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Phoenix College is One of Five MCCCD Schools Awarded AHCCCS Federal Funding to Address Behavioral Health Workforce Shortages

When Phoenix College (PC) Psychology faculty Dr. Debbie Webster heard MCCCD was selected to receive $6.8 million in federal funding from the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) to…
August 17, 2023

PC Women’s Soccer Team Awarded their 2022 Championship Rings!

After Phoenix College (PC) Women’s Soccer claimed the NJCAA Division II national title at the champio­­­nship series in November 2022, a ring ceremony was held in Phoenix College’s Hacienda Room on…
August 10, 2023

New Bachelor's Degree Programs Exceed Enrollment Expectations with Students Eager to Pursue Careers in Information Technology and Public Safety

The historic passage of state legislation SB1453 in May of 2021, allowing community colleges to offer four-year bachelor's degree programs, has caught the attention of many, particularly the…
August 2, 2023

PC Engineering Professor Mentors Students to First Place Award for Superhydrophobic Surfaces Research

Three Phoenix College engineering students–Lorynn Garcia, Marco Portillo, and Michael Bittner–presented their research project on superhydrophobic surfaces at the 2023 New College Undergraduate…
July 24, 2023

PC Soccer Champion Zalma “Z-Train” Torres on podcast with Soccer Coach Dave Cameron

In a podcast with PC soccer coach Dave Cameron, Zalma recalls an unexpected phone call from World Soccer Champion and PC alumna, Jessica McDonald, encouraging Zalma to attend PC. She also reminisces…
July 19, 2023

Fashion Brings Challenge and Creativity to Phoenix College Designers and Stylists

Taking the stage of Bulpitt Auditorium to open the annual Phoenix College (PC) Fashion Show, Vie d’Ours Chique, musician Handsome Ron stepped out in gray bell-bottomed spandex with rainbow stripes…
June 26, 2023

Phoenix College Receives Grant from USC Race and Equity Center for Male Empowerment Network (M.E.N.)

[Phoenix, AZ, June 21, 2023] — Phoenix College, a leading institution in higher education and the flagship of the Maricopa County Community College District, is proud to announce that it was awarded…
June 21, 2023

2023 Diane Thomas Scholarship Recipient Brings Her Empathy to Social Work

Twenty-two-year-old Marcelina Regalado has an old soul. From a young age, she would sit and observe people. During those observations, she realized their environment had a lot of influence on how…
June 7, 2023

ESL Teacher Feature: Kat Valdivia

I love the diversity of students in my ESL classes. I learn so much about other places around the world. I also like the challenge of coming up with different learning activities that incorporate…
June 1, 2023

Mariachi Band, Spanish-Speaking Keynote Speaker, and Laser Light Show Capped a Commencement to Remember

The roar of the crowd joined the thump of the electronic bass in a laser light show that followed the awarding of degrees to over 1,000 Phoenix College (PC) graduates with their families filling the…
May 25, 2023

Kodiak Robotics Members Enjoy the Journey as Much as the Competition

The Phoenix College (PC) Kodiak Robotics Team knows how to impress. A professional website: check. A polished twenty-page business proposal, complete. The Judge's award at the recent VEX U…
May 16, 2023

Human Resources Professionals Adjust to the Changing Needs of Employees

Tara Bethell, Human Resources (HR) professional for McKinney and Adjunct Faculty in the Phoenix College (PC) Business department, has been in HR for 18 years. Tara teaches the Wednesday night…
May 8, 2023