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Gov. Polis Declares Concurrent Enrollment Week in Colorado

February 14, 2022 (Denver, CO) – For a second year in a row, Governor Polis declared the third week of February as “Concurrent Enrollment Week in...
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Bill seeks to expand eligibility for bachelor’s in nursing programs

To remedy Colorado’s nursing shortage, SB 003 would allow community colleges to offer an LPN to BSN bridge program To help remedy Colorado’s nursing shortage, state...
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Successful community college program scaled statewide to help Coloradans finish what they started

Whether it’s caring for an aging parent or dealing with medical issues, life events can derail students’ college plans. To get students back in the classroom,...
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CCCS Goes Big on Micro-pathways

The Colorado Community College System has partnered with Education Design Lab (EDL) to build five “micro-pathways” in energy and healthcare—two fast growing and critical industries in...
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Chancellor Garcia urges Coloradans to continue fight for equity at Martin Luther King Day event

Quoting Dr. Martin Luther King, Chancellor Joe Garcia urged Coloradans to “harness the drum major instinct” and continue the fight for equity and justice at the...

Community Colleges Awarded Grant to Build Five “Micro-pathways” in Energy and Healthcare

January 18, 2022 (Denver, CO) – Today the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) announced it will build five micro-pathways in energy and healthcare in partnership with...
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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....
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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...
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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