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Chancellor Joe Garcia Joins First Lady Dr. Jill Biden at Latino Summit Hosted by Community College of Denver

Joe Garcia, Chancellor of the Colorado Community College System, joined First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, and...
First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, speaking at a podium with Community College of Denver banners in the background.

CCCS Chancellor Joe Garcia Receives National Pacesetter Award

Photo from right to left: Debra McGaughey, M.S, NCMPR President; Joe Garcia, CCCS Chancellor; Juan Gutierrez, former NCMPR President   Joe Garcia, chancellor of the Colorado...

Dr. Mordecai Brownlee testifies before Congressional subcommittee on labor shortage solutions

Dr. Mordecai Brownlee, president of Community College of Aurora (CCA), testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and...
Dr. Mordecai Brownlee standing outside wearing a pink bowtie.

Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges and PepsiCo Launch New Scholarship for Black and Hispanic Students

Uplift Scholarship Program Aims to Increase College Enrollment and Completion Among Black and Hispanic Students by Addressing Critical Access Barriers   Denver, Colo. (3/22/22) – Today, the...
Black female student sitting with classmates listening to a lecture.

Colorado Community College System Forges Engineering Partnership with CU Boulder

The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) and the University of Colorado Boulder forged a new partnership to streamline the transfer process for engineering students, expanding pathway...
Mechanical Engineering students works on a small machine with instructor

Successful educator preparation program expands to Northeastern Colorado

Partnership with CU Denver shores up educator workforce in rural communities To curb Colorado’s dire teacher shortage in rural communities, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS)...
Hispanic female teacher sitting at a table with elementary school students.

Red Rocks Community College Secures Federal Funding to Close Equity Gaps in STEM

$300,000 will support program that diversifies high-tech fields  Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) secured $300,000 in federal funding for a workforce development program that aims to...
Female engineer wearing white lab coat sitting at desk with computers.

CCCS Welcomes Two New Members to State Board  

The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is proud to announce that Ross Dueber, Ph.D., and Karen McNeil-Miller, Ed.D., have been confirmed by the State Legislature to...
From left to right: Fiona Lytle, CCCS Chief Communications Officer and Legislative Liaison; Ross Dueber, Ph.D.; Karen McNeil-Miller, Ed.D., Joe Garcia, CCCS Chancellor

CCCS Wins State Grant to Expand Open Educational Resources

OER has saved CCCS students $13 million since 2018  The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) won a $130,907 grant from the Colorado Department of Higher Education...
Two students working on a computer together.

A Message of Support for our Students and Employees Impacted by the Crisis in Ukraine.

The Colorado Community College System is committed to the ability of our students and alumni to learn, grow, and thrive locally, nationally, and internationally through education.  Any...