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NEWS RELEASES


NOVEMBER 16, 2018

Registration is underway for the College of the Canyons winter semester, which boasts more than 350 class sections.


NOVEMBER 14, 2018

The College of the Canyons Athletics Department invites community members of all ages to run, walk, or jog in the 10th annual Thanksgiving Day 'Turkey Trot' event benefiting the college's cross country and track & field programs.


NOVEMBER 6, 2018

College of the Canyons has been awarded $200,000 in grant funding which will assist COC in its commitment to helping veterans, active duty members and dependents achieve their academic goals.


NOVEMBER 5, 2018

College of the Canyons professors Michael McCaffrey and Kevin Anthony will deliver the scholarly presentation “Pompeii: Life and Art” on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC).


NOVEMBER 2, 2018

In an effort to help students transfer to California State University campuses, College of the Canyons had added three new Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) programs in Environmental Science, Hospitality Management, and Public Health Science, which brings the college’s ADT offerings to 27 programs.


OCTOBER 31, 2018

The College of the Canyons theatre department continues its season with a production of William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure,” opening Friday, Nov. 9.


OCTOBER 29, 2018

The College of the Canyons Athletics Department has announced its 2019 Hall of Fame class of inductees, with the college’s next Athletic Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony taking place Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.


OCTOBER 25, 2018

“Come Sail Away” with Styx, which will appear for a special engagement at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Jan. 13. Tickets go on sale at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26.


OCTOBER 25, 2018

The implications of migration and immigration are explored and expressed through the College of the Canyons Art Gallery’s two new exhibitions, Pável Acevedo’s “Inland Empire” and “Chicanx/Latinx: Serigraph Prints from Self Help Graphic & Art.”


OCTOBER 25, 2018

The College of the Canyons American Sign Language (ASL) Department will host the 2nd TSWY International Film Festival on Saturday, Nov. 3 in association with KMB Entertainment.


OCTOBER 23, 2018

College of the Canyons, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. and U.S. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (Ret.) present the Fourth Annual McKeon Leadership Forum, with a special keynote presentation by retired Army Gen. Jack Keane.


OCTOBER 18, 2018

College of the Canyons has been ranked No. 29 by the Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine’s Top 100 colleges and universities list for graduating Hispanic students.


OCTOBER 17, 2018

College of the Canyons has been named a 2018 Champion of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer by The Campaign for College Opportunity.


OCTOBER 15, 2018

In celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the Canyon Country Campus Center for Early Childhood Education, the public is invited to an outdoor movie night and open house.


OCTOBER 4, 2018

Yalil Guerra is nominated in the Best Classical Contemporary Composition category for his piece “String Quartet No. 3 ‘In Memoriam of Ludwig van Beethoven." 


SEPTEMBER 27, 2018

Good news for students looking to graduate faster, or prospective students who think they missed the fall semester: College of the Canyons has added 115 sections to its fall 2018 class schedule.


SEPTEMBER 26, 2018

College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook has been invited by the Bipartisan Policy Center to join its Higher Education Task Force.


SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

In an effort to help local employees grow their careers, College of the Canyons is offering eight new short-term career skills classes for the fall semester.   


SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

College of the Canyons has been ranked among the top 50 U.S. colleges for adult learners in Washington Monthly magazine’s ranking of “Best Two-Year Colleges for Adult Learners.” 


SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

The main road at the Canyon Country campus has been renamed to recognize Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook’s 30 years of leadership at College of the Canyons.


SEPTEMBER 12, 2018

The football team has announced a series of community invitations for five regular-season games this season.


AUGUST 31, 2018

The college has launched a Zero Textbook Cost degree for the Water Systems Technology program, utilizing Open Educational Resources. The program will prepare students to become state-certified water treatment, water distribution and wastewater operators.


AUGUST 29, 2018

In recognition of their unwavering support of College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Valley, the College of the Canyons Foundation has named Don and Cheri Fleming the recipients of the prestigious Silver Spur Community Service Award.


AUGUST 24, 2018

College of the Canyons has opened an off-campus continuing education educational center to better meet the needs of working adults in the Santa Clarita Valley.


AUGUST 22, 2018

College of the Canyons students will benefit from multiple pathways designed to help them transfer quickly and seamlessly to both public and private four-year universities. 


AUGUST 16, 2018

The college has partnered with AMS Fulfillment to offer 30 pre-apprenticeships in the logistics field, one of the fastest growing industries in Los Angeles County.


AUGUST 1, 2018

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


JUNE 13, 2018

College of the Canyons has added six new construction technology courses to help students prepare for entry-level positions in the building construction trades.

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.