Central Arizona College food pantries open to assist students

Central Arizona College recognizes the reality of food insecurity among its student population and the extent to which hunger affects communities. In the U.S., an estimated 40 million people, including 12 million children, struggle with hunger. In Pinal County alone, nearly 60,000 people struggle with food insecurity on a regular basis. The CAC Food Pantry is […]

May 2019 Central Arizona College graduates listed

Central Arizona College recognized its graduates during a ceremony held on Friday, May 10.  The following list of students — * denotes those who graduated with honors — represents the May 2019 graduating class. The listing is organized alphabetically by campus and includes the certificate and/or degree the student received.  Aravaipa Campus  Arcelia Cristal Avechuco-Lopez, […]

Central Arizona College nursing pinning ceremony held

Sixteen Central Arizona College students were recognized for completing the college’s nursing program during the 58th nursing division pinning ceremony recently held at the Signal Peak Campus. Three of the 16 were acknowledged for completing the NAU Concurrent Enrollment Program.  The pinning ceremony, a time-honored tradition of nursing schools across the country, signifies a student’s […]

Central Arizona College graduation ceremony May 10 at Signal Peak campus

Central Arizona College will hold its 2019 graduation ceremony Friday, May 10, at the Signal Peak Campus, 8470 N. Overfield Road in Coolidge. A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Mel A. Everingham Student Union (I Building, Room 400) and the ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. on The Green, according to […]

Pinal County cities proclaim April Promise for the Future Month

All cities and towns throughout Pinal County have officially proclaimed April as Promise for the Future Month to raise awareness the Central Arizona College Foundation Promise for the Future program provides affordable higher education to students in Pinal County. Pinal County along with the cities of Apache Junction, Casa Grande, Coolidge, Eloy and Maricopa as […]

Central Arizona College English Department awards scholarships

This spring, Central Arizona College English faculty provided two types of scholarships — completion or book —- to 23 students, totaling $9,338. Four completion scholarships, totaling $4,638 were awarded, enabling the selected students to complete and graduate from CAC this May, according to a press release. Additionally, 19 book scholarships helped students purchase books and […]

Central Arizona College students earn all-Arizona academic honors

Five of Central Arizona College’s outstanding students have been selected to the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society All-Arizona Academic Team. All-Arizona students demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service that extends beyond the classroom to benefit society. Phi Theta Kappa, the American Association of Community Colleges, Arizona Community Colleges, the […]

Waldron sworn in to Pinal County Community College District Governing Board

The Pinal County Community College District Governing Board conducted a swearing-in ceremony of new Governing Board Member Dave Waldron and re-elected board members Debra Banks and Gladys Christensen during the recent board meeting at the Central Arizona College San Tan Campus. Pinal County School Superintendent Jill Broussard appointed Mr. Waldron to fill the District 5 […]

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance offers free income-tax preparation

Local residents who made less than $66,000 this year may be able to qualify to have their taxes done for free by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program through the United Way of Pinal County. Last year the VITA program prepared 1,300 tax returns across Pinal County, providing $1.5 million in refunds, according to a […]

Central Arizona College thanks Vulcan Materials Co. for equipment donation

Central Arizona College recognized Vulcan Materials Co. for its recent donation of a Caterpillar 325 Hydraulic Excavator and a Caterpillar 988 Wheel Loader during a special dedication ceremony. The equipment, valued at more than $135,000, will be used by students in CAC’s Diesel Technology and Heavy Equipment Operator programs. While students in the heavy equipment […]