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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...

2013-12-09 08:31:32

PHOENIX, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inventure Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNAK) ("Inventure"), a leading specialty food marketer and manufacturer, today announced the planned purchase of two state-of-the-art IQF (Individually Quick Frozen) freezing tunnels for an estimated total purchase price of $3.9 million in 2014. "We continue to look for opportunities to meet growing demand for our frozen fruit products, while also improving margins in our frozen fruit segment by increasing our...

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...

2013-10-28 12:23:43

2013 Marks First Top-50 Appearance For Growing Specialty Food Company PHOENIX, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inventure Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNAK), a leading specialty food marketer and manufacturer, today announced that it has been named to Forbes magazine's "America's Best Small Companies" list for 2013. Inventure ranks number 41, a significant jump from the 85(th) spot the company held in last year's rankings. Inventure is one of just two food companies to land among the top 50...

2013-10-23 23:31:56

The Maricopa County Community College District has been chosen as one of 12 community colleges and districts in the country to participate in the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The Maricopa County Community College District has been chosen as one of 12 community colleges and districts in the country to participate in the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project. The $3.5 million grant – given to MCCCD through the League for Innovation in the...

2013-10-15 20:20:58

Judge overturns Maricopa County zoning ban on dispensaries WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTC Markets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com), a leader in providing industry specific consulting services and patented systems to the medical and retail industries, responded to a landmark ruling issued by an Arizona state court yesterday that sent positive reinforcement throughout the medical marijuana industry in Arizona. As reported by the Associated Press...