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NEWS RELEASES

APRIL 15, 2019​
College Opens Basic Needs Center for Students

To help better meet the needs of housing and food insecure students, College of the Canyons has expanded and rebranded its Food for Thought Pantry into the Basic Needs Center (BaNC) to serve as a one stop-shop locale.


APRIL 12, 2019​
Art Gallery to Present Early Childhood Education Exhibit "Budding Artists"

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present “Budding Artists,” an exhibit featuring artwork created by the children enrolled in the college’s Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE), beginning Saturday, April 13.


APRIL 9, 2019​
Canyon Country Campus to Throw Star Party on May 3

The semiannual spring Star Party is touching down on Friday, May 3 at the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus with students and community members of all ages invited to take a peek into our solar system.


APRIL 9, 2019​
First-Year Promise Accepting Applications for 2019-20

The College of the Canyons First-Year Promise (FYP) program, which waives tuition and fees for new full-time college students during their first year of study, is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 year.


APRIL 5, 2019​
College to Host 16th Annual Children's Play Day on April 13

The College of the Canyons Center for Early Childhood Education (ECE) and the Southern California Valley Committee (SCVC) will host the Valencia campus’ 16th annual ‘Play Day’ event as part of the nationally celebrated Week of the Young Child.


APRIL 3, 2019​
Registration Now Open for 2019 College of the Canyons Summer Institute

Registration is now open for the popular career exploration themed College of the Canyons Summer Institute, with weekly sessions running July 8-12 and July 15-19.


MARCH 21, 2019​
College Awarded $3 Million to Upgrade Fuel Cell Technology

College of the Canyons has been awarded $3 million by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) to upgrade its existing fuel cell technology system, bringing the college one step closer to energy independence.


MARCH 8, 2019

Assistant Superintendent Named President of Reedley College

After nearly six years of service at College of the Canyons as Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Jerry Buckley has been named President of Reedley College by the State Center Community College District (SCCCD) Board of Trustees, effective June 1. 


MARCH 6, 2019

Beginning March 18, College of the Canyons will offer a new Spanish for Healthcare Workers certificate program in an effort to meet the growing need for Spanish-speaking healthcare professionals.


MARCH 4, 2019

More than 100 classes are still open to students looking to enroll in the College of the Canyons spring 2019 semester, which includes short-term classes in high-demand subject areas.


FEBRUARY 25, 2019

The College of the Canyons Resources for Individual Success in Education (RISE) is a program that was created to improve access to higher education for students who are current or former foster youth and homeless youth.


FEBRUARY 19, 2019

College of the Canyons has created a Continuing Education Survey to identify the unique and specific needs of the Santa Clarita Valley community.


FEBRUARY 6, 2019

It’s not too late to register for the College of the Canyons spring 2019 semester, which will run through Thursday, May 30.


JANUARY 28, 2019

Two College of the Canyons students have been selected to participate in the Lucy Student Pipeline Accelerator and Competency Enabler Virtual Academy.


JANUARY 28, 2019

College of the Canyons is one of 25 community colleges in the nation to have been selected to offer a Google information technology certification program.


JANUARY 25, 2019

Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook has been appointed to an oversight committee that will oversee implementation of California’s funding formula to ensure it meets the needs of the state’s 2.1 million community college students.


JANUARY 17, 2019

The college district received the best rating possible in an independent audit of its bond measure expenditures.


JANUARY 11, 2019

The college has released a mobile application designed to improve the college experience for students, staff and community members.


JANUARY 11, 2019

The college has opened a second off-campus education center to meet the needs of working adults in the Santa Clarita Valley.


AUGUST 1, 2018

Artist Devon Tsuno has given the curving façade of the Art Gallery a makeover with his largest public art project.

Important 
 
NOTICES
 
​Two incidents related to safety on campus serve as important reminders to always stay alert to what is happening around you, and to say something to Campus Safety or a college employee if you see something suspicious.


The college is offering a variety of free career skills classes. Follow the link above or call (661) 363-3304 for more information.


A message from Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook regarding the announcement that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will expire March 5, 2018.


The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office has released a guiding statement of principles regarding undocumented students.​​


College students across the U.S. are being victimized by a scam advertising phony job opportunities.

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges has reaffirmed the college's accreditation at the highest possible rating. 

 
Are vaccinations required for students? Please follow the link for more information.