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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...
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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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CCCS Welcomes CU Boulder to Bridge to Bachelor’s Degree Program

Today the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) announced that the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) will join the Bridge to Bachelor’s Degree Program, an initiative...

‘Be a Role Model’: CCCS Alumna Leah Porter Earns Master’s Degree from Harvard

If you had told Leah Porter she would become a Harvard graduate 10 years ago, she wouldn’t have believed you. Back then, Porter was busy raising...

FRCC New Century Scholar Sets Sights on Marketing Career

By Jessica Peterson Original story published in the Front Range Community College blog. Front Range Community College student Kevin Ortiz has been awarded the prestigious national...

Community College of Aurora joins Achieving the Dream Network

The Community College of Aurora (CCA) is the first Colorado institution to join Achieving the Dream (ATD), a national network that supports colleges in fostering more...

FRCC Student Wins Prestigious Scholarship

By Jessica Peterson Original story published in the Front Range Community College blog. Front Range Community College student Jill Shuss has been awarded the prestigious national...

Record Number of Scholarships Awarded to CCCS Students

June 15, 2022 (Denver) — Today, the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges awarded a record-breaking $568,923 in scholarships to 310 community college students, an 112% increase...