2003 News

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DCCCD Budget Announcement

​The expected loss of state revenues for the Dallas County Community College District is $7.4 million. This cut also comes at a time when our budget is stretched significantly by the demand for classes and services because of our increasing enrollment.

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Chancellor Announces Retirement from DCCCD

DCCCD Chancellor William Wenrich submitted a letter to the Board of Trustees announcing his plan to retire from the district, effective Aug. 31, 2003.

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African American Read-In 2003 - DCCCD

​Solons and Stars Will Shine at African American Read-In

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Dallas 2003 African American Read-In

​African American Read-In 2003 Selected Biographical Sketches- DCCCD

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DCCCD Budget Update

​The Chancellor's Cabinet met in telephone conference call this afternoon to discuss DCCCD's response to the budget reduction from the state.

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DCCCD Announces Changes to Comply with Mandated State Budget Cuts

​The Dallas County Community College District will recommend a proposed tuition increase for the summer 2003 semester to its Board of Trustees during their Feb. 4 meeting.

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DCCCD Will Offer Summer Schedule and May Term

​Students interested in courses offered by the Dallas County Community College District for its popular "Maymester" and summer I and II sessions will be able to enroll in classes this year, in spite of a state-mandated budget cut that has prompted DCCCD officials to explore ways to reduce costs and save money.

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DCCCD Administrator Wins Dallas AIA Award

​Clyde Porter, assistant vice chancellor of facilities management and planning for the Dallas County Community College District, recently received a Citation of Honor from the Dallas chapter of the American Institute of Architects during its annual "Celebrate Architecture" event.

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New CVC President Comes Home to Dallas

You can go home again. That's what Dr. Jennifer Wimbish discovered when she started her first day as president of Cedar Valley College on Feb. 17.
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DCCCD Student Writer Recognized for Play, Poetry

​The second recipient of the Eleanor Jones Award in Creative Writing was recognized among students from throughout the Dallas County Community College District during an awards program held at El Centro College on Fri., March 28.

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DCCCD Students Recognized for Artistic Talents

​Seven students from throughout the Dallas County Community College District were recognized for their artistic talents during an awards program held at El Centro College on Fri., March 28.

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DCCCD Honors Distinguished Alumni

​The District recognizes former students who have made significant contributions in the community and in their professions.

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Sustainable Dallas' 5th annual conference

​Innovative thinkers Amory Lovins, co-author of Natural Capitalism and Small is Profitable, and Dr. Joseph Romm, author of Cool Companies, will be the keynote speakers at the May 9-10 Sustainable Dallas Conference.

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DCCCD Partners with Argosy University

​DCCCD students now can transfer their associate's degree credit hours to Argosy University-Dallas if they want to pursue a bachelor's degree in psychology.

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Brookhaven President Elected to National Board of Directors

Dr. Alice Villadsen, president of Brookhaven College, has been elected to serve as a member of the board of directors for the American Association of Community Colleges.

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New chancellor nominated by trustees

​Members of the Dallas County Community College District's Board of Trustees nominated Dr. Jesus Carreon as DCCCD's fifth chancellor during their regular monthly meeting on Tues., May 6.

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DCCCD welcomes new Chancellor

The Dallas County Community College District board of trustees, students and staff welcome Dr. Jesus "Jess" Carreon as DCCCD's fifth chancellor.

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Board Selects New Chancellor

​Members of the DCCCD board of trustees gave their final approval to hire Dr. Jesus Carreon as DCCCD's fifth chancellor during the group's regular monthly meeting on Tues., June 3.

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Board Okays New Chancellor, Elects New Chair

​Members of the Dallas County Community College District's board of trustees gave their final approval to hire Dr. Jesus "Jess" Carreon as DCCCD's fifth chancellor.

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Chancellor Search Process

​The Board of Trustees has begun the search process for the next Chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD).

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DCCCD Board Selects New Chancellor

Members of the Dallas County Community College District's board of trustees gave their final approval to hire Dr. Jesus Carreon as DCCCD's fifth chancellor during the group's regular monthly meeting on Tues., June 3.
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District Earns AAA Bond Rating from Two Agencies

​Two respected financial entities, Fitch Ratings and Moody's Investors Service, both have assigned AAA ratings to the Dallas County Community College District.

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Administrator Appointed to CB Committee

​Dr. Allatia Harris, an administrator with DCCCD, has been appointed to serve on the Associate of Arts in Teaching Committee for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

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Nominations Sought for 2004 Distinguished Alumni Awards

​The Dallas County Community College District is seeking nominations for the 2004 DCCCD Distinguished Alumni Awards program, which recognizes former students who have made significant contributions to the community or their professions.

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ATMs Generate Source of Revenue

​When does a withdrawal become a deposit?...When students in the Dallas County Community College District use their campus ATMs to support their programs.

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DCCCD Chancellor Bowls for Bucks to Help Employees

​This Saturday, one Dallas-area boss will be bowling for bucks to help his employees earn their degrees and to meet the people who work for him.

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DCCCD's Dallas TeleCollege Earns "PBS Campus" Designation

​Dallas TeleCollege - part of the Dallas County Community College District - joined an elite group recently when PBS announced that a select group of schools in the United States each has been designated a "PBS Campus."

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Super Fair Helps Local Businesses Learn about $4 Billion in Opportunities

​By making the procurement process easier for local businesses, the Dallas Alliance for Business Development (DABD) will be able to attract more vendors and create innovative programs that help minority and women-owned businesses.

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Drop Your Old Lap Top and Take a New View at DCCCD

​Forget your old lap top. (You know...your lap top...the one with two knees where you balanced a catalog, class schedule and notepad while you tried to look up course descriptions and juggle class rosters for your next semester in college!)