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    Alumni Spotlight: PVCC Transfer Finds Success at ASU

    Matthew Torres has the ambition and drive to be successful in life. “The best advice I have received is that I should work and get real-world experience and never stop learning.” One of his ASU professors taught him that. Torres began his higher education journey […]

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    Cultural Convocations at Paradise Valley Community College

    Cultural Convocations affirm students and include families and friends in a way that is culturally meaningful. All convocations are open to all graduates from the ten Maricopa colleges who wish to participate. Convocations are open to employees, family and friends of graduates who wish to celebrate with […]

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    Earth Day Celebration – 4/22/14

    Join us as we celebrate and honor Earth Day with special events on April 22, in the KSC Patayan Room 1000A. Enjoy free food, watch the movie FRESH, and be there for the groundbreaking ceremony of our new community garden!

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    President: What’s On My Mind – 4/14/14

      Greetings, This week it is my pleasure to have a conversation with Paula Crossman – one of our amazing librarians – about National Library Week. Not only do libraries support and engage our learners in information literacy, but equally as important, libraries historically have served as […]

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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 | azcentral.com 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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