News Index / August 2009

1978-80: Central Arizona College gears up for growth around Pinal County
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – A new decade loomed on the not so distant horizon and America was about to change. The economy struggled and disco came to a dramatic end thanks to a radio station’s promotion during a doubleheader between the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers in July of 1979 – the last time Major League Baseball witnessed a forfeit by one of its teams.

Central Arizona College hits its stride in the mid-1970s
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Central Arizona College hit its stride as the mid-1970s rolled around. Disco was swinging into action, Jimmy Carter was elected President, and women’s basketball debuted as an Olympic sport in Montreal.

In the early 1970s, Central Arizona College quickly found its place in Pinal County
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – From 1972-74, the chaos of Watergate and the stress of Vietnam gobbled up the headlines of American papers on a daily basis.

Early success cemented the foundation for Central Arizona College’s bright future
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – What is 40 years? Is it measured in mathematical terms or defined by history? Maybe it’s both.

40 years ago Central Arizona College’s roots took hold at the base of Signal Peak Mountain
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Forty years ago Neil Armstrong took the first steps on the moon and the New York Mets were shocking the professional sports world by becoming one of the youngest expansion franchises to win a championship.

Closing reception for Pasco DiCarlo’s photographs set for Aug. 25 in CAC Visual Arts Gallery
The public is invited to attend the closing reception for Pasco DiCarlo’s photography exhibit.

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