Community college students get easier path to transfer out
Graduates from College of the Canyons gathered together in the Honor Grove on June 1 for their commencement ceremony. Eddy Martinez/The Signal.

Community college students get easier path to transfer out

Students who successfully complete their associate’s degree requirements at College of the Canyons or another California community college will now have an opportunity for guaranteed admission into more than 30…

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California Community Colleges (CCC) launch online resources to help students
Vice Chancellor for Workforce and Economic Development Van Ton-Quinlivan speaks to deans of California Community Colleges at the 2018 California Deans Symposium hosted by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) Division of Workforce and Economic Development at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Christina Cox/The Signal

California Community Colleges (CCC) launch online resources to help students

Prospective students will be able to make more informed decisions about their college education and career choices with these new assets, stated a news release from the state’s community college…

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California Community Colleges Board calls on Congress to preserve DACA
FILE PHOTO: College of the Canyons students hold signs supporting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals as they listen to speakers at a rally for the policy in th Honor Grove on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

California Community Colleges Board calls on Congress to preserve DACA

The California Community Colleges Board of Governors unanimously adopted a resolution Monday that voiced its support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and called on Congress to…

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Community college students encouraged to apply for DACA renewal scholarship
Supporters of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) rally outside Representative Steve Knight's Santa Clarita offices on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Community college students encouraged to apply for DACA renewal scholarship

Source: California Community College Chancellor's Office The California Community Colleges today applauded the Mission Asset Fund (MAF) for offering scholarship funds to cover the costs for students needing to renew…

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Local, state colleges express concern toward DACA decision
Supporters of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) board a bus outside Representative Steve Knight's Santa Clarita offices on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, following a short rally and the delivery of materials to the office. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Local, state colleges express concern toward DACA decision

Both leaders from Santa Clarita’s colleges and from California’s institutions of higher education are expressing their concern and frustration toward the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for…

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Four COC Career Education Programs named ‘Strong Workforce Stars’
Canyons Hall at College of the Canyons (Source: COC)

Four COC Career Education Programs named ‘Strong Workforce Stars’

Source: College of the Canyons Four College of the Canyons programs have been ranked by California Community Colleges (CCC) as Strong Workforce Stars, a new annual commendation for career education…

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Educators explore bridge between digital media, business, technology at conference
College of the Canyon's Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center. Source: College of the Canyons Public Information Office

Educators explore bridge between digital media, business, technology at conference

Teachers, administrators, media experts and business professionals from throughout California spent three days studying the skills and knowledge needed for various career pathways in today’s changing workforce. The three-day Digital…

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California Community Colleges releases annual Economic and Workforce Development report

On Wednesday, the California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office released its annual report on the 2015-16 Economic and Workforce Development (EWD) program. Created as part of the Economic and Workforce…

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Dianne Van Hook: Time for COC to offer 4-year degrees
College of the Canyon's Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center. Source: College of the Canyons Public Information Office

Dianne Van Hook: Time for COC to offer 4-year degrees

"I’m so glad College of the Canyons is offering bachelor’s degrees. It’s about time!” That refrain – and hundreds of variations like it – are uttered to me frequently. It…

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