The Advocate

Contract agreement increases salary

By Christian Urrutia, Editor in Chief

October 21, 2015

For the first time in nearly a decade, the district and United Faculty have negotiated a substantial raise of more than 2 percent for the contract agreement for 2015-16. The agreement was ratified at the district Governing Board me...

Desire to switch

Desire to switch

October 21, 2015

Engineering courses boost STEM incentive

By Benjamin Bassham, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

A need for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees has driven Contra Costa College to offer new programming courses. Introduction to Engineering, ENGIN-112, which according to the CCC course catalog for 2015-1...

Talks to hire another food vendor begin

By Asma Alkrizy, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

When students get hungry there are not a lot of food options at Contra Costa College. And it will remain so until the Campus Center and Classroom Buildings Project is completed before fall 2016, which is when administration will...

‘Next Level’ set to improve learning experience

By Brian Boyle, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015

A proclamation from the Contra Costa Community College District’s Chancellor’s Office has made improving the student and faculty experience the main goal of the district and its three colleges over the next five years. The...

Boosting your lot odds

Boosting your lot odds

September 2, 2015

Parking fees increase districtwide

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

September 2, 2015

Student parking fees were increased at campuses districtwide before the fall semester to generate needed revenue after finding discrepancies in the district Parking Fund. The decision made by the Contra Costa Community College...

Water pump redirects life source to East Bay

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2015

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...

District enrollment, funding plummets

By Rodney Woodson, Associate Editor

February 11, 2015

Although full-time equivalent student totals have been declining each semester recently, District Office and Contra Costa College administrators agree that there is no need for panic. The colleges and district are funded by the state de...

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February 11, 2015

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