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CCC chancellor addresses student media in quarterly ConferZoom meeting

Quarterly Zoom press conferences with student media have become commonplace since the onset of the pandemic. (Screenshot by Thomas Cathey)
Eloy Ortiz Oakley touches on USAW, Election Day, and more
October 12, 2020

California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley hosted the first scheduled quarterly teleconference meeting of the semester with CCC’s student media on Sept. 24, where he provided important...

CCC Chancellor’s Office files lawsuit against Department of Education

Chancellor of California Community Colleges Eloy Ortiz Oakley held his second coronavirus-related virtual press conference with student media on May 12, 2020.
May 18, 2020

California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley and Vice-Chancellor Marty J. Alvarado hosted a ConferZoom press conference with student media on May 12, announcing that—among other news and...

CCC Chancellor aims to make grading policies more “flexible” during pandemic

Pictured here is a screenshot from a virtual press conference hosted by CCC Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley as he addresses student media in on April 14, 2020.
CCC Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley and Vice-Chancellor Marty J. Alvarado held a press conference for student media on April 14
April 30, 2020

California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley and Vice-Chancellor Marty J. Alvarado hosted a ConferZoom press conference with student media on April 14, addressing many questions regarding...

Editorial: Los Rios needs to take stand against Trump

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (File Photo)
September 19, 2017

With President Donald Trump’s recent threat to end DACA and potentially deport nearly 790,000 unauthorized immigrants or “Dreamers”  and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ attempts to rollback...

Changes to the BOG waiver to take effect in fall 2016

The BOG waiver is changing for the fall 2016 semester. Changes include students maintaining at least a 2.0 GPA and passing 50 percent of their coursework. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)
April 15, 2016

New academic requirements that include maintaining a GPA of 2.0 or higher and completion of 50 percent of their coursework will be applied to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors (BOG)...

State community college chancellor to retire next year

State community college chancellor Brice Harris, who was the chancellor of the Los Rios district from 1996 to 2012, announced that he will retire from his state position in April 2016. (Photo courtesy of the California Community College system)
December 2, 2015

California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice Harris, a former chancellor of the Los Rios Community College District, announced that he is retiring in April. Harris joked that he “failed” at retirement...

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