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2014-09-20 23:02:44

The Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI) at Mesa Community College (MCC) is celebrating National Manufacturing Day by opening its doors to the community. Guided tours of its enhanced machining, processing and additive manufacturing labs will be offered between 10am and 2pm, Friday, Oct. 3. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI) at Mesa Community College (MCC) is celebrating National Manufacturing Day by opening its doors to the...

2014-09-18 23:12:30

Newsweek’s release of its annual school rankings listed GateWay Early College High School (GWECHS), located at GateWay Community College, 6th as America’s Top High Schools for Low-Income Students. GWECHS was the only school in Arizona to rank in the top 10, with a college readiness score of 99.59 out of 100 points. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Newsweek’s release of its annual school rankings earlier this week ranked GateWay Early College High School (GWECHS) 6th as...

2014-09-18 23:12:11

GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Hinton-Rivera as the new Dean of Enrollment Management, effective Aug. 25. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Hinton-Rivera as the new Dean of Enrollment Management, effective Aug. 25. Hinton-Rivera has more than 14 years experience supervising, managing and leading staff. He comes to GateWay from Northland Pioneer College in Holbrook,...

2014-09-18 23:02:07

For the 6th year in a row, Hickman’s Family Farms will partner with some of the favorite breakfast restaurants around the state to celebrate PJs & Eggs on October 10th. The “breakfast for dinner” will begin at 5:00 p.m. at participating locations to benefit Arizona’s Children Association (AzCA) foster care programs statewide. Phoenix/Tucson/Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Once again, Hickman’s Family Farms will partner with some of the favorite breakfast...

2014-09-16 20:24:55

Blog and digital e-magazine at AZtechconnect.com showcase Arizona companies, leaders and stories of innovation PHOENIX, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) in partnership with the Arizona Technology Council today announced the launch of the new blog and digital e-magazine formats of TechConnect: Arizona's Technology Magazine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/84607 Arizona's tech leaders have turned to TechConnect since 2005 as a trusted...

2014-09-12 23:07:41

With the start of the Fall semester, Glendale Community College kicks off its 50th Anniversary and a year-long celebration of the progress and growth the college has experienced in the last half-century. Glendale, AZ (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 With the start of the Fall semester, Glendale Community College kicks off its 50th Anniversary and a year-long celebration of the progress and growth the college has experienced in the last half-century. The schedule of upcoming events include:...

2014-09-11 16:20:37

U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges Guide Also Ranks University Highly in Undergraduate Engineering, Military Education, and As Rising Educational Star DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 15th consecutive year, the Best Colleges guidebook published by U.S. News & World Report ranks Embry-Riddle's specialized undergraduate aerospace engineering program No. 1 in the nation and honors the university for continued excellence in undergraduate engineering....

2014-09-10 23:01:28

The Bureau of Reclamation announced that it has awarded three contracts totaling $7.46 million for work in the Lower Colorado Region at Hoover Dam and in Yuma, Arizona. Boulder City, Nev. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The Bureau of Reclamation announced that it has awarded three contracts totaling $7.46 million for work in the Lower Colorado Region at Hoover Dam and in Yuma, Arizona. The first contract is for $1.94 million to Precision Crane & Hoist Services, Inc., to replace the...

2014-09-10 23:01:26

Trapp Corp. gives back to Arizona community and partners with Phoenix Suns Charities 88 to become Corporate Champion and Presenting Sponsor of "Slam Dunk" Street Party 2014. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Trapp Corp. is proud to announce their corporate sponsorship of the annual “Slam Dunk” Street Party hosted by Phoenix Suns Charities 88, a network of community leaders with the mission to benefit organizations that assist the needs of children and their...

2014-09-09 23:09:04

TTI Success Insights (TTI SI) network members will gather to collaborate and honor top performers Jan. 9-13 during an annual conference at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort & Casino in Scottsdale. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 TTI Success Insights (TTI SI) network members will gather to collaborate and honor top performers Jan. 9-13 during an annual conference at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort & Casino in Scottsdale. Recognizing the spirit of collaboration and...


Latest Geography of Arizona Reference Libraries

Prescott National Forest
2013-12-30 12:34:28

The Prescott National Forest is a 1.25 million acre United States National Forest that is located in north central Arizona within the vicinity of Prescott. The forest can be found in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a minute portion stretching into southwestern Coconino County. The administrative offices are located in Prescott and the local ranger district offices are located in Chino Valley, Camp Verde, and Prescott. This forest includes Lynx...

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2013-11-01 16:08:30

Kaibab National Forest is located in Arizona and borders the Grand Canyon in the north and south. It was established in 1909 and is separated into two areas known as the North Kaibab Ranger District and the South Kaibab Ranger District. The Grand Canyon forms a natural boundary between the two districts, which make up about 1.6 million acres of land. The elevations in the forest vary between 5,500 feet and 10,418 feet. This national forest holds four designated wilderness areas including...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

Coconino National Forest
2013-10-15 09:37:43

Coconino National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Arizona in the United States. This national forest contains 1.856-million acres of land and is separated into three districts, known as the Flagstaff District, the Red Rock District, and the Mogollon Rim District. All of which differ in geography and environment. It surrounds the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona and is bordered by four different national forests, including Tonto National Forest along the southern...

Mogollon Monster
2013-09-27 09:52:25

The Mogollon Monster is a Bigfoot-type creature claimed to inhabit central and eastern Arizona along the Mogollon Rim. It is said to be nocturnal and omnivorous and very territorial. It walks with wide strides leaving 22-inch footprints. The creature has also been alleged to mimic birds, coyotes, and other wildlife, and will also make whistling sounds. It builds its nest out of pine needles, twigs, and leaves. It is also said that it will throw stones from a hidden location. Its feeding...

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