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KENTON, Okla. — The Oklahoma Panhandle has never been for the faint of heart.
Ahwatukee’s Sierra Lobianco, majoring in environmental sustainability, was selected as committee member for the 2013-14 academic year with the Student Health and Advisory Committee at Northern Arizona University’s residential campus in Flagstaff.
Baseball has a special place in Ahwatukee Foothills.
Arizona State University is merging its two successful engineering schools.
Ahwatukee resident Jessica Mattern, a fourth-year student in the School of Dentistry, and Ahwatukee resident Brenna McElenney, a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences, were both named to the Creighton University dean’s list.
One of the top business schools in the nation is about to offer high school students four free summer programs to help them learn what college life is really like.
Luther College senior Jayne Cole of Ahwatukee has been named to the 2013 fall semester dean’s list. Cole is the daughter of Katherine Broze and Jayson Cole.
The following local students have been named to the Marquette University’s dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester: Erica Buchanan of Ahwatukee, who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in public relations, and Erik Masingill of Ahwatukee, who is also pursuing a bachelor’s degree in public relations.
In a special board meeting last week, the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) voted to approve a multi-year employment contract for Ray Anderson as vice president for university athletics at Arizona State University. Anderson is currently executive vice president of football operations for the National Football League has an extensive background in both athletics and law.
DrugFreeAz.org has hired Thalia Williams as program director. In her role, Williams is responsible for the planning and implementation of DrugFreeAz.org’s programs and services and developing and managing program grants and budgets.
Business leaders wanting to learn more about incorporating interns into their business can learn from the experts on Tuesday, Jan. 21 during the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Luncheon.
Bond market volatility is back. No, that’s not an oxymoron. But it is an understandable source of apprehension, and one that could tempt you to respond to short-term movements. Instead, focus on ways to prepare the fixed income portion of your portfolio to withstand more ups and downs while supporting your long-term strategy.
The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce today announced the appointment of Janelle Tassart as director of community relations. Tassart previously served as development and communications manager for Gompers Rehabilitation Center here in Phoenix. Tassart’s primary responsibilities at the Chamber will include strategic planning and implementation of special events and programs targeted to promote the growth and retention of business in the greater Phoenix area, along with recruiting and retaining sponsors for the Chamber’s events and programs.
Lisa J. Pino, president and CEO of United Food Bank of Arizona, was honored with the Arizona State University’s Los Diablos 2013 Horquilla Award during their Fall Hispanic Convocation on Dec. 18.
Desert Vista graduate Ryne Rezac recently completed his senior season with the North Central College football team in Naperville, Ill.
Horizon Honors graduate Jessica Laflin has continued to progress in her volleyball at Central College in Pella, Iowa. The 6-foot middle/outside hitter as she earned all academic honors for the Iowa Conference, while finishing with 161 kills with 58 digs and 29 blocks in 21 matches.
The Mountain Pointe and Desert Vista girls basketball teams will play their regular season game on Monday, Jan. 20 at Grand Canyon University.
There was a disc jockey, a pig, and not nearly enough blankets to combat the cold.
The Maricopa Community Colleges (MCC) are looking for a new governing board member to fill the seat vacated when Ben Miranda suddenly passed away in November. This seat will represent District 5, which comprises parts of Avondale, Buckeye, Glendale, Goodyear and Phoenix, as well as the Gila River Indian Community, Guadalupe, the Tohono O’Odham Nation and Tolleson.
Ahwatukee resident Patrick Lombardi is a member of the Denison University men’s swimming and diving team. He is a graduate of Desert Vista High School.
High school is a time when students are trying to decide what type of person they will become later in life.
Faye McGechie of Ahwatukee is one of many Arizona State University undergraduate students engaged in research projects under the direct guidance of top-level faculty. In this case, she has Institute of Human Origins director and paleoanthropologist William Kimbel showing her the ropes.
Ahwatukee resident and author, Alex Hermosillo, will be donating all the proceeds from his book, “Hope, Healing and Miracles,” to the Society St. Vincent DePaul of Phoenix this week.
Matthew Kovarik of Ahwatukee was selected as a resident assistant for the 2013-14 academic year at Northern Arizona University’s residential campus. Resident assistants (RAs) are students who live and work as peers and resources for residential students at NAU. RAs are carefully chosen each year to help other students foster academic success, connect to the NAU community, create welcoming living communities, ensure health and safety, and encourage involvement on campus.
GateWay Community College in Phoenix recently opened its new Healthcare United at GateWay (HUG) Clinic to the community. Services are currently being offered pro bono to the community.