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August 2019

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How Assistive Technologies Improve the California Community College Student Experience

In this Q&A, Cerritos College student Ryan Rohrich shares how some of his accessibility experiences have contributed to his student success both inside and outside of the classroom as a visually impaired student.

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College Spotlight:
Calbright College Enrolling First Cohort of Learners in Three Pathways by October 1

California’s first fully online community college, Calbright College, will be enrolling a beta cohort of 300-400 learners in three pathways this fall: general information technology, cybersecurity and medical coding. Each pathway represents a key growth sector of California’s diverse economy.

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Improved ASSIST.org Helps Students Plan Their Transfers

Through an updated, intuitive design featuring an easily searchable database, California Community College students can more efficiently plan their transfers to California State University or University of California campuses with counselors. 

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A Fresh Look at the Vision Resource Center

The Vision Resource Center is an online hub for system professionals providing online learning modules for professional development and communities of practice for information and resource sharing. With a fresh design, professional development calendar, and new content being added regularly, it provides the support needed for colleges to meet the goals and commitments of the Vision for Success through the Guided Pathways framework.

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Nine Community Colleges and One District Awarded $8.5 Million to Improve Learning Outcomes and Close Equity Gaps in STEM

In collaboration with California State University and University of California campuses, several California community colleges were awarded funding from the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research to improve student success in science, technology, engineering and math courses.

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Using Student Success Metrics for Student Equity Planning at Woodland Community College

Dr. Siria Martinez, Dean of Student Success & Institutional Effectiveness at Woodland Community College, discusses how the Student Success Metrics were instrumental to her institution’s 2019-2022 equity planning process.

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CCC TechConnect's 2019 Online Teaching Conference a Tremendous Success

Nearly 1,000 attendees gathered at the Hilton Anaheim for the 2019 Online Teaching Conference to learn about recent developments in online education, information share and network. Select conference sessions are available for viewing on the Online Teaching Conference website.

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