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Press Release —  Online Community College District Extends Search for CEO 

November 19, 2018

Sacramento — The Board of Trustees for the California Online Community College District has extended the national search for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in order to draw a diverse pool of applicants from education and industry.

Press Release — California Community Colleges Establishes Wildfire Relief Fund to Support the Recovery of Affected College Students and Faculty

November 13, 2018

Sacramento — California Community Colleges Board of Governors President Thomas Epstein and Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley today announced disaster relief funds have been set up to help students, faculty and staff recover from devastating wildfire and appealed for donations.

Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Issues Statement on Northern and Southern California Wildfires 

November 09, 2018

Sacramento —  California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement regarding fires burning in California. 

“Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the fires burning in Northern and Southern California. We are grateful for all the first responders on the front lines battling the wildfires and working to protect lives. The state Chancellor’s Office will work with colleges forced to cancel classes to minimize any impacts on academic calendars. Community colleges are centers of hope and strength, and they will play a critical role in the response and recovery of these fires.”  


Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Issues Statement on Thousand Oaks Shooting

November 8, 2018

Sacramento — :California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement regarding last night’s Thousand Oaks shooting. 

“Our deepest sympathies and condolences go out to the victims, families and all others affected by last night’s shooting in Thousand Oaks. We offer thanks to the first responders who worked to save lives, and our hearts go out to the family of Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus. The Chancellor’s Office will offer all possible assistance to Ventura County Community District as the community works to recover from this senseless violence aimed at innocent students.” 


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Media Statement — California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Issues Statement on Newly Elected Governor Gavin Newsom

November 07, 2018

Sacramento —California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issued the following statement on the election of Gavin Newsom as California governor. 

 


 

Today's News

 

 

The Office of Communications is taking a short break from publishing Today’s News. The publication will be on hiatus for the Thanksgiving Holiday from Monday, November 19 to Friday, November 23 (returning Monday, November 26).  

Our communications team wishes you and your family a safe, warm and happy Thanksgiving holiday.  We’re looking forward to working closely with you when we return.  Please submit any news items for consideration in future publications to Paige Marlatt Dorr (PDorr@cccco.edu) and Christina Jimenez (CJimenez@cccco.edu).  

Best wishes,

The Office of Communications, California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office

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