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    PVCC Scholars Named to 2014 All-Academic Team

    Bios by Nikki Charnstrom | News Editor, Puma Press and Lynx Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) students Megan Oleno and Zac Mihalevich have been named to the 2014 All-Arizona Academic Team. They are among more than 75 academic all-stars from Arizona Community Colleges to be honored by the […]

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    Former PVCC Athlete, Olympian Receives NJCAA Achievement Award

    The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) have selected April Steiner-Bennett as an Achievement Award recipient. Steiner-Bennett has demonstrated outstanding athletic ability in national, Olympic and international competitions and possesses ethical character. Her successes in amateur competitions and professional career epitomize the achievements and accomplishments desired in […]

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    STEAM Event Features Night of Astrology, Mythology

    Written by Gary Bullock | Staff Writer, Puma Press On Feb. 27, 2014, the weather forecast called for a windy afternoon and clearing skies by 7 p.m. The moon was in waxing crescent phase and therefore would be on the other side of Earth. Jupiter […]

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    Follow Up: M.E.N. Discussion Panel

    Written by Israel Gonzalez | Technology Editor, Puma Press The Male Empowerment Network from Paradise Valley Community College hosted their biannual student open panel discussion on March 6, 2014, discussing questions about wealth, status, power and beauty. Approximately 60 students and faculty attended the event […]

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    Diversity Advisory Council Event – Celebrating Employee Excellence

    Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) Recognition Event - Awards of Excellence Through art and a varied Speaker Series at Paradise Valley Community College’s (PVCC) Buxton Library,  Michele Marion, International Education Director and David Bradley, Art faculty, have brought to MCCCD and the surrounding communities the opportunity to […]

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    Welcome Center Offers More Than Just Enrollment

    Written by Jerry Raburn | Staff Writer, Puma Press A student’s first destination at Paradise Valley Community College is likely to be the newly built, blue-colored Welcome Center. This one-stop hub consists of three main services: financial aid, enrollment (admissions and records), and advising. When […]

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    PVCC Students To Benefit From Literacy Festival

    Written by Shelley Handley | Community Editor, Puma Press On April 26, about 1,000 children, parents, grandparents and students are expected to attend the 12th Festival of Tales, say its planners.  Paradise Valley Community College  will host the free literacy event in the Kranitz Student […]

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    MCCCD Board Member Alfredo Gutierrez Visits PVCC

    Alfredo Gutierriez, a former state legislator, has been selected to serve the Maricopa County Community Colleges (MCCCD) District 5 Governing Board.  Alfredo Gutierrez succeeds Ben Miranda, who passed away in November as a result of heart disease. Gutierrez will serve on the board until Dec. 31. Gutierrez served in […]

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    Spring 2014 Performing Arts Events

    Paradise Valley Community College Dance Program presents “Physical Bodies”, a collection of dance choreography celebrating the physicality of the body in motion.  “Physical Bodies” will feature three premier pieces by PVCC faculty, Crystal Lewis, Micaela Church and Sonia Valle.  The concert will also feature two guest dance […]

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    PVCC Hosts First Asian Pacific Learning Day

    Written by Shelley Handley | Community Editor, Puma Press On March 1 2014, a little before 9 a.m., despite the rain, over 30 grandparents, parents and students gathered with more than 30 volunteer professionals and staff inside Paradise Valley Community College’s (PVCC) Patayan Community Room […]

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    Paradise Valley Community College at Black Mountain To Expand Campus

    By Mary Beth Faller, The Arizona Republic | Paradise Valley Community College will more than double the size of its Black Mountain campus when it erects a new classroom building to house science labs next year. The $10 million project, set to break ground […]

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    Center for the Performing Arts Presents: Lysistrata

      LYSISTRATA by Aristophanes Directed by Joe Flowers April 11, 12, 18, 19 at 7:30 p.m. | April 13, 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets: $12 adults; $10 seniors/staff; $8 students/military; $6 children Paradise Valley community College Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) | 18401 N. 32nd St., […]

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    Puma Choice Awards – April 23

    Join us at this year’s annual Puma Choice Awards hosted by Student Government. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, with the reception starting at 6:15 p.m. and the award portion at 7 p.m., in the Center for the Performing Arts (CPA). The Puma Choice Awards […]

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    Festival of Tales – April 26

    Paradise Valley Community College students are bringing books to life through the art of storytelling during the Spring Festival of Tales, Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Kranitz Student Center (KSC). PVCC’s Art of Storytelling classes and Club Ed present […]

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    PVCC Hosts North Valley Relay For Life – May 2

    The Relay For Life of North Valley is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the […]

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