The Advocate

Instructor calls for alternate labor union

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

May 1, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

A handful of adjunct professors from sister college Diablo Valley, in Pleasant Hill, are in the early stages of organizing a part-time faculty union to better represent their concerns throughout the Contra Costa Community Col...

Retirees to unite, celebrate ‘familial accomplishments’

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

May 2, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

In honor of the nine Contra Costa College faculty and staff retiring after a long and illustrious career, a celebration will be held on May 12 at 3 p.m. in the Fireside Hall. “It’s humbling to see how folks have dedicated their live...

United Faculty sues district over unfair labor practice

By Anthony Kinney, News Editor

February 14, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

The United Faculty filed an “Unfair Labor Practice” claim in November 2016 with the Public Employee Relations Board against the Contra Costa Community College District after years of failed attempts to modify how investigations i...

Presidential decision looms, finalists vie for appointment

By Lorenzo Morotti and Christian Urrutia, Staff Writers

March 9, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

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;...

ASU dinner targets evening population

By Jose Jimenez, Spotlight Editor

November 18, 2015

Filed under Scene

The ASU has tentatively scheduled a dinner on Dec. 7 for Contra Costa College students who prowl the night on campus looking for some grub before evening classes. Inter-Club Council President Safi Ward-Davis came up with the...

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