Monthly Archives: August 2010

United Way Pathways Scholars earn unparalleled opportunity at CCA

A group of 30 recent graduates from Aurora high schools is participating in the Mile High United Way Pathways scholarship program at CCA and the young people are hearing, firsthand, that they can excel in school and in life.

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OJC Soccer Team Ready for Home Opener on Sept. 10

 LA JUNTA — The inaugural 2010 season for the Otero Soccer team looks to be one filled with excitement and promise.

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Colorado Mountain College offers new certificates in sustainable cuisine

EDWARDS, Colo. – Remember when your mother used to remind you to eat your greens? In the world of food, “green” used to only refer to vegetables. But now the broader concept of green – as in sustainability – has … Continue reading

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Colorado Mountain College announces two new environmental programs

Based on strong student interest, a collegewide commitment to sustainability and projected growth in environmental careers, Colorado Mountain College launched two new areas of study related to environmental sustainability.

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Richard Gentile named dean for math, science, and public service at CCA

AURORA, COLO.–Richard J. Gentile, Jr., has been appointed Dean of Instruction for Math, Science, and Public Service at the Community College of Aurora. Gentile, who also will oversee the college’s renowned Center for Simulation, started work at CCA July 5.

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Ribbon cutting scheduled Sept. 2 for SCCC’s new cosmetology facility

(MANCOS/CORTEZ) – Southwest Colorado Community College (SCCC) is celebrating its beautiful new cosmetology facility with the following ribbon-cutting event on Thursday September 2 at 3:30 pm.

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Dr. Edwin Ray named interim vice president of instruction at Community College of Aurora

AURORA, COLO.—Dr. Edwin Ray has been named interim vice president of instruction at the Community College of Aurora following the departure of Dr. Bernice Harris, who recently was named provost for the Community College of Denver. According to CCA President … Continue reading

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SCCC Fall Semester to start Monday with record enrollment

(DURANGO) – Student enrollment at Pueblo Community College’s Southwest Colorado Community College (SCCC) has climbed in each of the last three years and this fall’s increase is bigger than last year. There are 446 full- or part-time students enrolled this … Continue reading

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Leftover material from Mesa Verde road paving helps SCCC

(CORTEZ/MANCOS) – The asphalt millings from the road paving project at Mesa Verde National Park did not end up in a landfill and did not have far to go before being put to good use. Southwest Colorado Community College (SCCC) … Continue reading

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Southwest Colorado Workforce and Southwest Colorado Community College Put People to Work

CORTEZ/MANCOS – Over the last two years, hundreds of individuals have received training at Southwest Colorado Community College to prepare them to work in the energy and mining industries. In 2008, the southwest and western Colorado Workforce regions were awarded … Continue reading

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