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.
Archive for October 10th, 2011
Posted on October 10, 2011 | No CommentsThe Paradise Valley Community College men’s cross country team won the 2011 ACCAC Conference Championship Sept. 30 in Casa Grande. The Pumas, now ranked seventh in the NJCAA’s national ranking poll, outdistanced fourth-ranked Central Arizona by a score of 36-39. Paradise Valley was led by...
Posted on October 10, 2011 | No CommentsIn celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Maricopa Television (MCTV) will be airing two MaricopaArtsTM archival presentations previously recorded at Paradise Valley Community College. 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15 The 2002 Author’s Lecture Series “Losing Geography, Discovering Self,” featuring Stella Pope Duarte, whose writings are...
Posted on October 10, 2011 | No CommentsNorthern Arizona University recently awarded the first $1,000 Connect2NAU scholarship to Daniele Chandler, who earned her associate’s degree from PVCC on the streamlined educational pathway. “I am so thrilled to have my associate’s degree completed and to be starting NAU classes,” says Chandler, who returned...
Posted on October 10, 2011 | No CommentsPVCC’s first ever Homecoming Week was a roaring success topped off with wins by the Puma soccer teams. In the opening match against South Mountain Community College, the women scored a 3-1 victory. The men prevailed in a tough match with a score of 3-2....