Tag: Coconino Community College

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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FREE Community Forum at Coconino Community College in Page

| October 25, 2017
FREE Community Forum at Coconino Community College in Page

Coconino Community College is here to listen.

Community members are invited to attend a FREE community forum at CCC in Page.
Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 from 3:00-5:00 p.m.

The feedback received will help CCC learn how it is perceived, and used to develop programs, and to help CCC become a better institution that serves and meets community needs. CCC President, Dr. Colleen Smith and community leader, Kerry Blume will be facilitating the discussion.

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CCC Career & Tech Round-Up 2017 coming Oct. 7

| October 4, 2017
CCC Career & Tech Round-Up 2017 coming Oct. 7

Coconino Community College is hosting a free Career and Tech Round-Up on Saturday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The curriculum includes engineering, science, technology, hospitality and other educational opportunities.

“The CTE Round-Up is one of the premier events in the area for students to investigate career opportunities and career and technical education and get some hands-on experience with real-time demonstrations with people from the industry and faculty who teach those fields,” said Jeff Jones, Dean of Learning, CTE and Director at CCC’s Fourth Street Innovation Center.

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CCC begins ‘express’ classes on Sept. 25

| September 13, 2017
CCC begins ‘express’ classes on Sept. 25

Coconino Community College is making education more convenient for working students by offering a new “express” semester of 12-week classes.

The classes, which begin on Sept. 25, cover the topics of art, biology, business, computer information, English and history. Among the classes are Art Appreciation (ART 100), Unity of Life (BIO 181), Business Communications (BUS 204), Introduction to Computer Information Systems (CIS 120), Systems Analysis and Design (CIS 202) Fundamentals of Composition (ENG 100) and Women of the American Southwest (HIS 298).

“These classes may be a great fit for late registrants or for working students who want the flexibility of evening or online classes,” said Dr. Gonzalo Perez, Associate Vice President of Innovative Learning Solutions. “These classes may also be good for those students who want to change classes at this late hour or add additional classes to their fall schedules.”

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Grant helps CCC aim minority students to STEM fields

| August 30, 2017
Grant helps CCC aim minority students to STEM fields

Coconino Community College, in alliance with three other educational institutions, will be working to steer minority students into Science Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers.

According to information from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, the National Science Foundation awarded the university a five-year, $4.6 million Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) grant. The goal of the grant is to help increase the number of minority students going into STEM careers, a field which is disproportionately underrepresented with minorities.

With the grant, UNLV, in turn, will fund a project called the Southern Nevada Northern Arizona LSAMP, which is an alliance of UNLV, Northern Arizona University, College of Southern Nevada and CCC.

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Time To Sign-up & Learn at C.C.C.

| August 23, 2017
Time To Sign-up & Learn at C.C.C.

Coconino Community College’s Page campus begins its fall semester this coming Monday August 28th. Registration ends on the 28th but late registration is available with a surcharge.

Many classes are available including classes in math, reading, history, hotel and restaurant management and many more. But hurry according to Jim Hunter from CCC classes are filling up quickly and this is a busy week due to the last minute education shoppers.

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CCC tries food trucks to promote Fourth Street campus. See more education stories here

| August 16, 2017
CCC tries food trucks to promote Fourth Street campus. See more education stories here

With the start of college classes still a few weeks away, Coconino Community College tried a unique tactic on Friday to promote new class offerings and encourage sign-ups for the upcoming school year.

Instead of the typical open house or scheduled tours, the community college invited a handful of food trucks and vendors to the parking lot of its Fourth Street campus. Employees were on hand to offer tours of the campus, give information about classes and register new students.

The event was a first for CCC, spokesman Larry Hendricks said. It was meant to promote new classes the college has added at the Fourth Street campus.

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CCC TRiO students get chance to ‘dream big’

| July 12, 2017
CCC TRiO students get chance to ‘dream big’

Their journey took them through three states over five days in May.

The purpose: Open up their horizons to the possibilities of education.

Eight Coconino Community College students took a tour of three universities and got a glimpse of the wider world during a field trip to Nevada, Utah and Colorado. They visited Fort Lewis College, Dixie State University and the University of Nevada Las Vegas. The trip was organized by CCC’s TRiO Student Support Services.

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