DCCCD News http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/ Latest DCCCD News en-us Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:28:58 -0500 60 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/_layouts/images/homepage.gif DCCCD News http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/ Notice of 2014 Property Tax Rates and Public Hearings http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/2014PropertyTaxRates.aspx See last year’s tax rates, this year’s effective rates and this year’s rollback tax rates for residents of Dallas County. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:27:03 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/2014PropertyTaxRates.aspx New Community Garden Is an Oasis in a ‘Food Desert’ http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/MVCgarden08-27-14.aspx 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. Release date: Aug. 21, 2014 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:47:28 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/MVCgarden08-27-14.aspx Notice of Public Hearing for the Adoption of the 2014-2015 Budget http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/BudgetHearingNotice08-22-14.aspx The DCCCD Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing for the purposes of adopting a budget on Sept. 2, 2014. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:27:34 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/BudgetHearingNotice08-22-14.aspx Financial Aid News http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/FANews06-14-11.aspx Read the latest updates about DCCCD financial aid. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:16:09 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/FANews06-14-11.aspx Registration News http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/RegNews2012.aspx Get all the latest news about registering for classes. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:46:09 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/RegNews2012.aspx El Centro Cooks Up Apprenticeship Program http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/ChefApprentice08-13-14.aspx Participants in the new program will hone their culinary skills through three years of on-the-job training in addition to classroom study. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:02:31 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/ChefApprentice08-13-14.aspx Area DCCCD Students Named Muse Scholars http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/Muse08-08-14.aspx 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. Release date: July 29, 2014 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:59:43 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/Muse08-08-14.aspx DCCCD Chancellor Names Two New College Presidents http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/PresNamed07-31-14.aspx 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. Release date: Aug. 5, 2014 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 03:30:37 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/PresNamed07-31-14.aspx DCCCD Students’ Experiment, Dreams Crystalize in Space http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/Nasa07-31-14.aspx 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. Release date: July 30, 2014 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:32:00 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/Nasa07-31-14.aspx Bring Home the Bacon: Pig Out at El Centro’s Hop ‘N Hog Event http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/HopNHog07-23-14.aspx This signature event raises funds for the culinary arts program at El Centro College. Release date: July 22, 2014 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:02:58 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/HopNHog07-23-14.aspx Eastfield Newsroom http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/EFC/Pages/Eastfield%20Newsroom.aspx Link to EFC's news release page Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:43:24 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/EFC/Pages/Eastfield%20Newsroom.aspx Where to Cast Your Vote for DCCCD Districts 5 and 6 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/PollingPlaces05-06-14.aspx Elections will be held for two seats of the DCCCD Board of Trustees on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:38:06 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/PollingPlaces05-06-14.aspx Mountain View College Receives $28,824 From Wells Fargo Environmental Solutions for Communities Grant Program http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/MVCWellsFargoGrant07-11-14.aspx The grant will support “living labs” at the college where students will learn real-world skills through hands-on learning opportunities. Release date: July 7, 2014 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:37:59 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/MVCWellsFargoGrant07-11-14.aspx DCCCD Student Who Fled Civil War, Death Receives Scholarship for Bravery and Courage http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/KrampSchol06-23-14.aspx 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. Release date: June 20, 2014 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:28:09 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/KrampSchol06-23-14.aspx Summer Camps for Kids Mean Fun at DCCCD http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/SummerCamps05-14-14.aspx Fill your child's or teenager's summer with learning and fun through the many summer camps offered by the colleges of DCCCD. Release date: May 14, 2014 Thu, 05 Jun 2014 20:04:25 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/SummerCamps05-14-14.aspx Flex Term Classes Available http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/FlexAvailable08-25-11.aspx 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. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:06:01 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/FlexAvailable08-25-11.aspx DCCCD Trustees Elect New Board Chair http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/ComptonBoardChair06-05-14.aspx 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. Release date: June 5, 2014 Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:38:13 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/ComptonBoardChair06-05-14.aspx Free Conference Explores Clean Jobs, Clean Resources and a Clean Environment http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/CVCsustConf06-03-14.aspx Learn how to achieve a cleaner quality of life at Cedar Valley College on June 13. Release date: June 2, 2014 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:54:39 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/CVCsustConf06-03-14.aspx DCCCD Earns AAA Bond Rating From Fitch http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/FitchRating06-03-14.aspx Fitch said that DCCCD has maintained a strong financial profile and applies strong management practices. Release date: May 27, 2014 Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:47:30 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/FitchRating06-03-14.aspx DCCCD Students Take Top Honor Society Awards http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/PTKhonors05-28-14.aspx 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. Release date: May 22, 2014 Wed, 28 May 2014 19:37:24 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/PTKhonors05-28-14.aspx DCCCD Speaker Will Explore Water Harvesting and Cisterns http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/CleanEcon05-28-14.aspx Hear permaculture expert Nate Downey at Clean Economy Series presentations June 27 and 28 at Richland College. Release date: May 21, 2014 Wed, 28 May 2014 14:56:05 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/CleanEcon05-28-14.aspx DCCCD Partners With Goldman Sachs in 10,000 Small Businesses Program http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/GS10KSB05-20-14.aspx The $20 million partnership will create jobs and stimulate growth for area small business. Release date: May 19, 2014 Tue, 20 May 2014 20:21:17 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/GS10KSB05-20-14.aspx DCCCD Chancellor Appoints Interim President http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/MVCinterimPres05-20-14.aspx Dr. Preston Pulliams has been appointed interim president of Mountain View College following the retirement of the college’s president, Felix Zamora. Release date: May 15, 2014 Tue, 20 May 2014 17:54:27 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/MVCinterimPres05-20-14.aspx New Rule Limits Amount of Time for Loans http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/NewLoanRule05-16-14.aspx 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. Fri, 16 May 2014 21:59:42 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/NewLoanRule05-16-14.aspx DCCCD Award Winners Create the Art of Life http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/ArtsAwards05-13-14.aspx Fifteen students received awards recognizing their talent in art, music and creative writing thanks to Eleanor and George Jones and their family. Release date: May 5, 2014 Tue, 13 May 2014 23:33:04 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/ArtsAwards05-13-14.aspx