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in Diversity, Equity, Leadership

Diversity: more than a buzz word

At CCBC, diversity isn’t just a buzz word or something the tenor of the times has forced us to embrace. It is an innate part of our “open door” mission. CCBC is now a minority-majority institution. We are a college that not only lives its mission, CCBC loves its mission. Although we already do more than many when it comes…

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in Inspiration, Leadership, Students, Uncategorized

Rethink, Re-envision, Reaffirm

One of the finest moments for every college is the first day of the fall semester when bright, energetic faces fill classrooms before spilling out into hallways and campus quadrangles.  It is wonderful to feel the electricity of students back on our campuses again.  Even though we are not yet fully out of the darkness of the pandemic, we start…

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in Community, Donors, Leadership

Charting a path to our next normal

In early July, I engaged a group of CCBC’s major donors in a virtual conversation about the impact of COVID-19 on the college.  My message was similar to those regularly shared with faculty and staff – reflecting upon how far we’ve come since shutting down due to the pandemic, where we currently are and where we hope to go as…

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in Community, Faculty, Leadership, Students

Testing our resolve

It has been far too long since I’ve posted a President’s Blog, but since so much has changed at CCBC and in our daily lives, I felt it was the perfect time to give it a reboot. At CCBC, we have been hard at work launching the new fully-remote learning environment. The work has not been easy, but I dare…

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