Two New Executive Hires Fill Posts Critical to Advancing Student Success Initiative in California Community Colleges
August 14, 2014
The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and the Foundation for California Community Colleges announced two executive office hires: Theresa Tena and
Dr. Paul Steenhausen.
14th Annual Dr. John W. Rice Award Ceremony recognizes efforts to increase success for under-served students
July 8, 2014
Chaffey College’s Online to College program and Mt. San Antonio College’s Audrey Yamagata-Noji are this year’s recipients of the annual Dr. John W. Rice Diversity and Equity Award.
LaunchPath Program Matches Students, Employers to Close Skills Gap
April 24, 2014
The Foundation for California Community Colleges, in partnership with the Linked Learning Alliance, unveiled the new LaunchPath program this morning—an innovative approach to creating work-based learning experiences that impact students and employers in the Sacramento region.
In the news: California Colleges Guidance Initiative plays key role in supporting English language learners
June 24, 2014
California Colleges Guidance Initiative (CCGI), housed at the Foundation for California Community Colleges, was featured in an article from the Center for Digital Education, a national advisory institute for issues related to K-12 and higher education.
California Connects Program featured in national case studies about improving broadband internet adoption
May 13, 2014
The Foundation’s California Connects program was highlighted as a model for promoting digital literacy and improving broadband access in underserved communities by the National Telecommunications & Information Administration.
California Community Colleges launch new statewide center to increase student success
March 10, 2014
The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and the Foundation for California Community Colleges are proud to announce the launch of the California Student Success Center, which will act as a hub of support for projects around the state that improve college completion rates and promote student success in the California Community College system.
Foundation Partners with ThinkEDU to Increase Access to Technology for Community Colleges
January 30, 2014
The Foundation has partnered with ThinkEDU to improve the ways students, faculty, and staff access affordable software and technology tools.ThinkEDU, an e-commerce company dedicated to working with college students and educators, will manage the newly launched online stores at www.CollegeBuys.org.
Third Annual Veterans Summit Highlights Strategies and Best Practices for Serving Veteran Students
December 4, 2013
The third California Community Colleges Veterans Summit takes place this week, December 5-6, in Newport Beach, California. This annual event provides professionals from Community Colleges and four-year universities the necessary tools to help their staff and administrators to better support student veterans on their campuses.
American Leadership Forum Honors Chancellor Harris for Being a Leader in Higher Education
October 31, 2013
California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris is one of two community leaders who will be honored by the Mountain Valley Chapter of the American Leadership Forum at the upcoming Exemplary Leader Award Dinner on Nov. 6, for his commitment to higher education leadership and his support of the arts.
Foundation and Linked Learning Alliance Partner with JPMorgan Chase in Statewide Initiative to Improve Workforce Readiness
October 29, 2013
The Foundation and the Linked Learning Alliance received a $1.2 million grant from JPMorgan that will fund a program to engage employers and assist high school and Community College students in securing paid internships. This new initiative will improve the workforce readiness of students and help them secure jobs in top fields such as engineering, health care, and law.
Foundation Included in Third Round of California Education Policy Fund Grants to Support Student Success
September 18, 2013
The Foundation was one of 10 organizations to receive a grant from the California Education Policy Fund (CEPF). This two-year, $100,000 grant will supplement the grant awarded in 2012 and will help the Foundation continue advancing the California Community Colleges Student Success Initiative.
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