Black Mountain CampusThe Black Mountain Campus, a partnership of Paradise Valley Community College, Desert Foothills YMCA and the Foothills Community Foundation, is a multi-generational facility providing lifelong learning opportunities, community services, wellness programs and physical fitness. Located at the foot of iconic Black Mountain at 60th Street, just south of Carefree Highway, the campus is designed as a neighborhood-gathering place for people of all ages to exercise both their minds and bodies. The partners share a vision of bringing together the surrounding northeast valley communities of Carefree, Cave Creek, Anthem, north Phoenix, and north Scottsdale by providing education options, meeting spaces, and recreation facilities in one central location. For information about programs and events at Black Mountain Campus, go to www.blackmountaincampus.com.
Maricopa BreatheEasyMaricopa County Community College District has launched Maricopa BreatheEasy, a healthy-living initiative for smoke free and tobacco free campuses. Smoking will not be allowed on the Paradise Valley Community College campus effective July 1, 2012. For information on tobacco use and smoking cessation go to www.breatheeasy.maricopa.edu.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Health Advisory On March 4, 2014, Paradise Valley Community College was notified by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) that...
Baseball Schedule 2014 Men’s Baseball Schedule Day Date Opponent / Host / Meet Location Time / Result Sat. January 25, 2014 Inaugural Alumni Game PVCC...
Softball Schedule 2014 Softball Schedule Day Date Opponent / Host / Meet Location Time / Result Sat. February 8, 2014 Mesa CC MCC 12pm/2pm Tues....
PVCC Named One of Top 150 Community Colleges Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) is one of five Maricopa Community Colleges recognized by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program as...
PVCC Offers Multiple Start Dates For Spring Semester At Paradise Valley Community College you can start almost anytime. We understand the busy life of a college student and...
Spring 2014 Learning Seminars Lifelong Learning Seminars are back for Spring 2014! Each month we’ll hold multiple learning seminars that are free and open...
Women’s Soccer Earns Two All-American Honors Paradise Valley Community College women’s soccer players Nicole Nsa and Ashley Stein have recently been recognized as All-Americans for the 2013...
Faculty Member Receives Fulbright Award Ashley Brunk, a part-time writing center tutor at Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC), has received a Fulbright Scholarship for the...
Women’s Soccer Win Region, Conference The women’s soccer team defeated Chandler-Gilbert last Saturday in a dramatic penalty shootout to win the Region 1 Championship. The...
Cross Country Headed to National Championships At the Region I Cross Country Championship, the PVCC men’s team, competing without three of their top runners, finished third....
Posted on April 15, 2014 | No CommentsBios 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 […]
Posted on April 15, 2014 | No CommentsThe 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 […]
Posted on April 14, 2014 | No CommentsWritten 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 […]
Posted on April 14, 2014 | No CommentsWritten 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 […]
Posted on April 14, 2014 | No CommentsDiversity 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 […]
Posted on April 11, 2014 | No CommentsWritten 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 […]
Posted on April 11, 2014 | No CommentsWritten 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 […]
Posted on April 9, 2014 | No CommentsAlfredo 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 […]
Posted on April 9, 2014 | No CommentsParadise 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 […]
Posted on April 9, 2014 | No CommentsWritten 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 […]
Posted on April 8, 2014 | No CommentsBy 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 […]
Posted on April 8, 2014 | No CommentsLYSISTRATA 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., […]
Posted on April 7, 2014 | No CommentsJoin 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 […]
Posted on April 7, 2014 | No CommentsParadise 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 […]
Posted on April 3, 2014 | No CommentsThe 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 […]