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NEWS RELEASES


OCTOBER 19, 2017

College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook has been named among the 125 “Notable Leos for Life” chosen by the University of La Verne (ULV) to mark its 125th year anniversary.


OCTOBER 18, 2017

On Friday, Oct. 27, the fall 2017 Star Party at the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus will focus on the pathways to space that exist for those who are captivated by the many mysteries of the universe.


OCTOBER 18, 2017

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will showcase the work of Los Angeles-based painter Sheldon Figoten in a one-person exhibition of new paintings, “Light Fields” opening Saturday, Oct. 28.


OCTOBER 17, 2017

College of the Canyons and the William S. Hart Union High School District will host the 2017 College & Career Fair on Saturday, Oct. 21.


OCTOBER 13, 2017

The College of the Canyons baseball program and Playa Vista Orioles youth baseball organization will host a free instructional clinic for players ages 11-14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Cougar Field.


OCTOBER 13, 2017

The College of the Canyons Institute for Ethics Law and Public Policy will be hosting three upcoming events with the purpose to engage and inspire students and community members on a variety of topics, such as human trafficking, leadership and climate change.


OCTOBER 13, 2017

With the purpose of creating career and job opportunities to individuals on the autism spectrum, College of the Canyons will launch the Uniquely Abled Academy (UAA) in spring 2018.


OCTOBER 4, 2017

The College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus will host an open house celebration on Saturday, Oct. 14, in honor of its 10th anniversary.


OCTOBER 3, 2017

College of the Canyons will host two October events at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center to prepare community college students to be active and informed citizens.


OCTOBER 2, 2017

Though fall semester classes are already under way, College of the Canyons has added 80 class sections that begin throughout October.  


SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

The Theatre Department presents Shirley Lauro’s “A Piece of My Heart” through Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Black Box Theater.


SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

College of the Canyons has been named “Education Partner of the Year” by Archdiocesan Youth Employment Services for providing job training as part of an internship program.


SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

The College of the Canyons Foundation has committed to raising $500,000 over the next two years for the First-Year Promise program, which launched this fall.


SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

The Santa Clarita Community College District Early Childhood Education Centers participate in the Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.


SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

College of the Canyons has partnered with Lincoln Electric to provide certified robotic training, establishing the college as the first official Lincoln Electric Education Partner School in the nation.


AUGUST 30, 2017

Representatives from College of the Canyons were among more than 400 education leaders who gathered in Sacramento to develop strategies to expand College Promise partnerships.


AUGUST 30, 2017

The College of the Canyons Body Mind Wellness Coalition has scheduled a variety of wellness-themed events for the fall semester.


AUGUST 25, 2017

The Art Gallery will showcase the work of Los Angeles artists Stephanie Deumer and Arden Surdam in the joint exhibition “Real Shadows for Mere Bodies."


AUGUST 24, 2017

Not only is the Canyon Country campus offering one of its largest class schedules ever, but the fall 2017 semester also marks its 10-year anniversary.


AUGUST 23, 2017

The college has launched the RISE Project to improve access to higher education for current and former foster and homeless youth.


AUGUST 23, 2017

Starting Tuesday, Aug. 29, you can leave your brown-bag lunch at home because the College of the Canyons Institute for Culinary Education (iCuE) Café will resume its weekly lunch service.


AUGUST 15, 2017

The college will offer several Associate Degrees for Transfer (AD-T) at the Canyon Country campus this fall, including Business Administration, Psychology, and Sociology.


AUGUST 9, 2017

The college has partnered with the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, with support from the Archstone Foundation, to host free Family Caregivers Essentials workshops.

 
AUGUST 2, 2017
The college has launched a second internship program with the City of Santa Clarita, this one for students interested in building inspection careers. 

JULY 26, 2017
Four college programs have been ranked as Strong Workforce Stars, a new commendation for career education programs whose students show significant gains in social mobility and earning power. ​

JULY 25, 2017
For College of the Canyons students grappling with mental health issues, immediate support is now just a text away.​

JULY 24, 2017
The college has been awarded a $311,432 grant by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office to enhance its MakerSpace centers at the Valencia and Canyon Country campuses.​

JUNE 28, 2017
The accrediting commission that oversees College of the Canyons has confirmed that the college continues to meet accreditation standards, eligibility requirements and commission policies. ​

MARCH 29, 2017
Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook has been named the National Pacesetter of the Year by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations.

MARCH 21, 2017
Instructors Christine Hirst and Thomas Gavin have been selected by the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute to join a NASA airborne astronomy flight this fall.


Important 
 
NOTICES
 
Message Regarding DACA
A message from Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook regarding the Department of Homeland Security's announcement that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will expire March 5, 2018.

DACA Notice
The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office has released a guiding statement of principles regarding undocumented students.​​

​​Beware of Job Scam
College students across the U.S. are being victimized by a scam advertising phony job opportunities.
Accreditation Renewed
The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges has reaffirmed the college's accreditation at the highest possible rating.
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Vaccination Information
Are vaccinations required for students? Please follow the link for more information.
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