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Below you will find the main Clearwater Christian College news page. Additional news items can be found under Athletics.

The Clearwater Christian Legacy Single Charity Fund

(06/13/2015) In order to provide an organized way to allow those who love the school to give, we have partnered with the National Christian Foundation in establishing the Clearwater Christian Single Charity Legacy Fund.

Message from the Board of Directors

(6/5/2015) On June 4, 2015, the board of directors voted unanimously to close Clearwater Christian College.

President's and Dean's Lists Announced for Spring 2015

(05/26/2015) The Registrar's Office at Clearwater Christian College has announced the academic President's and Dean's list recipients for the 2015 spring semester.

Head and Richter Recognition

(4/30/2015) On April 27, 2015, faculty and staff participated in a reception to say "thank you" to two long-term professors who will retire at the end of the academic year.

Norman Spotts With the Lord

(4/9/2015) Former CCC administrator and Bible professor Norman Spotts went home to be with the Lord.

Cougar Basketball Recognitions

(3/18/2015) As the 2014-1015 season comes to an end, several Clearwater Christian College players received recognition for their outstanding play.

South Region Basketball

(2/26/2015) The CCC men's and women's basketball teams are participating in regional tournaments.

Science Department Helps PTC Students

(2/12/2015) Clearwater Christian College faculty member Dr. Helene Peters and her lab assistant senior Liz Foster provided a field trip for a group of students from the Pinellas Technical College (PTC) in Clearwater acquainting them with our biological lab as they did some histology work with our microscopes.

Suits, Sneakers, & Cancer

(2/5/2015) Saturday, February 7, the Clearwater Christian College basketball teams will travel to Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville, Florida to participate in a Coaches vs. Cancer weekend.

CCC Recognized at NSCAA

(1/27/2015) At their annual National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) convention held at the Philadelphia Convention Center on January 14-18, three members of the 2014 CCC women’s soccer program were recognized for their outstanding performance.

Cougars in the Game

(1/15/2015) The 2015 Cougar baseball team participated in the Get in the Game event sponsored by Camp Anderson in Old Town, Florida.

President's and Dean's Lists Announced for Fall 2014

(1/6/2015) The Registrar's Office at Clearwater Christian College has announced the academic President's and Dean's list recipients for the 2014 Fall semester.

Ribbon Cutting Seals Partnership

(1/6/2015) On Tuesday, December 2, the Christian Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay (C3TB) held their official ribbon cutting ceremony on the steps leading to the main entrance of Cathcart Hall to commemorate their new office.

Missional Teaching

(12/18/2014) The music education students at Clearwater Christian College are putting their education to work by giving private lessons to underprivileged children through the Clearwater Salvation Army of Upper Pinellas County.

The Extra Mile

(12/18/14) Students in the Anatomy and Physiology I class had a special field trip to the University of South Florida Medical School Cadaver Lab during their last class for the fall semester.

Bell Choir Rings Up a Win!

(12/5/14) The CCC Bell Choir performs ”Good King Wenceslas” on Fox Channel 13 during their "Good Day Tampa Bay" morning news broadcast.

Lady Cougars National Champs!

(12/3/2014) The Lady Cougar Soccer team became NCCAA D2 champions after defeating Maranatha Baptist Bible College 2-0 in the championship game Saturday, November 15 in Kissimmee, Florida.

Analyze This! New Psych Tracks

(12/3/14) In the Fall of 2015, the college will allow students in the psychology department to add a specialization in one of seven different areas including general psychology, biblical counseling, forensic psychology, sports psychology, industrial organizational psychology, behavioral-neuroscience, and social work.

New Biology Tracks

(11/21/14) CCC announces five new academic tracks in the Biology program including Molecular Biology, Pre Health, Organismal Biology, Behavioral/Neuroscience, and Marine & Freshwater Biology.

New Strategic Communication Major

(11/18/14) The launch of the new strategic communication major in the Fall of 2015 places the college at the forefront of higher education institutions.

Casarow Published in Journal

(11/14/2014) The Christian Journal of Education recently featured an article by CCC professor Dr. Pattye Casarow entitled “Integrating the Arts in the Elementary Classroom.”

Duvall Accepted to Medical School

(11/14/2014) Senior Pre-Med student Grant Duvall was accepted into the prestigious University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.

Connect to NCCAA Nationals

(11/12/2014) Clearwater Christian College fans can follow all the NCCAA Nationals action directly on their website.

Panuccio Visits Campus

(11/7/2014) The College was honored to host Jesse Panuccio, executive director of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

NCCAA Region Update

(11/5/2014) Three CCC intercollegiate athletic teams participated in NCCAA II south regional competition this past week. The women's soccer and women's volleyball teams won their championship tournaments earning them a bid in the NCCAA National Tournament to be held later this month.

CCC Announces New Master's Program

(10/30/2014) Dr. Mary Draper, dean of academics, announced the addition of a new Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to our graduate school curriculum.

College Celebrates Global Ambassadors During Annual Missions Conference

(10/2/2014) The 2014 missions conference, Pathways to the World: Celebrating CCC Alumni, highlighted alumni of the college who help spread the gospel of Jesus Christ around the world.

A New Year for Alpha Chi

(9/30/2014) The Florida Theta chapter of the National College Honor Society, Alpha Chi, inducted nine students of Clearwater Christian College, Monday, September 22, 2014.

CCC Welcomes New Coaches

(7/15/14) With the start of a new academic school year, Clearwater Christian College welcomes three new coaches.

Staff Changes & Promotions

(5/19/14) As we look forward to the 2014-2015 school year, several changes are occurring with current personnel.

Security Team Recognized

(5/9/14) The Sons of the American Revolution recognized Clearwater Christian College for their proper display of the American flag.

Hale Enters Hall of Fame

(4/25/14) Senior Tori Hale was inducted into the Clearwater Christian College Hall of Fame during the spring athletic chapel held on campus Thursday, April 24.


(4/21/14) Landing that first job can be a challenge. However, Lisa Dollenmayer from the CCC Guidance and Counseling Office makes it a little easier through her service and ministry to the student body.

Worthwhile Chapel

(4/17/14) The College family was honored to have in chapel today CCC alumnus Dan Emr, executive director of Worthwhile Wear. Dan was a business major at CCC and went on to a successful career in engineering and manufacturing after graduating in 2007.

CCC Announces 2014 Cougar Summer Sports Camps

(2/25/14) Information for the 2014 Cougar Summer Sports Camps is available to the public. This year, the college is featuring four overnight camps and two new day-only camps.

Rays Chaplain Addresses Student Body

(3/7/14)When one considers MLB’s Tampa Bay Rays, names such as David Price, Ben Zobrist, and Sean Rodriquez may come to mind. But what about Gio Llerena?

Klem Announces Kellogg Scholarship

(03/05/2014) Statements such as ‘hard work pays off’ can be realized in so many different ways. Today in chapel, President Klem shared with the student body one way that involves a CCC faculty member.

A Forever Story

(2/24/14) It all started as a simple trip to China for a teen seeking an experience of a lifetime and resulted in a lifetime experience for the entire family! This is the gist of what alumnus David Altman shared in chapel with the CCC family - but there's so much more to the story!

Overtones Recognizes Bell Choir Trip

(1/31/14) In the spring of 2012, Dr. Pattye Casarow and the Handbell Choir of Clearwater Christian College traveled to Turkey in what they called ‘Bells for Bursa,’ a ministry trip.

CCC Wins Tournament Bid

(1/21/14) The NCCAA has accepted CCC's bid to host the NCCAA D2 women’s national volleyball tournament for 2014 and 2015.

New Criminal Justice Partner

(1/20/14) Clearwater Christian College has partnered with the National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) in nearby Largo, FL, to supply practical, hands-on experience for students studying Criminal Justice.

President's and Dean's Lists Announced for Fall 2013

(1/14/14) The Registrar's Office at Clearwater Christian College has announced the academic President's and Dean's list recipients for the 2013 fall semester.

AVCA Announces 2013 Volleyball Recognitions

(1/7/14) Clearwater Christian College was well represented by the American Volleyball Coaches Association All American Team this season when the NCCAA DII announced its 2013 All-American Team of the Year and Scholar-Athletes for women's volleyball.

Lady Cougar Volleyball Showcase

(1/6/14) Clearwater Christian College NCCAA II Women’s Volleyball invites junior college transfers, along with high school juniors and seniors, to campus to showcase their abilities on January 16-17, 2014.

NCCAA DII Recognitions in Soccer

(12/13/13) Clearwater Christian College was well represented this week when the NCCAA DII announced its 2013 All-American Team of the Year and Scholar-Athletes for men’s and women’s soccer.

Kerr Hangs Up Her Apron

(12/11/13) After many years of faithful ministry, CCC food services employee Beth Kerr is officially retiring from Clearwater Christian College.

CCC Busy Bringing Christmas

(12/9/13) While there was no formal Christmas program this month on campus, the CCC Music Department was quite busy bringing Christmas to those in our immediate community.

A Story of Survival

(11/25/13) On Monday, November 4, Clearwater Christian College was pleased to host Mr. Philip Gans, a survivor of the Auschwitz Holocaust death camp.

The Cougars returned from the 2013 National Championship tournaments victorious in many ways.

(11/21/13) The Cougars returned from the 2013 National Championship tournaments victorious in many ways.

Cougars Sweep South Regionals

(11/4/13) All three Clearwater Christian College teams won their NCCAA D2 South Regional tournaments on Saturday November 2 to advance to national championship matches later this month.

Baseball Releases 2014 Schedule

(10/24/13) The Cougars head baseball coach Josh Rebandt has released the 2013-2014 schedule for the upcoming season.

Star Chapter Recognition

(9/27/13) Clearwater Christian College received recognition as one of the Star Chapters of the Alpha Chi Honor Society for the 2012-2013 academic year.

CCC Apparel Online

(08/30/13) Clearwater Christian College announces a partnership with AxcelMark Corporation of Florida to provide Cougar spirit wear and gear through a personalized online site.

Governor Encourages Florida Students

(08/26/13) In an open letter released this month to Florida students receiving the Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG), Governor Rick Scott commended them for making the commitment to better themselves, their families, and their futures by pursuing higher education.

Andrews Recognized With Mattice Award

(08/23/13) Clearwater Christian College presented to Mrs. Dawn Andrews of Belleview, FL, the first annual Howard Mattice Memorial Impact Award for outstanding service to her students.

Welcome New Faculty

(08/20/13) This year the College has been blessed with the addition of several new members into the CCC family, some who come full-time and others will serve part-time yet bring some specific expertise into our classrooms.

Recognizing Faithful Service

(08/16/13) During a week of annual preparation for the coming school year, several CCC employees were recognized for their faithful service, one of whom was presented with 30-year Service Recognition.

Graduates Heed The Call

(08/12/13) On July 19, 2013, five Clearwater Christian College alumni were officially named missionary appointees with Baptist Mid Missions, one of the largest independent Baptist missionary agencies in the world headquartered in Cleveland, OH.

Financial Help Now Available

(07/03/13) Clearwater Christian College has partnered with the National Endowment for Financial Education to offer their financial resources through their CashCourse website to our students, alumni, and parents.

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