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CCCS Launches New Leadership Academy for Employees

The Colorado Community College System is proud to welcome its first Leadership Academy cohort. The academy is an eleven-month professional development program for interested employees, including...

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 College Presidents Selected for the Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement Award

Three retiring CCCS college presidents have been selected by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) to receive the prestigious Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Diana Doyle,...
Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement Awards winners Dr. Diana Doyle, president of Arapahoe Community College (ACC), Ronald Granger, president of Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC), and Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven, president of Community College Aurora (CCA)

Five Finalists Announced in Presidential Search for CNCC

Finalists to participate in virtual, open community forums March and April.  March 17, 2021 (Denver) — Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia...

CCCS Employees Honored Virtually at Annual Recognition Ceremony

March 10, 2021 (Denver, CO) – Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) honored over 56 employees from its 13 colleges and system office, in four...

Challenge Accepted: CCCS’s Response to Governor Polis’ ZTC Challenge

Open Education Week, held March 1-5, 2021, is an international celebration of all things open. Joining in on the celebration, Colorado Community College System (CCCS) will...
Challenge Accepted: Colorado Community College System’s Response to Governor Polis' ZTC Challenge

CCCS, K-12 Celebrate Inaugural Concurrent Enrollment Week

February 15, 2021 (Denver, CO) – Today, Governor Polis declared the third week of February “Concurrent Enrollment Week.”  Alongside the Department of Education, the Department of...
Concurrent Enrollment: Earn free college credit while in high school

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