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A man and a woman standing in a warehouse

According to data by Invesp, 62% of U.S. consumers purchase something online at least once a month. 

Our world of online shopping, free shipping, and next-day delivery has changed not only our buying habits but also the workforce. Materials move at rapid speeds. Warehouses are more sophisticated than ever before. Complicated inventories must be tracked with pinpoint precision.

Ulises Venegas-Rivera in front of a University of Southern California sign

The Community College of Aurora’s Communications and Marketing Department recently caught up with former CCA student Ulises Venegas-Rivera, who is now attending the University of Southern California.

Ulises attended classes at CCA from fall 2016 to spring 2017 and transferred to USC in fall 2018. He has spent the last two semesters at USC, going to football games, getting to know Los Angeles, and attending classes on a campus that features more than 40,000 students.

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Nereida Arroyo-Ramirez studying

My name is Nereida Arroyo-Ramirez and I’m a recent graduate of the Community College of Aurora. At CCA, I earned an associate of science (AS) degree in biology.

I started at CCA as a concurrent enrollment student during my senior year at Gateway High School and quickly moved into the Accelerating Students through Concurrent Enrollment (ASCENT) program. I began taking CCA classes regularly after I left the ASCENT program. 

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Success Tips

Before you book that summer vacation, stop for a second. Now, think seriously about summer school at CCA. On April 1, you can sign up for summer classes at CCA. The summer class schedule is online now so you can find out what classes are being offered. Now that we've got you thinking about summer school, here are some reasons why summer classes might be a good idea:


FAFSA letters on top of a textbook with a piggy bank next to itCCA is ready to help you and/or your parents fill it out the FAFSA! CCA will host FAFSA Rush workshops in April at our CentreTech campus.

During FAFSA Rush, students and their parents can come to our campuses, use our computer labs to fill out the FAFSA, and CCA Financial Aid staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. The U.S. Department of Education has permanently moved the FAFSA application start date to Oct. 1 to give students and their parents more time to plan and pay for college. Students and/or their parents can now fill out the FAFSA using their previous year tax returns or they can use their current tax return. But before you start the FAFSA application process, check out these nine tips from CCA Financial Aid Advisor Darin Wissbaum to make it easy and simple as possible to avoid any problems that could delay processing your application.


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