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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...

2013-08-14 23:24:40

Dr. Kathleen Iudicello has been appointed as the new Dean of Academic Affairs at Estrella Mountain Community College, one of the 10 regionally accredited Maricopa Community Colleges. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Dr. Kathleen Iudicello has been appointed as the new Dean of Academic Affairs at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC), one of the 10 regionally accredited Maricopa Community Colleges. This is a one-year-only (OYO) re-assignment position, filling the vacancy left by...

2013-07-20 23:02:28

Rio Salado College has partnered with the University of Washington (UW) to offer a new, low-cost online bachelor's degree completion program in early childhood education. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 Rio Salado College has partnered with the University of Washington (UW) to offer a new, low-cost online bachelor's degree completion program in early childhood education. This flexible degree helps students earn the credits they need to qualify for admission to the new UW...

2013-06-06 23:24:35

Rio Salado College President Named to Board Representing 1,200 Two-Year Schools, 13 million students. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Dr. Chris Bustamante, president of Rio Salado College, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), a national organization representing the nation´s almost 1,200 two-year colleges and their more than 13 million students. New board members were certified during AACC´s recent annual...

2013-05-24 23:16:09

The Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board has unanimously approved the appointment of Steven R. Gonzales, Ed.D., as President of GateWay Community College, effective July 1, 2013. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 The Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board has unanimously approved the appointment of Steven R. Gonzales, Ed.D., as President of GateWay Community College, effective July 1, 2013. The selection is based on a national search that netted four strong finalists who then met...

2013-05-16 23:31:46

Steven R. Helfgot, Ed.D., President/CEO of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation, has been honored by the Victoria Foundation as a “Champion of Education.” Dr. Helfgot is being recognized for his commitment to campaigning for resources in support of the advancement of education and the creation of educational opportunities for youth, and especially for minority youth. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Steven R. Helfgot, Ed.D., President/CEO of the Maricopa Community Colleges...

2013-05-03 23:22:10

Glendale Community College biotechnology student Beau Grothendick ranks among top 1% in nation; feted in USA Today for prestigious scholarship. Glendale, AZ (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Glendale Community College biotechnology student Beau Grothendick has been named to the 2013 All-USA Community College Academic Team. Only 20 students were selected from more than 1,800 nominations. Grothendick received a $2,500 scholarship, presented at the Awards of Excellence brunch held during the American...


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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