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November 18, 2015

Engineering courses boost STEM incentive

By Benjamin Bassham, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

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...

Parking fees increase districtwide

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

September 2, 2015

Filed under News

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...

District approves raising nonresident unit fee

By Rodney Woodson, Associate Editor

February 3, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Every year the district Governing Board is required to determine the nonresident tuition fee for the upcoming academic year before the deadline of Feb. 1. This year the board decided to increase the fee by an overall amount of $15 ...

Underserved female athletes in district seek equity

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

The athletic department will hold another open meeting to gauge student interest in adding another women’s athletic program on March 19 at 1 p.m. in GA-40. Athletic Director John Wade said he set up this second meeting bec...

Voters elect familiar faces, new trustee to board

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Voters within the Contra Costa Community College District service area elected John E. Marquez, John Nejedly and Tim Farley to the Governing Board on Nov 1. The governing board oversees operating policies and procedures district...

Election underway for top union position

By Brian Boyle, Spotlight Editor

November 19, 2014

Filed under News

The position of United Faculty union president is currently up for election. Glenn Appell, the current UF president, has stepped down after his first term in the president’s seat, though it has been his 12th year on the UF...

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