Laptop Lending Program Launched

April 8, 2020 – To assist students during the recent transition to remote instruction, College of the Canyons launched a laptop lending program that has supplied 200 laptops so far to students currently enrolled in the spring semester.

Additional COVID-19 Cases Reported

April 6, 2020 – Two more members of the College of the Canyons community have been diagnosed with coronavirus. These are the second and third cases of coronavirus connected to the college.

Registration Underway for Free Classes

April 6, 2020 – Registration is underway for more than 40 free classes offered through the School of Personal and Professional Learning (PPL) at College of the Canyons.

Short-Term Classes Still Available

April 3, 2020 – More than 100 short-term classes are still open to students looking to enroll in the College of the Canyons spring 2020 semester.

College Reports First COVID-19 Case

April 3, 2020 – A member of the College of the Canyons community has tested positive for coronavirus. This is the first confirmed case of coronavirus with a connection to the college.

New Fuel Cell Is Up and Running

April 2, 2020 – On Tuesday, March 24, the college came one step closer to energy independence when its new Bloom Energy Corp. fuel cell went online for the first time. 

Nursing Program Donates Supplies to Henry Mayo

March 31, 2020 – In light of the global shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare professionals handling coronavirus cases, the College of the Canyons nursing program has donated this essential equipment to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.

Instruction & Services Resume Remotely

March 23, 2020 – After a weeklong pause for most classes and services, College of the Canyons resumed instruction and the delivery of student services in remote formats today.

Chancellor Granted Emergency Authority

March 19, 2020 – The College of the Canyons Board of Trustees held a special meeting on Thursday, March 18 to discuss the rapid developments in the college’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Student Services Transition to Remote Delivery

March 18, 2020 – To protect the health and safety of its campus community, College of the Canyons is converting its in-person college services to remote delivery, a process expected to be completed by March 20.

In-Person Instruction Suspended Effective March 16

March 13, 2020 – In an effort to reduce exposure to coronavirus, College of the Canyons will suspend in-person instruction effective Monday, March 16. 

Events Canceled During March and April

March 13, 2020 – In compliance with the state’s ban on large gatherings to curb the spread of coronavirus, College of the Canyons has canceled events that were scheduled during the months of March and April.

College Among Top 25 for Hispanics

March 4, 2020 – College of the Canyons has been ranked nationally No. 22 and 25 in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine for enrolling the largest number of Hispanic students and granting the most degrees, respectively.

Free Financial Aid Workshops Scheduled

February 20, 2020 – The College of the Canyons Financial Aid Office has scheduled free financial aid application workshops throughout the Spring 2020 semester for students at the Valencia and Canyon Country campuses.

College Receives $400,000 Mental Health Grant

February 19, 2020 – The Santa Clarita Community College District has received a $400,000 grant from the California Community College Chancellor’s Office to expand and enhance mental health services and awareness to students and the campus community.

Audit Confirms Bond Measures' Compliance

February 10, 2020 – The Bond Oversight Committee has accepted the results of an audit confirming that, for the 12th year in a row, the college has properly accounted for all bond expenditures.

Art Gallery Features Jessica Wimbley Exhibit

January 30, 2020 – The Art Gallery will feature the mixed media work of artist Jessica Wimbley in her solo exhibition “Belle Jet and Cabinet Cards.”

Students Provide Free Tax Preparation Services

January 22, 2020 – You may qualify to have your income tax returns filed for free by College of the Canyons business accounting students who are certified with the Internal Revenue Service.

Canyons Promise Accepting Sign-ups

January 21, 2020 – The Canyons Promise program is now accepting sign-ups for the 2020-21 year. 

Bond Refunding to Save Taxpayers $8.3 Million

December 3, 2019 – College of the Canyons has refunded $31 million of outstanding general obligation bond debt.

$749,760 Award to Provide Company Training

November 19, 2019 – The Employee Training Institute has received $749,760 from the Employment Training Panel to provide local companies with customized training programs.

College Recognized for Excellence in Transfer

October 22, 2019 – For the second year in a row, College of the Canyons has been named a Champion of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer by The Campaign for College Opportunity.

College No. 1 for Adult Learners in County

August 30, 2019 – College of the Canyons was ranked among the best U.S. colleges for adult learners in Washington Monthly magazine’s ranking of “Best Two-Year Colleges for Adult Learners.”