Rear Admiral Michael White Announced Next President of Northeastern Junior College

November 29, 2021 (Denver) — Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced the selection of Rear Admiral (retired) Michael White as the...
CCCS announces Michael White as the next NJC President

Message from the Chancellor: Have a Happy Thanksgiving Holiday

Dear Colleagues, With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, I want to take this opportunity to express how grateful I feel to be part of such a...

Chancellor Garcia testifies before the U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee

On Thursday, November 4th, Chancellor Garcia provided virtual testimony to the U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development. The hearing was titled...
Chancellor Joe Garcia giving congressional testimony remotely

Four Finalists Announced for NJC President Search

Photo from left to right: Micheal White; Dr. Kathy Cecil-Sanchez; Tim Gibbs; Dr. Keith Pomakoy   Finalists to participate in public forums November 11-16. November 4,...
Northeastern Junior College President Finalists: Headshots of four finalists

Chancellor Joe Garcia Accepts NCMPR District 4 Pacesetter Award

The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) awarded Chancellor Garcia with the District 4 Pacesetter of the Year award at their annual conference for...

Chancellor’s Statement: CCCS COVID Protocols for Spring Semester 2022

Dear Colleagues, From the beginning of this pandemic and throughout its evolution, the Colorado Community College System has had the health and safety of our students,...

COVID Precautions, Needs of Community College Students Must Be Balanced

This message from the Chancellor was featured in the Denver Post on September 17, 2021. Jobs are available but need for an education remains critical Over...

Fall 2021 Message from Chancellor Garcia

Dear Colleagues, Let me start with two simple but very honest and heartfelt words: Thank you. Thank you for being here to serve and instruct our...

Dr. Mordecai Brownlee selected as next president of Community College of Aurora

May 5, 2021 (Denver, CO) – Today, Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced the selection of Dr. Mordecai Brownlee as the next president...

CCCS Announces Next President for Arapahoe Community College

May 3, 2021 (Denver, CO) – Following a nationwide search, Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced today that Dr. Stephanie J. Fujii will...

Colorado Community College System Not Mandating COVID-19 Vaccine for Fall 2021

April 28, 2021 (Denver) – Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced today that CCCS will continue to follow recommendations of health authorities but...

CCCS Names Dr. Lisa Jones Next President of Colorado Northwestern Community College

April 26, 2020 (Denver) – Today, Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced the selection of Dr. Lisa Jones as the next president of...

Three Presidential Finalists Announced for Community College of Aurora

Finalists to participate in virtual, public forums April 19-21.  April 14, 2021 (Denver) — Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced three...

Four Finalists Announced in Presidential Search for Arapahoe Community College

Finalists to participate in virtual, open community forums April 13-16. April 8, 2021 (Denver) — Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced...

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

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"

Fall 2020 Message from the Chancellor: State of CCCS

Dear Colleagues: As I complete my second year as Chancellor and our 13 Colleges get ready to start the fall term amid the coronavirus pandemic, I...

Chancellor’s End of Year Message of Gratitude to Faculty and Staff and Notification of a Day off for Reflection, Recovery, and Reconciliation

Dear Colleagues, As we prepare to close the 2020 academic year, I want to express my immense gratitude for all your hard work and resilience. To...

Message from the Chancellor: Our Commitment to our Students and our Communities

Dear Colleagues: Our commitment to our students and our communities is to improve lives and increase opportunity through education, but we cannot achieve that goal if...
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Colorado Community Colleges Rise in Challenging Times

A message from Chancellor Joe Garcia Have any of us ever seen anything like this before? Shuttered and locked businesses.  Stay-at-home orders.  School-aged children underfoot as...
Colorado Community Colleges Rise in Challenging Times