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​Dallas County Community College District adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s tax rate.
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​Members of the Dallas County Community College District’s board of trustees recently passed the 2014-2015 budget, which included maintaining the current tax rate; increasing tuition, effective spring 2015; and increasing salaries for full-time employees, among other items.
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During Commit to Complete Week, Sept. 22-26, students of the colleges of DCCCD will pledge to complete their credentials and participate in other activities.
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​The Dallas County Community College District will celebrate Constitution Day in September with programs, giveaways and entertainment on its college campuses. Lectures and panel discussions about the U.S. Constitution are some of the activities planned.
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See last year’s tax rates, this year’s effective rates and this year’s rollback tax rates for residents of Dallas County.
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​The DCCCD Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing for the purposes of adopting a budget on Sept. 2, 2014.
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​A new, 40-bed organic garden at Mountain View College — its Slow Food Community Garden — will allow area residents, the college’s students and its employees to plant their own food and cultivate learning at the same time.
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​Participants in the new program will hone their culinary skills through three years of on-the-job training in addition to classroom study.
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​The nine recipients of this honor were selected on the basis of their leadership potential, determination to succeed, focus on educational goals and work ethic, along with proven leadership skills and academic achievement.
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​The DCCCD Board of Trustees voted to approve the appointment of Dr. Jose Adames as president of El Centro College and Christa Slejko as president of North Lake College.
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​A select group of students had the opportunity to study how crystals might look when grown in zero gravity thanks to a special NASA program.
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​This signature event raises funds for the culinary arts program at El Centro College.
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​The grant will support “living labs” at the college where students will learn real-world skills through hands-on learning opportunities.
Ibrahim Kamara
​Ibrahim Kamara will be able to pursue his dream of becoming a chemical engineer thanks to his tenacity and funding from the Erin Tierney Kramp Scholarship.
Charletta Rogers Compton
​Members of the DCCCD board of trustees elected a new chair, Charletta Rogers Compton. Compton has served as a DCCCD trustee for District 7 since 2000.
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​Learn how to achieve a cleaner quality of life at Cedar Valley College on June 13.
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​Fitch said that DCCCD has maintained a strong financial profile and applies strong management practices.
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​Hear permaculture expert Nate Downey at Clean Economy Series presentations June 27 and 28 at Richland College.
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​Academic honor society Phi Theta Kappa honored the Cedar Valley College chapter, a North Lake College student and the district’s past and former leaders at its annual conference.
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​The $20 million partnership will create jobs and stimulate growth for area small business.
Preston Pulliams
​Dr. Preston Pulliams has been appointed interim president of Mountain View College following the retirement of the college’s president, Felix Zamora.
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​Fill your child's or teenager's summer with learning and fun through the many summer camps offered by the colleges of DCCCD.
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​Fifteen students received awards recognizing their talent in art, music and creative writing thanks to Eleanor and George Jones and their family.
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​Elections will be held for two seats of the DCCCD Board of Trustees on Saturday, May 10, 2014.
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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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​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.