News Index / May 2009

Series of “Green Collar” workshops, classes coloring CAC throughout June
Where the ancient continents of white and blue collar jobs once dominated the workforce landscape, an ocean of green with endless ecologic and economic potential has been discovered.

CAC, SACA bringing Art Olympics to Superstition Mountain Campus on June 13
While the city of Vancouver will host the next Winter Olympiad this coming February, Central Arizona College is bringing its own version of the games to Apache Junction in mid-June.

Students can earn phlebotomy certificate by simply drawing blood at Central Arizona College
Central Arizona College is offering a certificate in drawing blood - and there is no truth to the rumor that Anne Rice or any of her fanged creations will be teaching the class.

Filled with exciting classes, C.A.L.L. Summer Catalog now available throughout Pinal County
The Central Arizona College Lifelong Learner’s (C.A.L.L.) Summer Catalog now is available throughout Pinal County.

Copper Corridor Community celebrates success of local students at Aravaipa Campus graduation ceremony
The graduation ceremony at Central Arizona College’s Aravaipa Campus may be small in scope, but it is huge in community support.

Central’s Future Students program set for June 8-19 at the Signal Peak Campus
Parents wanting to give their children a taste of higher education this summer need to look no further than Central Arizona College.

22 CAC nursing students celebrate completion of program during 37th Convocation Ceremony
More than 20 Central Arizona College students were rewarded on Wednesday night, May 13, for persevering through one of the most grueling and demanding curriculums offered in higher education – the nursing program.

CAC’s Aravaipa Campus celebrates student success with bounty of academic and service awards
From Kearney to Oracle and in the many small towns that dot the roads and highways of Eastern Pinal County’s Copper Corridor, Central Arizona College students travel to the Aravaipa Campus where they excel in the classroom and in life.

Long list of CAC Signal Peak Campus students take home honors during annual awards ceremony
Central Arizona College honored a seemingly endless list of outstanding students who attend the institution’s Signal Peak Campus on April 29 during the annual Student Awards Ceremony.

Joe Robison, Tommy Tucker to receive Governing Board Award at Aravaipa Campus graduation on Friday night
When the Pinal County Community College District made the move to float a nearly-$99 million bond initiative in 2008, the chairmen of Pinal County’s largest political factions erased party lines to jointly support the institution by co-chairing the political action committee Educate Today, Excellence Tomorrow.

Honorable Gilberto Figueroa will be graduation speaker for Saturday’s CAC ceremony at the Signal Peak Campus
Pinal County Superior Court Judge Gilberto Figueroa will serve as the commencement speaker during the 2009 Central Arizona College Signal Peak Campus graduation ceremony.

Apache Junction Chief of Police Jerald Monahan tabbed as speaker for Superstition Mountain Campus graduation
Apache Junction Chief of Police Jerald Monahan will serve as the commencement speaker during the 2009 Central Arizona College Superstition Mountain Campus graduation ceremony.

CAC reconnecting with alumni in preparation for 40th anniversary
Central Arizona College’s Signal Peak Campus is turning 40 during the 2009-10 academic year - and there most definitely will be a celebration around the Pinal County Community College District.

Central Arizona College expands its regional public safety training facility
While the mantra for firefighters and police officers is to serve and protect the public, the perception of an unprepared charge into a burning building or hostile situation is often a view skewed by the television drama.

John Sutton, CAC guitar students invite community to Signal Peak Campus for free recital on May 5
John Sutton and his Central Arizona College guitar students are inviting the public for a free recital on Tuesday, May 5, at the Signal Peak Campus.

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