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Latest Maricopa County Community College District Stories

2014-04-11 23:23:25

The Maricopa Community Colleges today announced that two of its students have been selected to be in an exclusive group - the "Dream Team" - that will receive a full paidtrip to Cisco's Cisco Live conference, the networking giant's largest annual customer-focused event. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The Maricopa Community Colleges today announced that two of its students have been selected to be in an exclusive group - the "Dream Team" - that will receive a...

2014-04-09 23:01:56

SPOT 127 Executive Director Greg Pereira earned $10,000 in three minutes. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Rio Salado College's SPOT 127 Executive Director Greg Pereira earned $10,000 in three minutes at Social Venture Partners Fast Pitch 2014. The annual event, hosted by Social Venture Partners Arizona, includes training and mentoring for innovative non-profit administrators and culminates in a high-energy, rapid-fire presentation event in which participants compete for more than...

2014-04-07 23:01:25

The Maricopa Community Colleges today announced that their recent advertising campaign, which features dozens of successful Maricopa students and alumni, has been recognized with two national awards. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The Maricopa Community Colleges today announced that their recent advertising campaign, which features dozens of successful Maricopa students and alumni, has been recognized with two national awards. The campaign, simply titled “Meet Success,” appears...

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...

2014-03-14 23:24:22

The Maricopa Community Colleges are now accepting students for the Precision Machining program at the Maricopa Skill Center to fill a demand in the industry. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The Maricopa Skill Center’s Precision Machining program is looking for students to fill an industry demand. Currently the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist program has 64 students with more than 50 students who are already working or have secured a job in machining. Wanted Analytics...

2014-03-13 23:25:52

From a field of 64 early-stage companies emerged a single champion, Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, a multi-service tissue bank and client company of the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) at GateWay Community College. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 From a field of 64 early-stage companies emerged a single champion, multi-service tissue bank and client company at the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, who earned the top honor at...

2014-02-21 23:23:52

At its 19th Annual All-Arizona Academic Awards Luncheon, the Phi Theta Kappa organization honored 73 academic all-stars from Arizona Community Colleges including 26 from the Maricopa Community Colleges. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 At its 19th Annual All-Arizona Academic Awards Luncheon, the Phi Theta Kappa organization honored 73 academic all-stars from Arizona Community Colleges including 26 from the Maricopa Community Colleges. To be eligible for the award, students must...

2014-02-16 23:03:50

The Maricopa Community Colleges continue the tradition of academic and athletic excellence. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 National Signing Day for National College Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I football programs is the opportunity to prepare for the future. That future is bright for this crop of Maricopa Community College student athletes, who have committed to Division I schools. In all, 31 Maricopa student athletes committed to Div. I schools today: Scottsdale (14), Mesa...

2014-02-06 23:27:39

Six Maricopa Community Colleges have been recognized by the Aspen Institute as being among the nation's 150 top community colleges. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Six Maricopa Community Colleges have been recognized by the Aspen Institute as being among the nation’s 150 top community colleges. Phoenix College and Estrella Mountain, GateWay, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, and South Mountain Community Colleges can compete for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence...

2014-02-01 23:02:39

Scientific demos, stargazing, public health issues, and insect sex are just a few of the topics featured during Paradise Valley Community College’s upcoming STEAM event series. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 Scientific demos, stargazing, public health issues, and insect sex are just a few of the topics featured during Paradise Valley Community College’s upcoming STEAM event series. All events and presentations are free, open to the public, and, unless noted otherwise, held on...