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Compton College Receives $400,000 Grant for Guided Pathways
January 24, 2020
The Compton Community College District (CCCD) was awarded a $400,000 grant from the College Futures Foundation to support Compton College’s implementation of its Tartar Completion by Design (Guided Pathways), Dual Enrollment, block scheduling, and transfer partnerships. ... read more »
Scholarship Applications Open for Underrepresented Students in the Chemical Sciences
January 24, 2020
The American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program is offering renewable scholarships of $1,000 to $5,000 per year for African American, Hispanic/Latinx and Native American students majoring in chemistry-related fields and pursuing chemistry-related careers. Qualified students may be studying at community colleges or four-year institutions. Graduating high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors may apply.   ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Dylan Lewis
January 23, 2020
University of California in Santa Barbara (UCSB) freshman Dylan Lewis rose quickly to become a key contributor in the Gauchos women’s soccer team. She was a starting midfielder for 16 out of 19 games, more than any other player on the team this season. ... read more »
Gov. Newsom Proposes $20,000 Stipend for Teachers at ‘High Needs’ Schools
January 17, 2020
Last Friday, when Gov. Gavin Newsom submitted his budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year, he specifically mentioned Black students - the lowest performing group of any ethnic category on California’s standardized tests. ... read more »
Gov. Newsom Breaks Record with Tens-of-Billions Spending Plan for Public Schools
January 16, 2020
On January 10, Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled his record $222 Billion state budget for 2020-21. The $84 billion he allocated in it for K-12 schools and community colleges represents a historic high level of funding for education in California. ... read more »
SCLC Names Winners of MLK Essay & Oratorical Contest
January 16, 2020
Six middle and high school students emerged as winners of the 5th Annual MLK Essay and Oratorical Contest. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Krys Barnes
January 16, 2020
UCLA senior linebacker Krystopher “Krys” Barnes is a leader on the field and off. While being a starter for the team, he became a member of the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in Winter 2017 and Spring 2018. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Amaya Givens
January 9, 2020
Morningside junior Amaya Givens uses her gladdening attitude and her passion to help others on the cheerleading squad and beyond. Joining the team helped develop methods to juggle her schooling and her other extracurricular activities. ... read more »
South LA Student Participates in LAUSD Academic Decathlon Workshop
January 3, 2020
Student Angelize Simmons, West Vernon High School, participates in a practice interview session at the LADWP downtown headquarters during a workshop session to prepare for the vigorous LAUSD Academic Decathlon Competition.  Interviews are one of the competition areas.  ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jared Heywood
January 2, 2020
After a contending run with the Inglewood Sentinels football team, senior quarterback Jared Heywood will take his talents to the University of Rhode Island. He worked hard in order to graduate early while putting up a winning performance on the field. ... read more »
Kipp SoCal Alumna Selected For National Leadership Accelerator
January 2, 2020
Simone Edwards, a graduate of KIPP SoCal school was selected to participate in KIPP’s national Alumni Leadership Accelerator program, a year-long fellowship for KIPP alumni leaders in their 20s and 30s. Simone is among 23 KIPP alumni nationwide who were selected as fellows this year, chosen from a competitive pool of over 100 applicants nominated by their KIPP regions. KIPP partners with Management Leadership for Tomorrow to deliver the program.   ... read more »
Trump Signs Future Act to Help HBCUs, Minority-Serving Institutions
January 2, 2020
This action guarantees more than $2.5 billion over the next 10 years, including $850 million specifically for HBCUs,” the President stated. ... read more »
Compton College Fall 2019 Nursing Pinning Ceremony
December 27, 2019
Compton College honored 35 students graduating with an associate of science degree in nursing at a pinning ceremony on December 12, 2019. ... read more »
The New 2019 California Dashboard Release Shows Outstanding Progress Across Compton Unified School District
December 27, 2019
Compton Unified School District today announced the release of class of 2019 student data by the California Department of Education, which shows that the district remains on an upward path in high school graduation rates, and other important student success indicators. ... read more »
Moorpark College Offers Study Abroad Opportunity in Quito, Ecuador
December 27, 2019
Students and community members who wish to enrich their education by immersing themselves in Ecuador’s culture and language are invited to participate in [moorparkcollege.edu]Moorpark College’s new study abroad program in Quito, Ecuador. The 15-week program will be Aug. 24 – Dec. 6, 2020 and is in partnership with don Quijote, a leading Spanish language school with more than 30 years of experience. ... read more »
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