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2014-05-30 23:07:40

The Veterans Club at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) wanted to find a way to make a positive impact in their community and decided to look outside the walls of the campus to touch lives of other veterans, and discovered the programs and services of U.S. Vets, the nation’s largest provider of comprehensive services and at-risk veterans. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Veterans Club at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) wanted to find a way to make a positive...

2014-05-17 23:01:40

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has recognized Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board President Dana Saar for his commitment to excellence in community college governance. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has recognized Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board President Dana Saar for his commitment to excellence in community college governance. Mr. Saar completed the ACCT’s Community College Governance...

2014-05-03 23:02:11

Maricopa Skill Center, a division of GateWay Community College, will be hosting its annual Community Resource Fair May 7. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Maricopa Skill Center, a division of GateWay Community College, will be hosting its annual Community Resource Fair on May 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, and participants will have the opportunity to learn about resources available in the surrounding community. Community members representing...

2014-03-27 23:27:16

Providing the correct information is the basis for two online classes offered by Rio Salado College: SPA205 - Spanish for Medical Interpretation I, and SPA206 - Spanish for Medical Interpretation II. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The phrase “mal de ojo” in Spanish literally means "bad eye." However, when you take cultural expression into consideration, it can also mean an illness caused by “the evil eye” or a curse.     “The difference between...

2014-02-28 23:04:35

LULAC Executive Director Brent Wilkes released the following statement in reaction to the racist remarks made by Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh at a roast for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Today, LULAC Executive Director Brent Wilkes released the following statement in reaction to the racist remarks made by Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh at a roast for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The Arizona lawmaker's...

2014-01-12 23:02:03

Meet the candidates for the Vice Chancellor of Human Resources in person or online Thursday evening, January 16. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Five finalists are being considered for Vice Chancellor of Human Resources at the Maricopa Community Colleges, the Organization’s top human resources position. The five candidates from the District’s nationwide search are: Dan Berryman, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN James...

2013-12-06 23:22:36

The Maricopa Community Colleges are looking for a new Governing Board member to fill the seat vacated when Ben Miranda suddenly passed away in November. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 The Maricopa Community Colleges are looking for a new Governing Board member to fill the seat vacated when Ben Miranda suddenly passed away in November. This seat will represent District 5, which comprises parts of Avondale, Buckeye, Glendale, Goodyear and Phoenix, as well as the Gila River Indian...

2013-11-09 23:02:12

Rio Salado College invites the community to celebrate the opening of its new Tempe location, RSC Southern, at a grand opening event on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 8:30 a.m. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Rio Salado College invites the community to celebrate the opening of its new Tempe location, RSC Southern, at a grand opening event on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 8:30 a.m. RSC Southern serves students, veterans and East Valley residents through College Bridge Pathways including adult basic...

2013-10-30 23:33:38

After an extensive national search, Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC), a Maricopa Community College, is pleased to announce that Dr. Patricia Cardenas-­Adame has been selected as EMCC's new vice president of Student Affairs. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 After an extensive national search, Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC), a Maricopa Community College, is pleased to announce that Dr. Patricia Cardenas-­Adame has been selected as EMCC's new vice...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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