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NEWS RELEASES


JANUARY 14, 2018

To better assist high school seniors with the transition to collegiate life, College of the Canyons will offer information nights on Jan. 15 and 16 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) and at Canyon High School on Thursday, Jan. 17.


JANUARY 14, 2018

Visitors to the newest College of the Canyons Art Gallery exhibition, “Vibrant Bounty: Chinese Folk Art from the Shaanxi Region,” will be carried away to Shaanxi Province, one of the cradles of Chinese civilization, for a broader understanding and appreciation for another culture.


JANUARY 11, 2018

College of the Canyons has released a new mobile application designed to improve the COC experience for students, staff and community members alike.


JANUARY 11, 2018

In a continued effort to meet the needs of working adults in the Santa Clarita Valley, College of the Canyons has opened a second off-campus education center on Soledad Canyon Road.


JANUARY 10, 2018

College of the Canyons will be partnering with the Sulphur Springs School District (SSUSD) to help support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) / Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) learning experiences for students in grades 4-6 at five elementary schools.


DECEMBER 18, 2018

Edison International has awarded the College of the Canyons fire technology program a $25,000 grant in support of the college’s development of present and future fire personnel.


DECEMBER 13, 2018

The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees, which oversees College of the Canyons, swore in recently elected board members, named its new officers, and set its 2019 meeting schedule at the board’s business and organizational meeting held on Wednesday, Dec. 5.


DECEMBER 11, 2018

College of the Canyons was recognized as a 2018 Champion of Higher Education for Excellence at the 3rd Annual Champions of Higher Education celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 4 in Los Angeles.


NOVEMBER 27, 2018

College of the Canyons was recognized by Washington Monthly magazine as one of America’s Best Colleges for Student Voting for its commitment to inspiring students to vote and actively participate in community decisions.


NOVEMBER 19, 2018

The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Holiday Home Tour annually embodies the warmth and magic of the holiday season, as the doors to exquisitely decorated Santa Clarita Valley homes are opened to the community in the name of charity and goodwill.


NOVEMBER 16, 2018

Registration is underway for the College of the Canyons winter semester, which boasts more than 350 class sections.


NOVEMBER 6, 2018

College of the Canyons has been awarded $200,000 in grant funding which will assist COC in its commitment to helping veterans, active duty members and dependents achieve their academic goals. 


NOVEMBER 2, 2018

In an effort to help students transfer to California State University campuses, College of the Canyons had added three new Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) programs in Environmental Science, Hospitality Management, and Public Health Science, which brings the college’s ADT offerings to 27 programs.


OCTOBER 29, 2018

The College of the Canyons Athletics Department has announced its 2019 Hall of Fame class of inductees, with the college’s next Athletic Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony taking place Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.


OCTOBER 25, 2018

“Come Sail Away” with Styx, which will appear for a special engagement at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Jan. 13.


OCTOBER 18, 2018

College of the Canyons has been ranked No. 29 by the Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine’s Top 100 colleges and universities list for graduating Hispanic students.


OCTOBER 17, 2018

College of the Canyons has been named a 2018 Champion of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer by The Campaign for College Opportunity. 


SEPTEMBER 26, 2018

College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook has been invited by the Bipartisan Policy Center to join its Higher Education Task Force.


SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

College of the Canyons has been ranked among the top 50 U.S. colleges for adult learners in Washington Monthly magazine’s ranking of “Best Two-Year Colleges for Adult Learners.” 


SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

The main road at the Canyon Country campus has been renamed to recognize Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook’s 30 years of leadership at College of the Canyons.


AUGUST 31, 2018

The college has launched a Zero Textbook Cost degree for the Water Systems Technology program, utilizing Open Educational Resources. The program will prepare students to become state-certified water treatment, water distribution and wastewater operators.


AUGUST 29, 2018

In recognition of their unwavering support of College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Valley, the College of the Canyons Foundation has named Don and Cheri Fleming the recipients of the prestigious Silver Spur Community Service Award.


AUGUST 24, 2018

College of the Canyons has opened an off-campus continuing education educational center to better meet the needs of working adults in the Santa Clarita Valley.


AUGUST 22, 2018

College of the Canyons students will benefit from multiple pathways designed to help them transfer quickly and seamlessly to both public and private four-year universities. 


AUGUST 16, 2018

The college has partnered with AMS Fulfillment to offer 30 pre-apprenticeships in the logistics field, one of the fastest growing industries in Los Angeles County.


AUGUST 1, 2018

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

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.