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COC Replaces Magic Mountain As Santa Clarita COVID-19 Vaccination Site

On Monday, College of the Canyons (COC) began operating as one of Los Angeles County’s COVID-19 vaccination sites located in Santa Clarita. Following the closure of Six Flags Magic Mountain’s vaccine site on April 18, L.A. County announced the opening of a vaccination clinic located on the Valencia campus of COC. Both College of the Canyons and Palmdale Oasis Park ...

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COC To Host Virtual Open House For Students Wanting To Advance Their Education

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College of the Canyons (COC) officials are set to host a virtual Open House at the end of April in The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center to help students interested in advancing their careers by earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree. The virtual Open House is intended to provide prospective students with information about the bachelor’s and master’s ...

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COC Athletic Director Named 2021 Trainer Of The Year

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The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association (CCCATA) has named College of the Canyons Associate Athletic Director Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year, officials announced Friday. Peters, who has been an active member of CCCATA for the last nine years, Peters served the organization as the Southern California vice president for the last six years, according to ...

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First Oscar-Nominated Puerto Rican Screenwriter To Attend COC Virtual Insight Series

Award-winning playwright and the first Puerto Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Oscar, José Rivera is scheduled to speak at the College of the Canyons Performing Arts’ Virtual Insight Series on Monday, April 12.  In conjunction with his expected attendance at the COC Performing Arts’ Virtual Insight Series, Rivera is expected to host a master class for students in ...

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COC Foundation Reaches Agreement In Measure E Late Paperwork Case

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In response to an unmet financial Measure E paperwork filing date in 2016, Santa Clarita’s College of the Canyons Foundation has reached an agreement with the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) to pay a fine of $5,500 to the General Fund of the State of California.  In June 2016, a ballot containing proposed general obligation bonds passed, providing $230 million ...

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COC Adds Over 200 Short-Term Classes To Spring Semester

College of the Canyons (COC) has announced the addition of over 200 short-term classes to the 2021 spring semester. More than 200 short-term classes are still open to students looking to enroll in the College of the Canyons spring 2021 semester. The 8-week short-term classes have start dates throughout April, with some 5-week courses set to begin in May. A ...

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COC Ranked Among Top 25 Community Colleges In Hispanic Enrollment Numbers

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College of the Canyons (COC) has been ranked number 18 in Hispanic student enrollment by “The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine.” “The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine” has rated College of the Canyons as number 18 out of the top 25 community colleges in the category of enrolling Hispanic students, officials said Wednesday. “We are so proud to ...

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College Of The Canyons Women’s Golf Team Earns Community College Award

The 2019 state championship College of the Canyons (COC) women’s golf team has been named a 2019-2020 California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Scholar Team Award winner. The state championship women’s golf team of 2019 at COC has been awarded the CCAA Scholar Team Award. The Scholar Team Award is the highest academic team achievement given annually by the CCCAA, ...

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College Of The Canyons Football Alum Named To Athlete Honor Roll

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Former College of the Canyons football student and athlete Kilian Zierer has been named to the 2019-20 California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Scholar Athlete Honor Roll. Former College of the Canyons football student and athlete Kilian Zierer has been named to the 2019-20 California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Scholar Athlete Honor Roll. Zierer is just one of 17 ...

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