Tag: Coconino Community College

FALA unrolling fundraising plan to keep school on track. See more education stories here

| February 14, 2018
FALA unrolling fundraising plan to keep school on track. See more education stories here

Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy is enlisting the help of students, staff and parent volunteers to make a fundraising plan that will hopefully smooth out the school’s finances.

The academy finances have always been relatively cyclical because they depend on the number of students enrolled in the school, but recently a number of financial problems have come to a head, leaving the school facing the possibility of a shortfall of about $160,000 at the end of June, said FALA Executive Director Larry Wallen.

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New scholarship helps students ‘re-boot’ at CCC

| February 7, 2018
New scholarship helps students ‘re-boot’ at CCC

Coconino Community College students who may have had difficulties with the rigors of college in the past now have a chance to “re-boot” their college careers.

A new Re-Boot scholarship is now being offered at CCC through the CCC Foundation with the generous help of Bryan Bates, emeritus professor who recently retired from the College.

“Rather than losing students to issues they may or may not have had control over, let’s see if we can give them a little nudge so they can help themselves,” Bates said.

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Page CCC students receives new Spring to Success scholarship

| January 31, 2018
Page CCC students receives new Spring to Success scholarship

A student at Coconino Community College CCC) in Page will be springing to success after receiving a newly created scholarship.

Marissa Tsinnajinnie of Bitter Springs received the first-ever Spring to Success scholarship to attend classes at CCC in Page. The $750 scholarship was specifically created for a CCC Page student to attend in the Spring 2018 semester, said Kay Leum, Director of Special Projects and Grants.

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Antelope Point Marina gives $20,000 for scholarships at CCC

| December 27, 2017
Antelope Point Marina gives $20,000 for scholarships at CCC

Antelope Point Marina has donated another $20,000 to the Coconino Community College Foundation to support scholarships for CCC students.

The funds will be split between two pots. About $10,000 of the donation will be applied to scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year. The remainder of the funds will be placed into an endowment, which will support scholarships at the College in perpetuity.

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NAU grads look to help others in their life struggles. See more education stories here

| December 20, 2017
NAU grads look to help others in their life struggles. See more education stories here

For two Northern Arizona University students graduating on Friday, their diplomas are more than just a reward for an academic job well done. For Alexia Adams and Lorenzo Johnson, their diplomas are also proof that you can do anything you put your mind to, even when life gets in the way.

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‘Get The Scoop:’ Coconino Community College — Page Instructional Center

| December 6, 2017
‘Get The Scoop:’ Coconino Community College — Page Instructional Center

Come find out more about Coconino Community College (Page Instructional Center) and “Get The Scoop” — literally!

From 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, 475 S. Lake Powell Blvd., Page.
Free Food by the scoop — Chili and Ice Cream
Meet the A’s — Super Instructors teaching CHM 130 and BIO 181 and MAT 088, on a special schedule in Page!

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CCC looks to public for improvements. See more education stories here

| November 29, 2017
CCC looks to public for improvements. See more education stories here

Coconino Community College President Colleen Smith is hoping that the public listening session at Killip Elementary School on Dec. 5 will be as popular as some of the other sessions she’s held around the county. The listening session will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Killip, 2300 E. Sixth Ave.

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CCC scholarship season opens Dec. 15. See more education stories here

| November 22, 2017
CCC scholarship season opens Dec. 15. See more education stories here

It’s time for Coconino Community College future and current students to apply for scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year.

Starting at 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 15, CCC Foundation scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 academic year will open online.  The application will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

“Really look at the criteria of all the different scholarships. Maybe there’s one that you qualify for, and it’s worth it to go after that money,” said Donor & Alumni Relations Coordinator Rachel Edelstein.

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CCC Supporting Community

| November 15, 2017
CCC Supporting Community

The Coconino Community College Fourth Street campus is now being branded the Fourth Street Innovation Center to demonstrate CCC’s commitment to contemporary needs of career and technical education and to share innovative educational offerings on that campus.

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Dr. Smith is Listening at CCC

| November 1, 2017
Dr. Smith is Listening at CCC

There was a community forum Monday (10/30) at the Page campus of Coconino Community College (CCC). The event was organized by the President of the college, Dr. Colleen Smith, who has been making regular trips to Page ever since she took over her position 18-months ago.

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