News & Press Releases
Laney Football Team Ranked #1 in the Nation
List of articles referencing Laney College during Jan. 2019 to Feb. 4, 2019.
Laney Eagles Win CCCAA Football Championship
Laney President Tammeil Y. Gilkerson to be Honored with Inspiration Award
Laney Eagles Advance to State Football Championship
UPDATE (4 p.m. 11/19): Campus re-opens on Tuesday, Nov. 20
All classes will resume tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 20) at Laney College and the other three colleges in the Peralta Community College District. The campus will operate at regular hours and all services will be available.
Despite expected improvements in air quality over the course of the week, please take precautions based on your personal health when deciding to attend.
UPDATE (7 p.m. 11/18): Classes canceled on Monday, Nov. 19
Though the air quality in our region may be improving some, the forecast for tomorrow (Monday, Nov. 19) is expected to be in the “Unhealthy” range (150-200 AQI). Due to the health risks associated with the particulates in the air, the Laney campus will remain closed. We will continue to monitor and assess the situation and keep you informed as to when the campus will re-open.
Staff and administrators are to report to work as scheduled, but if they prefer to stay home, they can use vacation or sick days.
In addition, to ensure student credit hours are not impacted, faculty may add meetings and/or assignments.
UPDATE (3:30 p.m. 11/15): Laney College to resume classes on Monday, Nov. 19
Dear Laney Students —
Due to the deteriorating air quality in our area, President Tammeil Y. Gilkerson has made the decision to keep campus closed tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Nov. 18. Full campus operations and classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 19.
AIR QUALITY: CAMPUS CLOSURE
Due to the current poor air quality in our area, the Laney campus will close down at 1 p.m. today (Thursday, Nov. 15) and all afternoon and evening classes are canceled. We’ll update you at 9 p.m. tonight to confirm if classes will resume tomorrow (Friday, Nov. 16). Updates will be provided by email, text, and on this page.
If you require emergency services, please call Peralta Police at 510-466-7236.
Laney College Receives Major Grant to Improve Support and Services for Undocumented Students and their Families
Laney CTE Programs Recognized by the State
Laney College holds its 2018 Graduation Ceremony. For photos click here.
California Awards $1.1 Million Grant to Laney College to Support Work with Formerly Incarcerated Adults
Media Advisory: Hundreds of East Bay Residents to Attend Laney College’s Seventh Annual CTE Open House
Art Exhibit Showcases Works from Artists of African Descent
Laney to Hold Open Forum Interviews for Vice President of Instruction Candidates
Laney College Finalist in National Science Foundation Innovation Challenge for a Second Year
IN THE NEWS: Laney’s Tiny House
IN THE NEWS: Grammy Award-winning Laney Alum Dies
IN THE NEWS: Laney Alum in the Spotlight for Oscar-nominated Movie, “The Disaster Artist.”
IN THE NEWS: French Faculty Receives Prestigious Award
IN THE NEWS: Laney’s Welding Department
Opinion Piece by President Tammeil Y. Gilkerson – “For Who? For Oakland.”
Chancellor Takes Questions at Fall Open Forum
Air Quality Update for Friday, Oct. 13
Ways to Help North Bay Wildfire Victims
California Wildfires: Air Quality Update for Oct. 12
Official Statement from PCCD on DACA
Powerful Op-Ed from Laney President Published This Week
1/2017 to 7/2017 News Archive
The Laney Newsletter
May-June 2018 (Higher Resolution PDF)
Laney College Public Information Officer