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Chancellor Bryan Reece reinstated

Chancellor Bryan Reece reinstated

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
October 4, 2021

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board, which placed Chancellor Bryan Reece on paid administrative leave Sept. 14 pending an investigation into an undisclosed personnel matter, reversed...

District tackles COVID-19 with vaccine mandate

District tackles COVID-19 with vaccine mandate

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
September 21, 2021

The Contra Costa Community College District has adopted a new vaccine mandate for all students and employees that will go into effect Nov. 1. Those impacted will receive an email Oct. 1 about how to prove...

Mojdeh Mehdizadeh takes over district chancellor position while Bryan Reece is put on paid leave.

4CD Chancellor placed on leave, vice-chancellor takes the reigns

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
September 16, 2021

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board held a special meeting on Sept. 14 and placed second-year District Chancellor Bryan Reece on paid administrative leave. Governing Board President...

One of the challenges facing new District Chancellor Bryan Reece is recovering student enrollment in the wake of the pandemic.

Contra Costa Community College District tackles declining enrollment

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
June 3, 2021

Over the past year, there has been a decline in student enrollment within the Contra Costa Community College District. To combat this issue and create more engagement, the school district is partnering...

The Swiss Cheese Model of Pandemic Defense was displayed in the May 4 Zoom presentation on facilities readiness. It shows the layers in the process that help fight against the spread of viruses.

District evaluates facilities for in-person classes

Sarina Grossi, Staff Writer
June 3, 2021

As the spring semester ends and more people are getting vaccinated against COVID-19, the Contra Costa Community College District is preparing for the return of in-person class sessions. To ensure the campuses...

Graphic from Jesus Chico.

Accreditation commission concerned with district

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2021

In an effort to hold the Contra Costa Community Colleges District Governing Board accountable, all district colleges — including Los Medanos — have been issued a warning by the accrediting agency that...

DVC Academic Senate President Dr. John Freytag and CCC Academic Senate President Katherine Krolikowski joined LMC Academic Senate President Dr. James Noel at the tri-senate meeting held Feb. 1.

Senates come together to adopt pledge

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
February 6, 2021

The Los Medanos College, Diablo Valley College and Contra Costa College Academic Senates kicked off Black History Month by unanimously adopting an anti-racism pledge Feb.1 at a tri-senate meeting.  The...

New chancellor brings valuable community college experience

New chancellor brings valuable community college experience

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
December 10, 2020

Continuing to build on an already robust career spanning multiple positions within the community college realm, Bryan Reece has taken the reins of the Contra Costa Community District as its new permanent...

Strong competition for district trustee

Strong competition for district trustee

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
October 17, 2020

In what’s shaping up to be a tight race, Ward 2 voters will choose this Election Day among three candidates — an incumbent, a former district college president and a former Diablo Valley College student...

LMC President Bob Kratochvil and the Accreditation Team during the Oct. 8 Exit Report meeting.

Accreditation Team compliments college

Roya Mohammad and Andrew Guitron
October 13, 2020

Following a two-year process of self-evaluation, a visiting team from the Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges praised Los Medanos College in its Exit Report Thursday, Oct. 8 for its...

The members of the CCCCD Governing Board

Senates pass no confidence vote in governing board

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
October 12, 2020

The Los Medanos College Academic Senate and Classified Senate have each passed a resolution of no confidence in the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board that oversees the three district...

Repeat matchup in race for Ward 5 district trustee

Repeat matchup in race for Ward 5 district trustee

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
October 11, 2020

In a replay of the 2016 election, voters will again have the opportunity Nov. 3 to decide between incumbent Greg Enholm and challenger Fernando Sandoval in the race for the Ward 5 trustee to serve on the...

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