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NEWS RELEASES


APRIL 17, 2018

College of the Canyons is one of seven California community colleges selected to participate in the Promises That Count initiative, which aims to support the continuous improvement and development of College Promise programs to help more Los Angeles County students graduate.​


APRIL 10, 2018

As a staff scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Dr. Vanessa Bailey’s job is to capture high-contrast images of exoplanets. On Friday, April 27, she will speak about her discoveries at the spring 2018 Star Party at the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus.


APRIL 9, 2018

The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center will host an open house on Thursday, April 19 for students interested in earning a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree without having to leave the Santa Clarita Valley or quit their full-time jobs.


APRIL 6, 2018

Registration is now open for the popular career exploration-themed College of the Canyons Summer Institute, with weekly sessions running July 9 to 13 and July 16 to 20.


APRIL 4, 2018

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery presents the 22nd Annual Student Art Exhibition, an eclectic and stunning collection of work created by the college’s student artists.


APRIL 2, 2018

The College of the Canyons First-Year Promise program is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 year.


MARCH 30, 2018

Former College of the Canyons baseball player Justin Dehn has been named to the 2016-17 California Community College Athletic Association Scholar Athlete Honor Roll.


MARCH 30, 2018

The 2017 state championship College of the Canyons men’s golf team has been named a 2016-17 California Community College Athletic Association Scholar Team Award winner.


MARCH 28, 2018

The College of the Canyons Nursing Program received notification of initial accreditation for six years from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation on March 9, making it the first program accredited by the commission in California.


MARCH 26, 2018

Two College of the Canyons leaders were honored by Santa Clarita Valley International School/iLEAD Schools at their recent “Vision in Education” benefit dinner.


MARCH 23, 2018

The Center for Early Childhood Education and Southern California Valley Association for the Education of Young Children will host the Valencia campus’ 14th annual "Play Day" as part of the nationally celebrated Week of the Young Child.


MARCH 13, 2018

The Theatre Department presents “Almost, Maine” in the Black Box Theater at the Performing Arts Center for a limited engagement March 23 to 31.


MARCH 2, 2018

The College of the Canyons Employee Training Institute has received $647,584 from the Employment Training Panel to provide companies with customized training programs.


MARCH 1, 2018

The First-Year Promise program, which offers full-time freshman students free tuition for their first year of study, has received a $50,000 donation from Sand Canyon Country Club.


FEBRUARY 22, 2018

College of the Canyons has added more than 100 short-term classes to its spring semester schedule to accommodate the needs of working students.


FEBRUARY 12, 2018

The American Welding Society has designated College of the Canyons as an Accredited Testing Center for Certified Robotic Arc Welding, making the college one of seven programs in the nation, and the only one in California, to have this prestigious status.


FEBRUARY 6, 2018

The Santa Clarita Community College District’s independent citizens’ bond oversight committee has accepted an independent audit confirming that, for the 11th year in a row, the district has properly accounted for all bond expenditures.


FEBRUARY 1, 2018

The Art Gallery presents “Paintings and Collages,” an exhibit featuring the work of artist and former Art Gallery director Larry Hurst. The exhibit runs Saturday, Feb. 10 through Thursday, March 29


JANUARY 31, 2018

The good news: College of the Canyons will begin construction on its first parking structure in March, a project that will add 1,000 spaces to the Valencia campus.


JANUARY 1, 2018

The College of the Canyons First-Year Promise program, which offers full-time freshman students waived tuition and fees during their first year of study, has received a $24,000 donation from Scorpion, a Valencia-based internet design and marketing firm.


DECEMBER 21, 2017

The College of the Canyons First-Year Promise program, which offers qualifying full-time freshman students free tuition and fees during their first year of study, received a $10,000 pledge from Logix Federal Credit Union.


OCTOBER 30, 2017

In recognition of his continued advocacy for higher education and decades of service to the Santa Clarita Valley, the College of the Canyons Foundation has named U.S. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (Ret.) as the recipient of the college’s 2018 Silver Spur Community Service Award.


SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

The College of the Canyons Foundation has committed to raising $500,000 over the next two years for the First-Year Promise program, which launched this fall.


SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

The Santa Clarita Community College District Early Childhood Education Centers participate in the Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Important 
 
NOTICES
 
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.