DCCCD News http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/ Latest DCCCD News en-us Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:37:39 -0500 60 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/_layouts/images/homepage.gif DCCCD News http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/ Say Cheese! El Centro Honors Mozzarella Company’s Founder, Sets Bits and Bites http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/BitsBites03-26-15.aspx Join us as we honor Paula Lambert of The Mozzarella Company on Sunday, April 12, at El Centro’s annual Bits and Bites fundraiser. Release date: March 26, 2015 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:50:14 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/BitsBites03-26-15.aspx DCCCD Cuts Cost of All Textbooks for Students With New Bookstore Contract http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/Textbooks03-17-15.aspx 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. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:06:58 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/Textbooks03-17-15.aspx Service for Former DCCCD Trustee Pattie Powell Is Announced http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/PowellMemorial03-18-15.aspx Family, friends and the community will honor Mrs. Powell’s legacy Sunday, March 22, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church in Richardson. Release date: March 18, 2015 Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:26:39 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/PowellMemorial03-18-15.aspx DCCCD 2015 Sustainability Summit: Living Green http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/2015SSummit03-02-15.aspx Community members can learn how to live green during the Dallas County Community College District’s 2015 Sustainability Summit. The free event will be held on April 2 at Brookhaven College. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:11:58 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/2015SSummit03-02-15.aspx “Keys to Success” for College Open Doors at Free DCCCD Program http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/Llaves02-26-15.aspx 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. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:45:32 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/Llaves02-26-15.aspx DCCCD Sets Tribute to Honor Founding Chancellor http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/PriestCeleb-2-17-15.aspx A special tribute will be held Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 at Eastfield College in Mesquite from 2 to 4 p.m. in the performance hall for the late Dr. Bill J. Priest. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:28:12 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/PriestCeleb-2-17-15.aspx DCCCD Trustees OK New President for Mountain View College http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/RGarzaMVC-2-17-2015.aspx On Tuesday, Feb. 17, members of the Dallas County Community College District’s board of trustees approved a recommendation made by Dr. Joe May, DCCCD chancellor, to appoint Dr. Robert Garza as president of Mountain View College. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:53:47 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/RGarzaMVC-2-17-2015.aspx STEM Fair Brings High-Tech Treasure Hunt, Science Together http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/STEMfair02-05-15.aspx 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. Release date: Feb. 3, 2015 Thu, 05 Feb 2015 20:48:13 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/STEMfair02-05-15.aspx DCCCD Assists With Career Coaching for Military Hiring Fair http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/MilCareerFair02-03-15.aspx 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. Release date: Feb. 3, 2015 Tue, 03 Feb 2015 23:19:27 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/MilCareerFair02-03-15.aspx Dr. Joe May: Obama’s Community College Proposal Is a Good Idea http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/A-good-idea.aspx Read an op-ed from Joe D. May, chancellor of DCCCD, on Obama's community college proposal. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:18:13 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/A-good-idea.aspx Small Business Owners: Register for Free 10,000 Small Businesses Program by Feb. 2 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/10KSBReg01-23-2015.aspx Small business owners: Register for free 10,000 Small Businesses program by Feb. 2, 2015. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:56:41 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/10KSBReg01-23-2015.aspx DCCCD Chancellor Will Co-Chair National Learning Community http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/MayLearningComm12-09-14.aspx The new partnership aims to help low-income community college students find resources they may need to finish school. Release date: Dec. 9, 2014 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:15:50 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/MayLearningComm12-09-14.aspx Free Webinar for Small Business Owners Offered http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/10KSBWebinar01-16-15.aspx 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. Release date: Jan. 16, 2015 Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:37:56 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/10KSBWebinar01-16-15.aspx Flex Term Classes Available http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/FlexAvailable08-25-11.aspx Remember, if you miss the registration cutoff for regular-schedule classes, you can still sign up for Flex Term classes. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:54:56 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/FlexAvailable08-25-11.aspx Registration News http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/RegNews2012.aspx Get all the latest news about registering for classes. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:11:47 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/RegNews2012.aspx DCCCD Chancellor Comments on Free Community College Proposal http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/CCproposal01-09-15.aspx 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. Release date: Jan. 9, 2015 Fri, 09 Jan 2015 22:38:18 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/CCproposal01-09-15.aspx DCCCD Mourns Loss of First Chancellor, Dr. Bill J. Priest http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/BillPriest01-04-15.aspx Dr. Priest served as chancellor from 1965 until his retirement in 1981. He died Dec. 31, 2014, at age 97. Release date: Jan. 4, 2015 Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00:37:37 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/BillPriest01-04-15.aspx DCCCD Trustees Approved New Vice Chancellors http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/NewVCs12-05-14.aspx Dr. Fernando Figueroa and Mark Hays will join DCCCD as vice chancellors, and Dr. Pyeper Wilkins, formerly of El Centro College, will serve as associate vice chancellor for advancement/executive director, DCCCD Foundation. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 18:09:50 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/NewVCs12-05-14.aspx DCCCD Makes Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/WhiteHouse12-04-14.aspx Hundreds of higher education leaders convened in Washington, D.C., today for the White House College Opportunity Day of Action. Release date: Dec. 4, 2014 Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:28:08 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/WhiteHouse12-04-14.aspx M2M: DCCCD Vets’ Program Melds Military Experience, Manufacturing http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/VIPforVets11-07-14.aspx A new program will give veterans an opportunity to train for high-demand careers without using their VA benefits. Release date: Nov. 7, 2014 Fri, 07 Nov 2014 23:36:46 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/VIPforVets11-07-14.aspx Eastfield College Police Officers Injured Pursuing Suspect http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/EFCpolice11-04-14.aspx Two Eastfield College police officers were attacked by a trespasser on the evening of Nov. 3, 2014. The suspect has been apprehended. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:05:27 -0600 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/EFCpolice11-04-14.aspx DCCCD’s Business Institute Celebrates 25 Years of Service to Dallas http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/BJPanniv10-28-14.aspx The Bill J. Priest Institute for Economic Development will host an open house Nov. 6 to mark the occasion. Release date: Oct. 27, 2014 Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:26:38 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/BJPanniv10-28-14.aspx College News http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/College-News.aspx View news from the colleges of DCCCD. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:26:40 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/College-News.aspx Free DCCCD/Dallas ISD Event Helps Students Prepare for College http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/Llaves10-09-14.aspx The Keys to Success/Las Llaves del Éxito college fair for families will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the University of North Texas at Dallas. Release date: Oct. 6, 2014 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:43:53 -0500 http://www.dcccd.edu/AU/MedRelate/News/Pages/Llaves10-09-14.aspx