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Until recently, everything in Dr. Marielena DeSanctis’s life was followed according to plan. It wasn’t until she became CCD’s new president and moved to a state...
CCD President, Dr Desanctis smiling on gold background

Chancellor Joe Garcia Accepts NCMPR District 4 Pacesetter Award

The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) awarded Chancellor Garcia with the District 4 Pacesetter of the Year award at their annual conference for...

Colorado State University, CCCS Sign Statewide Transfer Agreement for Mechanical Engineering

Allows for transfer from community college directly into CSU mechanical engineering program Note to reporters: CSU President Joyce McConnell and Colorado Community College System Chancellor Joe...
CSU President Joyce McConnell and CCCS Chancellor Joe Garcia signing a transfer agreement

Chancellor’s Statement: CCCS COVID Protocols for Spring Semester 2022

Dear Colleagues, From the beginning of this pandemic and throughout its evolution, the Colorado Community College System has had the health and safety of our students,...

The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges Awards 67 CCCS Students as Amazon Scholars under “Shot At A Scholarship” Program

Sept. 30, 2021 (Denver, CO) – The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges today announced 67 recipients of scholarships—Amazon Scholars—under the “Shot at a Scholarship” program. The...
Three vaccinated college students showing their bandaids - "Shot at a Scholarship" with CCCS, Foundation, and Amazon logo

President Andy Dorsey to Retire After 13 Years Leading Front Range Community College

Sept. 29, 2021 (Westminster, CO) – Front Range Community College (FRCC) President Andy Dorsey today announced his plan to retire at the end of June 2022...

Colorado Community College System Announces Lead Colleges for CO-TECH Apprenticeship Grant

Four Community Colleges will implement expanded apprenticeship programs in IT fields September 27, 2021 (Denver, CO) – The Colorado Community College System (CCCS), the state’s largest...

Colorado Community Colleges Selected by Lumina Foundation for National Collaborative Focused on Creating Equitable Credential Pathways for Adults of Color

DENVER -– The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) was selected by Lumina Foundation to join the Racial Equity for Adult Credentials in Higher Education (REACH) Collaborative,...
REACH Collaborative: Racial Equity for adult credentials in higher ed - Building culturally sustaining pathways to quality credentials for adults of color.

COVID Precautions, Needs of Community College Students Must Be Balanced

This message from the Chancellor was featured in the Denver Post on September 17, 2021. Jobs are available but need for an education remains critical Over...

Colorado Community College System Recognizes Hispanic Serving Colleges

HSI Week heightens awareness of role of HSIs in improving access to education for Hispanic students September 15, 2021 (Denver, CO) – This week, the Colorado...
Hispanic Serving Institution Week - #HSIWeek