College Receives Funding for Boykin Renovations

October 15, 2019 – College of the Canyons has received state funding to begin planning much-needed renovations to Boykin Hall, a 44-year-old science laboratory facility at the Valencia campus, thanks to the efforts of state Sen. Scott Wilk and Assemblywoman Christy Smith.

Canyon Country Campus to Throw Star Party

October 7, 2019 – The fall 2019 Star Party at the Canyon Country campus on Friday, Oct. 25 will be doubly significant as it coincides with the college’s 50th anniversary and Apollo 11’s moon landing.

Big Band Swing Concert Slated for Oct. 18

October 2, 2019 – The award-winning Studio Jazz Ensemble and Lab Bands present their season-opening “Big Band Swing” concert at the Performing Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 18.

Professor Nominated for Latin Grammy Award

October 1, 2019 – Music professor Yalil Guerra has received a Latin Grammy nomination in the Best Classical Album category for his album “Cuba: The Legacy.”

Fortine to be Honored with Silver Spur Award

September 25, 2019 – In recognition of his unwavering support to College of the Canyons throughout its five-decade history, the College of the Canyons Foundation has named Bruce Fortine the 2020 recipient of the Silver Spur Community Service Award.

College to Participate in Apprenticeship Program

September 16, 2019 – College of the Canyons has been selected to collaborate in the U.S. Department of Labor's Growing Advanced Manufacturing Apprentices Across America program, which will prepare and place 5,000 workers into pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship roles.

Gallery 206 Presents Angela Divina’s ‘Salsa!’

September 11, 2019 – Gallery 206 presents the exhibition “Angela Divina: Salsa!” from Sept. 16 to Oct. 24. The solo exhibition of Divina’s most recent paintings and collages celebrates our relationship to food through the marriage of domestic science and studio painting.

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.” Out of the 10 California community colleges that made the list, COC ranks as No. 1 in Los Angeles County, No. 2 in Southern California and No. 53 nationally.

Measure E Bond Sale Yields $85 Million

August 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.