DCCCD Extends Spring Break Through March, Then Returns With Online-Only ClassesThe Dallas County Community College District is joining a number of other campuses in North Texas and is extending spring break because of concerns over the new coronavirus.
Former Chancellor Of Dallas County Community College Dr. Wright Lassiter Jr. Passes Away At 85Dr. Lassiter was appointed chancellor in 2007 after serving as president of El Centro College for 20 years.
Idea Proposed To Lure Amazon's HQ2 Being Pursued By Dallas County Community College District To Develop Workforce PipelineOn Saturday, voters approved a $1.1 billion bond package for DCCCD that will not include money for the programs to create a high tech workforce but also a new El Centro College campus in downtown Dallas.
Dallas County Community College Bringing Mobile Food Pantry To CampusesThe Dallas County Community College District is tackling the problem of hunger among college students with a new mobile food pantry.
Dallas County Community College District Hosting Forums On Campus CarryThe Dallas County Community College District wants everyone on the same page when it comes to the concealed campus carry law which goes into effect on for community colleges on August 1.
Professor Says Higher Education Opens A World Of Opportunities"Education has also broadened my mind to accept and respect the opinions of others, thereby making me balanced and fair minded," says Dr. Suryakant T. Desai.
Dallas Community College Official Says Higher Education Equips StudentsAnita Gordy-Watkins, Associate Vice Chancellor of Global Economic Development, encourages students to pursue higher education.
Higher Education Brings Leadership Opportunities For Grant Manager"I am able to use my degree as leverage when applying for positions that require a bachelor’s degree with certain years of experience. Often, I can substitute education for work experience."
Dallas Professor Says Higher Education Opens A World Of Opportunities"When I started college as biology major, I was really not interested in medicine. A friend of mine was working in a lab doing undergraduate research, and she told me how to get into the program. Once I was working in the lab, I was hooked," said Jill Buettner.
IT Ranks Fourth In Top 10 College Majors And Career ChoicesThe starting salary for those with a bachelor’s degree is $49,900 for computer systems analysts; the median salary for that position is $79,680. Those with a master’s degree are considered to be in a better position for jobs as computer and information research scientists.
Ask A DFW Expert: Take Better Phone PicturesMay is National Photography Month, a great time to get out and take photos. And, with today's camera phone technology, one is always equipped to capture life in all its splendor.