‘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 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 […]

Vendor applications available for 2019 Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek

Vendor Applications are being accepted for Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek 2019. The event will be held March 14-17 at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Center, 20464 E. Riggs Road in Queen Creek. The event kicks off with a community roping and barrel race on March 14. The carnival, vendor booths, Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeo […]

Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek pro rodeo selects 2019 royalty court

Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek has selected the 2019 royalty court. They are: Sydney Vigneux, 2019 pro rodeo queen; Adeylia Woodward, 2019 teen queen; and Amber Michne, 2019 junior teen queen. Coronation will be held at the Queen Creek Library Annex, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road, on Saturday, Jan. 19. The event will include a silent […]

Central Arizona College holds inaugural induction for National Society of Leadership and Success

The Central Arizona College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success recently held its inaugural induction and awards ceremony. CAC’s Chapter of the NSLS was established in August. By the end of the fall semester, 209 new members joined. Ninety-one students completed the program and received a certificate of leadership training honoring their […]

Central Arizona College Radiologic Technology students participate in Volunteer Day

Each year in November, the Central Arizona College Radiologic Technology program conducts its annual Volunteer Day. More than 40 radiologic technology students and their instructors gathered to work on the Gold Mine and Petroglyph trails in the Superstition Mountains. The group met at the trailhead in Gold Canyon at dawn and put in 160 man-hours […]

CAC graphic design student’s work selected by Amazon Prime

Jaren Hemphill, a Central Arizona College graphic design student, was recently notified the poster he designed and submitted for the Amazon Prime original series “Jack Ryan” was selected as the winning entry. Through the art-networking site Talenthouse, Mr. Hemphill reviews creative invites and briefs from major US companies for various graphic design contests. The main […]

Pinal County middle schools compete in Central Arizona College math contest

Central Arizona College’s math department recently hosted the 2018 Middle School Math Contest at the CAC Corporate Center in Casa Grande. More than 130 students from 12 schools throughout Pinal County participated. In the overall school rankings, Combs Middle School finished first, Circle Cross Ranch Middle School took second and Casa Grande Villago Middle School […]