Central Arizona College plans live new-student orientations via Blackboard

Central Arizona College students now have a new way to complete new-student orientation via a live session in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. The new online orientations are designed for anyone with questions about navigating the college experience. An orientation team will answer student questions in a live format from multiple campus locations, according to a release. […]

Central Arizona College to host advanced technology academy

Central Arizona College will host the Third Annual Young Advanced Technology Academy for students entering seventh through 10th grades at the Signal Peak Campus, 8470 N. Overfield Road in Coolidge, in June. The academy will engage students in advanced technology such as robotics, manufacturing, welding, hydraulics and construction. Hands on, project-based learning in these areas […]

Central Arizona College hosts district commencement ceremony for graduates

Central Arizona College recognized the accomplishments of its graduates during a district commencement ceremony Friday, May 10 at the Signal Peak Campus in Coolidge. After a welcome and introductions from Dr. Mary Kay Gilliland, vice president of academic affairs, CAC’s Concert Choir performed “This is Me.” Two student speakers, Ashley Keepers and Kaira Cortez, were […]

CAC’s National Society of Leadership and Success recognizes students

The Central Arizona College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success recently had its spring induction and awards ceremony, marking the end of the society’s inaugural year at CAC. Of the numerous induction, many hailed from San Tan Valley and Apache Junction. Newly inducted members from San Tan Valley included Veronika Atilano, Gifty […]

‘The Rest Stop’ developed by CAC adjunct faculty member serves homeless

Central Arizona College adjunct reading professor Melanie Velcko and her husband, Chris, created “The Rest Stop” to serve homeless residents in Casa Grande and Eloy. “Our inspiration for the rest stop came from an older gentleman who was always standing with his little dog by the Taco Bell,” stated Melanie. I would give him money, […]

‘TEDxCentralArizonaCollege’ coming to Signal Peak campus April 18

TEDxCentralArizonaCollege is 4-7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Signal Peak Campus’ Don P. Pence Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 8470 N. Overfield Road in Coolidge. Central Arizona College professors will present on various topics related to “shedding light on the unseen” during the three-hour event. This event is open to community members and […]

Central Arizona College to host luau, lecture on Hawaii

The Central Arizona College Center for Cultural and Civic Engagement will present a Hawaiian luau and lecture event at the Signal Peak and San Tan campuses later this month. The Signal Peak Campus, 8470 N. Overfield Road in Coolidge, event is scheduled in the Student Union from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 from 3-5 p.m., […]

Central Arizona College offers workshop series

Central Arizona College’s Social and Behavioral Science division is presenting a workshop series this spring. Each workshop is free and community members are invited to participate. Following is a listing of all workshops being offered: San Tan Campus “Love and Plato’s Allegory of the Cave: Embracing Rational Self-Interest in Hopes of Healing Racial Divisions in […]

CAC’s annual business forum to offer university transfer information

The Central Arizona College Business Division and Business Club will have their annual Business Program and University Transfer Forum Thursday, March 28, at the Signal Peak Campus, 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge. The event will begin 5:30 p.m. with an overview of CAC’s accounting and business programs as well as computer information systems, including web […]

Phi Theta Kappa to conduct blood drive at CAC Signal Peak campus

Central Arizona College will have a blood drive Thursday, Jan.31, at the Signal Peak campus, 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge. The event, sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa, will begin at 10 a.m. and run until 2 p.m. A bloodmobile will be located in the visitor lot. As a thank you for giving blood, a voucher […]