2021 News Releases

Archived news releases from the Public Information Office

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April

An Evening With José Rivera

April 8, 2021 – College of the Canyons will welcome José Rivera, award-winning playwright and the first Puerto Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Oscar, to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Monday, April 12.

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March

An Evening with Director Shelley Butler

March 25,  2021 – College of the Canyons will proudly welcome theatre director Shelley Butler to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series Wednesday, March 31.

'Meet the Grantmakers' on April 8

March 23,  2021 – The Office of Grants Development will host a virtual Meet the Grant Makers panel presentation and seminar on Thursday, April 8, offering non-profits an opportunity to learn how to improve their fundraising efforts and see their organizations thrive.

2021 Women's Conference Returns March 25-27

March 9,  2021 – The 2021 College of the Canyons Women’s Conference will be held virtually March 25 to 27 with an exciting lineup of presenters and breakout sessions centered around the theme “Empowered Women: Health, Wellness, and Balance.”

An Evening with Georgia Stitt

March 4,  2021 – College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.

Scholarly Presentations Slated for Spring

March 1,  2021 – After its cancelation last year due to the emergence of COVID-19, the College of the Canyons Scholarly Presentation will return this spring in a new virtual format.

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February

An Evening with Photojournalist Pete Souza

February 10, 2021 – College of the Canyons proudly welcomes American photojournalist and best-selling author Pete Souza to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Thursday, Feb. 18.

Public Artist Talk for Kumasi J. Barnett

February 9, 2021 – The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present a public artist talk with Kumasi J. Barnett to accompany his solo virtual exhibition “Kumasi J. Barnett: The Amazing Black-Man and Other American Stories” at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25.

Black History Month Events Announced

February 8, 2021 – In honor of Black History Month, the Multicultural Center at College of the Canyons will host a series of virtual events throughout February that highlight and celebrate Black culture.

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January

College Receives Statewide Award

January 20, 2021 – The college's noncredit program was presented an Honorable Mention award by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2021 Exemplary Program Award.

Canyons Promise Accepting Applications

January 15, 2021 – The Canyons Promise program is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 academic year. Deadline is May 1.

Spring 2021 Registration Now Open

January 12, 2021 – Registration has begun for the spring 2021 semester, which will run Monday, Feb. 8 to Thursday, June 3.

Vice President of Student Services Named

January 7, 2021 – Jasmine Ruys has been named vice president of student services at College of the Canyons, effective Jan. 1.

Preparing Students for the Workforce

January 5, 2021 – Although College of the Canyons was limited to remote instruction during the fall 2020 semester, it was clear that not everything could be properly taught over Zoom.

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Updated April 16, 2021