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NEWS RELEASES


NOVEMBER 15, 2017

The College of the Canyons Athletics Department invites community members of all ages to run, walk, or jog in the ninth annual Thanksgiving Day 'Turkey Trot' event benefiting the college's cross country and track & field programs.


NOVEMBER 14, 2017

Registration is underway for the College of the Canyons winter semester, which boasts more than 360 class sections.


NOVEMBER 14, 2017

The College of the Canyons music department will present its fall “Electronica Musique & Multi-Media” show on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at the Black Box Theater.


NOVEMBER 8, 2017

The College of the Canyons Jazz Ensemble ‘Just Jazz’ will be starting the New Year with a bang by heading to its first national convention. The award-winning ensemble will perform at the 9th annual Jazz Education Network (JEN) conference in Dallas, TX on Jan. 3-7, 2018.


NOVEMBER 7, 2017

College of the Canyons, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. and U.S. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (Ret.) will present the Third Annual McKeon Leadership Forum, with a special keynote presentation from Gen. Richard A. Cody (Ret.), Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army.


NOVEMBER 6, 2017

The College of the Canyons theatre department will present its production of Bill Robens’ film noir “Kill Me Deadly” beginning Friday, Nov. 10, at the Black Box Theater.


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.


OCTOBER 19, 2017

College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook has been named one of the 125 “Notable Leos for Life” by the University of La Verne to mark its 125th anniversary. 


OCTOBER 18, 2017

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery showcases new paintings by Sheldon Figoten in “Light Fields,” running Oct. 28 through Dec. 7. 


OCTOBER 13, 2017

With the purpose of creating career and job opportunities to individuals on the autism spectrum, College of the Canyons will launch the Uniquely Abled Academy (UAA) in spring 2018.


SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

College of the Canyons has been named “Education Partner of the Year” by Archdiocesan Youth Employment Services for providing job training as part of an internship program.


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.


SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

College of the Canyons has partnered with Lincoln Electric to provide certified robotic training, establishing the college as the first official Lincoln Electric Education Partner School in the nation.


AUGUST 30, 2017

Representatives from College of the Canyons were among more than 400 education leaders who gathered in Sacramento to develop strategies to expand College Promise partnerships.


AUGUST 30, 2017

The College of the Canyons Body Mind Wellness Coalition has scheduled a variety of wellness-themed events for the fall semester.


AUGUST 23, 2017

The college has launched the RISE Project to improve access to higher education for current and former foster and homeless youth.


AUGUST 15, 2017

The college will offer several Associate Degrees for Transfer (AD-T) at the Canyon Country campus this fall, including Business Administration, Psychology, and Sociology.


AUGUST 9, 2017

The college has partnered with the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, with support from the Archstone Foundation, to host free Family Caregivers Essentials workshops.

 
AUGUST 2, 2017
The college has launched a second internship program with the City of Santa Clarita, this one for students interested in building inspection careers. 

JULY 26, 2017
Four college programs have been ranked as Strong Workforce Stars, a new commendation for career education programs whose students show significant gains in social mobility and earning power. ​

JULY 25, 2017
For College of the Canyons students grappling with mental health issues, immediate support is now just a text away.​

JULY 24, 2017
The college has been awarded a $311,432 grant by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office to enhance its MakerSpace centers at the Valencia and Canyon Country campuses.​

JUNE 28, 2017
The accrediting commission that oversees College of the Canyons has confirmed that the college continues to meet accreditation standards, eligibility requirements and commission policies. ​

MARCH 29, 2017
Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook has been named the National Pacesetter of the Year by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations.

MARCH 21, 2017
Instructors Christine Hirst and Thomas Gavin have been selected by the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute to join a NASA airborne astronomy flight this fall.


Important 
 
NOTICES
 
Message Regarding DACA
A message from Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook regarding the Department of Homeland Security's announcement that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will expire March 5, 2018.

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

​​Beware of Job Scam
College students across the U.S. are being victimized by a scam advertising phony job opportunities.
Accreditation Renewed
The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges has reaffirmed the college's accreditation at the highest possible rating.
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Vaccination Information
Are vaccinations required for students? Please follow the link for more information.
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