Chancellor Announcement: Season's Greetings 2022

Dear Peralta Colleagues, 


In case anyone needs a reminder, the Peralta Community College District will be closed for our winter break from Friday, December 23rd, 2022, through Monday, January 2nd, 2023.

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Chancellor's Thanksgiving Announcement – November 23, 2022

Hello Peralta Colleagues,

I don't know about you, but I am very much looking forward to the Thanksgiving break on November 24-25, 2022. Working at Peralta Community College District can often feel like stepping on a treadmill that’s already going 10 miles per hour. There’s always so much going on. We all need this break to recharge and reflect.

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Chancellor's Update – April 15, 2022

Dear Peralta Colleagues,

As we progress through our spring term, there is a significant amount of activity on campuses and at the district office, in areas as diverse as housing, campus safety, and business process modernization. I want to share with you an update on these key areas as we continue to take steps to strengthen our District and fulfill our role in providing educational opportunities to all members of our community.

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Chancellor's Announcement: COVID Testing Update

The following message was sent on behalf of Dr. Jannett N. Jackson, Interim Chancellor, to all students and employees via email on March 30, 2022.

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Peralta Colleges Earn Elevated Accreditation Status

“Substantial Progress” in All Areas Leads to Reclassification by ACCJC

OAKLAND, Calif., January 27, 2022  -- The Peralta Community College District (PCCD) today learned that Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College, and Merritt College have received upgraded accreditation status by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC).

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Chancellor's Update - December 13, 2021

As we head into the Fall semester Finals Week, I wanted to share some thoughts with you before the end of the year and everyone takes a well-deserved break. 

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Peralta Announces Vaccinations Required by October 7, 2021

The Peralta Community College District has announced that COVID vaccinations are required by October 7th, 2021, for both employees and for students who are coming to campus for classes. 

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Students: Welcome to the Fall 2021 Semester

Welcome to the Peralta Colleges!  Education is a powerful path to achieving health and prosperity, and I’m so pleased you have enrolled for the Fall 2021 semester at District Office here in the Peralta Community College District.

We are here to support you every step of your educational journey. Please check in with your college Student Services office for any needs you might have.

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District Flex Day Kicks Off the Fall 2021 Semester

What a wonderful District-wide Flex Day on Thursday, August 23, 2021!
Thanks to Dr. Inger Stark (Staff Development Officer) for planning an informative day of talks and professional development sessions. 
Thanks also to the 381 people who attended the Flex Day Plenary Session – record attendance for a District Flex Day session! Officially, there were 594 total “attendees” (381 unique) with 345 as the maximum logged in concurrently.
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Chancellor's Update August 13, 2021

I Am Because We Are…
A Story Worth Sharing

“Africans have a thing called Ubuntu. It is about the essence of being human… It embraces hospitality, caring about others, being willing to go the extra mile for the sake of another. We believe that a person is a person through other persons, that my humanity is caught up, bound up, inextricably, with yours.”

- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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