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At the end of April, Calbright College awarded its 100th Certificate of Competency, a milestone for the new College, which opened for enrollment shortly before the pandemic began. The College is growing and making progress quickly. The 100th certificate was also the 20th awarded in Calbright’s newest program, Customer Relationship Management (Salesforce) Administration, which launched […]

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Sacramento, California – Calbright College and the Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) have partnered to develop a training program in California for Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN). The program will combine Calbright’s competency-based statewide education model with SEIU-UHW’s healthcare sector leadership to support an additional pipeline for essential healthcare workers amidst a growing need […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2021 Contact: Taylor HuckabyPhone: 916-524-887Email: [email protected]: calbright.org Sacramento, CA — Calbright College, California’s first statewide fully digital community college dedicated to adult learners who seek career training, today released its three-year Strategic Vision plan. The Strategic Vision sets Calbright’s overarching direction for the next three years, as it shifts from […]


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We are pleased to deliver Calbright’s annual Milestone Report, as required by August 1, 2020 under our enabling legislation. This report offers analysis of the first phase of Calbright’s existence, lessons learned from that phase, programmatic and technological changes made in response, current metrics, and plans for the college’s future. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE […]

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The Covid-19 pandemic challenged but did not disrupt Calbright’s operations. We were designed to be an online-only college that would be flexible in meeting its students where they are and fitting into their lives.  The pandemic caused us to develop more approaches to supporting our students, and find new ways to reach out.  If you […]

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Oakland, CA – Calbright College, California’s online community college dedicated to increasing economic opportunity for low-income working adults, today announced the selection of Ajita Talwalker Menon as interim President and CEO.  Calbright’s former President and CEO, Heather Hiles, resigned in January. Menon will serve as the college’s chief executive until the Board of Trustees concludes […]

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