Solving Skills Gaps through Healthcare Apprenticeships 

(Photo: Courtesy of Front Range Community College) Renewed Confidence Through Front Range Community College’s (FRCC) medical assistant apprenticeship program, Antunette “Toni” Scruggs not only found a...

CCCS Colleges Recognized at Annual Apprenticeship Awards Event  

Representatives from the Community College of Denver (CCD) and Front Range Community College (FRCC) earned coveted Apprenticeship Awards for their outstanding accomplishments scaling “earn while you...
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Dr. Rosana Reyes Named President of Lamar Community College

Nov. 17, 2022 (Denver) — Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced Dr. Rosana Reyes as the next president of Lamar Community...

Honoring our Veterans and Military-Affiliated Community

Dear Friends and Colleagues,   Every November, it’s important we take a few moments to honor the thousands of veterans and military-affiliated Coloradans who contribute to our...
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Student Spotlight: CCCS Foundation Scholars Share Successes 

When Adon Wolff graduated high school, he eagerly packed his bags to attend Colorado State University (CSU) in his hometown of Fort Collins.   Then, the COVID-19...
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CCCS Vice Chancellor Recognized for Digital Learning Leadership

Dr. Tina Parscal, Colorado Community College System associate vice chancellor for CCCOnline and academic affairs, was recently recognized by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education,...
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Three Finalists Announced in Lamar Community College Presidential Search

Photo from left to right: Dr. Cory Clasemann, Richard DeShields, and Dr. Rosana Reyes.   Finalists to participate in public forums November 1-3.  October 27, 2022...
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CCCS and Colleges Rack Up Regional Marketing and Communications Awards

The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) and several CCCS colleges won prestigious Medallion Awards at the annual National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District...

Student Spotlight: Transfer Student Defies Expectations with the Help of Her Community College

Throughout her college career, Alana Lipscomb has defied her own expectations. She initially enrolled in Pikes Peak State College (PPSC) to find a better job. But...
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Education Excellence Conference Energizes Community College Staff and Faculty

(Photo above: Representatives from Arapahoe Community College accept the Chancellor’s Excellence Award for Student Affairs Professionals with CCCS Chancellor Joe Garcia.) Hundreds of Colorado Community College...
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CCCS Metro Colleges Join New Engineering Consortium

The Colorado Community College System’s five metro-area colleges will join a new consortium led by the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) that aims to diversify...
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CCCS Kicks Off Work to Build Pioneering Rural College Consortium

Leaders from the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) kicked off work to build a new Rural College Consortium (RCC), a pioneering technology project that will virtually...
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CCCS and PepsiCo Foundation Celebrate Uplift Scholars

Uplift Scholarship Program Aims to Increase College Enrollment and Completion Among Black and Hispanic Students by Addressing Critical Access Barriers   Denver, Colo. (9/29/22) – Today the...
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PCC’s Partnership with EVRAZ Steel Mill Keeps Running After 17 years

A longstanding partnership between Pueblo Community College (PCC) and EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel continues to churn out dozens of skilled tradespeople each year, helping the “Steel...
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CCA Breaks Ground on New Center for STEM, Power Mechanics, and Applied Technologies

The Community College of Aurora (CCA) broke ground on its historic Center for STEM, Power Mechanics, and Applied Technologies, the first new building constructed on the...
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CCCS Selects Five Legislators of the Year for 2022 Session

August 30, 2022 (Denver, CO) –The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) will recognize five Colorado legislators for their outstanding support of community colleges during the 2022...
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Student Spotlight: Taking a Leap to a New Career

By Amy Matthew, Pueblo Community College Original story published on the Pueblo Community College website. Nicole Espeland already had a career. It just wasn’t the right...
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Gov. Polis Announces Launch of Care Forward Colorado Healthcare Training Program

Original press release published on Gov. Polis’s website. Today, Governor Polis, joined by Lieutenant Gov. Primavera, Dr. Angie Paccione, Department of Higher Education executive director, Joe...
Healthcare students stand with Governor Jared Polis and Chancellor Joe Garcia to announce the launch of Care Forward Colorado

Chancellor’s State of the System Message – August, 2022

Dear Colleagues:  When I started my tenure as Chancellor four years ago, I made a commitment to speak openly and honestly with you about our mission,...
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Finding Her Way: Sibria Bollman Thrives at ACC

When Sibria Bollman imagines her life after community college, she lights up just thinking about the possibilities. “I want to travel. My plan is to find...
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