January 17, 2017 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Community Colleges aim to better prepare California millennials for today’s economy

New chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley says students will need skills to make more career and job changes than previous generations Read More »

California Community Colleges rewarded for supporting budding entrepreneurs
January 12, 2017 by Amber Nelson

California Community Colleges rewarded for supporting budding entrepreneurs

Efforts to promote entrepreneurs and small business in California earned national recognition Read More »

Community Colleges and Inland Empire manufacturers build training center to close skills gap
January 10, 2017 by Amber Nelson

Community Colleges and Inland Empire manufacturers build training center to close skills gap

Collaboration helps train more skilled workers to meet local demand as older workers retire and technology changes Read More »

College creates career center dedicated to helping career technical education students
January 06, 2017 by Amber Nelson

College creates career center dedicated to helping career technical education students

CTE students sometimes can require support and career help different from students on traditional transfer pathways Read More »

Specialty nurse shortage prompts program promoting “high fidelity” training
December 29, 2016 by Amber Nelson

Specialty nurse shortage prompts program promoting “high fidelity” training

Data shows a need for more than 6,000 newly qualified nurses in Southern California alone. Read More »

Northrop Grumman finds success collaborating with community colleges
December 22, 2016

Northrop Grumman finds success collaborating with community colleges

Aerospace manufacturing manager talks about effort to boost SoCal regional workforce Read More »

New chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley shares vision for California Community Colleges
December 19, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

New chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley shares vision for California Community Colleges

Education leader talks about how the colleges can move more students into 21st century jobs Read More »

Day Two: Reinforcing California’s higher education system for the future critical to workforce pipeline
December 14, 2016 by Nadine Ono

Day Two: Reinforcing California’s higher education system for the future critical to workforce pipeline

California leaders at Summit sound alarm about low educational attainment and needed investment into higher education Read More »

Community College soft skills program scales to meet growing employer demand
December 08, 2016 by Amber Nelson

Community College soft skills program scales to meet growing employer demand

Soft skills like communication can make a big difference to students looking to land jobs, even in technical fields Read More »

The One Million Worker Challenge: Where the Summit will go next after year of success
December 06, 2016 by Justin Ewers

The One Million Worker Challenge: Where the Summit will go next after year of success

Next steps in closing California's skills gap and addressing need for more graduates Read More »

California students can see sizable pay increase after earning health care certifications
December 02, 2016

California students can see sizable pay increase after earning health care certifications

New report shows finishing California Community Colleges health care programs can pay off for students significantly Read More »

“Made to Order” aerospace workforce built by collaboration of community, college and industry
November 23, 2016 by Amber Nelson

“Made to Order” aerospace workforce built by collaboration of community, college and industry

Southern California manufacturing giant working with local college and community to close regional skills gaps. Read More »

California’s energy goals will require more advanced energy workers to fill gaps
November 03, 2016 by Amber Nelson

California’s energy goals will require more advanced energy workers to fill gaps

California Community Colleges partner with private sector to train a workforce needed for state's ambitious clean energy plan Read More »

California Community Colleges aim to instill entrepreneurial mindset to next generation
November 01, 2016 by Amber Nelson

California Community Colleges aim to instill entrepreneurial mindset to next generation

Programs intro students to entrepreneurial thinking to solve problems at school, work and in their lives Read More »

Soft skills gap in healthcare industry prompts new training toolkit
October 28, 2016 by Linda Zorn

Soft skills gap in healthcare industry prompts new training toolkit

New workforce initiative provides employers with tools to boost the soft skills vital to the medical field. Read More »

Entertainment “boot camp” at California college lights up pathway into industry
October 14, 2016 by Nadine Ono

Entertainment “boot camp” at California college lights up pathway into industry

With a huge entertainment sector nearby, a L.A. college teaches skills needed in job market via a free program Read More »

Manufacturers open doors for MFG Day to change perception of jobs
October 06, 2016 by John Guenther

Manufacturers open doors for MFG Day to change perception of jobs

Faced with skills gap and less-positive public perception, campaign seeks to showcase modern manufacturing as desirable career Read More »

Central Valley alliance looks to boost region’s manufacturing ecosystem
July 28, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

Central Valley alliance looks to boost region’s manufacturing ecosystem

Companies and local partners team up to build up San Joaquin Valley's manufacturing workforce. Read More »

Eloy Oakley named chancellor of the California Community Colleges system
July 18, 2016 by John Guenther

Eloy Oakley named chancellor of the California Community Colleges system

Higher education innovator and Summit steering committee member will become the first Latino to helm the 113-college system Read More »

Despite disability, California student graduates into ranks of in-demand electricians
June 28, 2016 by Ed Coghlan

Despite disability, California student graduates into ranks of in-demand electricians

Hard-of-hearing father of two graduated with electrician certificate after making big career leap. Read More »

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