News Index / June 2009

Coolidge Center offering IBC course in commercial inspection starting Aug. 20
Even though new construction has slowed across the nation, building code inspectors on old and new properties are still needed to ensure public safety.

Registration for GED classes in Oracle, Superior, San Manuel and Mammoth begins Aug. 3
Preregistration for Central Arizona College’s General Educational Development (GED) courses begins on Aug. 3 at the Aravaipa Campus.

Pinal County high school students take First Step toward college degrees at Central Arizona College
It surely was a first for members of the Pinal County Community College District Governing Board when Casa Grande Union High School student Makini Manu strummed his ukulele and serenaded them during the June 16 meeting at Central Arizona College’s Signal Peak Campus.

CAC partners with Copper Basin YMCA, Fry’s, UPS Stores in San Tan area to increase accessibility
Exit the Fry’s Food & Drug Store in Johnson Ranch and near the newspaper stand sits a rack with information about Central Arizona College.

Escape the blazing summer sun, excessive Arizona heat by splashing around in CAC’s Olympic-sized pool
The Central Arizona College outdoor pool located on the Signal Peak Campus is currently open for the community in Pinal County.

Governing Board approves issue and sale of bonds, land acquisition in Apache Junction, Casa Grande
The Pinal County Community College District Governing Board put in motion the expansion of Central Arizona College on Tuesday afternoon when it authorized the institution to purchase two small tracts of land in Casa Grande and Apache Junction and approved the sale of $40 million in general obligation bonds to Morgan Stanley.

Hands-on experience in heavy equipment camp has students leaning toward CAC
Dangle the lure with the right kind of bait, and the fishing can be an awful lot of fun.

C.A.L.L. summer series has Roy Pope giving sermon on digital photography July 11 & 18
Digital cameras may be more forgiving than traditional spools of film, but the multitude of buttons and optional settings make programming a VCR seem comparable to lowering a thermostat.

CAC-ASU partnership providing local teacher certification programs, degrees for Pinal County residents
The once challenging path to teacher certification in Pinal County has been smoothed over by Central Arizona College.

CAC’s College for Kids exploring the Aravaipa Canyon July 6-16
The journey into the Aravaipa Canyon for young explorers in Eastern Pinal County begins July 6 at Central Arizona College.

C.A.L.L. spins out Pottery on the Wheel class with Francisco Menchaca at Signal Peak Campus
Well-known area professional potter Francisco Menchaca and the Central Arizona College Lifelong Learners program are teaming up to bring a very special class to the Signal Peak Campus.

Sharpen Your Money Skills during economic doldrums June 16, July 21 at Corporate Center
Central Arizona College’s Small Business Development Center, Consumer Credit Counseling Services, and the United Way of Pinal County are teaming up to offer a budgeting and debt management seminar at CAC’s Corporate Center in Casa Grande.

Introduction to QuickBooks keeps students, businesses from slowing down
Mismanaging personal and small business accounts can lead to financial disaster, but Central Arizona College’s Introduction to QuickBooks course can offer a lifeline long before the economic tsunami crashes onto the shore.

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