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Registration for returning students is under way, and registration for all students starts April 28. Plan to register early to get the classes you want!
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​The latest collection of diverse artwork created by students from the colleges of DCCCD adorns the Founders’ Foyer and other locations at the district’s headquarters.
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​Felix Zamora will retire effective April 30, 2014, after having served the district for 31 years.
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​Three colleges in the DCCCD system — Cedar Valley, Mountain View and North Lake — are in the running for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
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​El Centro College faculty member Rosemary DesPlas will serve as installation director for an art exhibit in Shenyang, China.
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​Skylar Tibbits will share the fascinating concept of 4-D printing with future scientists, researchers, teachers and engineers during the fourth-annual STEM Summit.
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​Cedar Valley College will host the Dallas County Community College District’s 28th annual Dia de la Familia and Taste of Nutrition Fair on Saturday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3030 N. Dallas Ave. in Lancaster.
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​Register now for the free, one-day Sustainability Summit (to be held April 16) and the one-day workshop ($99, April 17).
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​DCCCD’s annual employee awards event honored faculty, administrators and professional support staff who make a difference in the lives of students.
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Six of the seven colleges in the Dallas County Community College District will hold an adjunct faculty job fair on Saturday, March 29, to find qualified people who are interested in teaching part time.
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Join us for the annual fundraiser for the El Centro College Food and Hospitality Institute on Sunday, March 30.
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​Dr. Joe May began his tenure Feb. 26 as CEO of one of the largest community college systems in Texas.
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​Well-wishers filled the Hall of State at Fair Park recently to celebrate Dr. Wright Lassiter’s 20 years of service to DCCCD.
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​The Brookhaven College Geotechnology Institute will make science fun during its two-day, interactive STEM science fair for youngsters and adults on Feb. 22-23, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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​The deadline to apply for these positions is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
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​A half-day workshop titled “Water-Efficient Property Management” will answer questions and provide ideas about that subject on Friday, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Eastfield College in Mesquite.
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​The Keys to Success/Llaves del Éxito college fair for families will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Brookhaven College.
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​During the African American Male Academic Bowl, 24 teams competed in an event that is a cross between the academic bowls of 40 years ago and today’s popular “Jeopardy” show.
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​The district’s new general counsel, Robert C. Wendland, was most recently a shareholder in and president of the firm of Rapier, Wilson and Wendland, PC, based in Allen, Texas.
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​Can families in Texas and around the world be fed with local food? That is the question Joel Salatin will answer at several programs during a three-day visit to the Dallas area Jan. 28-30, 2014.
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​A new DCCCD app is available for download at no charge. It features campus maps and lets you search directories for phone numbers, call for emergency help and access multiple websites for critical information.
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​A special naming ceremony — planned and presented by students who attend the school — was held late this fall during Homecoming week to honor Lassiter, who served as the president of El Centro when the middle college was created and who will retire in February 2014 as the sixth chancellor of DCCCD.
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​DCCCD students are eligible to apply for a spot as a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar, where they can plan for the future, build robots for space and create careers in STEM fields that include science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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​Coaches are needed to support teams of young men in the 2014 “Aiming for the Stars” Academic Bowl.
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​The board meeting scheduled for 4 p.m. on Dec. 17, 2013, was cancelled due to the lack of a quorum.
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Fitch Ratings affirmed in November that DCCCD’s revenue debt is “AA” with a stable outlook. Additionally, the Government Finance Officers Association awarded DCCCD’s annual financial report a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence.
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Dr. Joe May was unanimously approved as the next chancellor of DCCCD at the board's regular monthly meeting. Board members also named outgoing chancellor Dr. Wright Lassiter Jr. chancellor emeritus.
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The popular class returns this spring to El Centro. Tuition is $156 for both credit and continuing education students; classes will be held Thursday evenings, Jan. 24 to May 15.
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Dr. Wright Lassiter Jr., DCCCD chancellor, was honored recently by the National Association of College Auxiliary Services and the Greater Dallas Indo-American Chamber of Commerce.
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A new grant from the Walmart Foundation to El Centro College means careers and jobs for area Adult Basic Education students who need to obtain their GED or improve their basic skills in reading, writing and mathematics.
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Faculty, staff and administrators from the Dallas County Community College District are mourning the loss of DCCCD’s second chancellor, Dr. R. Jan LeCroy, who died on Thursday, Oct. 10, at the age of 82.
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Get all the latest news about registering for classes.
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You may not be able to register online for a number of reasons. Learn about the most common ones.
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Students can no longer register late for regular semester classes. (The final registration date depends on the term.) So be sure to register early!
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Remember, if you can’t register for the regular-schedule classes you want before they meet once, you can still sign up for Flex Term classes.
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Read the latest updates about DCCCD financial aid.
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Did you know you can always check eConnect to make sure you don't miss critical financial aid messages?
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Learn how financial aid disbursement works and how you can get your money earlier next semester.