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...

Requirement overhaul

Requirement overhaul

August 23, 2017

Sparkpoint establishes location

By Jaleel Perry, Advocate Staff

November 3, 2016

SparkPoint now has an office open on the Contra Costa College campus, beginning a partnership that took nearly three years to complete. The nonprofit partnership organization helps individuals and families achieve financial success by...

Academy targets low success rates

By Xavier Johnson, Scene Editor

October 21, 2016

The Per Ankh Academy continues its efforts to address the low success rate of African-American students in English classes while raising cultural awareness as the program enters its second transfer learning community for the 201...

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