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Fall 2023 Star Party Slated for Nov. 3

October 24, 2023 – On Friday, Nov. 3, Dr. Varoujan Gorjian, an astronomer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), will present “A Brief History of JPL” at the College of the Canyons Fall 2023 Star Party. 

Instructor Named Paralegal Champion

October 19, 2023 – Lori Young, College of the Canyons paralegal professor, has been named the recipient of the 2023 Certified Paralegal Champion Award by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). 

Oversight Committee Members Appointed

October 12, 2023 – The College of the Canyons Board of Trustees approved the appointment of seven new members to the Santa Clarita Community College District Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee at its October 11 meeting. 

ETI Receives Workforce Training Award

October 5, 2023 – The College of the Canyons Employee Training Institute (ETI) has received $749,785 from the California Employment Training Panel (ETP) to provide worker training to client companies in the Santa Clarita Valley who wish to retain an up-skilled workforce through customized training programs.

Chancellor Receives Award from FivePoint

September 28, 2023 – College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook received the rarely-awarded O – C (pronounced “oh bar see”) award from FivePoint at a community celebration event held to celebrate her 35 years of leadership at COC.

Registration Open for Short-Term Classes

September 13, 2023 – While the fall semester may have started on Aug. 22, more than 300 class sections have been added to the class schedule to give current and prospective students more options to help them reach their educational goals. 

Veteran Support Program Launched

September 12, 2023 – College of the Canyons has launched a new certificate program for veteran service providers, such as veteran counselors in higher education, government agencies, as well as nonprofit organizations.

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