2004 News

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Dallas County Community Colleges Will Combine System Operations in South Dallas

​Dallas County Community Colleges will invest in the future of south Dallas by centralizing its administrative/system offices in new facilities at 1300 Corinth St. over the next two years. 

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Barbershop Boys Get Hooked on Books

​What better way to get young boys hooked on books than to give them something worthwhile to read as they wait for their turn in the barber's chair?

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Dallas-Area Students Receive Overcash Scholarships to DCCCD

​Six Dallas-area residents will attend schools in the Dallas County Community College District during the 2004-2005 academic year, thanks to the support of the late Dallas business and civic leader Reece A. Overcash.

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It All Begins Here … A look at DCCCD's new advertising campaign

DCCCD is shifting its advertising focus to an image campaign that emphasizes the quality reflected in the academic experience that students receive in a community college classroom, explains Claudia Robinson, DCCCD director of Marketing and Communications.

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DCCCD Announces New President at Mountain View College

​Dr. Jesus "Jess" Carreon, chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District, has announced the appointment of Felix A. Zamora as the new president of Mountain View College, effective July 1.

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DCCCD Scholarship Recipient Earns Congressional Award

​Mountain View College student Raul Magdaleno though he had hit the jackpot when he received the Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Scholarship from the Dallas County Community College District.

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New DCCCD Student Survives War, Earns Scholarship

​Most Americans have seen war on television; Djurdjijana Bura has lived it.

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DCCCD Rising Stars Have a Chance to "Complete the Dream"

​DCCCD students in the Rising Star program know they can earn their degree or program certificate without the burden of tuition and books because of the generosity of others.

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DCCCD, Congressman Frost's Office Make College More Affordable

​The Dallas County Community College District is teaming up with the office of Congressman Martin Frost to present a one-day program to make students and parents more aware of programs that can make college more affordable.

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Three Finalists for President of Mountain View College Announced

​Following a national search for the next president of Mountain View College, the names of three finalists have been announced by Dr. Jesus "Jess" Carreon, chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District.

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DCCCD Faculty and Administrators Honored

​The "best of the best," representing employees of the Dallas County Community College District, were recognized during a spring ceremony at Fair Park recently.

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DCCCD Colleges Are Early Voting Sites for May 15 Joint Election

​Each of the seven campuses in the Dallas County Community College District will serve as early voting sites for the joint election scheduled on Sat., May 15.

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Voters Approve DCCCD Bond Election, New Trustees

​Dallas County voters overwhelming approved a multi-million-dollar bond package for the Dallas County Community College District on May 15, and two new trustees were elected.

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DCCCD Foundation Awards Students Who Excel in Art, Music and Writing

​They study, they write; they sing, paint and sculpt. They also have jobs, commute and face the challenges of daily life.

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War Hero and Texas Oilman Makes Record $7 Million Pledge to DCCCD Foundation

​Colorful Texas wildcatter Ellison Miles, who literally changed the landscape of Wise County decades ago and brought prosperity to the region, wore many hats during his life.

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High Tech Expo Is Hands On, Career-Focused for Students

​Be a tekkie! Better yet...be a part of the solution in the high tech work force, earn more money and start a career by attending a special program presented by the Dallas County Community College District.

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Explore "AncesTREE" of African Roots and American Branches at DCCCD Read-In

​Exploring a family tree can be enlightening, fun and sobering. Exploring the family history of African American literature has become a Dallas event each year, with the help of authors, playwrights, actors and the Dallas County Community College District.

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Tour Promises Sneak Peek of Olympic Preparations, Plus Full Schedule of Greek Sites

​"Modern" or "new" is a relative term on the ancient isles of Greece. For instance: the "modern" Olympics were revived in Athens in 1896.

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Dedication to Literacy and Learning Marks 5th Anniversary Celebration of DCCCD's African American Read-In

​Celebrating learning and literacy has been the driving force behind the citywide African American Read-In presented by the Dallas County Community College District

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Oilman and Long-Time DCCCD Supporter Passes Away at Age 85

​Dallas oil magnate and World War II pilot Ellison Miles had achieved national recognition as one of the leading contributors of community colleges through his multi-million-dollar contributions to the Dallas County College District Foundation. Sadly, the foundation now will bid farewell to its biggest benefactor and long-time friend following his death last week.

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DCCCD consulta a la comunidad sobre sus planes futuros

​Le invitamos a participar en la "Plática con la Comunidad" sobre Dallas County Community College District y su plan maestro de desarrollo de las instalaciones. Usted puede acudir a una o varias de las siguientes reuniones.

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DCCCD Seeks Ideas and Feedback from Community about Future Plans

​Taxpayers - as well as members of the business community - are invited to a presentation by DCCCD's chancellor, Dr. Jesus "Jess" Carreon, and a discussion during a "Conversation with the Community" scheduled four times in January at various locations throughout the county.