Community health worker intern funding before supervisors June 13

An agreement to be voted on June 13 by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors includes funding for an online community health worker certificate internship program offered by Central Arizona College in Pinal County. The supervisors, at a meeting that begins at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Supervisors’ Auditorium, 205 W. Jefferson in Phoenix, are […]

Central Arizona College recognizes the graduating Class of 2018

Central Arizona College recognized the graduating class during its commencement ceremony held on May 11. The following list of students received a certificate and/or degree from the San Tan Campus: Chandra Rene Aaron, Associate of Applied Science Dietetic Technician Seryna R. Acevedo, AGEC-A (Arts) Certificate Maghan Begay, Associate of Arts Christina Bolf, Associate of Arts […]

CAC rodeo team members galloping to College National Finals Rodeo in June

Following a successful rodeo season, the Central Arizona College men’s and women’s rodeo team placed first in the Grand Canyon Region with 10 rodeo team members heading to the College National Finals Rodeo, June 10-16 . According to a press release, the top three individuals in each event and top two men’s and women’s teams […]

USDA selects Central Arizona College’s Crystal McKenna for fellowship program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently selected Dr. Crystal McKenna, professor of biology at Central Arizona College, to participate in its E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship Program. The program offers faculty and staff from Hispanic-Serving Institutions the opportunity to work collaboratively with the USDA to gain insight and understanding of the federal government, according […]

Central Arizona College to offer summer English Boot Camp

Central Arizona College will offer English “Boot Camps” this summer at the Signal Peak and San Tan Campuses for Pinal County students who have been admitted to CAC and tested into the ENG 090 or ENG 100 courses. English (ENG) Boot Camp 1.0 will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 24 through August 2. Each […]

Rally Days show students ins and outs of college experience

Throughout the month of April, Central Arizona College welcomed more than 160 high school students from Casa Grande Union and Vista Grande high schools during Vaquero Rally Days. Each day served as a high school orientation for freshman students already committed to CAC. These customized high school on-boarding events were designed to provide academic, social […]

Central Arizona College welcomes young women to conference 

Central Arizona College was the host earlier this month for the third annual Vidas Brillantes conference for young women, focusing on the connection between academic success and the pursuit of a bright future. More than 90 young women from Casa Grande Middle School, Villago Middle School and Cactus Middle School attended the event. New for […]

Central Arizona College culinary arts students receive gold medals, scholarship

Two students from the Central Arizona College Culinary Arts program brought home two gold medals from the Arizona SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference at the Hyatt Phoenix Regency. Nicole Remmler and Josephine Vidal received the awards. Ms. Remmler competed in commercial baking and pastry, and Ms. Vidal completed the restaurant service competition. They will travel to […]

CAC hosting 4th Annual Job Expo at San Tan campus

Central Arizona College will host the fourth Annual Job Expo 10 a.m.-1p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the San Tan campus, 3736 E. Bella Vista Road. Members from the community are encouraged to attend this event as well as alumni, current college students and high school seniors, according to a press release. The list of participants […]

CAC community health worker certificate program receives health innovation award

Empowerment Systems Inc. recently awarded the 2018 Health Innovation Award to Central Arizona College’s community health worker certificate program. Kim Bentley, coordinator/instructional specialist for the program, accepted the award on behalf of the college. “It is an honor to be given this award,” Ms. Bentley said. “Thank you to Empowerment Systems and to the Greater […]