2012 Foundation News Archive
 

Foundation garners additional support for student success initiatives

November 8, 2012 - The Foundation has been awarded funding by the Kresge Foundation for the California Community Colleges Student Success Priorities Project, which will help raise awareness and increase momentum in the effort to improve student success among California Community Colleges. Read more >

Dr. Brice Harris named 15th Chancellor of the California Community Colleges

September 27, 2012 - The California Community Colleges Board of Governors announced the unanimous selection of former Los Rios Community College District Chancellor Brice W. Harris as the 15th chancellor to lead the largest system of higher educationin the country.
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Foundation expands support of student success initiatives

September 13, 2012 - The Foundation for California Community Colleges was recently selected to receive an educational policy grant from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors’ California Education Policy Fund, established in 2011 with a leadership gift from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, to support the project “Accelerating Student Success in the California Community Colleges.” Read more >

California Community College Students Eligible to Win Adobe Software and Cash Prizes in College Seen Photo Contest

August 31, 2012 - Community College students throughout the state will once again have the opportunity to vie for cash and prizes through the Foundation for California Community Colleges’ annual College Seen Photo Contest. The photo competition launches September 4, 2012, and runs through October 31, 2012, and is an opportunity for eligible students to submit their images depicting the Community College experience.
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Keetha Mills joins CASE national advisory committee

April 19, 2012 - Foundation President and CEO Keetha Mills has been appointed to the CASE Center for Community College Advancement’s Advisory Committee, joining 12 other community college leaders from throughout the country to help identify learning opportunities and professional development needs for community college advancement professionals.
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John O'Sullivan named Foundation CFO

April 9, 2012 - The Foundation for California Community Colleges has announced the appointment of John O’Sullivan as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). O’Sullivan has served as the organization’s Interim CFO since September 2011.
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FUSION program receives top honors in national engineering and technology awards

April 4, 2012- The Foundation’s FUSION program is among just 11 projects and individuals nationwide to be honored with a top industry award in the engineering and technology fields. The program was honored earlier this week by Fiatech as part of its 2011 Celebration of Engineering & Technology Innovation (CETI) Awards, which recognize significant achievements in technology research, development and implementation. Read more >

Keetha Mills named President and CEO of Foundation

March 19, 2012 - The Board of Directors of the Foundation for California Community Colleges has selected Keetha Mills to serve as the organization's President and CEO, effective immediately. Mills, who has served as the Foundation's interim chief since September 2011, was selected after a national search process. Read more >

Hayward Award recipients honored

March 9, 2012 - Foundation President and CEO Keetha Mills joined statewide leadership and the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) in presenting the 2011 Hayward Awards for Excellence in Education at the March 2012 California Community Colleges Board of Governors meeting. Read more >

Lance Izumi joins Foundation's board

Posted March 5, 2012 - The Foundation for California Community Colleges is pleased to announce the appointment of Lance Izumi, a member of the California Community Colleges Board of Governors, to its board of directors. Izumi’s appointment was approved today by the Board of Governors. Read more >

Foundation supports partnership that will benefit California Community College Foundations

Posted January 30, 2012 The Network of California Community College Foundations (NCCCF), with support from the Foundation for California Community Colleges, has announced a partnership with the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) that will significantly expand benefits and services available to California’s community colleges and their foundations. Read more >

Foundation announces new directors

Posted January 11, 2012 - The Foundation for California Community Colleges has announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors. Isabel Barreras, a member of the Board of Trustees of the State Center Community Colleges District; Dan Noell, Executive Director at AT&T and former Chairman of the Board of the Los Rios Community College District Foundation; and James Sargen, a longtime supporter of community colleges and former member of the Foundation’s board, were each appointed to a six-year term on the board after receiving approval from the California Community Colleges Board of Governors earlier this week. Read more >

 
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