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Curriculum supports academic specificity

By Roxana Amparo, Associate Editor

August 30, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The guided pathways program has been implemented at Contra Costa College to ensure all students are equally supported in swiftly reaching their educational goals. Dean of Workforce and Economic Development Kelly Schelin said...

Scholarship application process streamlined

By Gabriel Quiroz, Advocate Staff

March 1, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

Scholarships can have a huge impact in a student’s life. They can make the difference between having time for study and quality time with family or working countless hours to pay off tuition. Livingson Azode, an internatio...

Financial aid filing window opens earlier

By Jessica Suico, Advocate Staff

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Financial aid is a cause of confusion for many students at Contra Costa College. Financial Aid Assistant Patricia Herrera said her team is working to ensure that all students are well informed about changes to grants, scholarship...

Scholarship supports underrepresented at four-year schools

By Yesenia Melara, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

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...

Scholarship foundation sees structural change

By Benjamin Bassham, Circulation Manager

March 9, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The Contra Costa College Foundation is being reorganized and tied to the college foundations of Los Medanos and Diablo Valley, but will remain fundamentally the same. Foundation Advancement Manager Jennifer Dyment said, “Each ...

Workshop simplifies financial process

By Salvador Godoy, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

With one week left, college and high school students are pressed for time to fill out financial aid forms across the nation before the deadline is reached on March 2. To prepare students and families, the Financial Aid Office he...

Workshops accentuate grants

By Roxana Amparo, Associate Editor

February 4, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

As scholarship deadlines approach, students have the chance to attend a series of workshops offering guidance for the application process. Charles Ramirez, Financial Aid Office student coordinator, said the most recent scholarsh...

Students unaware of scholarship options, pathways

By Marlene Rivas, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat

Continuing and transferring students who have yet to take advantage of scholarship opportunities have the chance to in the upcoming year. Contra Costa College offers a wide variety of scholarships ranging from $200 to $10,000, bu...

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