The Advocate

Anonymous ratings spur doubts

By Andrew Weedon, Scene Editor

December 11, 2017

A well known web service is continuing to help students choose classes and professors despite skepticism about its reliability and credibility. The website,, has been used for nearly two decades to assist stud...

Professors given chance to prepare for Canvas

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

May 4, 2016

Drama department Chairperson Carlos-Manuel Chavarria is one of about 20 professors at Contra Costa College asked to participate in a training webinar before the district switches over to Canvas from Desire2Learn by the 2017 sprin...

District aims to increase faculty hires to meet plan

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

March 9, 2016

According to the Contra Costa Community College District website, 47 full-time faculty positions are being filled districtwide by the fall 2016 semester, with seven new employees slated to work at this campus. The positions co...

Full-time hires add to diverse atmosphere

By Roxana Amparo, Associate Editor

September 2, 2015

Contra Costa College welcomed 30 individuals with new and improved positions this semester to provide students and the college with valuable opportunities for semesters to come. “This is the largest team of individuals we’ve brought in...

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