Students, faculty, staff and administrators in the Dallas County Community College District can help deter the spread of swine flu and other types of influenza by following some basic tips. Posted: April 29, 2009. Last update: Nov. 17, 2009
Would you like to learn more about career opportunities that involve science, technology, engineering and math? Then consider applying for the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (CAS) Program. The deadline to apply is Feb. 5, 2010. Release date: Dec. 7, 2009
If you’re a DCCCD student, you now have another way to receive your college’s official messages through a new service called "My Messages" that DCCCD has launched especially for you.
Looking for a study break? Participate in a 10-to-15-minute survey online and be entered into a drawing to win an iPod OR a $150 iTunes credit.
Justin H. Lonon — DCCCD’s vice chancellor for public and governmental affairs — has received the 2009 Edwin Crawford Award for Innovation. Lonon received the distinguished service award during the national 2009 Higher Education Government Relations Conference in Orlando, Fla. Release date: Dec. 18, 2009
Doug Hawthorne, president and CEO of Texas Health Resources, has been selected to serve as the new chairman of the Dallas County Community College District Foundation’s board of directors. The DCCCD Foundation also welcomes six new board members who are distinguished civic and business leaders in the community. Release date: Dec. 14, 2009
Seven Dallas County Community College District students have been named 2009-2010 Muse Presidential Scholars, based on their academic achievement and leadership potential. Release date: Nov. 12, 2009
Attention to detail and skill at administering millions of dollars for DCCCD recently brought honors to DesPlas when he was named a Dallas Business Journal 2009 CFO of the Year finalist. Release date: Nov. 10, 2009
You can learn more about the new Core Curriculum at question-and-answer sessions for DCCCD students in November. Oct. 30, 2009
The Association of Community College Trustees honored DCCCD Trustee Kitty Boyle in October with the 2009 ACCT M. Dale Ensign Trustee Leadership Award. Release date: Oct. 23, 2009
On Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, in Dallas, 200 young men in grades 4 through 7 will participate in a day of intense competition and mental focus. Release date: Oct. 15, 2009
Spooky notes by e-mail and friendly notices online are meant to remind students and employees that October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Oct. 12, 2009
Las Llaves del Exito, a free one-day program offered by the Dallas County Community College District, can give students the keys to their success: a college education and information about how to navigate the system so that they can attend a college or university. Event date: Oct. 31, 2009. Release date: Oct. 6, 2009
The Dallas County Community College District will celebrate Constitution Day in September with programs, giveaways and entertainment on its college campuses. Release date: Sept. 14, 2009
Get information about the history of this special event, its purpose, typical attendance rates and more.
Learn more about the eight high school and college students from throughout the Dallas metroplex who have been named 2009-2010 LeCroy Scholarship recipients by the DCCCD Foundation.
**Please note: This is archived registration information.** Registration is under way for Spring semester credit classes. Release date: Nov. 3, 2009. Updated: Dec. 21, 2009
The Dallas Stars and DCCCD are partnering to kick off the Fall semester with discounted tickets for students, faculty and staff. Sept. 1, 2009
Dr. Stephen K. Mittelstet, president of Richland College, announced today that he has submitted his letter of resignation to Dr. Wright Lassiter Jr., chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District, signaling his retirement after four decades of service to DCCCD. Release date: Sept. 1, 2009
Green jobs mean a greener economy. That’s the strategy behind a new partnership formed by five community and technical colleges/systems along the I-35 corridor in Texas. Release date: June 25, 2009
Although all DCCCD main campus locations offer textbooks through their college bookstores, students can use alternative sources that may or may not be less expensive. Release date: Aug. 26, 2009
The fall 2009 semester for the Dallas County Community College District began with a bang on Monday, Aug. 24: All DCCCD colleges are seeing enrollment increases.
Eight high school and college students from throughout the Dallas metroplex have been named 2009-2010 LeCroy Scholarship recipients by the DCCCD Foundation for their outstanding leadership and academic achievements. Release date: July 31, 2009
Read comments from Dr. Wright Lassiter Jr., DCCCD chancellor, on President Obama's American Graduation Initiative. July 14, 2009
Read a biographical sketch of Dylan Lewis, 2007-2008 Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Scholarship Award recipient and the first recipient of the new Southern Methodist University-DCCCD Kramp Transfer Scholarship. June 29, 2009
Read biographical sketches of Amanda Collins and Reginald Forest, 2009 recipients of the Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Scholarship. June 29, 2009
Dallas County Community College District and Southern Methodist University have partnered to provide a transfer scholarship to attend SMU for recipients of the Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Scholarship. June 29, 2009
*Please note: This is archived registration information.* Registration for Fall 2009 credit classes is underway now! Release date: June 4, 2009; updated: June 26, 2009
All students in Dallas County Community College District’s Teacher Preparation Program who recently finished or who currently are enrolled in several Texas Early Childhood Articulation (TECA) courses for their Associate of Arts in Teaching degree should talk to an advisor immediately about a new change in their degree plan that has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Release date: May 15, 2009
Dallas County Community College District will offer a wide range of classes this summer to educate and entertain children and teens. Release date: May 7, 2009
Hundreds of Dallas County Community College District students are crossing the stage during commencement ceremonies that begin on Sunday, May 3, and conclude by mid-month. Release date: May 1, 2009
**Please note: This is archived registration information. Registration for Summer credit classes is underway. Original publication date: April 7, 2009. Updated: May 26, 2009
The Brookhaven College Head Start Center is temporarily closed from Wednesday, April 30, through Tuesday, May 5. The action was taken by Head Start officials as a precaution after learning that the sibling of one of the youngsters who attends the center was diagnosed with Type A influenza; swine flu has not been confirmed. Release date: April 30, 2009
DCCCD is launching a new system for processing and distributing refunds and disbursements (such as financial aid funds) to students. Find out what you need to do to get your money. March 2009
The Dallas County Community College District has announced that it recently signed an agreement with Higher One, a financial services and payment company focused exclusively on higher education, to distribute refunds to more than 64,000 credit students enrolled at the district’s seven institutions. Release date: March 6, 2009
Clyde Porter, associate vice chancellor of facilities for the Dallas County Community College District, has been honored with the American Institute of Architects’ prestigious 2009 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award. Release date: February 2009
DCCCD has signed a new transfer agreement with Millsaps College and has renewed its agreement with Western Governors University. Also: The new Cedar Valley College Science/Veterinary Technology/Allied Health Building recently won an “Outstanding Design” award from American School and University Magazine. Release date: Feb. 10, 2009
The Las Llaves del Exito (Keys to Success) college fair for families will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2009. Release date: Feb. 9, 2009
Dr. Wright Lassiter Jr., chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District, has been appointed serve as a member of the Association of Community College Trustees advisory committee of presidents. Also: Discover Life in America has named Dr. Carl Knight, professor of anatomy and physiology at Eastfield College, as its “Outstanding Biodiversity Educator of the Year 2008,” based on his exceptional work with the Thicket of Diversity. Release date: Feb. 9, 2009
Families and friends celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Dallas County Community College District’s citywide African American Read-In on Saturday, Jan. 31. Read-in founder and organizer Carla Ranger challenges individuals, families and communities to join the read-in chain during Black History Month. Release date: Feb. 5, 2009
Get the facts about this special college fair for families, including information about its history and purpose.
Would you like to learn more about career opportunities that involve science, technology, engineering and math? Then consider applying for the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (CAS) Program. The deadline to apply is Jan. 29, 2009. Release date: Jan. 12, 2009
Two former Dallas County Community College District administrators — Dr. J. William Wenrich and Dr. Walter Bumphus — have been honored with the 2009 National Leadership Award from the American Association of Community Colleges. Release date: Jan. 23, 2009
DCCCD’s 10th annual African American Read-In — which celebrates literacy among people of all ages and shares the writings of African-American authors — will be held on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre in Dallas. Release date: Jan. 22, 2009
Read testimonials by past participants in this special DCCCD event.
View fast facts about this special DCCCD event.