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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...

The State of Community Colleges in Colorado

During my first year as Chancellor, I traveled to each of our 13 unique colleges and heard from students, staff, faculty, and administrators around the state....
Chancellor Joe Garcia attending Red Rocks Community College graduation

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