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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...
Colorado Senators Lundeen, Kolker, Snyder, and Buckner stand together with awards in their hands with Rollie Heath and Joe Garcia

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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Melanie Kruger Joins CCCS State Board

The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is proud to announce that Melanie Kruger has been appointed by Gov. Jared Polis to serve on the State Board...

“Opening Doors”: Career and Technical Education Summit Brings Together Hundreds of Educators

After a two-year wait, more than 400 educators gathered for the Colorado Association of Career and Technical Education (CACTE) CareerTech Summit last week—and the room was...
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CCA President Dr. Mordecai Brownlee Talks Innovation at Future of Work Event

To support the state’s strong economic recovery, colleges must embrace innovation to stay relevant. That was the main message from Community College of Aurora (CCA) president...
Dr. Brownlee speaks on panel

CCCS Colleges Offer “Second Chance” for Students in Prison

Joshua Kenyon is so passionate about learning, he even recalls all-nighters with enthusiasm.   “I was up until 6 in the morning so many days doing schoolwork,”...
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