Brent Reaves used lessons learned through the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program to help his family business rise from the ashes of a fire that gutted the restaurant in September.
Barbara Sherrill Jones recently visited Dallas and shared fond memories of DCCCD’s early days.
Both colleges received grants from the Texas Workforce Commission that will help provide employers with skilled employees and help qualify Dallas-area workers for new job opportunities.
All seven colleges of DCCCD offer courses, degrees and certificates in computer information technology, including the PC support specialty.
The Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce gave Anita Gordy-Watkins, associate vice chancellor of global development for DCCCD, an award for her outstanding work on global diversity.
Nick Graff, executive director of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers for DCCCD, will serve as president of NCATC beginning Jan. 1, 2018.
Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas recognized the team with “Innovator of the Year” honors for helping prepare adults with the skills they need for college or career success.
At Richland, Eastfield and Mountain View colleges, students learn math and blueprinting skills that will allow them to succeed in modern, high-tech manufacturing environments.
CVC automotive technology students will have the opportunity to earn industry-recognized certifications while still in college thanks to the new partnership with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the National Coalition of Certification Centers.
The Brookhaven women’s soccer team and the Eastfield women’s volleyball team celebrated their first national titles.
The program begins with 31 area high schools in 2018 and will expand to other schools in subsequent years.
The college welding students transformed the elementary school students’ drawings into giant metal sculptures of broccoli, a carrot, a potato and more.
Fifteen graduates of the program, offered locally in partnership with DCCCD, discussed its benefits during a recent roundtable discussion.
Joyce Williams, associate vice chancellor for workforce and economic development at DCCCD, is the first African-American woman to serve as chair.
The free event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Sheraton Dallas Convention Center.
Treadway’s diverse background in aerospace, academia and museum education promises to serve the institute well as it transitions to become a regional network.
The grant will help the college purchase and install equipment that will provide 930 students with training for careers in the automotive services profession.
Electrical engineering technology students from colleges of DCCCD apply electronics, mechanical principles, mathematics and science to do their work – with good jobs after graduation!
Samantha Mabry Schulze learned recently that she was among the list of contenders for a National Book Award for Young People’s
The event will be held Nov. 3 at Cedar Valley College; advance registration is requested by Oct. 30.
The mobile pantry eventually will visit all seven DCCCD colleges to help students who are facing food insecurity.
Dr. Pam Quinn, who has led distance learning and online higher education efforts at the Dallas County Community College District for more than 30 years, believes that the knowledge industry “is changing rapidly with innovative approaches and players.”
Rob Wendland, general counsel for the Dallas County Community College District, has been named one of the city’s “Top 50 General Counsels” by the National Diversity Council.
Chancellor Joe May and Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan discussed the skills gap and other workforce issues at the recent “Inspiring the American Workforce” conference.
Get more details and register now for these events, scheduled for Sept. 26, Oct. 11 and Nov. 9.
The free program, a collaborative effort between DCCCD and the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, teaches small business owners greater English fluency and basic business practices.
The dual enrollment program offers local students a clear pathway to a four-year degree in criminal justice, business or education.
During DCCCD’s Conference Day, Dr. Joe May presented the award to state Rep. Helen Giddings and state Sen. Royce West.
Richland College offers a project management program that lets students enhance skills, earn certificates and prepare to gain industry credentials.
Brandon Morton loves to teach others about sustainability, and his efforts paid off in the form of the 2017 Mayor and Keep Irving Beautiful Educator Award.
Register early — space is limited for this event on Sept. 20.
For the fifth consecutive year, the district has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association.
Eleven new scholarship recipients and four returning students were selected for their academic work, community contributions, determination and motivation to succeed.
At the Sept. 5, 2017, board meeting, Dallas County Community College District adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s tax rate.
Dr. Joe May, chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District, shared a message with DCCCD students and employees about DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
College students whose lives have been disrupted by Hurricane Harvey can move forward with the help of the Dallas Community Colleges.
Students preparing for the respiratory care profession at El Centro College learn medical skills that let them put empathy into practice.
Deborah “Debbie” Hutchison’s gentle, patient voice has guided countless students needing answers to questions about our colleges.
Register by Monday, Aug. 28, for this event where industry, government and education leaders will discuss continental workforce issues, Aug. 30-31.
Members of the public can join these college communities for safe and informative viewing opportunities Aug. 21.
Former El Centro College student Carolyn Iduh, who hopes to become a doctor, has received a full-tuition scholarship to attend SMU.
As the education partner in this competition, DCCCD is field testing adult literacy apps.
Six new LeCroy Scholars have been named for 2017-2018; each will receive full tuition and books for up to six semesters.
See information about property tax rates and related hearings that were held Aug. 15 and Aug. 22 for residents of Dallas County.
Under the Memorandum of Understanding with the school in India, DCCCD and PCTC will explore the possibilities of international projects and joint educational programs.
On July 22, students can find new or gently worn clothing for job interviews or the workplace at a special event sponsored by DCCCD employees.
The DCCCD Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing for the purposes of adopting a budget on Aug. 1, 2017.
Hundreds of students, staff, faculty and Dallas-area first responders gathered July 7 to pay tribute to police.
El Centro College will hold a Renewal and Resilience Commemorative Ceremony on Friday, July 7, on the anniversary of the Dallas police shooting.
Lori Gibson used life’s challenges to fuel her determination and found her place in the teaching field.
Students can choose from four different tracks as they prepare to work in the music industry.
Anabel Romero-Juarez, North Lake College, and Matthew Sanchez, Mountain View College, were among 22 fellows selected for the 2017 Hispanic Leadership program.
Briana Morales, who plans to become a veterinarian, and Faith Akinmade, who wants to help others as a nurse, didn’t let adversity stop them from striving for success.
Three Dallas graduates of the nationwide 10KSB program recently received national and regional honors for their work and business success.
Members of the El Centro College community will gather at 11 a.m. July 7 to honor the officers who died in the Dallas police shooting, those who were wounded and all who responded.
Students with an eye for detail who are also good problem-solvers and enjoy working with people can thrive in this career field.
A new Texas law will allow DCCCD to offer a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education — its first four-year degree.
EduCareer Expo, open to all 2017 Dallas ISD graduates, will help students with financial aid, admissions and more.
Chesney shared his experiences as a Gen X leader in a chapter of a new book on the generational leadership shift in community colleges.
Fitch cited the district’s high level of operating flexibility and anticipated financial resilience as factors in its rating decision.
The new policy will be implemented on Aug. 1, 2017, as required by state law.
Student journalists and newspapers from Brookhaven, Eastfield, North Lake and Richland colleges took home honors from the 2017 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association conference.
In April, DCCCD graduated its first police academy class and welcomed the 11 new officers to five DCCCD colleges.
Cynthia Perez was surprised but pleased to find out that she was closer to earning her college degree than she thought.
Dr. Richard Plott and Georgeann Moss are recipients of Excellence Awards from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.
Charletta Compton received the 2017 Leadership in Education Award, and seven future DCCCD students received scholarships from the chamber.
Art, music, literature and lectures are among the activities taking place; most are free and open to the public. Release date: Feb. 10, 2017
The colleges will gather comments about the law and its upcoming implementation on two-year college campuses from students, employees and community members.