U.S. Senator Bennet Visits CNCC

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and three Congressional staff members visited Colorado Northwestern Community College‘s Rangely Campus and local airport on February 13 to learn more about...
U.S. Senator Bennet visits CNCC

Bill proposes in-state tuition at Colo. community colleges for servicemembers, veterans and their families, regardless of residency

Servicemembers and veterans, as well as their spouses and children, would qualify for in-state tuition at the Colorado Community College System’s 13 colleges and 40 campus...

ACC’s Hybrid Health Care Apprenticeship Answers Industry’s Workforce Demand

Arapahoe Community College (ACC) is once again teaming up with Centura Health to innovate apprenticeship pathways that lead students to entry-level health care occupations and opportunities...
Centura ACC Apprentice Graduates

Arborist Apprenticeship Available at Front Range Community College

Arborist Apprenticeship to Combat Tree Care Workforce Shortage The Arborist Apprenticeship was developed in coordination with the Colorado Tree Care Sector Partnership.  Denver is a critical...
front range community college arborist apprenticeship

Red Rocks Community College Announces Cybersecurity Registered Apprenticeship Program

First government-recognized cybersecurity apprenticeship program in Colorado Red Rocks Community College, in collaboration with Northrop Grumman, recently registered a cybersecurity apprenticeship with the United States Department...
Cybersecurity Registered Apprenticeship

CCCS Students and Faculty Honored at Colorado Apprenticeship Awards

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis officially declared November as Colorado Apprenticeship Month. On Tuesday, November 5th at the Governor’s Residence at Boettcher Mansion, the Business Experiential-Learning (BEL) Commission...
CCCS Excellence Awards Winner

Transforming Student Success through Guided Pathway Models

With clear end goals in sight, navigating college is getting easier for Colorado students College provides limitless opportunities for students to succeed in a number of...

National Council for Marketing & Public Relations Awards

On Monday, October 28th in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Colorado Community College System Office, along with the Community College of Denver, Pikes Peak Community College, and...
NCMPR Awards

CCCS Student Spotlight: Nereida Arroyo-Ramirez

High school student surges ahead with Concurrent Enrollment Nereida Arroyo-Ramirez is more than halfway to her bachelor’s degree and another step closer to her dream job...
Student Spotlight Nereida Arroyo-Ramirez

SBCCOE Supports Proposition CC

The State Board for Community Colleges & Occupational Education (SBCCOE) yesterday unanimously passed a resolution in support of Proposition CC, “Allow State to Retain Excess Revenue...

Colorado Community College System Research on Open Educational Resource Development Recognized with Best Paper Win

Wide Open Voices: Experiences of OER Course Developers was acknowledged by the University of West Georgia’s Distance Learning Administration As the cost of higher education rises,...
Brittany Dudek and Tina Parscal

CCCS to Expand Health Care Apprenticeships

$12 million grant to result in new programs and opportunities Colorado’s health care and wellness industry continues to boom, offering more employment opportunities each year. From...
Three nurses in blue uniforms

Otero Junior College Tackles Rural Teacher Shortage with CU Denver

In rural areas of Colorado, like Otero County, finding qualified teachers has been a struggle over the last several years. A 2017 report by the Colorado...
Otero Junior College and CU Denver Campuses

Open Educational Resources Initiative Gains Momentum in Colorado

There was a rallying cry at Colorado Department of Higher Education’s Colorado OER Conference on Friday, May 31, 2019, that every college in the state heard....
Governor Jared Polis at OER Conference

Colorado Community College System Remains Dedicated to Affordability

Tuition and scholarship dollars announced following 2019 Legislative Session The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) will continue its efforts to keep higher education affordable after the...
Colorado Capitol building dome

CCCS Appointments New State Board Members

CCCS is proud to announce three new members have joined the state board and a current member has been reappointed. All four individuals are outstanding leaders...
SBCCOE

CCCS Excellence Awards Honors Staff Statewide

On Wednesday, April 10, CCCS honored 56 community college professionals during its inaugural Commitment to Excellence Awards Ceremony. This year’s event took place at the historic...
CCCS Commitment to Excellence Awards

CCCS Rising Star Event Celebrates Top Students From Across Colorado

The CCCS annual Rising Star ceremony celebrated 27 students, one college employee, and one college president from the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) at the Auraria...
2019 SSAC Rising Stars

Colorado Community College System Awarded $163,000 in Open Educational Resources Grant Funding

Funding to support the CCCS mission of providing an accessible and responsive learning environment for all The Colorado Commission on Higher Education recently approved $550,000 in...
Colleges that received OER Grant

German Company Partners with Community College of Denver to Train Colorado’s Manufacturing Workforce

CCD’s state-of-the-art facility offers in-demand training for high-tech manufacturing jobs Community College of Denver (CCD) takes pride in its rich history of being a point of...
CCD Heidenhain students