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Click here for more information about the NEW CCCApply.Development of the NEW CCCApply online college application system is almost complete and the project team is ready to show it off. Beginning September 26, join us for a two-part Q&A webinar series that will highlight the features and benefits of the new CCCApply for students, staff, administrators and


Mt. SAC Cyber Defense TeamIn June Mt. San Antonio College's cyber team beat DePaul University to become the first national champions of the newly formed National Cyber League.

CISOA: California Community Colleges Chief Information Systems Officers AssociationThe 2012 Chief Information Systems Officers Association (CISOA) Awards were presented at their annual conference in Ontario, California.

League For Innovation In The Community CollegeRecently the Online Tutoring Project was recognized by the League for Innovation in the Community College with a 2012 Innovation of the Year Award for its innovative use of technology to promote student service and success.

Get Ready ... Confer has a sleek new look!CCC Confer, the California Community Colleges e-conferencing solution, is about to get a sleek new look for its interface.

Distance Education at Santa Barbara City CollegeA recent online commencement ceremony at Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) may lead the way for online graduations in the California Community Colleges.

Student Success Task ForcePBS NewsHour recently aired a report on the California Community Colleges and the recommendations of the Student Success Task Force. The report looks closely at the issues facing the colleges today and is available from the task force Video Gallery.

EduSoCal'12, Meet/Share/Learn/Play - Again, May 17th, 2012 - Loyola Marymount UniversityThere is still time to register for EduSoCal'12, a one-day information and educational technology micro-conference to be held at Loyola Marymont University in Los Angeles on May 17. Registration is only 50$!

CENIC: The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in CaliforniaCENIC is now offering low-cost CalREN VoIP communications. For the California Community Colleges, these high-value services are eligible for a 50 percent CTF discount.

2012 Online Teaching Conference: The Many Faces of Online Teaching, Evergreen Valley College, San Jose, June 13-15Registration is open for the 2012 Online Teaching Conference (OTC). Register now to save $50 on in-person attendance. The conference will be held at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose, June 13-15, 2012.

Assembly Bill 1056, requires community colleges to convert from a paper-based transcript process to electronic transcripts. The legislature provided one-time funding of $500,000 to effect this transition, and the California Community Colleges Chancellors office has created a new mini grant program to


2012 Online Teaching Conference: The Many Faces of Online Teaching, Evergreen Valley College, San Jose, June 13-15 True to its tradition, the 2012 Online Teaching Conference will feature a stellar set of pre-conference workshops for today's online educators. Registration for the event is open, and if you haven't registered already mind the date: Discounted, early-bird registration ends at midnight on April 20,


Center for Digital Education logo.The Center for Digital Education invites nominations for the Best of the Web (BOW) and the Digital Education Achievement Awards (DEAA). The awards recognize excellence in educational websites and projects that enhance education services or interactions.

Catherine McKenzie recieves her award for Outstanding Invididual Contribution from CENIC.Catherine Mckenzie, former Director of the Technology Unit, CCC Chancellor's Office, was recently recognized as a Star Performer by CENIC. In an interview, Catherine reflected on 13 years of working with colleges on the technology front.

CVC Distance Education CatalogThe California Virtual Campus Distance Education Catalog includes more than 1,100 online degree programs. Evaluating these degree programs by degree type and by the higher education segment that offers each degree yields some interesting results.

Amelito Enriquez, right, was awarded a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring by President Obama during a December 12 ceremony at the White House.One of the nation’s foremost experts on engineering education in community colleges will keynote this year's Online Teaching Conference. The OTC 2012 will be held at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose, June 13-15, 2012 and registration is now open.

Two recent surveys indicate that Chief Information Systems Officers in the California Community Colleges think that Cloud-Based Backup Services would be very useful at their colleges. A variety of infrastructure, regulatory and budget factors drive interest in these services.

Blaine Morrow, Director of TTIP South and 2011 CCCCO Technology Leadership Award recipientThe director of three statewide technology projects has been recognized by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office for excellence in technology leadership.

Photo of 2011 CCC Chancellor's Office Technology Focus AwardThe CISOA/SecureIT conference offers an opportunity for the system to recognize its shining stars. The winners of the 2011 CCC Chancellor's Office Technology Awards will be honored during the conference's opening keynote addresses. The winners will also present a session during the conference,


CISOA/SecureIT 2012 conference tracks will focus on practical, usable solutions for today's IT challenges. With six full tracks focused on IT management and security this conference has something for everyone.

Kenneth C. GreenTwo speakers will carry on a tradition of excellence for keynote addresses at this year's CISOA Conference. The keynotes will focus on managing academic technology and IT security. The CCC system's technology Vice Chancellor will also speak about current issues facing IT leaders in the community


CISOA/SecureIT 2012Each year Chief Information Systems Officers from California Community Colleges throughout the state gather to exchange best practices, review what's new and hone their IT leadership tools. This year's CISOA/SecureIT conference has been subtitled “Managing the Future" and promises to be a valuable


TechEDgeCCC TechEDge has new ways for you to get connected to technology news and events in the California Community Colleges. Join us in the socialsphere.

ePortfolio California. For learning. For life.An ongoing webinar series has spawned a rich, mulitmedia resource for educators looking to use electronic portfolios for teaching and learning, accreditation, and other student services. The series includes four more webinars through April.

2012 Online Teaching Conference | The Many Faces Of Online Teaching | Evergreen Valley College, San Jose, June 13-15Join your community college colleagues in San Jose this June for a conference focused on online education, including delivery of online services such as student, faculty, library and technical support.

CCC Confer

Attend this free CCC Confer webinar at noon PST on Thursday, February 23, and learn proven recruitment and retention strategies that help female students succeed in STEM classes.

CENIC 2012: Beyond the NetworkTwo education network luminaries will bring a wealth of experience to the keynote addresses at the CENIC annual conference this year. Registration for the conference is now open.

Consider joining your colleagues to focus on the best of online and blended learning at two conferences this year. Early-bird registration discounts are available and a call for presentations has been issued.

There's still time. The California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office is accepting nominations honoring exceptional technology leaders and projects. The deadline is January 31, 2012.

Student Film and Video FestivalAwards, prize packages and national exposure are all on the line in an annual film and video festival open to California's community college students. There is no cost to enter the competition, which honors exceptional work completed in 2011.