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Dr. Lassiter received the 2016 national Leadership Award from the American Association of Community Colleges during the organization’s annual conference in Chicago.
Entrepreneurs who want to learn how to expand their businesses are invited to attend the inaugural National Small Business Week Conference May 2-4.
DCCCD students, administrators and advisors received dozens of honors at the recent 2016 Texas Regional Convention of Phi Theta Kappa.
The 17 DCCCD students selected and others from across the state were honored as the top community college scholars in Texas.
Students who enroll in the new collegiate academies that will open this fall can earn up to 60 college credit hours through DCCCD’s dual credit program.
Dr. Sharon Blackman, Dallas County Community College District’s Talent Central strategic learning consultant, is a 2016 recipient of the Paul A. Elsner International Excellence in Leadership Award.
Fitch Ratings cited the district’s low tax rate, affordable tuition rate and solid management practices as factors in its rating.
Recent graduates of the program have been recognized for their achievements in business and contributions to the community and the economy.
Students in grades 6 through 12 and their parents are invited to the Las Llaves del Éxito (or Keys to Success) Leadership and Career Symposium on Saturday, April 16.
Elections for three seats on the DCCCD board of trustees will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016. several candidate forums are scheduled in late March and early April.
Dr. Mark Nelson will be the keynote speaker for the free event on Friday, April 15.
High-paying jobs should be plentiful in the DFW area for DCCCD’s future coders.
The new policy will save students time and allow them to plan ahead.
Anna Mays and Dr. Jennifer Wimbish will be recognized for their achievements and commitment to student success during Phi Theta Kappa’s national convention in April in Maryland.
Three DCCCD students met with two U.S. congressmen and a senator during the four-day trip in February.
After 13 years as Cedar Valley’s first African-American president, Dr. Jennifer Wimbish will retire on Aug. 31, 2016.
Only top applicants are accepted into DCCCD’s nursing programs due to the lack of faculty, but those who get in have plenty of job options when they graduate.
Realistic mannequins mimic health symptoms, letting students practice what they've learned in the classroom.
The new statewide initiative will encourage both K-12 and college students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Starting with the fall 2016 semester, students will enjoy more options and reduced fees when accessing financial aid funds, thanks to an agreement with TouchNet Information Systems Inc.
DCCCD students participated in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade on Jan. 18, and the colleges continued the celebration with February activities marking Black History Month.
The stress of a career in criminal justice isn’t for everyone, but for those who feel called to the profession, the rewards of helping others make the job worthwhile.
On Tuesday, Jan. 26, area residents and businesses can learn about navigating the insurance process, working with FEMA on disaster relief claims, handling contractors and more.
The pilot program started on Jan. 19 and is offered to Parkland’s personnel who work in minimum-wage jobs because of their language and education limitations.
During a special program at El Centro College, officials encouraged students to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act by the Jan. 31 deadline.
Michael Cooley, dean of North Lake’s construction management program, says his students enjoy 100 percent employment after graduation.
This team of DCCCD STEM students is the fourth group to work on an externship with Sharyland, carrying the momentum started by their predecessors.
Business owner Harry Clincy received the Government Contractor of the Year award last fall from the Center for Government Contracting and the Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center.
The district’s outreach efforts include tax relief for property owners, free seminars to help homeowners deal with the storm’s aftermath, free job training and more.
Eligible veterans can earn a certificate and then an associate degree in this high-demand health care field.
Students and staff have come up with creative ways to help others not just at the holidays but throughout the year.
Richland, Eastfield and Mountain View colleges will offer an associate degree in electrical engineering technology, which will prepare veterans and others to meet the needs of TI and other employers.
Innovative journalism courses are preparing students for a changing media landscape and resulted in awards at a recent convention.
“Take a stance against overdoing and overspending during the holidays,” advises faculty member Johnny Castro.
Faculty member Jason Alvarado says information security is the hottest industry in the digital world, and digital forensics graduates can land a lucrative job in the business.