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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...

2012-08-08 23:00:59

Rio Salado College´s Early Childhood Education program has received a $311,000 grant from First Things First South Phoenix Region for its Arizona Center for Early Childhood Management (AZCECM) project. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Rio Salado College´s Early Childhood Education program has received a $311,000 grant from First Things First South Phoenix Region for its Arizona Center for Early Childhood Management (AZCECM) project. “The goal of AZCECM is to advance the...

2012-08-02 23:00:36

After four years of planning, a Fire Academy will be launched at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) in Avondale, one of the 10 Maricopa County Community Colleges. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 After four years of planning, a Fire Academy will be launched at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) in Avondale, one of the 10 Maricopa County Community Colleges. Through community partnerships with the fire departments in Avondale and Goodyear, the academy will fulfill a...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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