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Be a Part of the Circle Cross K-8 Legacy of Art!

Circle Cross Ranch has a way for our students’ legacy to remain a part of our school forever!  Ms. Ross, our art teacher, is taking orders for our til...

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Before stepping into limelight of their careers, CAC students looking for shadowing opportunity

To succeed in today’s job market, it’s not only who you know, but also what you know.

Central Arizona College’s Office of Career and Student Employment Services is currently seeking sponsors for a job shadow program geared toward helping today’s students learn all they need to know about their fields of interest.

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Bingo for Books

On Wednesday, March 4, the Title One Program held Books for Bingo at Magma Ranch. This event was free to all students and parents. The purpose of the night was to inform parents on how they can help their children when reading at home, as well as help facilitate a love of reading for their children.

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CAC adds 3 culinary classes at campus in Maricopa

Poston Butte teachers David Carpenter and Mary Ploense display their D’Backs pride after receiving a $5,000 grant from the D’Backs Give Back To School Challenge Program

Whether you enjoy cooking as a hobby, or you plan to pursue a career in all things tasty, Central Arizona College’s culinary arts program now is offering an outlet to all foodies within the city of Maricopa.

The program will be expanding its selection of classes to the college’s brand-new campus in the city of Maricopa for the upcoming spring semester.

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CAC & Rose Law Group team up for free Estate Planning & Asset Protection Workshop March 24

Central Arizona College and the Rose Law Group are teaming up to offer a free workshop on Estate Planning and Asset Protection this Saturday, March 24, from 12:30-1:15 p.m. at the Signal Peak Campus.

The 45-minute information session will take place in Room N125 of the Sizer Building at the Signal Peak Campus which is located at 8470 N. Overfield Rd. between the cities of Coolidge and Casa Grande.

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C.A.L.L. dials up Book Discussion Group

If you enjoy reading and discussing contemporary literature, then consider joining Central Arizona College’s Book Discussion Group at the Superstition Mountain Campus.

Offered by CAC’s C.A.L.L. program and facilitated by Carol Deike, the group will meet four Mondays throughout the spring from 10 a.m.-Noon. The dates of each meeting are Jan. 23, Feb. 20, March 19 and April 16. The cost for joining the group is $20.

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Brown Bag Talk Series rolls into Signal Peak Campus with Chinese Culture and Meet & Greet Aug. 31

Central Arizona College’s Brown Bag Talks Series invites the public to a Chinese Culture and Meet & Greet on Friday, Aug. 31, from 12-1 p.m., at the Signal Peak Campus.

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Brown Bag Talk Series kicks off Aug. 21 Chinese Culture and Meet & Greet at Casa Grande Center

To kick off its fall series of Brown Bag Talks, Central Arizona College invites the public to a Chinese Culture and Meet & Greet on Tuesday, Aug. 21, from 12-1 p.m., at the institution’s Casa Grande Center.

Visiting professor Hao Lixia will lead the event. Hao comes straight from Northeastern University in Shenyang, China, where she is a member of the university’s English faculty.

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Bring your lunch to Insurance Brown Bag Talk March 9 at CAC’s San Tan Center

Continuing its series of Brown Bag Talks, Central Arizona College invites the public to Insurance 101 on Friday, March 9, from 12-1 p.m. at the institution’s San Tan Center.

This is a no-cost event and is open to the community.

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Bring your lunch for homebuyer’s Brown Bag Talk Sept. 11 at CAC’s Signal Peak Campus

Central Arizona College invites the public to bring its lunch to the Signal Peak Campus and enjoy How to Buy a House on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 12-1 p.m.

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Bring your dinner to Social Media and Basic Computing Brown Bag Talk Sept. 13 at CAC’s Coolidge Center

Continuing its series of Brown Bag Talks, Central Arizona College invites the public to bring its dinner and enjoy a Social Media & General Computing Workshop on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 6-7 p.m. at the college’s Coolidge Center.

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Bron Thompson was honored as FUSD Certified (Teacher) Employee of the Month for December

Bron Thompson was honored as the Certified (Teacher) Employee of the Month for December. Thompson has been at Skyline Ranch since the school opened. "I have seen him develop his teaching skills over the years, and I am proud to share his success with you tonight," stated Principal Maribel Lopez.

"You can enter his classroom at any time of the day and you will find students who are ready and eager to learn.

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CAC culinary arts adding baking and pastry degree and certificate in fall 2013

With a lineup of classes that includes Cake Decorating, Baking and Pastry I & II and Everything Chocolate, one might wonder if Central Arizona College’s culinary arts program offers baking as a major.

Beginning in the fall of 2013, that will, in fact, be the case as CAC will add a baking and pastry certificate as well as an associate degree.

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CAC Eyes Mid-December Groundbreaking at New Campus in Maricopa

MARICOPA, Ariz. - Central Arizona College is targeting mid-December for churning the first piles of dirt at its newest campus in the city of Maricopa....

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CAC Exploring Redistricting Options

ARAVAIPA, Ariz. - Central Arizona College is currently working with consultants to see how proposed redistricting plans for the Pinal County superviso...

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CAC excited about several expansions throughout county

The sounds of electric saws, nail guns and heavy equipment reverberating throughout Pinal County are nothing unusual given the machine shop classes and John Deere programs offered by Central Arizona College.

But the regular din of background construction noise has been amped up by the excitement of a future sprouting all around the Pinal County Community College District.

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CAC English professor Karen Hindhede earns George Fridell Excellence in Teaching Award

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Karen Hindhede, full-time professor of English at Central Arizona College since 2009, has been named one of five recipients of the college’s George Fridell Excellence in Teaching Award.

Formerly known as the President’s Award, the George Fridell Excellence in Teaching Award is presented annually in memory of Fridell, who passed away several years ago.

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CAC closed Sept. 3 for Labor Day;

No classes until 6 p.m. on Sept. 4 due to All-College Day

All Central Arizona College locations will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day.

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CAC Community Education offering class on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder at the Corporate Center

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – Decorated Vietnam War veteran and esteemed psychologist and psychotherapist Dr. Larry Germanson will be teaching a class at Central Arizona College’s Corporate Center aimed at increasing awareness and preparation for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

The course, offered through the college’s community education program, costs $49 to attend and will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday evenings Feb. 27-March 26. There will be no class March 12 due to CAC’s spring break.

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CAC Board Approves 208-Acre Purchase for San Tan Valley Campus

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. - The Central Arizona College Board of Governors approved the recommendation by the CAC administration to purchase approximately 208 acres of land in the San Tan Valley for construction of the college's new campus in the area.

The approval occurred during the board's monthly meeting held on Tuesday, Aug. 16, on the Signal Peak Campus.

The property is located on the northeast corner of Bella Vista Road and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks, approximately one mile east of the Bella Vista-Ganzel Road (Ironwood Road) intersection, and roughly two miles east of the Hunt Highway-Bella Vista Road intersection at Johnson Ranch.

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