News Index / June 2008

8 Central Arizona College track & field athletes vying for chance to compete in Beijing Olympics
On August 8 the games begin on the opposite side of the world with the potential of eight former or current Central Arizona College track and field athletes competing for Olympic medals.

CALL exploring citizen involvement with law enforcement in Casa Grande, Apache Junction
The advantages of citizens becoming involved with law enforcement will be featured during two presentations at Central Arizona College in Casa Grande and Apache Junction.

CTAC’s International Building Code breeds success for 58 students
Since the first International Building Code course was offered at Central Arizona College’s Coolidge Training and Assessment Center in the fall of 2006, 58 students have become qualified to inspect commercial and residential buildings.

Central Arizona College family celebrates memory of two with pair of scholarships
The Central Arizona College Foundation has established a pair of new scholarships designed to help students earn a college education while keeping alive the memory of two members of the Central Arizona College family.

Central Arizona College’s new center at the Shops at Copper Basin moving closer toward opening day
Central Arizona College’s center at the Shops at Copper Basin took another step toward opening day with the completion of the architectural designs for the 7,000-square-foot facility.

Pinal County Community College District Governing Board approves bond initiative
The Pinal County Community College District Governing Board, which oversees the operation of Central Arizona College, voted to pursue a $98,975,000 general obligation bond at the November 2008 general election.

Ruben Gutierrez turns convenience of Florence Center into degree from NAU
And if you are Florence native Ruben Gutierrez, the Central Arizona College associate’s degree he earned has evolved into a bachelor’s in education and a chance to make a difference in his hometown.

Teaching excellence lands five faculty members George Fridell, NISOD awards
Every May Central Arizona College churns out graduates who excel beyond the institution’s Pinal County campuses and centers. Many exit down the commencement ramp toward a promising future thanks to teachers who have impacted their lives.

Central Arizona College Helping Veterans Series offering advice and direction in Florence, Oracle
Central Arizona College’s Helping Veterans series designed to support military personnel and their families will continue its spring tour on Monday, June 16, in Florence and again on July 17 in the town of Oracle.

Chef Rei Rubio boils up cool CALL cooking class at Central’s Superstition Mountain Campus
It may be 105 degrees outside, but there’s no reason to heat up the kitchen. Apache Junction’s own Chef Rei Rubio will prepare dishes that are boiling with flavor but frosty in temperature.

CALL’s World of Fireworks class sparks early display at Central’s Superstition Mountain Campus
Fireworks aficionados can tune up for next month’s spectacular Independence Day displays during a special presentation on Thursday, June 26, at Central Arizona College’s Superstition Mountain Campus in Apache Junction.

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