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News Index / May 2008

ASU grad Rachel Bess brings her eclectic artwork to Central’s Visual Arts Gallery
Beginning June 2 and running through August 29, Central Arizona College’s Visual Arts Gallery will be home to Bess’ latest exhibition of thought-provoking paintings.

Central Arizona College professor helps would-be keyboardists dust off home pianos with private lessons
Professor of Music Arlene Ratz is helping piano owners dust off their keyboards with classes and private lessons through Central Arizona College.

Politics is a safe topic at this gathering
Central Arizona College’s Lifelong Learners (C.A.L.L.) are encouraging people to voice their political opinions with a four-week series entitled Election, 2008 - What Do You Think?

Working with clay scratches creative itch
What does pinch, coil and slab have in common? They are all clay handbuilding techniques and skills participants of Central Arizona College’s Lifelong Learners (C.A.L.L.) Working with Clay class will learn.

CALL. offers Offers Non-credit Computer Classes
Are you confused about certain applications on your computer? Is there something you would like to do on your computer but don’t know how? Do you need to expand your knowledge of computers? Central Arizona College’s C.A.L.L. program has just the class for you.

CALL Offers Fitness Class
In just one hour, Central Arizona College’s own “Katie” will teach you the simple exercises that will help you strengthen your arms and tone up those drifting muscles.

Relax mind, body and spirit with yoga
Stretch, relax and find inner peace when Central Arizona College’s Lifelong Learners’ (C.A.L.L.) program offers yoga classes at two locations this summer - Apache Junction and Casa Grande.

C.A.L.L. offers several summer classes, trips in Casa Grande
The Central Arizona Lifelong Learners (C.A.L.L.) program is offering seven classes over the summer in Casa Grande. C.A.L.L. is an enrichment program designed to meet the educational needs of adult learners. It provides a variety of short-term, informal, low-cost, high-quality classes.

Excalibur Charter School District appoints Central’s Janie Sullivan to its governing board
An innovator of online teaching who is known for teaching the teacher’s how to teach, Central Arizona College’s Janie Sullivan is now having her expertise downloaded from cyberspace into a real live meeting room.

Central Arizona College sets community forums in Maricopa and Northern Pinal County
Central Arizona College has set community forums in Maricopa and the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon area in an effort to help the college learn more about the future educational needs of Pinal County college students.

Casa Grande Union High School student receives Arthur & Mary Faul Agricultural Scholarship
Casa Grande Union High School senior Brittnie Nilson has been selected for the 2008 Arthur & Mary Faul Agricultural Scholarship at Central Arizona College.

CAC media relations officer Tom Di Camillo to receive CoSIDA’s Warren Berg Award on July 2
Di Camillo has been chosen by his peers to receive the most prestigious national award that can be given – the Warren Berg Award.

Match wits with others at Mah Jongg class
The Central Arizona College Lifelong Learners (C.A.L.L.) is offering a summer class about Mah Jongg, an ancient Chinese game. Anita Weiser, a Mah Jongg officianado, will teach the class, which focuses on the American version.

Central Arizona College offering students greater accessibility by expanding its summer hours
Central Arizona College will remain open five days a week this summer and expand its daily operational hours starting Monday, May 12, at each of its nine campuses and centers throughout Pinal County.

As Lin Laursen prepares to head out, her legacy keeps the accolades rolling in
Retiring Central Arizona College head women’s basketball coach Lin Laursen may need to slowly transfer all of her plaques, trophies, certificates, inscribed basketballs and bobbleheads from her office to her home.

Superstition Mountain Campus awards ceremony celebrates student accomplishments
The annual awards luncheon at Central Arizona College’s Superstition Mountain Campus recognized the best and the brightest students from the northern part of Pinal County on Thursday, May 1, at the Apache Junction location.

Nine women celebrate educational pursuits by graduating from Central’s Aravaipa Campus
Nine women from the eastern Pinal County area left Central Arizona College’s Aravaipa Campus on Friday night clutching keys to new lives.

Central’s Future Students program provides glimpse of college classes for 5th-8th graders
The program is designed to give students a taste of college life, while providing a safe and fun environment so parents don’t have to worry about what their children are doing.

Expanded hours, orientation, First Step & summer classes all on docket at the Aravaipa Campus
Central Arizona College’s Aravaipa Campus will be a hub of activity for members of the community looking to take college courses this summer.

C.A.L.L. offers lunch and conversation
Sometimes the best way to spend an afternoon is having lunch and talking among friends. The Central Arizona College Lifelong Learners (C.A.L.L) has announced its summer slate of Lunch and Conversation locations.

C.A.L.L. summer class helps participants improve their Spanish-speaking skill
The Central Arizona College Lifelong Learners (C.A.L.L) is offering a summer course to help people learn or brush up on their Spanish. Amigos Hablando Espanol, or Friends Speaking Spanish, begins May 14 and runs through July 30 at the Superstition Mountain Campus in Apache Junction.

More than 30 students honored at annual student awards ceremony on the Signal Peak Campus
More than 30 students and faculty were recognized for outstanding achievement during Central Arizona College’s Annual Student Awards Ceremony on its Signal Peak Campus.

Eastern Pinal County community celebrates student success at Aravaipa Campus Awards presentation
Former Pinal County School Superintendent Dr. Jack Harmon has been chosen as the commencement speaker for Central Arizona College’s Aravaipa Campus graduation ceremony on Friday, May 9, in Winkelman, Ariz.

Central Arizona College schedules first of three forums surveying education needs of community
Central Arizona College has schedule the first of three community forums designed to help the college learn more about the future educational needs of Pinal County college students.

Dr. Jack Harmon will serve as commencement speaker at 2008 Aravaipa Campus graduation ceremony
Former Pinal County School Superintendent Dr. Jack Harmon has been chosen as the commencement speaker for Central Arizona College’s Aravaipa Campus graduation ceremony on Friday, May 9, in Winkelman, Ariz.

Pinal County Supervisor Sandie Smith will serve as commencement speaker at SMC graduation ceremony
Pinal County District 2 Supervisor Sandie Smith will serve as the commencement speaker at Central Arizona College’s Superstition Mountain Campus graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 10, in Apache Junction, Ariz.

Central’s Signal Peak Campus tabs Dora Vasquez, adviser to the governor, as commencement speaker
Central Arizona College graduate Dora Vasquez, a current adviser to Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano, will be the commencement speaker on Saturday, May 10, at the Signal Peak Campus graduation ceremony.

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