The Advocate

District aims to increase faculty hires to meet plan

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

March 9, 2016

According to the Contra Costa Community College District website, 47 full-time faculty positions are being filled districtwide by the fall 2016 semester, with seven new employees slated to work at this campus. The positions co...

Website project aims to rebrand ‘virtual front door’

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

February 10, 2016

For three years Contra Costa College’s “virtual front door” has not received a major renovation to simplify its user interface, update its image or change its management system until now. “We are in the process of a redesign to ou...

Semester length negotiations postpone looming decision

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

February 10, 2016

The decision to adopt a compressed calendar districtwide has been postponed until 2017 or 2018 due to continued negotiations between the faculty and classified staff unions and the Contra Costa Community College District. The United ...

Project enters final phases

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

February 4, 2016

More than two years into its $52 million open-“heart” construction project, Contra Costa College’s three new arteries are on schedule to be  aligned by May to make way for the remaining technical work that will seal the ga...

Laptops available for use in Library

By Denis Perez, Staff Photographer

December 9, 2015

Although there are 34 desktop computers available in the Contra Costa College  Library and Learning Resource Center, often times they are all being used by students. Depending on the time of day there are about five people w...

Wireless technology overloads capacity

By Asma Alkrizy, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015

Although the Ruckus Wireless Network provides Internet access for students and staff members, many  at Contra Costa College advocate for updating the Wi-Fi system. “It’s frustrating sometimes when I have to log in over and o...

Educational opportunities

Educational opportunities

November 18, 2015

Community needs stability

Community needs stability

November 11, 2015

Districtwide plan treats trauma

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

October 29, 2015

With information regarding concussions becoming more abundant than ever before, the Contra Costa Community College District has implemented a new districtwide concussion protocol that spans across all sports. The electronic test...

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