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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...

How To Support Wildfire Relief

The American Red Cross and The Salvation Army established an emergency shelter on the Contra Costa College campus on Wednesday, October 11. As of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, there are no evacuees in the shelter. If you’d like to support wildfire relieft efforts, below...

Campus Air Quality Issues – Campus Re-Opens 10/13

October 12, 2017 update – 4:25 p.m.: Dear CCC, Contra Costa College, as well as our sister colleges, will be open on Friday, October 13th.  This decision has not been made lightly.  The air quality is not expected to change dramatically over the next few days...

Student Emergency Fund Featured on Forbes Civic Nation

CCC’s New student emergency fund has been featured on Forbes’ Civic Nation Voice blog! In a post published this morning, Sara Marcellino, Development Officer for the Contra Costa College Foundation, describes the program in detail: If an otherwise dedicated student suddenly goes missing from class or confides in...

Business Professor’s Estate Gifts $825,000 To College Foundation

The Contra Costa College Foundation has received a gift of $825,000 from the estate of retired business professor, Stephen C. Schaefer. The donation will support Contra Costa College students interested in business careers and related campus support activities. It will also fund the Stephen C. Schaefer...

Contra Costa College Stands with Undocumented Students

As of January 13, 2018 due to a federal court order, United States Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) has resumed accepting requests to renew DACA. As a result, the DACA policy will operate on the terms in place before it was rescinded on September 5, 2017....