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DVC’s student fee ledger exceeds $1 million, ASDVC pays employees

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The student government at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill will break $1 million in its account balance next semester according to the District Account Availability Report as of May 10. According to the report, the As...

ASU prepares for annual graduation

By Reggie Santini, Spotlight Editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

With the end of the spring semester well within sight, Contra Costa College and its students are preparing for their annual graduation ceremony. The CCC graduation ceremony will take place on May 26 at the Richmond Civic Ce...

Algebra sessions eliminate anxiety

By Yesenia Melara, Social Media Editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

Through community, fun activities, college skills, math key concepts and support, the Math Jam program has helped students feel at ease and confident prior to their upcoming math courses. Since fall 2016, 64 percent of students who ...

District approves LGBTQ+ degree, spurs talks

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

Beginning next semester, Los Medanos College will be the first campus in the district to offer its students an associate of arts/transfer degree (AAT) in social justice with an emphasis in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...

Teaching Café creates network to boost success

By Valeria Garcia, Advocate Staff

May 3, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

The Teaching Café, a faculty-based event, was held on Wednesday, April 26 in the Fireside Hall, Library Learning and Resource Center, and other classrooms. Food and beverages, provided by Contra Costa College culinary arts department...

Falcons pick Comet alumnus in NFL Draft

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News, Sports

Contra Costa College has long been a hotbed of talented students who rarely receive the attention or recognition their accomplishments demand they deserve. That all changed  Thursday night when CCC alumnus and Richmond resident Tak...

Smoking ban aims to end on-campus use, charge fines

By Benjamin Bassham, News Editor

May 2, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Motions are underway to universally ban all smoking of tobacco, marijuana, including vaporless devices, across all Contra Costa Community College District campuses, under penalty of fines escalating up to $100 per offense. Curre...

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