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The faculty and students of Social Sciences at the Community College of Aurora study, interpret, and celebrate individuals, societies, and cultures, to understand both difference and connection, and to create a better future.


 

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News & Events

  • Will instruct teachers in Chile

    Ruby Eichenour, a sixth-year adjunct in Community College of Aurora’s ESL program, has been awarded a Fulbright Global Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) award. She is expected to begin her three-month teaching expedition in Chile sometime in the spring of 2015.

  • Pair of films Scholastic winners
    Two students, one in a wheelchair, dressed as robots playing

    Two movies produced during the Colorado Film School’s annual Camp for Kids from the Downtown Aurora Visual Arts (DAVA) program were recognized with Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the largest, longest-running student recognition program in the nation.

  • Foundational approach adopted

    The Art & Design program at CCA wants its students to “think differently” than they have previously about their craft.

  • CCCS cites academic rigor

    CCA's Translation and Interpretation certificate program has been cited for excellence by the Colorado Community College System not only for its work within the classroom, but also for its students' successful transition into the marketplace.

    Marketing efforts, word-of-mouth, and a revised scheduling blueprint has helped grow the program over the last year.

  • Shooting in New Mexico, Canada
    Tom Dribble in front of green screen and cinama lighting

    It took Tom Dibble about six months from idea to completion to write the movie “Highly Functional,” which is now being filmed under the direction of Marc Forby ("Princess Kaiulani").

  • Contributions to profession cited

    CCA's Maria Halloran on Nov. 15 received the Gladys Doty Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession at the annual Fall CoTESOL Convention. The board of CoTESOL (Colorado Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) unanimously approved the award. Fellow CCA faculty members Daniel Schweissing and Chris Tombari made speeches on Halloran's behalf.

  • Dr. Stencel directs two observatories

    Dr. Robert Stencel, a University of Denver professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics and director of the historic Chamberlin and Mt. Evans observatories, will be this spring’s featured speaker at the bi-annual Sherlin Lecture Series. His subject matter: “Astronomy in a Time of Climate Change.”

  • Sign-ups open for companies

    The Community College of Aurora Spring 2015 Career Expo will take place April 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lowry Campus, West Quad (710 Alton Way).

  • Grant opens local pipeline
    EKG heart monitor image

    The Community College of Aurora received a $106,000 grant over three years from the Colorado Department of Education that will pay to train North Aurora residents for job opportunities on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

  • Concurrent enrollment segment reairing

    CNN featured CCA on its July 13 broadcast of "Fareed Zakaria GPS."

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