Tag: Coconino Community College

CCC seeks nominations for Distinguished Service Award 2018

| May 22, 2018
CCC seeks nominations for Distinguished Service Award 2018

Coconino Community College is seeking nominations for its prestigious Distinguished Service Award.

The award recognizes outstanding service, leadership and support to the College and to the educational enrichment of Coconino County.

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CCC STEM Camps

| May 20, 2018
CCC STEM Camps

STEM Camps for kids at Coconino Community College.

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Flagstaff High, Sinagua Middle, NPA get new state letter grades. See more education stories here

| May 16, 2018
Flagstaff High, Sinagua Middle, NPA get new state letter grades. See more education stories here

The letter grades of two Flagstaff Unified School District schools improved with the recent release of revised grades by the Arizona State Board of Education.

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CCC STEM Camps

| May 13, 2018
CCC STEM Camps

STEM Camps for kids at Coconino Community College.

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Navajo District Diné Language Symposium. See more education news here

| April 11, 2018
Navajo District Diné Language Symposium. See more education news here

Navajo language has immeasurable value, according to Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye.

Begaye made his comments before a crowd of about 200 educators during the second annual BIE-Navajo District Diné Language Symposium.

“The biggest goal we have for Navajo in education is to raise the performance levels of our students and make Navajo schools some of the best in the country,” Begaye said. “I want Navajo schools to become some of the best schools in Arizona, in New Mexico, in the Southwest and in the country.”

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CCC to ask voters to switch bond spending to programs. See more education stories here

| February 28, 2018
CCC to ask voters to switch bond spending to programs. See more education stories here

More than 20 years after Coconino Community College District voters approved a tax hike to fund the building of the Lone Tree Campus in Flagstaff, the bonds are nearly paid off.

But if the district board has its way, voters will continue to pay the higher taxes for another seven years, only this time the money — some $2.2 million annually — will go toward the operating budget. 

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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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