More than 300 students and their families gathered on the campus of the University of North Texas at Dallas to take the “Promise Pledge” and begin their college journey tuition-free through the Dallas County Promise program.
Google’s IT Support Professional Certificate program will grow from 30 to 100 community colleges nationwide by the end of next year. El Centro, an early adopter, began offering the program in Fall 2018.
The DCCCD Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Dr. Linda Braddy as the next president of Brookhaven College.
The seven colleges of DCCCD will welcome thousands of students, past and present, for a variety of events including pajama parties, sporting events, exhibitions and more.
See information about property tax rates and related hearings that were held Aug. 20 and 27 for residents of Dallas County.
The event is for students and their parents and will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, from 1-4 p.m. at the University of North Texas at Dallas.
Students across Texas will be able to train for an in-demand career thanks to the new Associate of Applied Science degree.
The eight students chosen as this year’s Myers-LeCroy Scholars fight injustice and serve those less fortunate, in addition to working toward challenging academic and career goals.
The ninth annual event, to be held at Eastfield College on Nov. 8, will focus on how to enhance and maintain livability and quality of life in Dallas County and the world.
DCCCD is hosting a Military Connected Resource Fair that will help veterans with education, employment, medical and other needs. The event is free and will take place Thursday, Sept. 12, at Cedar Valley College.
Four of the district’s seven colleges will offer an Associate of Applied Science degree in cloud computing.
Cedar Valley and North Lake colleges offer training for careers in logistics, a thriving field in today’s consumer-driven, “I-want-it-now” economy.
The “Exploring Apprenticeship” pilot program, funded by a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission, is being offered at just two locations in the state.
Thanks to new technology, students will have easy access to their transcripts anytime, anyplace.
The symphony will offer free music lessons to elementary-age children during a series of Saturday workshops at Cedar Valley College.
The new memorial lights up blue in honor of five police officers killed and several others injured during a shooting on July 7, 2016.
The partnership with Kubota Tractor Corp. will prepare aspiring technicians with the knowledge and skills to pursue careers in the off-road diesel equipment industry.
This year’s four scholarship recipients were chosen for their courage and perseverance through extreme personal hardship and adversity. They will receive mentoring and special enrichment programs in addition to financial support.
Lassiter served as chancellor from 2007 until his retirement in 2014 after having spent 20 years as president of El Centro College.
Demand is high for workers trained to defend modern computer networks, and students at Richland can get hands-on experience in a variety of specializations.
The grant will support work-based training for 7,500 apprentices in 50 critical health care occupations.
Boccalandro works for the CVC Office of Advancement, focusing on projects related to sustainability, economic development and fundraising. She is a native of Venezuela.
DCCCD and UTA renewed their academic partnership with a transfer agreement that helps students start at one of DCCCD’s seven colleges and go on to complete a bachelor’s degree at UTA.
Dr. Justin Lonon, DCCCD’s executive vice chancellor, will serve as interim president of Brookhaven College following the departure of Dr. Thom Chesney.
Learn about the rigors of earning interior design credentials that El Centro College students face.
Dr. Beatriz Joseph, currently vice president of college services at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, will begin her tenure at Mountain View on July 1.
For students who need assistance developing basic skills, obtaining a GED, improving language skills or enrolling in a job training program, there’s a new mobile application from DCCCD that can help.
The one-year program for airport employees will focus on the construction and maintenance industry.
On Thursday, May 9, alumni of the foster care system who want to go to college and members of the general public who want to learn more about that process and resources are invited to a free panel discussion and vendor fair.
Yazmin Munoz and Ashma Pokharel, honor students from El Centro who plan to pursue medical careers, are among those who will celebrate graduation from the seven colleges of DCCCD.
At the district’s half-day STEM Summit on Friday, April 26, students who want to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers will be introduced to new ideas and network with business professionals.
Representatives from several agencies participated in the visit. The groups share a goal of integrating immigrants into Germany, particularly through employment opportunities, training and apprenticeship programs.
Students from Brookhaven, Eastfield, North Lake and Richland colleges were recognized recently at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association's annual conference in Corpus Christi.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation selected this year’s semifinalists from a pool of 1,500 applicants across the U.S.
The annual fundraiser for the college’s culinary school will be held April 14 at the Dallas Arboretum.
Mark Hays, vice chancellor of workforce and economic development, spoke in support of apprenticeship programs before a House subcommittee in Washington, D.C.
The new food truck will take over for NTFB’s mobile food pantry, which had been visiting the district’s colleges to fill gaps in what each campus could provide, particularly perishable items, to combat food insecurity among students and community members.
Adult job seekers who qualify can prepare for success with free high school equivalency and ESL classes and occupational training, offered in the evenings and on weekends.
Robert DeHaas, who begins immediately, will serve as dean of the new Early Childhood Education Baccalaureate Institute at Brookhaven College.
Cedar Valley College offers a veterinary technology program both on campus and online. The program’s compassionate students share a dedication to helping animals of all types and sizes.
Dallas County Community College District trustees approved a bond election for $1.1 billion on Feb. 5. The bond proposal will be placed on the May 4, 2019, ballot.
Students and employees will celebrate Black History Month with a number of activities and presentations throughout February. Events are free and open to each college community and the general public.
On Feb. 5, Tedx speakers hope to spark a conversation about how to make a difference in their own lives and the lives of others.
Two Richland College faculty members will discuss the history of that missing community Saturday, Feb. 9. The presentation is open to the public.
At several colleges — including Brookhaven — students can prepare for a career as a first responder to all kinds of accidents and emergencies.
DCCCD has a special fund set aside to assist students whose financial aid files are delayed due to the shutdown.
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.