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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. 

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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 

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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.

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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.

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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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13th Annual John W. Rice Award Ceremony Honors Efforts to Promote Diversity

July 9, 2013
Los Angeles Community College District’s Project MATCH and Napa Valley College’s Greg Miraglia are this year’s recipients of the 13th annual Dr. John W. Rice Diversity and Equity Award.

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About the Foundation
The Foundation for California Community Colleges is a unique non-profit organization that benefits, supports, and enhances California’s Community Colleges—the largest higher education system in the nation.

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