News Index / February 2010

Desert Wind Middle School blows away competition at the 2010 CAC Middle School Math Contest
COOLIDGE, Ariz. – Desert Wind Middle School captured the team championship and the duo of Ciara Garcia and Aubrey Chaston won the tandem competition at the 2010 Central Arizona College Middle School Math Contest held on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Signal Peak Campus.

Serving soup at CAC results in more than $5,000 in contributions for community programs
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – The slurping of soup at Central Arizona College during two days in late February has resulted in more than $5,000 in donations for several community programs in Pinal County.

Students earn college credits in CAC’s Green Collar Construction program at the Casa Grande Center
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – Central Arizona College is replanting its own renewable resource by offering a series of short-term Green Collar Construction classes throughout the spring semester.

Casa Grande Union corrals four events, Cienega ropes in three at 2010 Dean Merrell FFA Field Day
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Casa Grande Union High School captured four events and Cienega High School of Vail, Ariz., lassoed three at the 2010 South Central Dean Merrell Future Farmers of America Field Day hosted by Central Arizona College.

C.A.L.L. class helping writers publish & market their literary endeavors on March 20
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. – Marketing and publishing a work of fiction may be as daunting a task for a burgeoning writer as scripting the opening paragraph of that first chapter.

Community members encouraged to attend CAC’s Strategic Planning Focus Groups
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – As Central Arizona College begins the process of reviewing and refining its strategic plan, the leaders of the institution are seeking input from the residents of Pinal County.

35th Annual Pinal-Gila Senior Fair & Fiesta moves indoors; outdoor activities cancelled
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – The 35th Annual Pinal-Gila Senior Fair & Fiesta is moving indoors this Saturday at Central Arizona College’s Signal Peak Campus.

Dean Merrell’s legacy provides local Future Farmers of America a hometown start
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – On Friday, Feb. 5, the legacy of one of Central Arizona College’s most electric characters and beloved professors will be rekindled when hundreds of high school students descend on the Signal Peak Campus for the 14th Annual South Central Dean Merrell Future Farmers of America Field Day.

College Goal Sunday on Jan. 31 at the Casa Grande Center gives students chance for financial aid touchdown
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – Students needing financial aid can receive help from a national initiative called College Goal Sunday taking place on Sunday, Jan. 31, from 2-4 p.m. in Casa Grande.

Central Arizona College Middle School Honor Band meets, performs Feb. 5 at the Pence Center
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – The Central Arizona College Middle School Honor Band will assemble and perform on Friday, Feb. 5

Economic pause in market allowing future real estate licensees opportunity for educational enhancement
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. - Central Arizona College is offering a series of classes in real estate principles and practices beginning this January at the Signal Peak Campus between the cities of Coolidge and Casa Grande, and at the San Tan Center located along Hunt Highway in the Shops at Copper Basin.

8th Annual Empty Bowls event serves up homemade soup for a great cause
PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Students from both the art club and the culinary arts program again are teaming up to fill more than 300 bowls with soup during the 8th Annual Central Arizona College Empty Bowls event on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at the Signal Peak Campus.

Soup’s On event hosted by C.A.L.L. helping keep CAC’s Promise for the Future
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. – Soup’s On again Feb. 24 when the Central Arizona College Lifelong Learners (C.A.L.L.) program unveils a cornucopia of soup, chili and stew during its annual fundraising event benefiting the Promise for the Future Scholarship program.

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