Celebrate Black History Month

Message from Dr. Ryan Ross, CCCS Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Director of Equity & Inclusion Yesterday marked the beginning of Black History Month,...
Black History Month graphic with photos of historic black americans in the background

Reshaping Law Enforcement Cadet Training Programs

Colorado Community College System (CCCS) was given the opportunity to reshape law enforcement cadet training programs in our state when a $1 Million Grant from The...
Female FRCC Cadet Swearing In

Over 300 Community College Students Enroll in 4-Year Degree Nursing Program Thanks to Colorado Legislation

Landmark legislation off to a great start to help improve healthcare outcomes across Colorado. House Bill 18-1086, “Community College Bachelor Science Degree Nursing,” became law in...
FRCC Nursing Student standing next to a gurney listening to a nursing instructor

PCC, Ford Partner to Expand Student Opportunity

The automotive service technology program at Pueblo Community College is one of only 50 in the nation to become part of the Ford Motor Company’s Automotive...
Pueblo Community College student speaking in front of Ford truck.

CCCS Awarded $1 Million from Colorado Health Foundation to Reshape Law Enforcement Training

December 15, 2020 (Denver, CO) – Today, the Colorado Community College Foundation announced that The Colorado Health Foundation awarded a $1 million grant to the Colorado...
Female FRCC Cadet Swearing In

CCCS Announces Next President for Community College of Denver

Dr. Marielena DeSanctis will begin new role January 2021. Following a nationwide search, Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia today announced Dr. Marielena DeSanctis...
Dr. Marielena DeSanctis as the next president of the Community College of Denver

Support Students on Colorado Gives Day

On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, thousands of Coloradans will once again come together to support their communities by participating in Colorado Gives Day, an annual statewide...
Give where you live Tuesday, Dec 8 at coloradogivesday.org

CCCS Launches National Searches for Next ACC and CCA Presidents

Respective community members encouraged to shape candidate profiles. November 2, 2020 (Denver, CO) – Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) announced the start of two...
Arapahoe Community College & Community College of Aurora Presidential Search

Chancellor Joe Garcia Inducted into HACU’s Hall of Champions

Chancellor Joe Garcia was formally inducted into the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Hall of Champions on October 26, 2020, honoring his career-long commitment...
Chancellor Joe Garcia holding HACU Award "We have a responsibility to make sure Hispanic students get the support they need to gain access and influence"

The Search Begins for CNCC’s Next President

Campus and community encouraged to help shape candidate profile. October 7, 2020 (Denver, CO) – Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) announced the start of...
CNCC Presidential Search

Student Carves Path to Ivy League at CCD

Slipping into Addiction Despite excelling at Morey Middle School in the highly gifted program, Denver native Sarah Frazier’s grades slipped at East High. “I fell into...

CCCS State Board Votes to Support Two Ballot Measures

On September 9th,the State Board for Community Colleges & Occupational Education adopted resolutions of support for two ballot measures that Colorado voters will decide on this...

Arapahoe Community College President Diana Doyle Announces Plans for Retirement

August 24, 2020 (Denver, CO) – Arapahoe Community College (ACC) president, Dr. Diana Doyle, has announced plans to retire at the end of the academic year...

Community College Collaboration Aligns Colorado and California Aerospace Hubs

August 24, 2020 (Denver, CO) – Red Rocks Community College in Colorado and El Camino College in California have announced a first in the nation community...

Colorado Northwestern Community College President Announces Plans for Retirement

Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) President, Ron Granger, announced today that he will retire at the end of his term in July 2021, concluding a 40-year...

CCCS Awards $1.8M in Grants to Expand CTE Programs in Colorado

Today, July 15, 2020, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) announced $1,787,936 in grants to help Colorado high schools and colleges expand career technical education (CTE)....
Teacher helps student with drone

Colorado Is Approved for Perkins Career and Technical Education Plan

Colorado will use federal investment to offer students multiple pathways to success U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced on June 19, 2020, that the Department...
Perkins Collaborative Resource Network

CCCS Begins Search for Next CCD President

Committee seeks campus and community input to shape candidate profile. Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) announced the start of a nationwide search for the...
CCD Presidential Search

Colorado Community College System Launches New Guaranteed Admission Program with Colorado Universities

The Bridge to Bachelor’s Degree Program marks major effort to expand college pipeline, increase degree completion, at lower cost to students. The Colorado Community College System...
College Graduates

CCCS Reimagines Student Awards Ceremony

Statewide, students receive “ceremony in a box” as part of virtual event sponsored by Credit Union of Colorado.   With spring events canceled due to COVID-19,...