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NEWS RELEASES 

AUGUST 26, 2016
A place where students, community members and burgeoning entrepreneurs can explore ideas, connect with other like-minded individuals, and receive assistance to move forward with business ideas — that is the purpose of the Entrepreneurship Center (EC) at College of the Canyons.  

AUGUST 19, 2016
For the school-age children living on Lake Nicaragua’s hundreds of picturesque islands, going to school is no easy feat. Born into impoverished families who watch over island summer homes, children board canoes riddled with holes, scooping out water with buckets as they paddle along. 

AUGUST 18, 2016
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will showcase the work of mixed media artist Ed Flynn in the exhibition “Avenues & Turnabouts,” opening Tuesday, Aug. 30.

AUGUST 12, 2016
A faculty member and culinary arts student spent three days learning about all things cheese during the 2016 Wisconsin Cheese Immersion Externship.

AUGUST 9, 2016
The College of the Canyons Athletics Department has earned the Western State Conference Supremacy Award for its athletic programs’ combined performance for the third straight year.

AUGUST 3, 2016
The community robotics team “Heat It Up and Keep It Cool” won the "FIRST" Place Inspire Award at the Asia Pacific FIRST Tech Challenge Invitational Championship in Australia July 15 to 17.​

JULY 26, 2016
The Astronomy & Physics Club has spent the summer preparing a project that will collect cosmic dust particles in the stratosphere aboard a NASA high-altitude science balloon in August. 

JULY 21, 2016
Longtime financial analyst and educational administrator Jeffrey Forrest has been named vice president of economic and workforce development at College of the Canyons.

JULY 20, 2016
College of the Canyons hosted more than 50 fourth- and fifth-grade elementary school teachers as part of a four-day outreach training session to prepare them for Next Generation Science Standards.   ​

JULY 20, 2016
Students taking evening classes at the Valencia campus will notice that things look a bit brighter. That’s because most of the exterior lights have been replaced by LED fixtures.

JULY 15, 2016
The College of the Canyons Center for Early Childhood Education has been awarded a $300,000 grant from Los Angeles Universal Preschool to help fund the center’s outdoor classroom project.    ​

JULY 11, 2016
Marissa “Mari” Kneisel has been named the California Community College Athletic Association and California Community College Sports Information Association 2015-16 Female Athlete of the Year.

JULY 8, 2016
College of the Canyons will participate in a strategic partnership with OpenStax to encourage the use of free, peer-reviewed textbooks that will help make college more affordable for all students.  ​

JULY 6, 2016
The college's Classified Senate has been awarded the California Community College Classified Senate Model Senate Award, an honor given to just three of California’s 113 community colleges.

JUNE 20, 2016
Individual ticket sales for the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center's 2016-17 season are now on sale. Featured acts include The B-52s, Roseanne Cash, Los Lobos, Lily Tomlin and more.  ​

JUNE 17, 2016
A new 11-course bachelor of science in nursing program will be offered by National University at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons.  ​

JUNE 16, 2016
Students can now send electronic transcripts to any college within the eTranscriptCA database and, in most cases, have electronic transcripts sent from other colleges to Admissions & Records.  ​

JUNE 9, 2016
A college degree that uses free learning materials instead of costly commercial textbooks? What sounds like a student’s impossible dream is expected to become reality by fall 2017.

JUNE 9, 2016
With Santa Clarita Valley voters approving Measure E by a 57.59 percent majority, College of the Canyons will have the resources needed to not only meet the demands of growing student enrollment, but also address the community’s future needs for education and training.

MAY 23, 2016
A three-year, approximately $1.5 million grant will enable College of the Canyons to expand existing programs, and implement new initiatives, that improve student success.  

MAY 20, 2016
The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Student Success Scorecard reveals that College of the Canyons ranks near the top of the state in several key categories.  

MAY 17, 2016
College of the Canyons refinanced $97.4 million of outstanding general obligation bond debt, with taxpayers experiencing cash flow savings of $35.07 million over the next 30 years.  

MAY 11, 2016
The latest graduates from the College of the Canyons Fast Track program prove that with the right training, you can go from being unemployed to launching a new career in just seven weeks.
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​​Take a Second
Our "Take a Second" video series shows you how to prepare for a variety of campus emergencies – when every second counts.

 
 

Advisory About Bats
The Santa Clarita Valley is home to a variety of species of bats, some of which are rabid. Here are some steps to take if you have an encounter.


​​Accreditation Renewed
The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges has reaffirmed the college's accreditation at the highest possible rating.

 
 

Measure M Oversight
The Measure M community oversight committee has accepted an audit of the college's Measure M general obligation bond funds.

 
 

Vaccination Information
Are vaccinations required for students? How about international students? Please follow the link for more information.