The Campaign for College Opportunity has honored seven Central Valley Higher Education Consortium member institutions with its 2022 Excellence in Placement Awards in several categories. “These colleges have championed student success by implementing equitable course placement practices that give community college students the opportunity to take college-level courses with the support,” the CCO announced recently. The Campaign for College Opportunity is focused on a single mission: working to ensure all Californians…

CVHEC media contact: Tom Uribes • tom@uribes.com • 559.348.3278 Convening’s Student Panel: Successes of Dual Enrollment (March 14, 2022) — The “Establishing Dual Enrollment Pathways in the Central Valley” Convening Thursday, March 17, will bring more than 120 secondary and postsecondary educators together in person for the first time since the pandemic shutdown to address challenges and barriers to dual enrollment success and to hear four valley students share their success stories. Presented by…

$5 Million Donated to College of the Sequoias College of Sequoias Press release — Jan. 20, 2022 The College of the Sequoias Foundation has announced $5.4 million in gifts received from a family trust. This marks the largest gift in the college’s 95-year history. The family trust was formed by a local couple that have since deceased and wished to remain anonymous in this announcement. While they were still with us,…

Campaign for College Opportunity honors  8 CVHEC members with ‘Champions’ Awards Eight CVHEC member institutions were honored as 2021 Champions of Higher Education and Equity Champions for Excellence in Transfer by the Campaign for College Opportunity. Honored at CCO’s annual Champions of Higher Education for Excellence in Transfer virtual awards ceremony Nov. 16 were Bakersfield College; Clovis Community College; California State University, Bakersfield; College of the Sequoias; Fresno City College; Fresno…

  Jamie Moore, professor of English at CVHEC-member institution College of the Sequoias in Visalia and a teacher in the statewide Puente program, was featured by the California Acceleration Project in its “Voices from the Field” blog with her entry, “Transforming The Research Paper: Using Oral History To Center  Students’ Voices And Communities.” She also is a doctoral student at CVHEC-member University of California, Merced studying pedagogy and faculty development.  CVHEC…