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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.