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January 2022

VC Lundy-Wagner to Lead CCC Digital Innovation and Infrastructure

January 28, 2022

Valerie Lundy-Wagner, Vice Chancellor of the Digital Innovation and Infrastructure Division, California Community CollegesEarlier this month, California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley announced the permanent appointment of Dr. Valerie Lundy-Wagner as vice chancellor of the Digital Innovation and Infrastructure (DII) Division at the CCC Chancellor’s Office.

The appointment follows her service as the division’s interim vice chancellor and its assistant vice chancellor for Research and Data.

New ESS Director: ‘It’s about Doing Right by Customers’

January 28, 2022

Michael Rajkumar Thathuvaswamy, Director of Enabling Services and Support, California Community Colleges Technology CenterStepping into a leadership role within an organization that is undergoing sweeping executive-level changes might make some people nervous but not Michael Rajkumar Thathuvaswamy, who was recently named Director of Enabling Services and Support (ESS) at the California Community Colleges Technology Center.

Workshops by the Numbers

January 28, 2022

Woman using laptop computerDelivering statewide conferences online is not always an ideal situation but the move to a virtual format has been a boon for the California Community Colleges Technology Center’s IT workshops, hosted twice each year by the CCC Information Security Center and CCC Accessibility Center.

Tech Center to Feature Prominently at CISOA Summit

January 28, 2022

2022 CISOA Technology Summit posterAn impressive lineup of presentations from the California Community Colleges Technology Center will be featured at the 2022 CISOA Technology Summit, being held in Ontario, CA, March 20 through March 23.

The annual summit provides the best opportunity for the Technology Center to meet face-to-face with its primary audience from community colleges and districts and showcase systemwide technology developments.

Study Highlights Economic, Social Benefits of California’s Community Colleges

January 28, 2022

Screenshot of video titled "California Community Colleges Economic Impact Report"For every dollar society invests in California’s community colleges, an average of $11.70 in benefits will accrue to California over the course of the students’ careers.

This is just one of the findings of an economic impact report released this week by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. Called “The Economic Value of the California Community Colleges System,” the study highlights the positive economic impact created by the community colleges on the business community and the benefits the colleges generate in return for the investments made by students, taxpayers and society as a whole.