Compton College

Centennial High School Hosts 12th Annual Compton Walk for a Cure

On October 7, the 12th Annual Compton Walk for a Cure was held at Centennial High School. According to event co-founder Satra Zurita, “The walk was an opportunity for the community to come together to unite and raise awareness about breast cancer.”

Compton College Students and Faculty Brim with Pride

The Compton College District Community Meeting was held September 14, at the NHS Center for Sustainable Communities in Compton. The meeting was full of current students and faculty who spoke with excessive pride about their experiences and their achievements at Compton College, and what the school has to offer. President/CEO Keith Curry and his colleagues spoke with passion about the new programs offered at Compton College and the upcoming renovation projects. The school currently has 10,426 students enrolled. “Here at Compton College, we are meeting students where they are at by addressing the basic needs of the students,” said Barbara

 Are You All In On Black Student Success?  Or Are You Standing on the Sidelines?  

At Compton College, commencement is approaching, and we are looking forward to celebrating with an in-person celebration, as the pandemic caused us to move the ceremony online for the past two years. Those two years have presented extraordinary challenges for our students, especially our Black and African American students, who face disproportionate obstacles on their path to earning degrees and certificates – a critical step toward building a successful future.  

L.A. Rams Donate Meals to Families

The Los Angeles Rams recently partnered with Albertsons/Vons/Pavilions (AVP), Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Pepsi to host a mobile food distribution event at Compton College. Defensive lineman Sebastian Joseph-Day was in attendance to help serve the hundreds of people that benefited from the event.

Compton College Recognized By Congresswoman Barragán

Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán congratulates Compton College on their updated federal designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). HSI is one of several federal Minority-Serving Institution designations from the U.S. Department of Education for institutions of higher education that categorically or historically enroll a targeted racial or ethnic group. 

Compton College Campus Closed to Public Beginning March 17 through April 10, 2020

Compton College students are asked to continually check their Compton College email for updates on transitioning to online and alternative methods of instruction/student support services. All classes are canceled March 17, 2020, through March 20, 2020, so faculty can transition courses to an alternative instruction method, such as Canvas course delivery software or teleconferencing. The majority of courses will move to alternative methods of instruction beginning Saturday, March 21, 2020, through Friday, April 10, 2020. Options are also being explored for students who don’t have reliable access to computers or broadband. More information will be provided directly to students on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Compton College Receives $400,000 Grant for Guided Pathways

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.