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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.