Dr. Mordecai Brownlee selected as next president of Community College of Aurora

May 5, 2021 (Denver, CO) – Today, Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced the selection of Dr. Mordecai Brownlee as the next president...

CCCS Announces Next President for Arapahoe Community College

May 3, 2021 (Denver, CO) – Following a nationwide search, Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced today that Dr. Stephanie J. Fujii will...

Colorado Community College System Not Mandating COVID-19 Vaccine for Fall 2021

April 28, 2021 (Denver) – Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced today that CCCS will continue to follow recommendations of health authorities but...

CCCS Names Dr. Lisa Jones Next President of Colorado Northwestern Community College

April 26, 2020 (Denver) – Today, Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced the selection of Dr. Lisa Jones as the next president of...

Northeastern Junior College President Jay Lee Announces Plans for Retirement

April 23, 2020 (Denver, CO) – Today, Northeastern Junior College (NJC) president, Jay Lee, announced plans to retire at the end of the calendar year on...

Colorado Community College System Holds 2021-22 Tuition Flat

State board approval ensures tuition will remain flat at 13 institutions. April 14, 2021 (Denver) — Today, the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education...

Students Honored Statewide for Academic Excellence and Exemplary Leadership

Over 90 honorees received personalized award package with the help of Credit Union of Colorado.  April 14, 2021 (Denver, CO) – Today, more than 90 students...
Virtual Celebration of 2021 Student Excellence Awards; Award gifts: backpack, stuffed bear, popcorn and medals with CCCS and award logos

Three Presidential Finalists Announced for Community College of Aurora

Finalists to participate in virtual, public forums April 19-21.  April 14, 2021 (Denver) — Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced three...

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)

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

PCC, Ford Partner to Expand Student Opportunity

The automotive service technology program at Pueblo Community College is one of only 50 in the nation to become part of the Ford Motor Company’s Automotive...
Pueblo Community College student speaking in front of Ford truck.

CCCS Awarded $1 Million from Colorado Health Foundation to Reshape Law Enforcement Training

December 15, 2020 (Denver, CO) – Today, the Colorado Community College Foundation announced that The Colorado Health Foundation awarded a $1 million grant to the Colorado...
Female FRCC Cadet Swearing In

CCCS Announces Next President for Community College of Denver

Dr. Marielena DeSanctis will begin new role January 2021. Following a nationwide search, Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia today announced Dr. Marielena DeSanctis...
Dr. Marielena DeSanctis as the next president of the Community College of Denver