Federal Clery report offers insight into college campus security

Only two crimes were reported in 2017 at community colleges in Apache Junction, San Tan Valley and Queen Creek, according to federally mandated campus-security reports released Oct. 1. An on-campus weapons violation with an arrest by law enforcement was reported last year at the Superstition Mountain Campus of Central Arizona Community College, 805 S. Idaho […]

Central Arizona College president to host community forums

Central Arizona College President Dr. Jackie Elliott, will conduct community forums designed to give an opportunity for open dialog between the president and the community at all CAC campuses throughout the month of September. There will be one at the San Tan Valley campus as well as one at the Superstition Mountain Campus in Apache […]

Central Arizona College officially opens 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 […]

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 […]