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COC To Host Gillespie Field Dedication Ceremony

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The College of the Canyons Athletic Department plans to host a field dedication ceremony to unveil the recently named Mike Gillespie Field in honor of the legendary baseball coach’s distinguished career. The festivities begin at noon Saturday, March 16, with a pre-game luncheon in the Cougar Den followed by an on-field dedication ceremony beginning at 1:15 p.m. First pitch of ...

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COC Announces Pop-Up FAFSA Workshop

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On Wednesday, the College of the Canyons (COC) announced it is scheduled to host a Pop-Up FAFSA workshop next month in Valencia and Canyon Country.  To help students navigate the new 2024-25 Fee Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application form, COC is scheduled to host four upcoming pop-up workshops.  “The FAFSA form can be a crucial step for students ...

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Two COC Student-Led Projects Selected By NASA

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Two student-led science projects from College of the Canyons (COC) have been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and scheduled to be launched this summer.  “It’s such a rare opportunity because we’re all striving to learn something new,” said Ryan Jones, media and marketing lead.  The two projects which have been approved are the RockSat-X which is ...

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COC Hosts Super Saturday Skills, Drills Clinic

On Saturday, College of the Canyons (COC) hosted a football clinic for kids to get ready for the Big Game.  On Saturday, COC’s football program hosted its Super Saturday Skills & Drills Clinic as part of the annual Big Game weekend.   Young players were organized by age group and position before receiving instruction from a member of the Cougars football ...

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COC Celebrates Lunar New Year

On Thursday, College of the Canyons (COC)  celebrated the Lunar New Year in Valencia.   COC hosted an event Thursday to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Valencia, with food and entertainment.  “It’s like a cultural action and to let people know more about what’s going on the Lunar New Year and the origin and were trying to encourage international students ...

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COC Receives Grant To Support MESA Students

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College of the Canyons (COC) has recently received a grant of $125k to help increase the number of underrepresented students in specific areas. COC has received a $125,000 sub-award grant as a part of a $3 million Title V grant awarded to CSUN from the U.S. Department of Education to increase the number of Hispanic and underrepresented students in art, ...

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College Of The Canyons 2024 Women’s Conference Slated For March

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The annual College of the Canyons Women’s Conference is scheduled to return to the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center in March 2024. On Saturday, March 23. Held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., this year’s conference will feature an exciting lineup of presenters and breakout sessions designed around the theme “Flourish,” according to event organizers. “This year’s conference ...

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Canyons Promise Now Accepting Applications

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College of the Canyons (COC) is now accepting applications for the next academic year for students to sign up for classes.  The Canyons Promise program at COC is now accepting sign-up forms for the 2024-25 academic year.  “We highly encourage students to sign up as early as possible because the program’s cohort size will be limited to 1,600 students,” said ...

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Audit Of Bond Spending At COC Affirmed

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The Santa Clarita Community College District’s Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit confirming the district properly accounted for all bond expenditures in the 2022-23 fiscal year. Eide Bailly, LLP conducted financial and performance audits, and issued the District an unmodified opinion—the best rating possible—noting no adjustments, audit findings, questioned costs or instances ...

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COC Selected As Regional Center Of Excellence

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COC has been awarded a $4 million grant to join a collaborative for Regional Effectiveness, Action, Transformation and Equity as one of the eight Regional Centers of Excellence in California that started on Jan 1.  “We are very excited to have been designated as a Regional Center of Excellence by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office,” said College of the ...

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