DCCCD and other members of the Greater Dallas Asian Chamber of Commerce gathered recently to celebrate the contributions of Galileo “Gal” Jumaoas, who served as present of the GDAACC for 32 years.
Patty Arellano Tolotta joined DCCCD Dec. 3. She formerly served as Texas Instruments’ global director of university digital marketing and STEM outreach programs.
Turkey and tinsel can prove troublesome for your cat or dog. Take a few precautions to avoid an emergency trip to the vet’s office.
El Centro was the first among the DCCCD colleges to offer students a chance to participate in the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy. Now all seven colleges will offer that opportunity.
Joyce Williams, associate vice chancellor for workforce and economic development, is one of only 15 Dallas-area women to receive the honor.
The registered apprenticeship projects, which help employees and businesses alike, were in the spotlight as part of National Apprenticeship Week and Texas Apprenticeship Week.
DCCCD honored Sam Pack and the Pack Automotive Group as its 2018 Pillar of the Community Award recipient, as well as the district’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni.
Dr. Joe May and others were recognized by the U.S. India Chamber of Commerce DFW during the chamber’s annual awards banquet.
Student artists from all seven DCCCD colleges had their art showcased alongside community artists’ work during the 16th Cedars Open Studios.
DCCCD is serving the community by hosting several early voting locations throughout Dallas County.
They learn to analyze bodily fluids, helping solve “puzzles” and contributing to a health care team.
The annual Sustainability Summit will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, at Richland College. Reservations are required by Nov. 5 to receive lunch at no charge.
Festivities kick off with a free block party Oct. 27 and continue with an alumni awards program and events at all seven colleges.
The six-module series has been shared with K-12 teachers and community college faculty members in the Dallas area as well as in other parts of Texas.
Olympia Consulting LLC will help DCCCD develop and launch a corporate training department focused on the employee training needs of business clients from the DFW Metroplex.
DCCCD students who pursue an associate degree or certificates in business administration have a choice of career fields as they plan their professional futures.
The four students, from all parts of the globe, will receive financial support, special enrichment programming and mentoring from the Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Foundation scholarship award.
The $1.28 million job training grant from the Texas Workforce Commission will create or upgrade more than 800 jobs in the Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas area.
On Saturday, Oct. 20, participants in the international awareness campaign will seek to shed light on human trafficking and raise funds for the global nonprofit A21.
The district’s new Guided Pathways to Success (or GPS) maps were designed to help students navigate through their degree plan with academic and career advice every step of the way.
Dr. Eddie Tealer, who currently serves as vice president for business services at North Lake College, will begin his tenure as Eastfield’s president on Oct. 15, 2018.
Students get experience educating patients at the El Centro Dental Hygiene Clinic, which helps meet community needs.
Lectures, music and documentaries are some of the events scheduled during the Dallas County Community College District’s celebration.
Wounded in the line of duty on July 7, 2016, Cpl. Bryan Shaw and Officer John Abbott were recognized for their heroism in service to their community and the state of Texas.
At the Sept. 4, 2018, 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.
Learn more about the program on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at DCCCD’s Bill J. Priest Institute.
Pam Quinn has spent more than 40 years breaking down barriers and introducing new technology to enhance both distance and online learning experiences.
See information about property tax rates and related hearings held Aug. 21 and 28 for residents of Dallas County.
These four women were selected for their academic success, motivation, volunteer contributions and desire to succeed.
Options in accounting at the seven colleges of DCCCD provide students with a variety of career choices, and stackable credentials help them continue to build their knowledge and skills.
The program helps students transition from working-poor to living-wage status by increasing their skill levels, focusing on nurse aides.
Law enforcement, forensics, community relations and private detective work are just some of the job options graduates can consider.
Soon, North Texas students will be able to gain leading-edge skills in unmanned aerial systems through this new partnership.
Students celebrate their success as after overcoming challenges to graduate from DCCCD's WorkReadyU program.
Dr. Robert Garza will begin his tenure as president of Palo Alto College, part of the Alamo College District, in September. Garza joined DCCCD and Mountain View in 2015.
On Monday, July 30, view Mars from telescopes provided by members of the Texas Astronomical Society during this free event.
Invasive cardiovascular technicians help care for heart patients, assisting with procedures for cardiac catheters, pacemakers and stents, and monitoring patients during heart surgery.
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine will highlight DCCCD’s STEM information portal, along with other honorees dedicated to encouraging and assisting students from underrepresented groups to enter the STEM fields.
Ninety apprentices with Dallas Independent Electrical Contractors celebrated during a recent graduation ceremony — the 42nd commencement for the DIEC program.
Hill is the first four-year or community college recipient of the national 2018 Gary P. Hayes Memorial Award from the Police Executive Research Forum.
Kathy Acosta, executive administrator for the El Centro College-West Campus, will join 21 other aspiring Fellows whose ultimate goal is to become a community college president.
Over the years, DCCCD staff and faculty have pioneered the use of a variety of new technologies to bring higher education to students.
Graduating and rising seniors can learn more about applying to college and obtaining financial aid during DCCCD's free EduCareer Expo on Wednesday, June 27.
Cedar Valley College has received a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission, which will enable the college to offer scholarships for STEM-related summer camps for students ages 14-21.
The meeting gave participants a chance to discuss opportunities for future collaboration.
Joyce Williams, associate vice chancellor of workforce and economic development, will be recognized as one of this year’s 30 top Women in Business by the Dallas Business Journal.
JPMorgan Chase becomes the first corporate partner of Dallas County Promise and announces a $3 million New Skills for Youth investment through the Commit Partnership.
Special events and fundraisers support college food banks — which in turn ensure students’ basic needs are met so they can focus on education.
At four DCCCD colleges, kids can participate in activities ranging from swimming classes and reading, writing and math camps to super hero cartooning and coding with drones.
At these community events, veterans can get information and answers to questions that may be keeping them from using their military education benefits.
Read the original news release from the Biden Foundation and College Promise Campaign.
The program provides a last-dollar, full-tuition scholarship for an associate degree to every high school student in the county.
A member of DCCCD’s inaugural board of trustees who deeply appreciated the arts, Mrs. McDermott generously supported our students through the years.
Travel to and from El Centro College and the District Office will be impacted by the National Rifle Association's (NRA) annual conference at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center in Dallas Thursday, May 3, through Sunday, May 6.
Students from Brookhaven, Eastfield, North Lake and Richland colleges received many awards at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Convention.
A graduate of the El Centro College culinary arts program, Houser founded Café Momentum, which helps juvenile offenders turn their lives around.
Ceremonies for the seven colleges are scheduled for May 5-11. Speakers include El Centro’s first graduate (and DCCCD’s, too), Barbara Jones; Mountain View College will feature Julian Castro, former San Antonio mayor.
Heber Bibang, an international student from Gabon, Africa, will receive up to $40,000 annually, for a maximum of three years, so he can complete his bachelor’s degree.
The foundation, which provides students who attend the district’s seven colleges with scholarships, among other efforts, has added five new members to its board of directors.
Students should register in advance for this free event to be held at Mountain View College on Friday, April 20.
More than 100 prospective health care employers will be on hand Thursday, April 19, at the Irving Convention Center.
DCCCD web development programs attract students from varied backgrounds and prepare students for in-demand jobs by teaching them high-tech and creative skills.
The forums, to be held April 11 and 18, are open to the public.
Join the celebration on Sunday, April 15, at the Dallas Arboretum’s new food-and-sustainability-focused event space, A Tasteful Place.
The whole family can have fun and raise funds for college food pantries at this special event on Saturday, April 14.
Veterans, active duty personnel and reservists, plus their spouses and children, are welcome to attend this event on Thursday, March 29.
Brookhaven College will offer the three-day course March 23-25.
Dr. Grant Sisk toured Russia in 2017 as a Fulbright Scholar and now serves as DCCCD’s interim project manager for global programming and relations.
More than 200 area students learned about leadership and commitment from civil rights activist and attorney Fred Gray.
Students, employees and the public are invited to register for the program, which will be held Thursday, Feb. 22.
Students in the culinary arts program learn every skill they need to succeed in the industry.
A free conference for southern sector Dallas ISD students will be held Saturday, Feb. 17.
In her new role, Georgeann Moss will solidify the district’s dedication to sustainable practices, learning and outreach.
Representatives from Brookhaven College, the Texas Workforce Commission and Hilite International announced a $327,259 Skills Development Fund grant that will provide custom job training in partnership with Hilite.
Activities offered at the seven colleges include dance and literary events, lectures and a road trip to Louisiana. Most events are free and open to the public.
Two programs, College Credit for Heroes and Veterans Educational Transitions, give veterans a head start by granting college credit for military courses and training.
Brookhaven College will offer the three-day course Jan. 19-21 and March 23-25, 2018.
High school and college attendees
will develop a student-driven plan to address the challenges of college
completion in Dallas County.
With a wide range of applications from industry to the arts, welding can open doors to a variety of opportunities for students who love its mix of creativity and practicality.
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.
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.
Nick Graff, executive director of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers for DCCCD, will serve as president of NCATC beginning Jan. 1, 2018.
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.
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.