This site is a hub for content covering the latest and greatest in the California Community Colleges – the nation’s largest provider of higher education. Check back regularly for articles on initiatives, programs, and resources supporting our 2.1 million students as they adapt to California’s expanding economic landscape.
  • Chancellor's Column

    With the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year nearly upon us, we reflect on the past several months, upended by pandemic and wrenching racial injustice. As we brace for more challenges ahead, the California Community Colleges can take pride in what it has accomplished while committing to action that will result in lasting change.

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  • College News

    The percentage of California high school seniors who have enrolled in a community college course is significantly higher than previously reported and is also higher than the national average, according to a new study from Wheelhouse, the Center for Community College Leadership and Research.

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  • Faces of Our Community

    Saeed Ahmad remembers being questioned by a high school teacher for opting to attend a local community college. The teacher, Ahmad said, suggested that only those who couldn’t get into a university would attend a two-year program and told him it could lead to struggles in finding a solid economic future.

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  • Events

    The Community College League of California, in partnership with Association of Community College Trustees, hosted a convening in Chico, California on Jan. 23, 2020 for rural community college CEOs, trustees, local government officials, and K-12 partners to discuss the various challenges and opportunities they face and potential ways to fix them.

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  • System News

    The Chancellor’s Office and the Foundation for California Community Colleges have partnered together to launch the Student Centered Design Lab to help the California Community Colleges “design and decide with the student in mind.”

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  • Student Spotlight

    America’s Teaching Zoo, home to the Exotic Animal Training and Management Program, at Moorpark College prepares students to work with animals in all different fields, from conservation programs to training animals at Sea World to working with dogs in television and movies, and everything in between. 

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