The Advocate

Platform improves digital exchange

By Reggie Santini, Advocate Staff

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Online classes are providing students with advanced study options. Contra Costa College currently offers 68 online and hybrid courses to help students achieve their educational goals as quickly as possible. “I advocate for onlin...

Grief sweeps community as beloved friend dies

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

April 11, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

UPDATE — Richmond High School students and staff and the Contra Costa College community are mourning the loss of a valued faculty member, as Zachary Shrieve died March 24 after a seven-month battle with cancer. He died in hi...

Shrieve succumbs to cancer, community mourns

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

March 25, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Richmond High School students and staff and the Contra Costa College community are mourning the loss of a valued faculty member, as Zachary Shrieve died Thursday morning after a seven-month battle with cancer. He died while under...

Six schools to compete in quiz bowl

By Jason Sykes, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

Filed under News

The Computer Technology Center is going to be packed with a group of 50 students from different high schools as they team up and compete against one another when Contra Costa College hosts its first  All Academy Day Co...

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;...

Despite steady trend, some expect ‘imminent’ rebound

By Benjamin Bassham, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Headcount is up, but enrollment is down, and the college is hurting. To oversimplify, a Full-Time Equivalent Student represents 15 semester units that students have enrolled in. The amount of FTES directly affects the funding a coll...

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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