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Leadership Turnover in the Community College System Can Pose Challenges
El Vaquero - June 3, 2022

How This College Gave Emergency Aid to Dual Enrooled Students
Diverse Issues in Higher Educatio - May 11, 2022

Register for Summer 2022 Classes at Compton College
2UrbanGirls.com - May 5, 2022

California Nonprofit Launches Career Readiness Pilot Program for State's Community Colleges
Diverse Issues in Higher Education - May 4, 2022

Are You All In On Black Student Success? Or Are You Standing on the Sidelines?
LA Sentinel - April 28, 2022 Op Ed by Dr. Keith Curry

Fewer Black men are enrolling in community college. This state wants to change that.
PBS News Hour - April 19, 2022

Virtual conference to focus on post-pandemic support for adult learners
PennState - April 8, 2022

A Culture of Leadership 'Churn'
Inside Higher Ed - April 6, 2022

'My car is my home': the California students with nowhere to live
The Guardian - April 2, 2022

The Enrollment Crisis for Men Continues to Worsen
Insight Into Diversity - March 16, 2022

When Attending College Means Losing Your Home
The Progressive Magazine - March 11, 2022

Black History Month: Black Caucus Honors 'Unsung Heroes'
LA Sentinel - March 2, 2022

Straight Outta Compton College
End Poverty in California (EPIC) - February 25, 2022

Single mom returns to Compton College to pursue career as government interpreter
The Bulletin - January 27, 2022

A Decades-Long "National Crisis,' and A New Position
Inside Higher Ed - January 19, 2022

45 colleges selected as part of first round of 'Californians for All' College Corps
EdSource - January 18, 2022

The right response? Reactions to Gov. Newsom's 2022-23 higher ed budget
EdSource - January 13, 2022

UCI awarded additional $5.2 million grant to support GEAR UP project
UCI News - January 12, 2022

74 years later a couple returns to Hotel Laguna to celebrate a complete life
OC Register - November 27, 2021

Details of HEERF Spending
Community College Daily - November 17, 2021

New Project Connects California Community College Students with Basic Needs Support
The Hope Center - November 9, 2021

L.A. Rams Donate Meals to Families
Los Angeles Sentinel - October 28, 2021

Community College Leaders Discuss Centering Race in Faculty Hiring
Diverse - October 20, 2021

Taking CFEP Home
UCI School of Education

Compton Community College District 2021-2022 Final Budget Approved
LA Sentinel - October 7, 2021

The Future of Community Colleges
Chronicle of Higher Education - October 5, 2021

A 'Loud and Clear' Call to Invest in Black Men
Inside HigherEd - September 27, 2021

Compton CCD Publishes Redistricting Action Plan; Applications Being Accepted for Redistricting Committee
LA Sentinel - September 27, 2021

September is Hunger Action Month #1. Feeding America & Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
KTLA - September 1, 2021

Useful Professional Development
Inside Higher Ed - Septemeber 2, 2021

Community college students make the most of Covid-19 federal aid
EdSource - August 25, 2021

Moody's upgrades Compton Community College District, CA's GO bonds to Aa3 from A1, revises outlook to stable from positive- August 25, 2021

California colleges set 100% OER goals as textbook publishers go digital
EdSource - August 10, 2021

Colleges Distributed $50 Million in Emergency Aid Through Edquity Last Quarter
Cision (PR Newswire) - August 9, 2021

California community colleges begin to mandate vaccines as Covid-19 cases surge
EdSource - August 5, 2021

Compton College STEM Center paves way for emerging physicist
The Bulletin - August 5, 2021

Compton College's virtual new student welcome day set for August 18
The Bulletin - August 5, 2021

Compton Community College District to Host Virtual 'Back to School' Town Hall August 11
Los Angeles Sentinel - August 5, 2021

Apple Valley Engineer and Compton College students Launching Rocket to Space!
The HD Post - July 31, 2021

Education Leaders, Students Praise Bold Action to Expand College Affordability and Lower Textbook Costs
Valdosta Daily Times - July 28, 2021

A Spotlight on Our Open Educational Resources Spark Grantees
Michelson 20MM Foundation - July 29, 2021

Removing Educational Barriers, Especially High Textbook Costs
Los Angeles Sentinel - July 22, 2021

Unapologetically Fighting for Black Student Success // No. 3
Los Angeles Sentinel - July 15, 2021

Compton College Honors Mae Thomas
Los Angeles Sentinel - July 8, 2021

Unapologetically Fighting for Black Student Success // No. 2
Los Angeles Sentinel - July 8, 2021

The Missing Men
Chronicle of Higher Education - July 1, 2021

"Business as Usual" Keeps the Majority of Black Students from Succeeding // No. 1
Los Angles Sentinel - July 1,2021

Compton College student overcomes odds to create impressive success story
Tri County Sentry - June 16, 2021

Ava DuVernay Tells Graduates Of Life's Unpredictability & The Power Of Sincerity In Compton College Commencement Speech
Deadline - June 11, 2021

Raising the Roof for Student Housing
Inside Higher Ed - June 4, 2021

California State University campuses in Los Angeles County awarded grants to increase transfers
EdSource - June 3, 2021

Cal State Dominguez Hills student makes history as one of the oldest graduates with a double major
Daily Breeze - May 29, 2021

Compton College Recognized 2021 Distinguished Faculty and Staff
The Bulletin - May 26, 2021

Helping Students Succeed
The Corsair - April 30, 2021

Steep Enrollment Declines This Spring
Inside Higher Ed  - April 29, 2021

Washington pumped $35 billion into emergency grants for college students. Here's how it's going
Washington Post - April 25, 2021

Compton College Recognized By Congresswoman Barragan
Los Angeles Sentinel - April 15, 2021

Compton College achieves Federal Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) designation
Tri County Sentry - April 14, 2021

California's community colleges at critical crossroads as more students opt not to attend
EdSource - April 12, 2021

Barragan Celebrates Hispanic Serving Institution Designation for Compton College
Congresswoman for the 44th District - April 12, 2021

California community college enrollment plummets amid pandemic, putting some campuses at risk
Los Angeles Times - April 12, 2021

App's Private Aid Algorithm Promises Fast Cash
Inside Higher Ed - April 12, 2021

Compton College announces athletics department updates: Adding Women's volleyball team
Our Weekly - April 7, 2021

Applying to College Was Never Easy for Most Students. The Pandemic Made It Nearly Impossible.
Time Magazine - March 31, 2021

Award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay will speak at Compton College's virtual commencement
Daily Breeze - March 23, 2021

OPINION: It's time to stop using the FAFSA to determine who gets emergency aid
The Hechinger Report - March 23, 2021

Compton College Supporting the Health, Wellness, and Educational Needs of our Community
Los Angeles Sentinel - March 18, 2021

Compton College students cross the finish line
edquity - February 2020

South LA Community Clinic takes steps to improve racial inequities in vaccine distribution
ABC 7 Eyewitness News - February 23, 2021

A Day in the Life of a #RealCollege President
#RealCollege Blog - February 15, 2021

Compton College Students Who Received Emergency Aid via Edquity Were Twice as Likely to Graduate
edquity - February 9, 2021

Compton College to offer Black History Month events
Los Angeles Wave - February 6, 2021

Black History Month: Recognizing Black Groundbreakers in the Anteater Community
UCI News - February 1,  2021

Greater Need for Food at Community Colleges
Inside Higher Ed - January 7, 2021

Long Beach State Alum Making A Mark On NCAA Men's Basketball
The 562.org - December 28, 2020

What Congress Could Do to Keep More College Students Enrolled
The Atlantic - December 27, 2020

An App for Student Emergency Aid Finds New Urgency During Pandemic
EdSource - December 23, 2020

South Coast Conference cancels season for nine of its junior college sports because of COVID-19
Los Angeles Daily News - December 9, 2020

'Not Just Numbers': Community College Students Share Their Struggles To Stay Enrolled
LAist - December 9, 2020

More California community college students are taking transfer-level courses, but critics say colleges must do more
EdSource, December 8, 2020

A Referee Pursues Her Calling in the Men's Game
New York Times - December 7, 2020

Here's how MLB gave back this Thanksgiving
MLB.com - November 25, 2020

Report Examines Basic Needs Insecurities of Instructional Staff at Colleges and Universities
Diverse, November 16, 2020

Latino Heritage Month Spotlight: Twin Artists Take Twinning to a New Level
Mark Ridley-Thomas, Supervisor 2nd District

State Community Colleges Stick with Two-Season Spring Calendar
Noozhawk - November 6, 2020

Mayor Aja Brown Launches "Compton Pledge"
LA Sentinel - November 5, 2020

2020 Election: Community college races throughout Los Angeles County
Los Angeles Daily News, Oct. 6, 2020

Twin Sisters Graduate from Compton College and Pursue Artistic Career Together
2UrbanGirls.com - August 23, 2020

Compton College Provides Foundation for Budding Entrepreneur with Passion for Health and Fitness
2UrbanGils, August 20, 2020

Glenn Walker Takes Own Path As Major League Scout
The.562.org, August 14, 2020

Achieving the Dream: Student Spotlight: Arminda Ramirez (August 2020)

Press-Telegram & Grunion Gazette Readers Choice - 2020 Awards (July 28, 2020):
Best Career College (runner up)
Best Community College (runner up)

Calbright teams up with a 2-year college to help students transfer
EducationDive, July 21, 2020

Compton Community College District Has Two Board of Trustees Seats Up for Election in November
LA Sentinel, July 16, 2020

With Big Budget Cuts at 4-Year Schools, Will Students Flock to Less Expensive Community Colleges?
LAsist.com, July 6, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis Further Exposes Need to Invest in Alternative Education to Address Economic Injustice
LA Sentinel, June 25, 2020

The Care and Keeping of a Leader
Community College Journal, June 17, 2020

College Joins Achieving the Dream National Student Success Initiative
Wake Tech, June 3, 2020

Pandemic Compounds Inequities
Community College Daily - May 11, 2020

Colleges Scramble to Administer Emergency Aid
Inside Higher Ed - May 11, 2020

Anxiety builds as California colleges consider how and when to resume on-campus fall courses
EdSource - April 30, 2020

Compton College Upward Bound
Compton Herald - April 3, 2020

Compton College partners with diner
Compton Herald - April 2, 2020

Compton College, La Puente Schools to Offer Laptops to Needy Students
MyNewsLA.com - March 27, 2020

Compton College Campus Closed to Public Beginning March 17 through April 10, 2020
LA Sentinel, March 17, 2020

Compton College Closed to Public Beginning March 17 through April 10, 2020
LA Sentinel, March 16, 2020

Coronavirus could upend education of over 800,000 California college students
Los Angeles Times, March 11, 2020

Compton College's Oliver W. Conner Promise Program Helps Recent Graduate
and Mother Attend College with Less Financial Worries
LA Sentinel, February 14, 2020

Compton High grad gets boost from Compton College
Compton Herald, February 3, 2020

Student housing topic of Compton College forum
Compton Herald, January 30, 2020

Compton College Receives $400,000 Grant for Guided Pathways
LA Sentinel, January 24, 2020

Compton College Trustees Extend President's Contract
Post News Group - January 17, 2020

$30K Offered For Information In Shooting Deaths Of 2 Teenage Girls In Carson

CBS 2/KCAL 9 News, January 15, 2020

California Voices: Education leaders speak out on Gov. Newsom's budget proposals
EdSource, January 15, 2020

Foundation awards Compton College 400k
Compton Herald, January 12, 2020

Compton College Trustees extend president/CEO contract
OurWeekly, January 9, 2020

Compton College and Everytable Bring Healthy, Affordable Food to Students
"Inside the Issues" Spectrum News 1 - January 7, 2020

Compton College Fall 2019 Nursing Pinning Ceremony
LA Sentinel, December 27, 2019

Reach Higher's Top 5 Moments of 2019
Forbes, December 23, 2019

Compton Community College District Trustees Extend President/CEO Contract
LA Sentinel, December 19, 2019

Keith Curry Given contract Extension
MyNewsLA.com, December 18, 2019

Woman, Girl Killed In Carson Shooting
CBS Los Angeles - December 16, 2019

Company Tackles Campus Food Insecurities
Inside Higher Ed ,November 26, 2019

Champions of Equity Honored at League's 2019 Annual Convention Reception
Community College League of California, November 15, 2019

Compton Community College District Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee to Meet November 14
LA Sentinel, November 1, 2019

California launches earthquake early warning system it calls best in the world
Reuters, October 17, 2019

Compton College's Campus Community Mirrors Population It Serves:
The Bulletin, October 16, 2019
LA Sentinel, October 17, 2019

Earthquake drill at Compton College set
Compton Herald, October 6, 2019

College District approves budget
Compton Herald, September 15, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing
Compton Herald, August 21, 2019 

Compton College Graduates Share Stories of Success
The Bulletin, August 7, 2019

A Game-Changing Windfall
Inside HigherEd, August 5, 2019

Healthy, affordable food options for students
Compton Herald, July 17, 2019

Compton College District meeting set
Compton Herald, July 9, 2019

After regaining its independence, Compton College sets ambitious path for future
EdSource, June 27, 2019

Compton College Names 2019 Distinguished Faculty and Staff
The Bulletin, June 19, 2019

College nursing program approved by state board
Compton Herald, June 18, 2019

Community Colleges Consider Building Dormitories...
Times of San Diego, June 16, 2019

Should community colleges build housing?
Long Beach Post, June 10, 2019

Should community colleges build housing?
CALmatters, June 10, 2019

DLR Group Designs New Facility at Compton College
School Constructions News, June 11, 2019

'Voices of Compton' Literary and Arts Journal Highlights Creative Talents...
Los Angeles Sentinel, June 7, 2019

Compton Community College District Schedules Special Board Meeting...
Los Angeles Sentinel, May 31, 2019

Compton College Honors Student Scholars at Academic Awards Dinner
The Bulletin, May 22, 2019

Compton College Welcomes Three New Managers
The Bulletin, May 15, 2019

Community college students need better financial aid
Capitol Weekly, May 14, 2019

California Community College Students Deserve More Support 
Medium, May 13, 2019

Compton Early College High School students hit college mark
News4usonline.com, May 11, 2019

Every Student Graduating... is Going to a 4-Year University
NBC Southern California, May 3, 2019

Every Student Graduating... is Going to a 4-Year University
KVOA Tucson News, May 3, 2019

Michelle Obama tells students'... you guys... take the lead'
Newsweek, May 2, 2019

Michelle Obama delivers inspiring message to students on National Signing Day
GMA, May 1, 2019

Michelle Obama... Brings Words of Inspiration to Students at UCLA
Los Angeles Times, May 1, 2019 

Michelle Obama cheers on college-bound students at UCLA rally
FOX 11 Los Angeles, May 1, 2019

Michelle Obama and stars inspire future college students...
UCLA Newsroom, May 1, 2019

Compton College District Hosts Groundbreaking for New Instructional Building
The Bulletin
, April 24, 2019

Keeping it real with Compton College president Keith Curry
Community College Voice Podcast, April 19, 2019

Lakeland names Taylor new boys basketball coach
The Ledger, April 17, 2019

Community college survey reveals need for more student aid
Register Pajaronian, April 9, 2019

The #RealCollege guru offers three ways to fix California's student financial aid
CALmatters, March 25, 2019

Community Invited to Compton Rotary Club Wellness Jubilee
Tri County Sentry, March 15, 2019

 California Community College #RealCollege Survey identifies need to provide more aid to students
Orange County Breeze, March 7, 2019

Job fair invites educators seeking new opportunities
Compton Herald, February 25, 2019

Keeping it real with Compton College president Keith Curry
Community College Voice Podcast, February 14, 2019

New Police Chief at Compton College District
Compton Herald, January 16, 2018

 Jay Meehan: Remembering a true pal
The Park Record, December 12, 2018

 'Because he stayed, I stayed': Derrick Anderson and Compton girls' basketball make history
Long Beach Post, December 11, 2018

 Tartars athletics at Compton College honored
Compton Herald, December 8, 2018

Meet Crystal Hogan, the only female official in D1 men's college basketball
NCAA.com, December 6, 2018

PREVIEW: Compton Boys' Basketball
The562.org, November 29, 2018

UCI alum reboots Compton campus after fraud scandal
UCI News, November 13, 2018

Compton Early College High School students train to be pollworkers
Annenberg Media, November 5, 2018

Compton Community College District Seeking Bid Proposals for New Construction
Los Angeles Sentinel, September 21, 2018

Compton College welcomes new faculty
Compton Herald, September 18, 2018

Compton Community College District approves 2018-2019 budget
Compton Herald, September 16, 2018

Compton College Clears Final Hurdle to Emerge from Trustee Oversight
Los Angeles Business Journal, August 30, 2018

Compton Community College District Substantive Change Application Approved
LA Sentinel, August 30, 2018

Compton Community College District accreditation application approved
Compton Herald, August 27, 2018

Compton Children Celebrate the First Day of School, Major Milestones
Los Angeles Sentinel, August 23, 2018

Compton College hires new manager of Research and Planning
Compton Herald, August 22, 2018

Compton College to Host New Student Welcome Day August 22
California Crusader News, August 9, 2018

In the Neighborhood: Leslie Sykes takes a look back at Compton, the city that shaped her life
KABC-TV, July 25, 2018

Ground breaking is also part of rebirth of Compton College
89.3 KPCC, July 19, 2018

Nicole Jones elected president, African American Trustees Caucus
Compton Herald, July 15, 2018

2018 is the 'Year of the Women' in Long Beach as more females appointed to commissions
Long Beach Post, July 11, 2018

Register Now for Compton College Fall 2018 Semester
Los Angeles Sentinel, July 9, 2018

Compton College soccer athlete Ivan Vasquez overcomes barriers, earns degree
Compton Herald, July 6, 2018

Compton College hosts early childhood education conference, May 25
Compton Herald, May 15, 2018

At a mere 195 pounds, this Compton native is a sumo wrestling underdog
Press Telegram, May 10, 2018

This Life with Gracie: Grady's chief nursing officer straight outta Compton
myAJC, May 1, 2018

One -Year of Enrollment Fees Will Be Paid for Compton Unified School District High School Graduates
Compton School News, April 2018

Priority registration available to Compton Community College District graduates
Compton Herald, April 12, 2018 

Compton College President Honored with Distinguished Administrator Award
LA Sentinel, March 29, 2018

Compton College Welding Instructor Honored as Teacher of the Year
TriCounty Sentry, March 22, 2018

Compton College Welding Instructor Honored as Teacher of the Year by American Welding Society
LA Sentinel, March 22, 2018

Compton College 'Promise Program' benefits HS grads
Compton Herald, March 1, 2018

Compton College 'Promise Program' benefits HS grads
Compton Herald, March 1, 2018

Stay connected; it isn't all about the money
UC Santa Cruz Magazine, March 2018

Dr. Keith Curry keynotes Southern California Edison Black History Month event
Compton Herald, February 16, 2018

Compton Community College District Signs MOU with Charles R. Drew University
LA Sentinel, January 4, 2018

Compton College District, Charles Drew University form partnership
Compton Herald, December 23, 2017

Compton College debate students dominate championships
Compton Herald, December 22,2017

Annual Thanksgiving benevolence feeds 10,000
Compton Herald, November 27, 2017

Staged Reading of 'Yuri and Malcolm X'
The Rafu Shimpo, November 26, 2017

Senator Holds Turkey Giveaway
Inglewood News, November 23, 2017

Senator Bradford's Turkey Giveaway Provides Over a Thousand Turkeys to Families in Need 
La Watts Times, November 22, 2017

4th annual Compton Thanksgiving Community Dinner, today
Compton Herald, November 22, 2017

Compton College District board meeting, Nov. 21
Compton Herald, November 10, 2017

Compton College sends former foster youth down UCLA path
Compton Herald, October 29, 2017

Compton College 90th Anniversary Homecoming Festival, Car Show, Sept. 30
Compton Herald, September 15, 2017

Compton College fetes 90 years
OurWeekly, September 14, 2017

In Memoriam: James "Jim" Newman, legendary basketball coach
Compton Herald, July 4, 2017

Kia Patterson Takes Over Ownership of Grocery Outlet in Compton
LA Sentinel, June 22, 2017

Compton College gets millions after accreditation
Compton Herald, June 19, 2017

Accreditation panel restores Compton College's identity
Los Angeles Wave, June 15, 2017

Accreditation Restored at Compton College
Insider Higher Ed, June 12, 2017

Compton College Gets Its Accreditation Restored
NBC Los Angeles, June 9, 2017

Compton College receives initial accreditation after years of rebuilding
Los Angeles Times, June 9, 2017

Conversations with artists about their inspirations, aspirations, who they are and what they are doing
The Bulletin, March 23, 2016

Tax Assistance Offered At College
Wave Newspaper, February 8, 2016

College information fair planned
Wave Newspaper, February 8, 2016

Allied Health Building Grand Opening
January 26, 2016

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