EVIT offers new laser operator skin care program for adults

Adult Education @ EVIT is enrolling students for a new laser operator certification program that starts Jan. 13. The class will prepare esthetics technicians to learn new skills and earn an industry certification to enhance their employability in spas, doctor’s offices, resorts and more, according to a release. “This is a wonderful opportunity for graduates […]

Graduates complete degree program in radiologic technology

Central Arizona College recognized 19 radiologic technology students during a pinning ceremony Dec. 15 at its Superstition Mountain campus. This  ceremony signified the completion of an associate of applied science degree in radiological technology. “Radiographers are critical members of a health care team that are called upon to render compassionate patient care, ensure safe radiation […]

CAC certificate supports Western Association of Food Chains

The Management Certificate offered through Central Arizona College’s Business Division qualifies for the Western Association of Food Chains National Retail Management credential. The WAFC was established in 1921, as a non-profit organization comprised of retailers and wholesalers in the Western United States representing over 7,500 supermarkets and $200 billion dollars in annual sales. The WAFC’s […]

57th class of nursing graduates recognized during CAC ceremony

Twenty Central Arizona College students were recognized for completing the college’s nursing program during the 57th Nursing Division Pinning Ceremony recently held at the Signal Peak Campus. The pinning ceremony, a time-honored tradition of nursing schools across the country, signifies a student’s completion of one of the most challenging curricula offered in higher education, according […]

Central Arizona College recognizes GED graduates

Central Arizona College recognized 14 individuals for completing the GED or high school equivalency test during a commencement ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the CAC San Tan Campus. Three students, Brandi Laaksonen, Rachell Miles and Megan Zwetzig, shared their own stories that led them to the accomplishment. The following students received their GED during the […]

Central Arizona College to hold Alumni and Friends Celebration on Dec. 8

Central Arizona College will host a special Alumni and Friends Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Signal Peak Campus, 8470 N. Overfield Rd., Coolidge. The event will begin at 5 p.m. with dinner served in the new Everingham Student Union (I400). Featured guest speaker, Miguel “Mike” Sauceda, senior producer of Arizona PBS Emmy Award-winning […]

FFA students compete in Central Arizona College’s career development event

More than 150 students, representing 14 high schools throughout the FFA South Central District recently attended the mid-winter Career Development Event day at Central Arizona College. CDEs help students develop abilities to think critically, communicate clearly and perform effectively in a competitive job market. Some competitions allow students to compete individually while others allow them […]

Cactus Canyon Junior High Band fundraising to buy a double upright bass

Students, parents and staff at Cactus Canyon Junior High, 801 W. Southern Road in Apache Junction, have kicked off a fundraising drive to purchase a double upright bass for the school. Members of the CCJH recently raised money at a car wash, but are still $1,000 short of their goal to purchase the largest member […]

CAC photography students feature exhibit at Boyce Thompson Arboretum

The work of Central Arizona College advanced photography students will be featured at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum gallery during December. A meet-the-artist reception will take place 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, to allow visitors an opportunity to speak with the students about their work. Those attending the opening reception will receive free admission to the […]

CAC hosts Arcs and Sparks event for females interested in welding

The Central Arizona College Welding Program is hosting an Arcs and Sparks event for females, age 10 and up. The free event will be held 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Signal Peak Campus V Building, Room 107, 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge. Arcs and Sparks will provide options for girls and women […]