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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...

The members of the CCCCD Governing Board

Board rejects renewal of third administrator contract

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
September 25, 2020

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board voted 3-2 not to extend the contract of Executive Vice Chancellor Eugene Huff during their Sept. 9 meeting. Huff is currently serving as the...

District finds new chancellor

District finds new chancellor

Elizabeth McLaurin, Staff Writer
September 25, 2020

After a final closed-door interview Sept. 22, and amid controversy about the hiring process, the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board has tapped Dr. Bryan Reece to be its new chancellor...

LMC President and moderator of the Sept. 17 public forum listens intently to Dr. Bryan Reece

Chancellor search takes next step

Weston Hopkins, Editor-in-Chief
September 18, 2020

The search for the next Contra Costa Community College District permanent chancellor progressed further Thursday, Sept. 17 as the district held a public forum with the sole candidate, Dr. Bryan Reece. Starting...

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