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Students from the Tempe Union High School District cannot only earn their high school diploma while in school, but also an associate’s degree.
Desert Vista graduate Matt Wehrli signed with the University of North Dakota for the 2012-13 school year.
Doris Helmich has been named the interim president of Central Arizona College.
Everest University Online and Everest College Phoenix recently presented the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department with a donation of $5,000 for its Phoenix Afterschool Program. The Phoenix Afterschool Program is an affordable after-school recreation and enrichment program in many locations throughout the city.
Olivia Maiefski, a 2009 alumnus from Mountain Pointe High School, graduated from the University of Arizona Honors College with a Bachelor of Science in speech, language and hearing sciences and a minor in Spanish. Maiefski graduated summa cum laude.
Students ambassadors from the Everest College Phoenix Mesa campus hopped to help the Easter bunny this year by providing more than 100 Easter baskets for children at Cardon Children’s Medical Center. This marks the fourth year in a row that the Everest College Phoenix Mesa campus has helped to give the children at the medical center a surprise on Easter morning.
Brock Ungvarsky of Ahwatukee has graduated from Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Ill., with a Bachelor of Arts degree in physics. Ungvarsky was one of the 321 students to graduate from Lake Forest College at Ravinia Festival Park on May 12. The Honorable Richard A. Posner, circuit judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, delivered an inspiring commencement address titled, “The Challenge of Complexity.” Ungvarsky is a graduate of Desert Vista High School. Lake Forest College is a national liberal arts institution located 30 miles north of downtown Chicago. The college has 1,500 students representing 47 states and 78 countries.
Students from the Everest College Phoenix campus recently donated their time and energy to assist St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance with packing food boxes for those in need throughout the state of Arizona.
Here are a few interesting facts for those looking to college and choosing a degree.
The Sandra Day O’Conner School of Law has taken a few steps toward relocating from Arizona State University’s Tempe campus to its downtown Phoenix campus.
It has been 10 years since the events of 9/11, and this September, the Maricopa Community Colleges will mark the anniversary by participating in National Preparedness Month (NPM), an event that was founded after 9/11 to increase preparedness levels across the United States.
Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) announced it will open a corporate college to focus on customized technical training for local employers.
In these recessionary times that have been tough economically and emotionally, it is important to remember that there is hope. For those who turn to education as a way to advance their knowledge and skills in high-demand fields such as nursing, prospects are better for a quick return to the workplace.
For high school seniors this is the time of year when emotions run high. The month of April brings its own set of challenges as seniors approach May 1, National Decision Day. This is the day when seniors who have been offered admission to a college or university must accept or decline all offers. How will you make this very important, perhaps even life-changing decision? Here are a few tips to guide you:
With a new partnership announced between Maricopa County Community College District and the University of Arizona, MCCCD students will be able to seamlessly transfer credits and be automatically accepted into certain programs at the university.
Columbia College Chicago congratulates Malori Ungvarsky, marketing communication major from Ahwatukee Foothills on being named to the dean’s list for the spring semester.
Chamberlain College of Nursing announced the appointment of Dr. Pamela Fuller, of Ahwatukee, as president of its Phoenix campus. Fuller succeeds Dr. Kimberly LaMar, who has served as the Phoenix campus president since 2009 and now becomes senior director of campus operations at Chamberlain.
Everest College Phoenix announced that Thomas Waite from Tempe has been appointed as provost and chief academic officer. Waite is a veteran educator and administrator with 24 years in management and will serve the institution’s online, Phoenix and Mesa campuses in his new capacity.
Everest College Phoenix has appointed Jack Lunsford to serve on its board of trustees. The appointment expands the board to seven members, five of whom are independent higher education community leaders. Lunsford will serve a two-year term on the board.
Washington • Rio Salado Community College and Arizona State University were cited this month as schools that are taking tentative steps toward “competency-based education,” which recognizes student mastery of subjects rather than the number of hours spent in a classroom.
Akimel collecting athletic shoes
Give ‘Em Hell Harry! coming to CGCC
Kyrene to have 2 school board openings
DV Grad Night tickets
The first Roman Catholic presence in Arizona dates to 1539, when Franciscan priest Marcos de Niza explored the Southwest in his quest for the mythical seven cities of gold.
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