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Red Rocks Community College to host 14th Annual 9Health Fair

New this year: Screenings for children   Saturday, April 16, 2016 RED ROCKS COMMUNITY COLLEGE 13300 West Sixth Avenue Lakewood, CO 80228 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Denver, CO Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016/03/red-rocks-community-college-to-host-14th-annual-9health-fair/


Announcements, Home Page Newsfeed, Innovations, Honors & Achievements, Special Events
Lt. Governor Joe Garcia with CCD President Everette Freeman and CCD Foundation Executive Director Francie Anhut at CCD's First Annual Breakfast of Champions

CCD Foundation Establishes Annual Scholarship To Honor Lt. Governor Joe Garcia

Lt. Governor receives “Lifetime Achievement Award” At its first annual Breakfast of Champions scholarship celebration, the Community College of Denver (CCD) Foundation presented Lt. Governor Joe Garcia with its “Lifetime Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016/03/ccd-foundation-establishes-annual-scholarship-to-honor-lt-governor-joe-garcia/


Grants & Philanthropy
This is article 13 of 13 in CCCS Connections Issue 1104
RRCC staff and students with Jake Jabs

Legendary Furniture Entrepreneur Jake Jabs Teaches Red Rocks CC Students His Formula for Business Success

LAKEWOOD, CO – Red Rocks Community College’s Business program impressively continued their hands-on, real-world learning approach in November when the legendary Jake Jabs of American Furniture Warehouse fame agreed to address Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016/02/legendary-regional-furniture-entrepreneur-jake-jabs-teaches-red-rocks-cc-students-his-formula-for-business-success/


Grants & Philanthropy
This is article 12 of 13 in CCCS Connections Issue 1104
CCA TRiO program beneficiaries

Community College of Aurora’s TRiO Program Lands $2.2 million in Grant Funding, Expands to ESL

This past Summer, the United States Department of Education awarded $2.2 million in grants over the next five years to the Community College of Aurora’s TRiO program as part of Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016/02/community-college-of-auroras-trio-program-lands-2-2-million-in-grant-funding-expands-to-esl/


Student Spotlight
This is article 11 of 13 in CCCS Connections Issue 1104
OJC Alumna Amy Crank

Otero Junior College Alumna and One-time 9th Grade Dropout Inspiring Others While Becoming a Science Teacher

LA JUNTA – Never Stop Dreaming reads the shirt Otero Junior College alumna Amy Crank wears. A more perfect saying could not be found to sum up her spirit. Not Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016/02/otero-junior-college-alumna-and-one-time-9th-grade-dropout-inspiring-others-while-becoming-a-science-teacher/


Partnerships, Workforce Development & Community Involvement
This is article 10 of 13 in CCCS Connections Issue 1104
Director Joey with Patty the STEM Robot

PCC Unveils New STEM Center as Vehicle to Help Students Qualify for Huge Job Market

PUEBLO – There’s no secret about where a myriad of jobs exist today and what career fields have the greatest potential for both job growth and salaries. The U.S. Department Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016/02/pcc-unveils-new-stem-center-as-vehicle-to-help-students-qualify-for-huge-job-market/


Partnerships, Workforce Development & Community Involvement
This is article 9 of 13 in CCCS Connections Issue 1104
PPCC Machining Technology student Eric Runia

Pikes Peak CC Launches New Machining Technology Degree with Stackable Certificates

COLORADO SPRINGS – Since 2010 manufacturing jobs have steadily increased in the United States as has the demand for skilled workers in machining and advanced manufacturing. [PHOTO: PPCC Machining Technology Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016/02/pikes-peak-cc-launches-new-machining-technology-degree-with-stackable-certificates/


Partnerships, Workforce Development & Community Involvement
This is article 8 of 13 in CCCS Connections Issue 1104
Photo from LCC's Frontier Encampment

For Sixth Time Since 2005 Lamar CC Recreates the Good, Bad and Ugly of 19th Century Coloradan Settler Life

Debra Ball doesn’t go out of her way to mention it, but when people ask what the life of a frontier woman was like, she tells them the truth. “It’s Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016/02/for-sixth-time-since-2005-lamar-cc-recreates-the-good-bad-and-ugly-of-19th-century-coloradan-settler-life/


Partnerships, Workforce Development & Community Involvement
This is article 6 of 13 in CCCS Connections Issue 1104
Lt. Governor Joe Garcia celebrates the grand opening of CCD's new advanced manufacturing center

Lt. Governor and CEO of Metro Denver Economic Development Converge as Featured Speakers at Community College of Denver’s Grand Opening of Their New Advanced Manufacturing Center

The Community College of Denver proudly celebrated the grand opening of their new Advanced Manufacturing Center this past October 6. Located at 2570 31st Street in Denver, the 33,280-square-foot facility Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016/02/lt-governor-and-ceo-of-metro-denver-economic-development-converge-as-featured-speakers-at-community-college-of-denvers-grand-opening-of-their-new-advanced-manufacturing-center/