News Releases


Registration Now Under Way for Fall Semester

Aug. 14, 2019 – It is not too late to register for one of more than 1,500 classes offered during the College of the Canyons fall 2019 semester. Students and community members can choose from more than 2,000 class sections in a wide range of academic subjects and career education disciplines.

Sale of Measure E Bonds Yields $85 Million

Aug. 14, 2019 – The second bond issuance of Measure E, the Santa Clarita Community College District general obligation bonds, were sold on August 7, yielding $85 million to assist College of the Canyons in building out the Canyon Country campus and upgrading the Valencia campus.

Exhibit Kicks Off National Hispanic Heritage Month

Aug. 14, 2019 – The College of the Canyons Art Gallery presents the exhibition “Carolyn Castaño: Delineando un Paisaje Femenio – Outlining a Female Landscape” just in time for National Hispanic Heritage Month.

College to Participate in PLACE Initiative

July 23, 2019 – College of the Canyons is the only community college selected to participate in the Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE) initiative, a network of academic-community partnerships focused on civic-engagement and public-humanities work.

College Receives Grant for Online Career Education

July 16, 2019 – Thanks to a recent grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, College of the Canyons will be able to offer more online education classes and lower the cost of textbooks by expanding the use of online textbooks.

Canyons Promise Sees Record-Breaking Growth

June 26, 2019 – Canyons Promise, which waives tuition and fees for new full-time college students during their first year of study, will serve more students than ever when the new cohort enters College of the Canyons in fall 2019.

Pathways Partnership Created with Hart District

June 18, 2019 – College of the Canyons and the William S. Hart Union High School District have created a partnership that will offer college classes at high school campuses this fall.

Fire Technology Students Awarded Scholarships

June 4, 2019 – Ten fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees.


Performing Arts Center Announces New Season

May 15, 2019 – If the 2019-20 Performing Arts Center season is any indication, there’s no reason to leave the Santa Clarita Valley in search of top-quality entertainment. 

Men's Golf Team Wins State Title

May 14, 2019 – The men's golf team won the 2019 California Community College Athletic Association State Championship by a whopping 18 strokes at the Silverado Resort & Spa.

Eight Alumni Inducted into Hall of Fame

May 1, 2019 – The College of the Canyons Foundation and Alumni Network hosted its annual Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner on Thursday, April 25.

District Communications Recognized for Marketing

April 23, 2019 – The District Communications Office won seven awards from the Community College Public Relations Organization and National Council for Marketing & Public Relations.

Chancellor Recognized for Marketing Leadership

April 22, 2019 – In recognition of her longstanding support of community colleges and the efforts of the District Communications Office, Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook has been named the Community College Public Relations Organization PROmoter of the Year.

Basic Needs Center Opens for for Students

April 15, 2019 – To help meet the needs of housing and food insecure students, the college's food pantry has been expanded into the Basic Needs Center (BaNC) to serve as a one-stop resource.