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NEWS RELEASES

MAY 24, 2019​
Hard Work Pays Off for COC Graduating Student

While college is a faraway thought for most junior high students, Mark Gray was not only thinking about college, but he was saving up for it too.


MAY 22, 2019​
COC Student Shifts Gears and Speeds Toward Automotive Technology Career

Zoey White was four classes away from completing her animation degree at College of the Canyons when she decided to switch gears.


MAY 21, 2019​
Registration Now Open for Youth Summer Soccer Camp

The College of the Canyons men's and women’s soccer programs are inviting boys and girls in kindergarten through eighth grade to participate in the 2019 Youth Summer Soccer Camp, with two sessions running this summer.


MAY 20, 2019​
Registration Now Open for COC Summer Swim Camp

The College of the Canyons swim & dive program invites swimmers ages 8 to 18 to participate in the 2019 COC Swim Camp with two sessions running this summer.


MAY 15, 2019​
Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) Announces 2019-20 Season

If the 2019-20 Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) season is any indication, there’s no reason to leave the Santa Clarita Valley in search for quality entertainment from internationally acclaimed acts and artists.


MAY 14, 2019​
COC Men's Golf Wins 2019 CCCAA State Team & Individual Titles

College of the Canyons won the 2019 California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) State Championship by a whopping 18 strokes at the Silverado Resort & Spa on Monday.


MAY 9, 2019​
College to Offer Four Summer Sessions, Including an Online-Only Session 

College of the Canyons students looking to get ahead this summer will benefit from the college’s extensive summer class schedule, which is divided into four sessions and includes an entire online-only session.


MAY 6, 2019​
COC School of Visual & Performing Arts Announces Exciting May Lineup 

Community members are invited to enjoy an exciting lineup of music and dance performances from the College of the Canyons School of Visual and Performing Arts this May.


MAY 1, 2019​
College Inducts Eight Former Students into Alumni Hall of Fame 

The College of the Canyons Foundation and Alumni Network hosted its annual Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner on Thursday, April 25.


APRIL 23, 2019​
Art Gallery Presents 23rd Annual Student Art Exhibition 

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery presents the 23rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, an eclectic collection of art work created by the college’s talented student artists.


APRIL 23, 2019​
District Communications Office Recognized for Marketing Excellence

The College of the Canyons District Communications Office has won six Community College Public Relations Organization awards and a Paragon Award from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations.


APRIL 22, 2019​
Theatre Presents 'Bright Star: A New Musical' 

The Theatre Department presents its production of “Bright Star: A New Musical” at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center from April 26 through May 5. 


APRIL 22, 2019​
Chancellor Named CCPRO PROmoter of the Year

In recognition of her longstanding support of community colleges and the coordinated efforts of the College of the Canyons District Communications Office, Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook has been named 2018 Community College Public Relations Organization PROmoter of the Year.


APRIL 19, 2019​
Registration Open for Summer Basketball Camp

The men's basketball program invites boys and girls in third to eighth grade to participate in the 2019 Howard Fisher’s Cougar Basketball Camp, with two sessions running this summer.


APRIL 15, 2019​
College Opens Basic Needs Center for Students

To help better meet the needs of housing and food insecure students, College of the Canyons has expanded and rebranded its Food for Thought Pantry into the Basic Needs Center (BaNC) to serve as a one stop-shop locale.


APRIL 9, 2019​
Canyon Country Campus Throws Star Party on May 3

The spring Star Party is touching down on Friday, May 3 at the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus.


APRIL 3, 2019​
Registration Open for College of the Canyons Summer Institute

Registration is now open for the popular career exploration themed College of the Canyons Summer Institute, with weekly sessions running July 8 to12 and July 15 to 19.


MARCH 21, 2019​
College Awarded $3 Million to Upgrade Fuel Cell Technology

College of the Canyons has been awarded $3 million by the South Coast Air Quality Management District to upgrade its fuel cell technology system, bringing the college one step closer to energy independence.


MARCH 8, 2019

Assistant Superintendent Named President of Reedley College

After nearly six years of service at College of the Canyons as Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Jerry Buckley has been named President of Reedley College by the State Center Community College District Board of Trustees. 


MARCH 6, 2019

The college will offer a new Spanish for Healthcare Workers certificate program in an effort to meet the growing need for Spanish-speaking healthcare professionals.


JANUARY 28, 2019

Two College of the Canyons students have been selected to participate in the Lucy Student Pipeline Accelerator and Competency Enabler Virtual Academy.


JANUARY 28, 2019

College of the Canyons is one of 25 community colleges in the nation to have been selected to offer a Google information technology certification program.


JANUARY 25, 2019

Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook has been appointed to an oversight committee that will oversee implementation of California’s funding formula to ensure it meets the needs of the state’s 2.1 million community college students.


JANUARY 17, 2019

The college district received the best rating possible in an independent audit of its bond measure expenditures.


JANUARY 11, 2019

The college has released a mobile application designed to improve the college experience for students, staff and community members.


JANUARY 11, 2019

The college has opened a second off-campus education center to meet the needs of working adults in the Santa Clarita Valley.


AUGUST 1, 2018

Artist Devon Tsuno has given the curving façade of the Art Gallery a makeover with his largest public art project.

Important 
 
NOTICES
 
​Two incidents related to safety on campus serve as important reminders to always stay alert to what is happening around you, and to say something to Campus Safety or a college employee if you see something suspicious.


The college is offering a variety of free career skills classes. Follow the link above or call (661) 363-3304 for more information.


A message from Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook regarding the announcement that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will expire March 5, 2018.


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


College students across the U.S. are being victimized by a scam advertising phony job opportunities.

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

 
Are vaccinations required for students? Please follow the link for more information.