 45,000 students (headcount).
  • $200 million for student success – These funds will be split evenly between Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) and Student Equity Plans. 
  • $48 million for Career Technical Education – These one-time funds are proposed for support of the SB 1070 Career Technical Education Pathways Program.