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Career technical education sees boost

By Anthony Kinney, News Editor

March 14, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

The California Community College Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) is incentivizing workforce boards to provide better support and more workforce opportunities for students in Career Technical Education programs through the “Stro...

Financial aid filing window opens earlier

By Jessica Suico, Advocate Staff

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Financial aid is a cause of confusion for many students at Contra Costa College. Financial Aid Assistant Patricia Herrera said her team is working to ensure that all students are well informed about changes to grants, scholarship...

District prepares for online course exchange

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

A statewide network of online courses for students is being developed by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office for the 2018 spring semester. The Online Education Initiative Program Director Steve Klein said the course...

State calls for reform of unfair practices

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

December 9, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

In response to the State Chancellor’s Office’s third iteration of its “Accreditation Task Force,” the California Community Colleges Board of Governors unanimously voted last month to direct the Chancellor’s Office to d...

‘Mobile access’ pushes statewide online initiative

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

October 29, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The California Community College Chancellor’s Office is offering its campuses a chance to transition from other online learning platforms to Canvas for free through its Online Education Initiative (OEI). Vice Chancellor for...

Financial aid program cut

Financial aid program cut

October 13, 2015

Grant ends, financial aid program fizzles out

By Mike Thomas, Scene Editor

October 13, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Single Stop USA is no longer available at Contra Costa College. The grant program ended at the conclusion of the spring 2015 semester due to a lack of funding from both the organization and CCC. Single Stop, a nonprofit organization that p...

State pushes online uniformity

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

October 7, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The California Community College Chancellor’s Office is offering its campuses a chance to transition from other online learning platforms to Canvas for free through its Online Education Initiative (OEI). Vice Chancellor for Co...

Water pump redirects life source to East Bay

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

As California is in its fourth year facing a drought, East Bay Municipal Utilities District is diverting water from the Sacramento River for the first time in its history. EBMUD Public Affairs Representative Nelsy Rodriguez sa...

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