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Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site set to begin Monday at Eastfield

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site set to begin Monday at Eastfield

July 31, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Eastfield will become a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site on Monday for residents of Dallas County. Tests are free for residents. The testing site will operate out of Parking Lot...

Early voting begins at Eastfield

Early voting begins at Eastfield

June 30, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Early voting began Monday for the Democratic primary runoff election for U.S. Senator, state and national representatives and other officials in Dallas County. Winners of the runoff...

'I just wanted to lick a door handle': Students cope with mental health affects of COVID-19

'I just wanted to lick a door handle': Students cope with mental health affects of COVID-19

June 13, 2020

By JORDAN LACKEY @JordanEtc Jody Davis came a long way to get where he is. The social work major suffered a brain injury in 2016 that affected his short-term memory. He fought alcohol addiction and has...

Editorial: District’s pandemic response earns five stars

Editorial: District’s pandemic response earns five stars

June 13, 2020

We commend the Dallas County Community College District for its responses to the novel coronavirus. In a time when many universities struggled with what options to take as life began shutting down, employees...

CARES Act money now available for students

CARES Act money now available for students

June 13, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc Students needing help financially can apply for money from the U.S. Department of Education through the Edquity app. Students must be enrolled in summer or fall classes to apply. The...

DCCCD initiates return to campuses

DCCCD initiates return to campuses

June 13, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC When Clifford Onwueyi arrived at Eastfield Monday morning for his metal working class, he had to pass through two checkpoints on his way to the T Building. At the first...

DCCCD sets minimum enrollment for summer classes

DCCCD sets minimum enrollment for summer classes

June 13, 2020

By HARRIET RAMOS @HarrietRamosETC Due to budget uncertainties resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the Dallas County Community College District decided to set the minimum enrollment for Maymester...

Alumnae, grade school teachers create connections from a distance

Alumnae, grade school teachers create connections from a distance

May 27, 2020

By Harriet Ramos @HarrietRamosETC Spring break had just started when Genesis Castillo found out she and her fifth-graders couldn’t return to their classroom at John Quincy Adams Elementary in Pleasant...

DCCCD moves graduation ceremony online

DCCCD moves graduation ceremony online

May 18, 2020

  By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc This story was updated on May 18 at 8:55 p.m. to add a quote from Chancellor Joe May's email to employees. In-person graduations have been canceled across the Dallas County...

DCCCD announces most fall classes will be online

DCCCD announces most fall classes will be online

May 7, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc This story was updated on Thursday, May 7 at 11:38 a.m., 2:29 p.m. and 5:56 p.m. to add different pieces of information and reactions to the news.  Fall 2020 classes for the Dallas...

Board approves employee pay through fiscal year; District reveals new logo

Board approves employee pay through fiscal year; District reveals new logo

May 5, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc The Dallas County Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously approved the recommendation from Chancellor Joe May to continue paying employees through Aug. 31. For...

Chancellor recommends all employees continue being paid

Chancellor recommends all employees continue being paid

May 4, 2020

By SKYE SEIPP @seippetc This story was updated on Tuesday, May 5 at 2:31 p.m. to include comments from Diana Flores. Chancellor Joe May has recommended that all employees continue to be paid while campuses...

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