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CCCS Announces New Otero Junior College President

Pictured Above: Dr. Timothy Alvarez April 30, 2018 (Denver, CO) – Dr. Nancy J. McCallin, President of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS), announced today that...
Dr. Timothy Alvarez portrait

CCCS Leader Selected for Prestigious Fellowship

Pictured above: Dr. Landon Pirius, 2018-2019 Aspen Fellow April 26, 2018 – Colorado Community College System is proud to announce Dr. Landon Pirius has been selected...
Dr. Landon Pirius portrait

Joe Garcia Named Finalist for CCCS President

April 11, 2018 (Denver, CO) – The State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Chair, Dr. Russell Meyer, announced today that Joe Garcia, J.D. has...
CCCS President Joe Garcia

Colorado PERA-Sponsored Event Honors Student and Staff Leaders

Pictured Above: The 2018 Rising Star honorees with all 13 CCCS college presidents and System president, Dr. McCallin. April 20, 2018 (Denver, CO) – The annual...
2018 Rising Star honorees large group photo

Endowed Scholarship Fund Created in Honor of Dr. McCallin

At its retirement ceremony for outgoing Colorado Community College System (CCCS) president Dr. Nancy J. McCallin, the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges announced the creation of...
Group photo at the retirement ceremony for Nancy McCallin

Legislation to Help Address Colorado’s Skilled Nursing Shortage Becomes Law

New statute will increase affordability, options for Colorado nursing students HB18-1086, “Community College Bachelor Science Degree Nursing,” became law, setting the stage for the Colorado Community...
CCCS nursing students smiling together

CCCS Legislative Victories Benefit Community College Students!

We are very excited to announce that CCCS ran four bills that successfully made it through the legislative process and are on their way to the...
Colorado capital building with blue sky

Legislation to Help Address Colorado’s Shortage of Skilled Nursing Professionals Advances Out of Committee

Photo caption: CCCS nursing students stand proudly with HB 18-1086 sponsors. Left to right: Rep. Buckner; Alan Favier, Front Range Community College; Jason Lalonde, Arapahoe Community...
nursing students pose for photo as bill passes

Colorado Community Colleges Propose Solution to Help Address State’s Looming Shortage of Skilled Nursing Professionals

The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) today issued an appeal to state law makers to support legislation that will address a serious, looming gap in Colorado’s...

A Veteran’s Day Message

Throughout our country’s history, brave men and women have risked their lives to defend our nation and way of life. They have entered dangerous and hostile environments, managed unpredictable situations, and dutifully served as ambassadors for the United States of America. When our veterans return home, they continue to serve our country, bringing tremendous skills to their communities and to our workforce. As Americans, we owe a tremendous amount of gratitude to every service member who has ever worn our Nation's uniforms during times of peace and war.