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The Foundation for California Community Colleges Finalizes Contracts with Two Exterior LED Luminaires Distributors

The Foundation is proud to announce piggyback contracts for outdoor LED lighting products with distributors GonLED and WESCO, as a result of a system-wide Request for Proposal #15-001.

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Lance Izumi Elected Chair of the Foundation for California Community Colleges

June 4, 2015
Lance Izumi was elected as the chair of the Foundation for California Community Colleges--one of the largest operating foundations in higher education.

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California Community College Student Clubs Raise Awareness for Mental Health

June 1, 2015
Peer-to-peer outreach receives recognition in the nation's largest system of higher education as a part of May is Mental Health Matters Month.

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Pathway to Pipeline Event Brings Together Regional Employers to Support Work-Based Learning

The Foundation is excited to be working closely with business leaders and educators committed to improving education and developing tomorrow's workforce.

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Inaugural Purchasing Professional of the Year Award Recognizes Excellence in Procurement

April 23, 2015
In a presentation at the California Community College Purchasing Conference, two distinguished procurement professionals were recognized for their leadership and collaboration advancing the field of public purchasing. 

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Jan Dehesh and Gary Reed Recognized for Outstanding Service by California Community Colleges Board of Governors

March 17, 2015
The Foundation and the California Community Colleges Board of Governors recognized the long-standing service of two outgoing members of the Foundation’s Board of Directors, Jan Dehesh and Gary Reed, today at the Board of Governors meeting.

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Foundation Presents Five and Ten Year Service Awards to Longest Serving Members

December 23, 2014
The Foundation for California Community Colleges recognized 31 employees with five and ten year service awards. President and CEO Keetha Mills presented the awards during organization-wide meetings held on October 23rd and December 19th, 2014.

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Fourth Annual Veterans Summit Reinforces Commitment to Helping Student Veterans Succeed

December 5, 2014
The fourth annual California Community Colleges Veterans Summit took place this Thursday and Friday, December 4th and 5th, in San Jose, California. This year’s event was the largest to date, featuring over 20 panel discussions and bringing together nearly 300 professionals who work with student veterans, including California Community College faculty, staff, and administrators and veteran services coordinators from the California State University and University of California systems.

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Mobile app to help Latino families make college and career decisions

October 23, 2014
Education offers one of the most reliable paths for young people to create a better life for themselves and their families, but many Californians still lack access to data-driven college and career planning advice. A new project—funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation—aims to change that. The Foundation and the Chancellor’s Office have partnered with Young Invincibles to create a mobile app that will give students and their families in underserved communities information about educational paths available to them through community colleges.

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Step:Forward Campaign Wins Four NCMPR Medallion Awards

September 26, 2014
The Foundation’s communications and technology team, in partnership with the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, was honored with four Medallion Awards from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR), District 6. The team’s work was selected from entries submitted by community colleges throughout Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah.

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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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