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CCCS Connections, Innovations, Honors & Achievements
This is article 1 of 15 in CCCS Connections Issue 1301
4 campus collage: Little Campus on Santa Fe Drive, Parker Campus on Brookstone Drive, Future Home of ACC's 108,000 square foot Castle Rock Collaboration Campus, and Art & Design Center on West Alamo Avenue in Downtown Littleton

As Arapahoe Community College Reaches Its 50th Commencement–A Look at How the College’s Four Locations are Evolving to Best Serve the Needs of South Metropolitan Denver

Founded in 1965 through a grassroots movement by members of the Littleton community, Arapahoe Community College was the first community college to open in the Denver metro area. What began Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/as-arapahoe-community-college-reaches-its-50th-commencement-a-look-at-how-the-colleges-four-locations-are-evolving-to-best-serve-the-needs-of-south-metropolitan-denver/


CCCS Connections, Innovations, Honors & Achievements
This is article 2 of 15 in CCCS Connections Issue 1301
CCD's Benita Olivas

Long-time Community College of Denver Academic Advising Center Leader Named Latina First Foundation’s 2017 “Unsung Heroine”

Community College of Denver’s (CCD) Benita Olivas was named the 2017 Unsung Heroine by the Latinas First Foundation. The foundation provides support and a critical network for Latinas in Colorado Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/long-time-community-college-of-denver-academic-advising-center-leader-named-latina-first-foundations-2017-unsung-heroine/


CCCS Connections, Innovations, Honors & Achievements
This is article 3 of 15 in CCCS Connections Issue 1301
Audy Legerre-Hickey: ALL USA COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACADEMIC TEAM

Front Range Community College Student One of Twenty Selected to the All-USA Community College Academic Team

Audy Leggere-Hickey, a student at Front Range Community College (FRCC), is one of 20 two-year college students in the nation named to the All-USA Community College Academic Team. The All-USA Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/front-range-community-college-student-one-of-twenty-selected-to-the-all-usa-community-college-academic-team/


CCCS Connections, Innovations, Honors & Achievements
This is article 4 of 15 in CCCS Connections Issue 1301
Leah Porter: Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team

2016-17 State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Student Representative Named to National Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team

Arapahoe Community College sophomore and 2016-17 student representative to the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education (SBCCOE) Leah Porter has been named to the Gold Scholarship Tier of the Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016-17-state-board-for-community-colleges-and-occupational-education-student-representative-named-to-national-coca-cola-community-college-academic-team/


CCCS Connections, Innovations, Honors & Achievements
This is article 5 of 15 in CCCS Connections Issue 1301
Top row L-R Mark Romero_Tony Arant_Seychelle Lusk_Alyssa Benine_Auguste Solis_Valon Simon_Bottom row L-R Joshua Richardson_Caleb Williamson_Hayden Alworth_Jenny Kramarz_Lane Simpson_Lizzie Eckes

Trinidad State Robotics Team Invited by NASA to Houston for a Critique of their Robot Creation Named CLOEE

The Robotics Team at Trinidad State Junior College has raised nearly $15,000 to make their National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) dreams a reality. Specifically, NASA has invited them to Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/trinidad-state-robotics-team-invited-by-nasa-to-houston-for-a-critique-of-their-robot-creation-named-cloee/


CCCS Connections, Partnerships, Workforce Development & Community Involvement
This is article 7 of 15 in CCCS Connections Issue 1301
Girls in the middle graphic and group shot of 2017 attendees

TV News Reporter Enriches Lamar Community College’s 9th Annual “Survivor-Themed” Girls in the Middle Conference

Students in Southeastern Colorado received the opportunity to learn about several different career paths at Lamar Community College’s 9th annual Girls in the Middle Conference in Lamar this past March. Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/tv-news-reporter-enriches-lamar-community-colleges-9th-annual-survivor-themed-girls-in-the-middle-conference/


CCCS Connections, Partnerships, Workforce Development & Community Involvement
This is article 8 of 15 in CCCS Connections Issue 1301
Participants in SAVE A COP training

Community College of Aurora Furnishes Regional Law Enforcement Professionals with “Save a Cop: Tactical Casualty Care” Training

On March 24, the Disaster Management Institute at the Community College of Aurora’s Lowry Campus, provided a fourth annual no-cost day of simulated training to regional law enforcement professionals dubbed Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/community-college-of-aurora-furnishes-regional-law-enforcement-professionals-with-save-a-cop-tactical-casualty-care-training/


CCCS Connections, Partnerships, Workforce Development & Community Involvement
This is article 9 of 15 in CCCS Connections Issue 1301
graphic depicting OJC Santa Fe BOCES partnership

Otero Junior College Forms Consortium to Develop Pathways to Good Careers in Southeastern Colorado

Otero Junior College has formed a consortium to strengthen the workforce and career opportunities in their service area. The consortium includes economic developers, the Santa Fe Trail Board of Cooperative Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/otero-junior-college-forms-consortium-to-develop-pathways-to-good-careers-in-southeastern-colorado/


CCCS Connections, Spotlight
This is article 13 of 15 in CCCS Connections Issue 1301
A collage of Cattail Bob's photos

Meet Cattail Bob: Taking Students from Around the CCCS on Botanical Expeditions in the Wilderness to Teach the Many Uses of Hundreds of Colorado’s Plants

Ever wondered what wild edible plants taste like? Ever thought about how to avoid wild poisonous flora? In the age of legal marijuana in our state, have you ever wondered Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/meet-cattail-bob-taking-students-from-around-the-cccs-on-botanical-expeditions-in-the-wilderness-to-teach-the-many-uses-of-hundreds-of-colorados-plants/


CCCS Connections, Partnerships, Workforce Development & Community Involvement
This is article 10 of 15 in CCCS Connections Issue 1301
Misty Hull, Deborah Licht, and a Mental Health First Aid Message: :Sometimes, first aid isn't a bandage, or CPR, or the Heimlich, or calling 911. Sometimes, first aid is YOU!"

Pikes Peak Community College Teaching Students and Employees How to Administer Mental Health First Aid

A groundbreaking public education program which helps individuals identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders has been offered to all PPCC students and employees Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/pikes-peak-community-college-teaching-students-and-employees-how-to-administer-mental-health-first-aid/


CCCS Connections, Partnerships, Workforce Development & Community Involvement
This is article 11 of 15 in CCCS Connections Issue 1301
image of wind turbines with PCC logo

Pueblo Community College Helping Vestas Obtain Higher Quality and Profits by Teaching Shop Floor Math

What do you do when you are the world’s largest manufacturer, seller, installer and servicer of wind turbines for power generation and you want to further increase quality and produce Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/pueblo-community-college-helping-vestas-obtain-higher-quality-and-profits-by-teaching-shop-floor-math/


CCCS Connections, Partnerships, Workforce Development & Community Involvement
This is article 12 of 15 in CCCS Connections Issue 1301
RRCC Instructor Jaynstein with NCCPA logo

Red Rocks Community College Physician Assistant Program Receives Long-term Reaccreditation and Faculty Expands Expertise as Program Gears Up to Offer the Only Community College-Based PA Master’s Degree in the Nation this Fall

As Red Rocks Community College’s Physician Assistant (PA) program gears up to launch the only community college-based PA Master’s degree curriculum in the nation this fall, good news is coming Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/red-rocks-community-college-physician-assistant-program-receives-long-term-reaccreditation-and-faculty-expands-expertise-as-program-gears-up-to-offer-the-only-community-college-based-pa-masters-deg/