The Advocate

Academic Renewal to clean bad grades

By Joel Umanzor, Staff writer

October 24, 2018

A little-known procedure in the Counseling Office can help remove D and F grades from the transcripts of students wishing to strengthen their overall GPA. Academic Renewal is the process in which Contra Costa Community College...

Bog waiver raises GPA standards, expectation

By Christian Urrutia, Web Editor

September 21, 2016

For many students receiving the Board of Governors Fee Waiver, this simple application removes the added pressure of having to pay for classes on time. Health and human services major Fidelia Onyejekwe said the BOG waiver lessens t...

AGS club provides merit for high GPA

By Karla Juarez, Advocate Staff

September 16, 2016

The Greek letters Alpha Gamma Sigma represent excellence, knowledge and wisdom. Contra Costa College’s AGS Honor Society gives students the chance to improve academically while actively engaging in the community. “We wo...

Carter earns Coach of the Year accolade

By Jose Jimenez, Spotlight Editor

December 9, 2015

Arguably the most dedicated, motivated and inspirational coaches to ever walk the hallways of Contra Costa College was voted as the 2015 Coach of the Year — Alonzo Carter. The Pacific 7 Conference presented Carter with the award afte...

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