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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...

2013-04-14 23:00:44

Nature´s creatures get a boost from human technology in passive relocation project on campus at Estrella Mountain Community College. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) is a commuter campus for students, but is becoming a residential campus for a very few, among them, the tiny burrowing owl. You may not have seen them, as they are small — standing about ten inches tall. They live and raise their young underground, nesting in existing...

2013-02-16 23:02:54

Maricopa Community Colleges Chancellor Rufus Glasper has appointed Dr. Eugene Giovannini to be president of the new organization. Currently, Dr. Giovannini is President of GateWay Community College. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 The Maricopa Community Colleges today announced creation of a Maricopa corporate college, a new entity that will provide customized technical training to local employers. Maricopa Community Colleges Chancellor Rufus Glasper has appointed Dr. Eugene Giovannini...

2012-09-22 23:00:15

Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the Maricopa Community Colleges, has been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance; she will serve a four-year term. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the Maricopa Community Colleges, has been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to the Advisory Committee on Student...

2012-09-08 23:00:51

Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, ExecutiveVice Chancellor and Provost of the Maricopa Community Colleges, has been honored by the Victoria Foundation with its Dr. Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr., Award. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, ExecutiveVice Chancellor and Provost of the Maricopa Community Colleges, has been honored by the Victoria Foundation with its Dr. Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr., Award. The award, presented at a ceremony earlier today, recognizes an...

2012-09-05 23:00:15

Scott Beckstrom, a Peoria resident, (Beckstrom v. Maricopa County Sheriff´s Office, et al., CV2012-000320) settled a personal injury claim against the Maricopa County Sheriff´s Department for $215,000.00. He sustained injuries when his vehicle was rear-ended by a sheriff´s deputy driving a police SUV. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Scott Beckstrom, a Peoria resident, settled a personal injury claim against the Maricopa County Sheriff´s Department for two hundred...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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