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Low enrollment causes funding deficit, class cancellations

By Andrew Weedon, Scene Editor

February 20, 2018

The class schedule is taking drastic cuts this semester as campus administrators try to regain some of the college’s financial surplus, which has been dwindling in the last few years. Since the college leadership has undergone m...

Platform improves digital exchange

By Reggie Santini, Advocate Staff

September 28, 2016

Online classes are providing students with advanced study options. Contra Costa College currently offers 68 online and hybrid courses to help students achieve their educational goals as quickly as possible. “I advocate for onlin...

Despite steady trend, some expect ‘imminent’ rebound

By Benjamin Bassham, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Headcount is up, but enrollment is down, and the college is hurting. To oversimplify, a Full-Time Equivalent Student represents 15 semester units that students have enrolled in. The amount of FTES directly affects the funding a coll...

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