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Program aims for student need, success

By Dan Hardin, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

Under the leadership of Chancellor Fred Wood, faculty and staff were assembled to take the fundamental components of Assembly Bill 19 and adapt them to fit the unique and individual needs of the Contra Costa Community College...

Beloved teacher endows grant that will continue though 2047

By Cindy Pantoja, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

The Contra Costa College Foundation received an $835,000 donation from the estate of a former educator and Richmond resident to fund 12 annual $2,500 scholarships through 2047. The Packard-Zell Memorial Scholarship, named after Gera...

New hires to uplift student life

By Gabriel Quiroz, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

There are new and returning faces on the Contra Costa College staff and faculty this semester and all are eager to work with students and each other to make CCC not just a better campus but a better community overall. There are...

Program teaches students skills to succeed in business settings

By Jackson Stephens, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

Imparting professional wisdom to students ready for the workplace was the purpose of last Wednesday’s personal and professional etiquette event from 2-4 p.m. in Fireside Hall. Hosted by the college’s Career Services in conjunctio...

STEM trip exposes technologies to students

By Jessica Suico, News Editor

September 26, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

To inspire educational opportunities, the Adelante Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy is planning an Autodesk Gallery field trip to San Francisco on Tuesday. Autodesk unites exceptional design and engineering proj...

Closet fire disables generator, upends weekend classes

By Cindy Pantoja, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

After a small fire burned the backup generator in a downstairs corner closet in the Applied Arts Building early Saturday morning, students and faculty have realized that evacuation routes in case of an emergency are not clearly...

Forums raise awareness on crime prevention

By Luis Lopez, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

On the heels of a disturbing study which claims more shooting deaths have occurred at U.S. schools in the last 18 years than were recorded in the entire 20th century, Police Services decided to take a proactive approach toward...

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