News Index / February 2009

Nunsense, concerts and a Thousand Cranes landing at The Pence Center this spring
Central Arizona College has an exciting schedule of theatrical productions and musical performances slated for the Don P. Pence Center for Visual & Performing Arts beginning the first weekend in March.

$1.3 million U.S. Dept. of Education grant gives CAC deeper resources to serve low-income students
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Central Arizona College a $1,376,000 two-year grant to help increase educational opportunities for minority and low-income students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

CAC-Maricopa Chamber of Commerce partnership offering business owners rapid help with QuickBooks
Many small business owners become engulfed in the excitement of a successful commercial enterprise when goods are zooming off shelves and demand for service seems boundless.

Cienega, Flowing Wells capture 3 events; Coolidge, Casa Grande win 1 each at 2009 Dean Merrell FFA Field Day
Flowing Wells High School of Tucson and Cienega High School of Vail, Ariz., each collected three first-place finishes at the 2009 South Central Dean Merrell Future Farmers of America Field Day hosted by Central Arizona College, leading the way with the most blue ribbons and plaques in the competition.

Learn more abut the Walt Disney World Internship program Feb. 26 at Signal Peak
Students interested in the Walt Disney World Internship program will have an opportunity to learn more about the opportunity on Thursday Feb. 26 at Central Arizona College’s Signal Peak Campus.

SPPF gives 8 Central Arizona College students opportunity to play political field in D.C.
A contingent of Central Arizona College students used a four-day Washington, D.C., excursion to influence the political process on behalf of community colleges across America.

Registration for vendors/exhibitors now taking place for 34th Annual Pinal-Gila Senior Fair & Fiesta
In less than a month, Central Arizona College’s Signal Peak Campus will transform into a desert flotilla of handmade arts and crafts when the 34th Annual Pinal-Gila Senior Fair & Fiesta returns to the institution.

Trains, planes, boats and buses – C.A.L.L. inviting community for international journeys
From the glory of the Roman Coliseum, to the glorious wonder of the Grand Canyon, Central Arizona College’s Lifelong Learners (C.A.L.L.) program is on the move in 2009 when its Central Arizona Travelers (CATS) begin a Tour de World of sorts.

CAC seeking employers, inviting job seekers for job & career fairs scheduled around Pinal County this semester
Central Arizona College is providing employers and job candidates an opportunity to connect at three job and career fairs around the Pinal County Community College District this spring.

Vaqueras asking fans to think pink Wed. in effort to eradicate breast cancer
When the Central Arizona College women’s basketball team battles Chandler-Gilbert on Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. in the George Young Activity Center, the two teams will be fighting on the same side to help slam dunk breast cancer.

College Experience Day provides opportunity for potential students to learn more about Central Arizona College
College Experience Day is coming to Central Arizona College’s Signal Peak and Superstition Mountain campuses with an opportunity for prospective students to write a new chapter in their educational careers.

Maricopa Unified School District snags top two medals, Coolidge claims 3rd at SPC Middle School Math Contest
Piggybacking on the success of the Superstition Mountain Campus Middle School Math Contest, more than 50 students from five area schools descended up Central Arizona College on Jan. 29 for the inaugural Signal Peak Campus version of the event.

Florence Unified School District middle school math teams amass medals; AJ’s Desert Shadows places 2nd
More than 100 students from middle schools located in northern Pinal County competed for medallions, certificates and the rite to be called top arithmetic students during the 2009 Central Arizona College Middle School Math Contest.

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