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Free Tuition for First-Time, Full-Time Students

The Contra Costa Community College District (District) has announced free tuition for first-time, full-time Contra Costa College (CCC), Diablo Valley College (DVC) and Los Medanos College (LMC) students effective Monday, August 27, 2018, the first day of the fall 2018 semester. The District will provide free...

Seven New Degrees and Certificates Launch This Fall

CCC students now have seven more degree and certificate options to choose from! This fall, new Business Information Worker and Paramedic Studies programs are launching that can make you immediately more competitive in the job market. The business information worker path will get students ready for...

Class of 2018 Graduates with Honors, Scholarships

Contra Costa College is thrilled to congratulate the class of 2018! Over 780 CCC students graduated with more than 1,500 degrees and certificates this year. At its annual commencement ceremony last week, 350 new grads walked away wiht over $320,000 in scholarships. “This was both a...

Incredible Science, Design at Student Research Symposium

Students from the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Center came out Thursday night to present some phenomenal projects at CCC’s annual Student Research Symposium. Contributions ranged from innovative design, like Ben Cain’s metal foundry and Christopher Babcock’s mocular skate system, to inventive research, like Albert...

Student Newspaper Brings Home Impressive Award Haul

CCC’s student-run newspaper just keeps racking up the awards! Last month, The Advocate Editorial Board attended the College Media Association/Associated Collegiate Press (CMA/ACP) National College Media Convention in Dallas, Texas, where they won a prestigious National Newspaper Pacemaker Award (for the 16th time,) and were named...