The Advocate

Scholarship supports underrepresented at four-year schools

By Yesenia Melara, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016

Eleven Contra Costa College students each received a $10,000 Kennedy-King Scholarship for their hard work and dedication. The money can be used when they transfer to the four-year college or university of their choice. These studen...

Student trustee elections near

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

March 16, 2016

Students districtwide will have the chance to elect a Contra Costa College candidate to the paid student trustee position on the Governing Board for the 2016-17 academic years before mid-April, Student Life Coordinator Ericka Greene...

Presidential decision looms, finalists vie for appointment

By Lorenzo Morotti and Christian Urrutia, Staff Writers

March 9, 2016

The district’s year-long search for a permanent college president will be settled on March 17. Before the district Chancellor Dr. Helen Benjamin confers with the Governing Board to select Contra Costa College’s next president;...

Desire to switch

Desire to switch

October 21, 2015

Leadership search continues

By Christian Urrutia, Editor-in-Chief

September 2, 2015

After selecting three finalists for college president in May, Chancellor Helen Benjamin decided not to choose any of the candidates and instead is offering Mojdeh Mehdizadeh to stay in her role as interim president. Mehdizadeh...

Voters elect familiar faces, new trustee to board

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2014

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...

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