News Releases

Canyons Promise Sees Record-Breaking Growth

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

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.

Cross Country Summer Series Starts July 11

Runners of all ages are invited to participate in the 46th Annual Cross Country Summer Series on Thursday evenings from July 11 to Aug. 15.

Fire Technology Students Awarded Scholarships

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

Graduating Student Navigates Barriers, Loss

Two years ago, on the day after Thanksgiving, Almira Javier and her family were joking around during breakfast when her grandfather had a heart attack at the table.

2019 Graduating Class is Largest Ever

College of the Canyons will honor its 2019 graduating class – the largest in college history — during its 50th annual commencement ceremony on Friday, May 31.

Registration Open for Summer Soccer Camp

The men's and women’s soccer programs invite boys and girls in kindergarten through eighth grade to participate in their Youth Summer Soccer Camp. 


Registration Open for Summer Swim Camp

The swim & dive program invites swimmers ages 8 to 18 to participate in its Summer Swim Camp, with two sessions scheduled. 


Performing Arts Center Announces New Season

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 from internationally acclaimed acts and artists. 

Men's Golf Team Wins State Title

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.

Four Summer Sessions to be Offered

Students looking to get ahead this summer will benefit from the college’s extensive summer class schedule, which is divided into four sessions and includes an entire online-only session.


School of Visual & Performing Arts May Lineup

Community members are invited to enjoy an exciting lineup of music and dance performances from the School of Visual and Performing Arts this May.

Eight Alumni Inducted into Hall of Fame

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


Art Gallery Presents Student Art Exhibition

The Art Gallery presents the 23rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, an eclectic collection of art work created by the college’s talented student artists.

District Communications Recognized for Marketing

The District Communications Office has won six Community College Public Relations Organization awards and a Paragon Award from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations.

Chancellor Recognized for Marketing Leadership

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.

Registration Open for Summer Basketball Camp

The men's basketball program invites boys and girls in third to eighth grade to participate in the 2019 Howard Fisher’s Cougar Basketball Camp, with two sessions running this summer.


Basic Needs Center Opens for for Students

To help better meet the needs of housing and food insecure students, the college has expanded and rebranded its food pantry into the Basic Needs Center (BaNC) to serve as a one-stop resource.

Registration Open for Summer Institute

Registration is open for the popular career exploration themed College of the Canyons Summer Institute, with weekly sessions running July 8 to12 and July 15 to 19.