For CNCC President Dr. Lisa Jones, Community Comes First

Dr. Lisa Jones became president of Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) on July 15, 2021. During her first months on the job, she prioritized meeting with...

New Legislation to Help Launch Renewable Energy Programs at CCCS Colleges

The following press release was published by the Colorado Department of Labor & Employment: New Bill Will Help Coloradan Get High-Quality Jobs in Renewable Energy Sector....
Two students working on site at Pueblo Community Colleges Soler Program Work Site

Support Students on Colorado Gives Day

On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, thousands of Coloradans will once again come together to strengthen their communities by participating in Colorado Gives Day, an annual statewide...
Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges Logo: Colorado Gives Day - December 7th: Image of diverse college graduates

Rear Admiral Michael White Announced Next President of Northeastern Junior College

November 29, 2021 (Denver) — Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced the selection of Rear Admiral (retired) Michael White as the...
CCCS announces Michael White as the next NJC President

Chancellor Garcia testifies before the U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee

On Thursday, November 4th, Chancellor Garcia provided virtual testimony to the U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development. The hearing was titled...
Chancellor Joe Garcia giving congressional testimony remotely

Four Finalists Announced for NJC President Search

Photo from left to right: Micheal White; Dr. Kathy Cecil-Sanchez; Tim Gibbs; Dr. Keith Pomakoy   Finalists to participate in public forums November 11-16. November 4,...
Northeastern Junior College President Finalists: Headshots of four finalists

Arapahoe Community College and CSU Pueblo Partner on RN-MSN Program

Officials from ACC and Colorado State University Pueblo convened for a signing ceremony on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 26, at the ACC Sturm Collaboration Campus at Castle...

Perfectly Placed

Until recently, everything in Dr. Marielena DeSanctis’s life was followed according to plan. It wasn’t until she became CCD’s new president and moved to a state...
CCD President, Dr Desanctis smiling on gold background

Chancellor Joe Garcia Accepts NCMPR District 4 Pacesetter Award

The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) awarded Chancellor Garcia with the District 4 Pacesetter of the Year award at their annual conference for...

Colorado State University, CCCS Sign Statewide Transfer Agreement for Mechanical Engineering

Allows for transfer from community college directly into CSU mechanical engineering program Note to reporters: CSU President Joyce McConnell and Colorado Community College System Chancellor Joe...
CSU President Joyce McConnell and CCCS Chancellor Joe Garcia signing a transfer agreement

The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges Awards 67 CCCS Students as Amazon Scholars under “Shot At A Scholarship” Program

Sept. 30, 2021 (Denver, CO) – The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges today announced 67 recipients of scholarships—Amazon Scholars—under the “Shot at a Scholarship” program. The...
Three vaccinated college students showing their bandaids - "Shot at a Scholarship" with CCCS, Foundation, and Amazon logo

President Andy Dorsey to Retire After 13 Years Leading Front Range Community College

Sept. 29, 2021 (Westminster, CO) – Front Range Community College (FRCC) President Andy Dorsey today announced his plan to retire at the end of June 2022...

Colorado Community College System Announces Lead Colleges for CO-TECH Apprenticeship Grant

Four Community Colleges will implement expanded apprenticeship programs in IT fields September 27, 2021 (Denver, CO) – The Colorado Community College System (CCCS), the state’s largest...

Colorado Community Colleges Selected by Lumina Foundation for National Collaborative Focused on Creating Equitable Credential Pathways for Adults of Color

DENVER -– The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) was selected by Lumina Foundation to join the Racial Equity for Adult Credentials in Higher Education (REACH) Collaborative,...
REACH Collaborative: Racial Equity for adult credentials in higher ed - Building culturally sustaining pathways to quality credentials for adults of color.

Colorado Community College System Recognizes Hispanic Serving Colleges

HSI Week heightens awareness of role of HSIs in improving access to education for Hispanic students September 15, 2021 (Denver, CO) – This week, the Colorado...
Hispanic Serving Institution Week - #HSIWeek

Colorado School of Mines, Colorado Community College System Collaborate on New Engineering Degree

Associate in Engineering Science degree allows for smoother transfer from community college to Mines Aug. 3, 2021 (Westminster, CO) – The Colorado Community College System (CCCS)...

Colorado Community College System Announces “Shot at a Scholarship” Delivered By Amazon

Colorado Community College System Encourages Students to Get Vaccinated Through a Statewide Scholarship Drawing July 21, 2021 (Denver, CO) – The Colorado Community College System (CCCS),...
Three vaccinated college students showing their bandaids - "Shot at a Scholarship" with CCCS, Foundation, and Amazon logo

Colorado Community College System Partners with National Tech Apprenticeship Program

CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech strives to diversify and expand the IT workforce in Colorado and across the country DENVER, July 14, 2021 – The Colorado Community...

Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges Receives $1 Million Investment from Kaiser Permanente to Create Equity Scholarship Fund

Fifteen-year endowed fund will award scholarships to Colorado community college students from underrepresented communities interested in pursuing health care careers DENVER — To meet the intensifying...

The Search Begins for Northeastern Junior College’s Next President

Campus and community encouraged to help shape candidate profile. May 27, 2021 (Denver, CO) – Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) announced the start of...
Northeastern Junior College Presidential Search