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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CAC student attends Global Conference on Primary Health Care

Maria Alicia Valenzuela, a Central Arizona College student enrolled in the Community Health Worker Certificate Program, recently returned from the Global Conference on Primary Health Care held in Astana, Kazakhstan. The Government of Kazakhstan, World Health Organization (WHO), and UNICEF were cohosts of the conference. The Conference drew medical professionals who represented mostly at-risk populations […]

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 […]

Central Arizona College TRIO student completes career shadowing opportunity

Esmeralda Sierra, a student in Central Arizona College’s TRIO Student Support Services program, completed a career shadowing experience with Advanced Orthopedics in Casa Grande this summer, allowing her to gain greater knowledge about public health administration. During her time with Advanced Orthopedics, Vanessa Gordon, physician assistant, provided her with office training. She had direct communication […]

Historically underutilized businesses workshop planned by community college

The Central Arizona College Small Business Development Center will present a free workshop on HUBZone, also known as historically underutilized businesses, and women-owned small business certifications. The workshop is 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Sept. 12, in Room D 130 at the CAC Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. Attendees will learn about […]