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$100 Million Donation Committed to Foundation for California Community Colleges to Help Students Finish College
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, in partnership with the Foundation for California Community Colleges (FoundationCCC), announced the largest philanthropic gift to community colleges in the nation to date. Over 20 years, the will help eliminate regional educational gaps by providing scholarships to students who are well on their way toward a finish-line goal of completing a certificate or degree at a California community ...
Community Colleges Expand Stand of Solidarity with Undocumented Students in Week of Action
SACRAMENTO, Calif. —The California Community Colleges is sponsoring the fourth annual , October 19-23, 2020, encouraging its 116 campuses to engage in a range of activities supporting undocumented students. The system, which is the largest higher education system in the nation, is also urging elected officials to take action on federal and state immigration issues.
Wrenna Finche Appointed Assistant Vice Chancellor for College Finance and Facilities Planning
Sacramento, Calif. – The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office has announced the appointment of Wrenna Finche as assistant vice chancellor for college of finance and facilities planning.
California Community Colleges Board of Governors President Epstein and Chancellor Oakley Issue Statements on the Death of Board Member Alma Salazar
Sacramento, Calif. – California Community Colleges Board of Governors President Tom Epstein and Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley issue statements on the death of Board Member Alma Salazar:
Dr. John W. Rice Awards Presented to California Community Colleges Advancing Diversity, Equity and Student Success
Sacramento, Calif. – The 20th annual Dr. John W. Rice Awards ceremony today awarded two colleges for achievements in advancing diversity, equity and student success.
California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley Issues Statement on New Chancellor of California State University
Sacramento, Calif. – California Community Colleges Chancellor issued the following statement on the selection of Joseph I. Castro, president of California State University, Fresno, as the next chancellor of the California State University system:
"The California State University board of trustees could not have picked a more committed and student-centered leader. Joe Castro will be a champion for students, and I look forward to working with him."
California Community Colleges Board of Governors President Tom Epstein Welcomes Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis to Board of Governors
California Community Colleges Fills Two Key Leadership Positions in Educational Services and Support; Governmental Relations
Sacramento, Calif. – The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office has announced the hiring of Rebecca Ruan-O’Shaughnessy as vice chancellor for educational services and support and Linda Vazquez as assistant vice chancellor for governmental relations.
California Community Colleges Board President Tom Epstein Issues Statement on New Appointments to Board of Governors
“I am delighted to welcome Joseph Williams and Iulia Tarasova to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. They both bring outstanding experience and a commitment to community college students that will add great value to our board. I look forward to...
California Community Colleges Representatives to Serve on California Higher Education Recovery with Equity Taskforce
Sacramento, Calif. – Three representatives from the California Community Colleges were selected this week to serve on the California Higher Education Recovery with Equity Taskforce organized by Governor Gavin Newsom’s Council for Post-Secondary Education. Comprised of 19 total state and national higher education equity experts leading the way, the Taskforce will set out to establish a roadmap and recommendations to best support California’s leaders in education as they navigate...