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2014-07-12 23:03:58

The Arizona Public Service Foundation will create a fund at the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation to support a new i2Teach program at Rio Salado College. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 The Arizona Public Service Foundation will create a fund at the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation to support a new i2Teach program at Rio Salado College. The intensive program, which will launch this fall, will establish mentor relationships for Rio Salado Teacher-in-Residence interns, who have...

2014-07-10 23:07:08

As part of the State’s FY 2015 budget, the Maricopa Community Colleges received $1.4 million to bolster educational efforts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and Workforce areas. This additional funding is the first State appropriation for Maricopa in areas of the STEM and Workforce since 2009. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As part of the State’s FY 2015 budget, the Maricopa Community Colleges received $1.4 million to bolster educational efforts in Science,...

2014-06-18 23:15:35

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) – a regional agency that accredits more than 1,000 degree granting higher education institutions – has appointed Dr. Rufus Glasper, Chancellor of Maricopa Community Colleges, to its Board of Trustees. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) – a regional agency that accredits more than 1,000 degree granting higher education institutions – has appointed Dr. Rufus Glasper, Chancellor of Maricopa Community Colleges, to...

2014-06-14 23:02:43

Scottsdale Community College and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are funding the inaugural AMP Summer Math Camp at Grand Canyon University, June 22-26. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Scottsdale Community College and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are funding the inaugural Arizona Mathematics Partnership (AMP) Summer Math Camp at Grand Canyon University, June 22-26. More than 100 middle-school students from six school districts throughout the Valley will participate in...

2014-05-30 23:07:40

The Veterans Club at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) wanted to find a way to make a positive impact in their community and decided to look outside the walls of the campus to touch lives of other veterans, and discovered the programs and services of U.S. Vets, the nation’s largest provider of comprehensive services and at-risk veterans. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Veterans Club at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) wanted to find a way to make a positive...

2014-05-22 23:13:16

Popular medical certificate programs are being offered this summer and fall through the Maricopa Corporate College, the newest entity of the Maricopa County Community College District. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Popular medical certificate programs are being offered this summer and fall through the Maricopa Corporate College, the newest entity of the Maricopa County Community College District. Students can enroll in various programs such as Clinical Medical Assistant, Dental...

2014-05-17 23:01:40

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has recognized Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board President Dana Saar for his commitment to excellence in community college governance. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has recognized Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board President Dana Saar for his commitment to excellence in community college governance. Mr. Saar completed the ACCT’s Community College Governance...

2014-05-14 23:12:50

Maricopa Community Colleges Chancellor Rufus Glasper has received an honorary degree from Northern Arizona University for his significant contributions to the education of others. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Maricopa Community Colleges Chancellor Rufus Glasper has received an honorary degree from Northern Arizona University for his significant contributions to the education of others. Dr. Glasper addressed graduates at NAU’s annual spring commencement ceremony in Flagstaff on...

2014-05-10 23:02:27

Scottsdale Community College student Miriam Villanueva has received the Chancellor's Civic Leadership Medallion, which recognizes student accomplishments in civic participation and leadership. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Scottsdale Community College student Miriam Villanueva has received the Chancellor's Civic Leadership Medallion, which recognizes student accomplishments in civic participation and leadership. She is among 19 students from throughout Maricopa Community...

2014-05-03 23:02:11

Maricopa Skill Center, a division of GateWay Community College, will be hosting its annual Community Resource Fair May 7. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Maricopa Skill Center, a division of GateWay Community College, will be hosting its annual Community Resource Fair on May 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, and participants will have the opportunity to learn about resources available in the surrounding community. Community members representing...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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