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‘Canyons Promise’ Now Accepting Applications For 2021-22 Year

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The College of the Canyons (COC) “Canyons Promise” program is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 year, officials said Friday. The program launched during the fall 2017 semester, providing increased opportunities for first-time college students with plans to attend college full-time, COC officials said in a statement. “At its core, Canyons Promise is dedicated to the academic, career and personal ...

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COC Focuses On Training For Essential Workforce Roles During COVID-19 Pandemic

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While College of the Canyons has been largely limited to remote instruction during the fall 2020 semester, the school has been able to offer in-person instruction for more than 50 essential infrastructure class sections. The college followed the necessary state and county protocols in order to receive the necessary clearance to begin hosting on-campus classes for students enrolled in a ...

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College Of The Canyons Fire Technology Students Receive $1,000 Edison Scholarships

Nearly a dozen College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees. The students – Nancy Abad, Jake Backes, Michael Boone, Brandon Cockeram, Juan-Pablo Gonzalez, Victor Mere, Jeanette Robinson, Steven Sirk, Christopher Sotelo, and Braiden Swartz– had to have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher, be enrolled ...

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College Of The Canyons Athletics No Longer Participating In Previously Delayed Fall Sports

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College of the Canyons athletics are no longer participating in the previously delayed fall sports seasons, officials announced Thursday. Citing COVID-19 related health and safety concerns posed to student-athletes, coaches and support staff, College of the Canyons teams are no longer set to participate in the upcoming California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Spring I 2021 season, according to the ...

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Registration Open For College Of The Canyons Winter Session

The College of the Canyons (COC) winter session registration is underway, with over 300 class sections available for registration. Winter session at COC runs from Jan. 4 to Feb. 6 and allows students to complete courses in a short time frame, according to the college. Classes are set to be held in three different formats during the winter session. Online ...

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COC Athletics Announces ‘2020 Cougar Alumni & Friends Giving Campaign’

COC Athletics Announces ‘2020 Cougar Alumni & Friends Giving Campaign’

The College of the Canyons Athletic Department announced the launch of its 2020 Cougar Alumni & Friends Giving Campaign to support sports programs at the college on Tuesday. The department coordinated the launch of the campaign with the global Giving Tuesday movement, which developed over the last several years as a response to the continued increases in participation Black Friday ...

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COC To Open Brand-New Multicultural Center

College of the Canyons (COC) plans to host a virtual soft opening of its Multicultural Center on Monday, which officials say will provide “safe and brave spaces” for historically marginalized and minoritized groups on campus. The announcement is part of the college’s commitment to increase diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the university’s framework. “Creating a space on campus to provide ...

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Sebastian Cazares Declares Victory In COC Board Race As Youngest Elected Official In Santa Clarita History

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Sebastian Cazares has declared victory for the College of the Canyons board Monday becoming the youngest‐ever elected official in Santa Clarita history at the age of 20. Cazares was elected by the voters of Santa Clarita Community College District Trustee Area 3 to serve on the College of the Canyons Board of Trustees, according to his campaign. “I am truly ...

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College Of The Canyons Named 2021 Bellwether Award Finalist

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College of the Canyons was named a finalist, among 30 schools nationwide, for a 2021 Bellwether Award. College of the Canyons was one of 30 community colleges selected by the Bellwether College Consortium as a finalist for a 2021 Bellwether Award, which is widely regarded as one of the nation’s most competitive and prestigious recognitions for community colleges. The college ...

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COC Veteran Resource Center Assists Student Veterans During Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the College of the Canyons (COC) Veterans Resource Center (VRC) has continued to help veteran students obtain education benefits. At COC, over 350 student veterans have benefited from the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, which provided over $1 million in housing aid in the Spring 2020 semester. “The program has always been an incredible opportunity, but with ...

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