Cuyahoga Community College

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Cuyahoga Community College
Established 1963
Type Community college
President Alex Johnson
Students 31,024 (Fall 2009)[1]
Location Cleveland, Ohio,  United States

Cuyahoga Community College (also known as Tri-C) is a community college in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. Founded in 1962, Cuyahoga Community College is the oldest, and largest community college in Ohio with a Fall 2009 enrollment of 31,024.[1]

In August 2010, the college reported a second year of record enrollment.[2][1]

Tri-C schedules on the semester basis, and offers over 1,000 courses in associate degree programs through traditional classroom settings as well as distance learning services, and its flagship offering known as Cable College. Cable College has offered classes live through the Cleveland area cable companies since the early 1990s, providing a fully interactive, live learning experience for the student at home. The institution promotes academic advancement through transfer articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities. Tri-C is accredited through North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and has been the recipient of numerous awards from the American Association of Community Colleges (formerly the American Association of Junior & Community Colleges).[citation needed] Scholarships are provided to Tri-C students through the Cuyahoga Community College Foundation. The president is Dr. Alex Johnson.


Cuyahoga Community College operates a multi-campus college district in Northeast Ohio. With Cuyahoga County as its primary service area, Tri-C serves Cleveland and the surrounding communities.

The major campuses include: the Eastern Campus in Highland Hills, the Metropolitan Campus of downtown Cleveland, the Western Campus in Parma, and a new satellite facility in Westlake, Ohio. Tri-C houses its district administrative services at a separate location in Cleveland.

The College also operates two Corporate College business training facilities in Warrensville Heights and Westlake.

Also located downtown are: The Tommy LiPuma Center for the Creative Arts, which shares space with the archives division of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Tri-C's Workforce and Economic Development Division (based in the Unified Technologies Center) and the Hospitality Management Center at Public Square.[3]


Cuyahoga Community College has won the following NJCAA national titles:[4]


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  1. ^ a b c "All-time enrollment record set at Tri-C". 2010-08-23. Retrieved 2012-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Constant Contact : Web Page Expired". 2012-02-14. Retrieved 2012-04-01. 
  3. ^ "Campuses". Retrieved 2012-01-09. 
  4. ^ "College Home Page For Cuyahoga Community College". NJCAA. Retrieved 2012-04-01. 
  5. ^ Farkas, Karen (2012-05-20). "Tri-C's First President Charles Chapman Impressed by School's Growth". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved 2014-07-30. 
  6. ^ "Baseball Draft: 1st Round of the 1986 January Draft-Regular Phase". Retrieved 2012-04-01. 
  7. ^ Berkow, Ira (4 July 2004). "After Hair-Raising Victory, a Hero's Welcome". New York Times. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  8. ^ "Halle Berry Biography". A+E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 

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