Vice President's Message

Barbara Perez
The Accreditation Steering Committee (ASC) held its first meeting on October 25 following the submission of the names of the committee members by fellow ASC co-chairs Compton District CEO Lawrence Cox, Compton Center Faculty Council President Saul Panski and me,to Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) Francisco Arce, ECC VP, Academic Affairs.

In addition to the ALO and co-chairs, the ASC members are: Alisha Harrell, ASO student representative; Jo Ann Higdon, VP, Administrative Services; Andrew Krynicki, confidential/supervisory representative; Joseph Lewis, Classified Unit, CCCFE; Jeanie Nishime, VP, Student & Community Advancement; Estina Pratt, Vice President, Faculty Council; Rachelle Sasser, management representative; and faculty representatives Chelvi Subramanian and Pieter Van Niel.

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CEO's Message

Dr. Lawrence M. Cox
The Compton Community College District recently had the opportunity to recognize former students who are of Japanese ancestry and were unable to receive their diplomas from the former Compton Junior College because of the unfortunate circumstances affecting them during World War II. To honor these students, the CCCD hosted a special graduation ceremony on October 16 where these former students received honorary degrees.

The initiative to locate and honor the Nisei students was in response to Assembly Member Warren Furutani’s (D-Long Beach) bill (AB 37) that called upon California colleges and universities to grant honorary degrees as part of the historic California Nisei College Diploma Project.

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 Student Success

Welcome New Faculty and Staff!

YESS Program Prepares Foster Youth for Independence

Freshman Profile

New Student Welcome Day a Resounding Success

The Way Into a University is Through ECC Compton Center!

ECC Compton Center is a Great Value

Our Commitment to Higher Education

 Center Happenings

Latino Heritage Month Celebration

Great California ShakeOut

Upcoming Winter/Spring Registration

University Filing Deadlines

Transfer Activities, Workshops and University Tour Schedule

 Accreditation News

Accreditation Steering Co-Chairs Meet

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Former Japanese American Students Receive Honorary Degrees

Student Ambassadors Conduct Local Recruitment

Foundation for the CCCD Establishes Textbook Fund

2010 ARCC Released

Budget Update

Board of Trustees Meeting

The next meeting of the Compton Community College District Board of Trustees is scheduled for Tuesday, December 7, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room at 1111 E. Artesia Blvd., Compton, CA 90221. Closed session begins at 5:00 p.m. for anyone wishing to address the Board on closed session agenda items. The Board Agendas are posted 72 hours in advance of the meeting at and

Enrollment Report: Fall 2010

El Camino College Compton Center increased the number of sections offered in the fall by 17 percent; and seats are up by 23 percent. With a headcount of 5,466 students, ECC Compton Center has 670 additional students over the same time last year. At 2,626 FTES, ECC Compton Center is at 112 percent of its census day target and has exceeded its final FTES goal of 2,500. After the second eight-week session, additional FTES will be added for future enrollments.

ECC Compton Center’s FTES goal for 2010-11 is 6,400. Based on the number of sections offered in fall, and planned for spring, the actual FTES number for the Center is anticipated to be 6,669.