Bypass navigation bar Search Home

Sign In

2012 News

 
sun and leaf icon
**Please note: This is archived registration information. Visit our Registration page for the latest information about registering for classes.
spring icon
**Please note: This is archived registration information. Visit our Registration page for the latest information about registering for classes.
photo of W. Wesley Jameson
W. Wesley Jameson, a resident of Duncanville, was sworn in on Tuesday, Jan. 3, as the newest member of the Dallas County Community College District’s board of trustees.
arts icon
The Dallas County Community College District will serve as a community partner in 2012 for the 21st season of the Arts & Letters Live program — part of the Dallas Museum of Art’s multi-faceted offerings.
photo of Dr. Richard McCrary
After almost 40 years with DCCCD, Dr. Richard McCrary had served students in some way at almost every campus in the district. McCrary died on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, following a lengthy illness.
gold seal document icon
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the “AA” rating for the Dallas County Community College District’s $25.6 million in revenue financing system refunding bonds, series 2006, as part of its continuous surveillance effort.
calculator icon
DCCCD is mailing the 1098-T to all eligible students for 2011. You can also access your form online.
writing pen icon
DCCCD is sponsoring Friday’s Arts & Letters Live event at the Dallas Museum of Art, featuring South African-born writer Richard Mason and longtime New Yorker Amor Towles.
AAMAB logo
DCCCD’s third annual African American Male Academic Bowl — called “Aiming for the Stars” — tested the brain power and academic skills of 4th- through 7th-graders at North Lake College on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012.
graduate icon
DCCCD and DISD will host a half-day college fair for high school juniors and seniors and their parents on March 3 at Mountain View College.
U.S. flag icon
A free resource fair for women veterans will include a job fair, plus sessions about health care, employment benefits and other resources.
writing pen icon
The Dallas County Community College District, one of several community partners in 2012 for the 21st season of the Arts and Letters Live series offered by the Dallas Museum of Art, will co-sponsor a number of authors’ visits in March.
pencil and paper icon
Applications for the 2012-2013 academic year are due this spring. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!
photo of person wearing volunteer T-shirt
On Friday, March 2, 2012, an army of 1,000 volunteers  — all employees of the Dallas County Community College District  — fanned out across Dallas County to lend their hands and hearts to agencies that needed their help with community service projects.
gold star icon
A select group of DCCCD employees were recognized for excellence on the job during a special program on Friday, Feb. 24.
alert icon
A new state law requires all students to choose a program of study. You can’t get a copy of your official transcript unless you choose your program of study by the time you complete 45 credit hours.
image of knife-fork-plate
For “Bits and Bites” of spirits, sweets and savory things, El Centro College is the place to be Sunday, March 25, as area chefs lend their hands and their talents to raise funds for ECC's culinary arts program.
DCCCD service learning students who need to earn service hours for the spring semester can do that and give the gift of life at the same time March 26.
green idea icon
Choose from five different educational tracks at this second-annual event, Thursday, April 5, at Eastfield College.
graduation cap icon
The three finalists in the search for president of Richland College will participate in open forums so they can share their thoughts with students, faculty, staff and community members.
photo of Fabien Cousteau
Third-generation ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau will speak to students involved with the DCCCD Community College STEM Scholars and Fellows Institute on April 12 and 13, 2012.
photo of Betheny Reid
Betheny Reid, president of the DCCCD Foundation and associate vice chancellor for development, has been named a 2012 recipient of the CASE Commonfund Institutionally Related Foundation Award.
arts icon
Fifteen budding artists took center stage at an awards ceremony held April 5 by the Dallas County Community College District Foundation to recognize student talents in music, writing and the visual arts.
photo of Judy Blume
Judy Blume’s fans will have a chance to meet her and hear more about her life and work during a program presented by DCCCD on Thursday, April 19, as part of the Arts and Letters Live series sponsored by the Dallas Museum of Art.
The Dallas County Community College District and Dallas County Health and Human Services are coordinating an investigation into a single suspected case of tuberculosis at El Centro College. 
volunteer icon
A one-day event, “Be the Change,” will bring together volunteers to clean up the Great Trinity Forest on Saturday, April 28.
diploma icon
DCCCD is encouraging students to pledge to complete their associate degree or certificate.
studying icon
Applications are due June 1 for three DCCCD scholarships. Don’t miss out!
photo of Dr. Kathryn Eggleston
During its regular monthly meeting, the DCCCD board of trustees approved the appointment of Dr. Kathryn Eggleston as the new president of Richland College.
graduate icon
This spring, hundreds of students are graduating from the Dallas County Community College District’s seven colleges, with family members and friends on hand to celebrate their accomplishments.
ladybug icon
Several campuses of the Dallas County Community College District offer the perfect solutions to summertime needs for camp, classes and fun.
writing pen icon
As the 21st season of Arts and Letters Live moves toward its conclusion in June, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Dallas County Community College District — a community partner — celebrate the works of authors who amuse, mystify and delight readers.
lightbulb icon
This statewide conference will offer professionals who work with foster youth a variety of new ideas, best practices and other information that can help them better serve those students.
gold seal document icon
Fitch Ratings has affirmed its “AAA” rating for the Dallas County Community College District’s outstanding general obligation debt, which comprises $372 million in GO bonds and $2.1 million in maintenance tax notes.
newspaper icon
The U.S. government has set new rules for financial aid. Most of these changes went into effect with the 2012-2013 award year, which began July 1, 2012.
BooksmART logo
The free, one-day BooksmART Festival offer families and children of all ages a chance to celebrate literature and the arts on Saturday, June 9, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
leaf icon

**Please note: This is archived registration information. Visit our Registration page for the latest information about registering for classes.
gold star icon
Two DCCCD students will be honored for their tenacity, courage and determination when they receive the 2012 Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Scholarship Award during a special program on Thursday, June 7, 2012.
image of snowflake and flower
**Please note: This is archived registration information. Visit our Registration page for the latest information about registering for classes.
idea lightbulb icon
DCCCD students and staff and other institutions don’t have to dig through boxes of hard-copy catalogs anymore to find old information. A new Web page provides online access to 46 years’ worth of DCCCD catalogs.
Texas flag icon
A cadre of five Texas community college systems will collaborate on ideas and projects designed to improve student success and credential completion rates.
solar system image
Twenty DCCCD students were asked to design a Mars rover during a three-day visit to Johnson Space Center, part of DCCCD’s special partnership in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program.
icon of paper with A+ at the top
Eight students have been named 2012-2013 LeCroy Scholarship recipients by the DCCCD Foundation for their outstanding leadership and academic achievements.
Get information about the DCCCD public hearing for the purpose of adopting a budget.
icon of piece of paper
View the 2012 notice of a tax increase.
calculator icon
See last year’s tax rates, this year’s effective rates and this year’s rollback tax rates for residents of Dallas county, and get information about upcoming public hearings.
pie chart icon
Members of the board of trustees for the Dallas County Community College District approved DCCCD’s 2012-2013 proposed budget Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Key elements of that budget included a tax rate increase for Dallas County property owners, a tuition increase, funds for deferred maintenance, a competitive market salary adjustment for faculty members, an across-the-board salary adjustment for employees and items that dealt with distance learning, technology and other operational areas.
calculator icon
On Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, the DCCCD board of trustees adopted a new property tax rate, approved a tuition increase effective in January and passed a new budget including funds for deferred maintenance among other key items.