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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...
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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...

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...
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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...
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