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Dr. Bill J. Priest
A special tribute will be held Wednesday, April 22, at Eastfield College in Mesquite from 2 to 4 p.m. in the performance hall to honor the late Dr. Bill J. Priest.
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​Faculty and students from the art departments of all seven colleges of DCCCD were invited to participate.
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Registration starts Tuesday, April 21, for returning students and opens to everyone on Monday, April 27. Make plans now to get the classes you want!
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​Each of the seven colleges of DCCCD will host a free immigration forum presented by Proyecto Immigrante ICS Inc. and the North Texas Dream Team during April and May.
Nina Tandon
​Nina Tandon will talk about her fascinating research and work with students and faculty fellows attending DCCCD’s fifth annual STEM Summit.
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​Join us as we honor Paula Lambert of The Mozzarella Company on Sunday, April 12, at El Centro’s annual Bits and Bites fundraiser.
Pattie Powell
Family, friends and the community will honor Mrs. Powell’s legacy Sunday, March 22, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church in Richardson. Mrs. Powell was the longest-serving trustee in DCCCD’s history
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​In DCCCD’s new contract with college textbook company Follett, the cost of textbooks no longer includes a commission. DCCCD students are expected to save an average of $600 annually as a result.
​Hear exciting speakers and take part in fun workshops during the Dallas County Community College District’s 2015 Sustainability Summit. The free event will be held April 2 at Brookhaven College.
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​The Las Llaves del Éxito (or Keys to Success) Leadership and Career Symposium — to be held March 28 at Cedar Valley College — can help students and parents follow the road to college.
Dr. Robert Garza
​Dr. Robert Garza, currently at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, will begin his tenure as president of Mountain View College on April 15, 2015.
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​Brookhaven College’s spring STEM Fair will be held Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 21-22, and will give students, parents, teachers and community members a chance to discover how STEM impacts our lives.
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​Career services staff members from DCCCD are among a number of volunteers who will assist with a Military Hiring Fair hosted by Dallas Baptist University on Feb. 10-12.

Small business owners who want to learn more about managing and expanding their businesses — and about hiring great employees — are invited to apply for the Goldman-Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Dr. Joe May
“Completing college isn’t an end; it’s a beginning,” said Dr. Joe May. “That’s why I believe the White House proposal to provide a free community college education to all Americans is a model for success.”
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​On Jan. 21, join us to learn about the Goldman-Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program for the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Registration for the next class closes Feb. 2.
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​Dr. Joe May discussed today a proposal from the White House that would provide a free education for students who are enrolled at the colleges of DCCCD and the nation’s other community colleges.
Dr. Bill J. Priest
​Dr. Priest served as chancellor from 1965 until his retirement in 1981. He died Dec. 31, 2014, at age 97.
Dr. Joe May
​The new partnership aims to help low-income community college students find resources they may need to finish school.
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​Dr. Fernando Figueroa was approved as vice chancellor of educational policy, and Mark Hays will serve as vice chancellor of workforce and economic development. Also, Dr. Pyeper Wilkins will serve as associate vice chancellor for advancement/executive director, DCCCD Foundation.
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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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Read the latest updates about DCCCD financial aid.
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​If you are a first-time borrower on or after July 1, 2013, there is a limit on the maximum period of time that you can receive Federal Direct Subsidized Loans.
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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.