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14th Annual Dr. John W. Rice Award Ceremony recognizes outstanding efforts to provide college access and 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. The California Community Colleges Board of Governors held the annual ceremony today at the Sterling Hotel in Sacramento. Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. Secretary of State and daughter of Dr. John W. Rice, delivered the
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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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 www.CollegeBuys.org. 

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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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