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Aurora Central Students Impress the IRS

By APS Communications http://yourhub.denverpost.com/blog/2015/03/aurora-central-students-impress-the-irs/89487/ There are many tax preparation services to choose from, but to find one operated by teenagers is rather rare. At Aurora Central High School, however, a group of students ran a successful tax return preparation site … Continue reading

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CCA names two to VP positions

Community College of Aurora President Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven announced Tuesday she has appointed Elena Sandoval-Lucero to the position of vice president of Student Affairs and Janet Brandau to the role of vice president of Academic Affairs, effective immediately. Both Brandau … Continue reading

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Mayor lauds CCA contribution with HLC visit looming

One of the primary components of the pending Higher Learning Commission accreditation visit to Community College of Aurora is that the institution demonstrates value to the community. That notion was underscored recently when Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan stopped by CCA’s … Continue reading

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Nearly $435K in grants boost CCA immersive, game-based education

The notions of incorporating hands-on, immersive learning aren’t new to Community College of Aurora. The advent of the Center for Simulation and the inclusion of realistic portrayals in the EMS program was only the beginning, leading to faculty development seminars … Continue reading

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CCA expands library services at Lowry campus

The Learning Resource Center at CCA’s CentreTech campus is branching out to Lowry, further strengthening one of the top Denver area community colleges. The project, seeded with Perkins Project grant funding, is limited to career and technical education (CTE) programs … Continue reading

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CCA’s new faculty handbook smooths transition

New adjuncts and full-time faculty began to receive instructional reading material to help smooth their transition to Community College of Aurora beginning in January. The Denver area community college has ditched the Faculty Q and A section that for years … Continue reading

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Community College of Aurora mentors lend helping hands

Unconventional means were attempted to get Polel Ba acclimated to American life after she transferred mid-year into a regular U.S. middle school about five years ago. Her family was refugees from Senegal, West Africa. Polel came overseas speaking French and … Continue reading

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CCA to host transfer fair Nov. 13

The Community College of Aurora will host its second annual transfer fair Nov. 13 on both its campuses, giving numerous Aurora Public Schools students a glimpse at the overall college experience and presenting current CCA attendees various transfer options at … Continue reading

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CCA celebrating ‘Day of the Girl’ with H.S. students

The Day of the Girl is about highlighting, celebrating, discussing, and advancing girls’ lives and opportunities across the globe. The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution two years ago as an official girls’ rights day. At Community College of … Continue reading

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CCA hosting Community Education Fair

AURORA, Colo. – If you’ve ever considered going to college for a course or two, or even full-time, the Community College of Aurora is hosting an event that may just influence your thinking. CCA is hosting a Community Education Fair … Continue reading

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