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 […]

Central Arizona College receives support project of the year award

Sundt Construction recently named Central Arizona College was recently named the 2017 Support Project of the Year award recipient, recognizing the Craft Workforce Development partnership between CAC and Sundt. In the spring of 2016, Sundt Construction approached CAC to explore an apprenticeship partnership in Heavy Equipment Operations. During these discussions, a larger gap in available […]

Central Arizona College cuts ribbons on science, student union buildings

Central Arizona College recently celebrated the opening of the new Science Building and Mel A. Everingham Student Union at the Signal Peak Campus. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies took place Tuesday, Aug. 21, at each building on the campus in Coolidge. CAC welcomed Lucy Everingham, wife of the late Dr. Mel A. Everingham, and her family for the […]

Internship program earns students recognition, college credits

Twenty-two high school and Central Arizona College students recently completed the Project Puente Summer Internship program and received recognition for their accomplishments during a poster presentation ceremony. Students were selected to participate through an application process and completed a 20-hour boot camp prior to beginning their internship. Each student was assigned a mentor who they […]