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CCA Live Blog – Follow Our Model United Nations Team in New York City

The Community College of Aurora Model United Nations team is in New York this week to participate in National Model United Nations.

AThe CCA Model UN Team inside the UN General Assembly Hall.ll week long we will update this blog with images, updates, thoughts, and other insight from CCA students and staff as we join them on their journey. Keep following this space for periodic updates. You can also follow the CCA Model UN Facebook page for more live updates.

Updated 3/27:

CCA’s Model United Nations team is back from successfully bringing home another Honorable Mention award from the National Model United Nations conference in New York City last week. Below are some thoughts from some of the team members about their experiences: Continue reading »

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Celebrate Spirit Week at CCA!

CCA faculty Michael Pickering and the Red Fox point at the cameraThe Community College of Aurora is a place where everyone is welcomed and accepted as an individual and a student.

CCA’s Student Government Association tries to accomplish this by trying to include students, faculty, and administration in any decisions and events held at CCA.

We are a very diverse school and we would like to celebrate this diversity by hosting a week-long event called CCA Spirit Week. One of SGA’s goals when events are hosted is to have as much student involvement as possible and we are inviting every student to celebrate Spirit Week by being involved and participating with us.

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Celebrate Week of Welcome at CCA!

Students on a bridge raising their armsWelcome to CCA!

Whether you are a new or returning student, CCA wants you to feel welcome, included, and involved. This is your campus and we want you to feel like this is your second home.

Join us for Week of Welcome – or WOW – to attend various events on both the CentreTech and Lowry campuses. WOW events will help you discover all of the exciting things CCA has to offer you as a Red Fox. Additionally, there are events happening all throughout the month to help you realize your potential.

Do you want to star in a play? Auditions will be held this month for the CCA theater production of “Paradise Park Zoo.” Want to start a club? Find out how from the Office of Student Life. Want a snack between classes? We can do that too!

Check out the list below and find something that you enjoy!

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20 Tips and Tricks for Your First Week at CCA

Students looking at the cameraIs this your first week at CCA? Feeling overwhelmed? Unsure about where to go or who to talk to?

You’re not alone; many of your CCA peers have been where you are before. Fortunately, they are willing to help you figure out what to do and where to go.

Read below for 20 tips and tricks veteran CCA students suggest for new students on how to navigate your way around and how to succeed and realize your potential here:

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Celebrate Spirit Week at CCA!

Hands holding banners - Spirit Week

We all want to be in a community that gets us. We have a need to feel accepted. We want to be in a place that celebrates our diversity and includes it in all activities. This is how Student Government Association feels about CCA. We have a richly diverse community here that should be celebrated. CCA is a place that is more than just a college of students, faculty, and administrators – it is our community. It is something to celebrate and have pride in. To show this, SGA is hosting a weeklong celebration called CCA Spirit Week.

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