California Launches Medicine Scholars Program to Help Diversify the State’s Primary Care Physician Workforce

California Launches Medicine Scholars Program to Help Diversify the State’s Primary Care Physician Workforce

Today marks the official launch of the California Medicine Scholars Program (CMSP) thanks to funding from the California Department of Health Care Access and Information and its commitment to strengthening California community college to medical school pathway.

The Jay Pritzker Foundation Receives 2021 Bernard Osher Philanthropist of the Year Award

The Jay Pritzker Foundation Receives 2021 Bernard Osher Philanthropist of the Year Award

The Jay Pritzker Foundation has been named the 2021 Bernard Osher Philanthropist of the Year in recognition of its historic $100 million commitment to the students of the California Community Colleges, the single largest gift to community colleges in the nation to date.

Centralized Clinical Placement System Announces Launch of Student Ready to Streamline the Healthcare Clinical Placement Process for Students

Centralized Clinical Placement System Announces Launch of Student Ready to Streamline the Healthcare Clinical Placement Process for Students

The Centralized Clinical Placement System (CCPS) has announced the launch of a new product, CCPS-Student Ready, which helps streamline the nursing student clinical placement process.

Foundation for California Community Colleges Receives $1 Million Grant from Lumina Foundation to Advance Construction Careers for Students

Foundation for California Community Colleges Receives $1 Million Grant from Lumina Foundation to Advance Construction Careers for Students

FoundationCCC will specifically work to increase alignment between the community colleges and California state workforce systems, including the California Workforce Development Board, the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, and the State Building & Construction Trades Councils, by providing “High Road Recovery” grants to three “High Road Construction Careers” (HRCC) grantees.

Kwesi Edwards Appointed to the Foundation for California Community Colleges Board of Directors

Kwesi Edwards Appointed to the Foundation for California Community Colleges Board of Directors

Kwesi Edwards, of Amazon Web Services, has joined the Foundation for California Community Colleges Board of Directors. The motion to approve his appointment was made by Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis during the January Board of Governors meeting and was unanimously approved.

College Futures Foundation Awards $750,000 to Support Project Addressing College Affordability Crisis

College Futures Foundation Awards $750,000 to Support Project Addressing College Affordability Crisis

The Foundation for California Community Colleges received $750,000 in funding from College Futures Foundation to support a project addressing the current college affordability crisis through a partnership with the California Student Aid Commission.

The Foundation for California Community Colleges Partners with TimelyMD to Expand Healthcare Options for Students

The Foundation for California Community Colleges Partners with TimelyMD to Expand Healthcare Options for Students

The Foundation for California Community Colleges CollegeBuys program has announced a new partnership with TimelyMD, the leading telehealth provider specializing in higher education, to make the virtual care available to all 116 California Community Colleges.

California Education Learning Lab to Award $7 Million in New Grants to Support Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education

California Education Learning Lab to Award $7 Million in New Grants to Support Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education

Today, the California Education Learning Lab announced a new grant opportunity, the “Learning Lab Grand Challenge: Overcoming the Calculus Barrier to STEM Success” (Grand Challenge), which aims to boost STEM retention and completion in California.

California Community Colleges Launches Second Phase of Guided Pathways Project

California Community Colleges Launches Second Phase of Guided Pathways Project

Today, the California Community Colleges, in partnership with the Foundation for California Community Colleges, announced the launch of “Guided Pathways 2.0,” a project that aims to further accelerate implementation of the California Guided Pathways model and increase the number of students who earn a certificate or degree.

$100 Million Donation Committed to Foundation for California Community Colleges to Help Students Finish College

$100 Million Donation Committed to Foundation for California Community Colleges to Help Students Finish College

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, in partnership with the Foundation for California Community Colleges, announced the largest philanthropic gift to community colleges in the nation to date. Over 20 years, the $100 million pledge will help eliminate regional educational gaps by providing scholarships to students who are well on their way toward a finish-line goal of completing a degree or certificate or transferring to a four-year university.