The Ventura County Community College District closed escrow on its new district administrative center at 761 E. Daily Drive in Camarillo, which VCCCD purchased for $7 million. “Moving the administration building to the center of the district will benefit everyone,” Chancellor Bernard Luskin said in a news release issued on Nov. 16. “In addition, the new Read More →
While its higher-education system remains far short of optimal funding, California’s improved budget prospects are creating niche opportunities aimed at vocational and technical training. A trio of projects, two from Ventura County and one from San Luis Obispo, are among the 39 winning proposals for a one-time $250 million competitive grant program offered through the Read More →
Taxpayers and small businesses have been pushed to the limit.
Five of the six community colleges in the Tri-Counties came under fire in early February as the regional accreditation agency issued the latest in a string of negative report cards. The worst report went to San Luis Obispo County’s Cuesta College, now in danger of closing if it doesn’t improve its educational standards. Santa Barbara Read More →
This wake-up call should be taken seriously by the colleges and the business community.