The Coast Community College District has announced that its three colleges—Coastline, Golden West, and Orange Coast—will plan to conduct the fall 2020 semester online. In addition, student support services will be provided online. While some essential workers are on-site, the district office and the college campuses remain closed to the
The Coast Community College District, comprised of Coastline College, Golden West College, and Orange Coast College, will resume online or remotely-taught classes on Monday, March 30. In general, student support, academic support, and administrative services will be provided at a distance, except for limited functions that cannot be performed remotely.
While there have not been any confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Coast Community College District, all classes, including online, are suspended beginning March 16 through March 20 out of an abundance of caution. Spring Break, the week of March 23 through March 27, will occur as originally scheduled. Campuses
Earthquakes, floods, fires, Santa Ana winds, and potential dam failures in Orange County could all have a major impact on the Coast Community College District. The Coast District’s current FEMA-approved Hazard Mitigation Plan is due for an update. To assist in that work, the District will receive a $125,000 Hazard
The Coast Community College District Board of Trustees approved Julie Clevenger as the Director of Chancellor’s Office Operations and Government Relations at the January 15 Board meeting. Clevenger comes to the Chancellor’s office from Orange Coast College, where she served for 32 years. During her time at Orange Coast, Clevenger
The Coast Community College District Board of Trustees elected new officers on December 13 for the 2020 calendar year, during its yearly organizational meeting. With unanimous votes, Trustee David Grant was elected board president, Trustee Lorraine Prinsky was elected board vice president, and Trustee Jim Moreno was elected board clerk.
The nation’s top bond-rating agencies, Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s, affirmed the Coast Community College District’s excellent rating for general obligation bonds. Both agencies recognized the district with the second-highest ratings possible, Aa1 and AA+ respectively, and noted a stable outlook in the long term. “Excellent ratings mean that the
Erik Fallis joined Coast Community College District as district director of public affairs and marketing last week, following board approval in June. Fallis additionally serves as executive director of the CCCD Foundation. “Erik brings a wealth of higher education experience and is a welcome addition to the excellent team supporting
The Colleges of the Coast Community College District received reaffirmation and seven-year accreditation from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges last week. Seven years is the longest timeframe possible between ACCJC reviews, reflecting the strength of the Colleges’ academics and operations. “I am proud of the Colleges for
The Coast Community College District is being recognized with two top awards from the California Community Colleges Board of Governors 2018 Energy and Sustainability Awards. The Coast District won in the category of Best Overall Large District for an interior lighting retrofit at Golden West College. The project is estimated