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Scottsdale Conservatory Theatre presents all things Greek mythology June 27-28

Scottsdale Conservatory Theatre presents all things Greek mythology June 27-28

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 19, 2018) — “The Illiad, The Odyssey and All of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less” will be performed by the Scottsdale Conservatory Theatre (SCT) Wednesday, June 27, and Thursday, June 28 at Scottsdale Community College. The play, by Jay Hopkins and John Hunter, submerges the audience into ALL of Greek…

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President Gehler announces retirement effective Aug. 3

President Gehler announces retirement effective Aug. 3

After 10 years as the leader of Scottsdale Community College, Dr. Jan Gehler announces her retirement, effective Aug. 3, 2018. She sent the following message to the campus community: “At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more…

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Culinary Arts offers summer Kids Cooking Camp for youth ages 11-15

Culinary Arts offers summer Kids Cooking Camp for youth ages 11-15

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 3, 2018) — Scottsdale Community College’s Culinary Arts program is offering a Culinary Kids Camp starting in June. Six sessions of the camp will be available to youth ages 11-15, with the first one starting June 4. Students will learn practical cooking techniques for basic meals in the school’s Culinary Arts kitchen….

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Theatre Arts presents 6th Annual WriterzBox Showcase April 20-21

Theatre Arts presents 6th Annual WriterzBox Showcase April 20-21

Scottsdale Community College Theatre Arts presents the 6th Annual WriterzBox Playwriting Showcase, a collection of students’ original scripts performed and staged in short play formats. The showcase features storytelling through two original musicals, award-winning poetry, photography and plays that embrace snapshots of modern life and futuristic cultures. The scripts range in length from 4 to…

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Vortex Awards set for Thursday, May 3

Vortex Awards set for Thursday, May 3

Scottsdale Community College’s Creative Writing program will celebrate student excellence in creative writing and art at the annual Vortex Awards Reception, Thursday, May 3, 2018. The event recognizes and celebrates notable student works in art and creative writing, from short stories and poetry to personal essays and play/scripts. Art students also are recognized in various…

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Culinary student receives Gilman Scholarship for study abroad

Culinary student receives Gilman Scholarship for study abroad

Scottsdale Community College student Kelli Barr’s dream to travel abroad and see how other people live outside the U.S is on track to become reality after the Culinary Arts student received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship earlier this semester. The scholarship will allow her to take classes in Athlone, Ireland, beginning July 1. “I…

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6th annual Genocide Awareness Week in April offers hope in remembering 

6th annual Genocide Awareness Week in April offers hope in remembering 

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 29, 2018) — The 6th annual Genocide Awareness Week, April 9  ̶  14, 2018, at Scottsdale Community College, has grown to become one of the largest conference of genocide studies in the nation. This event brings together a vast array of speakers, survivors, activists, artists, humanitarians and members of law enforcement to…

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Inclusiveness Month celebration starts in April

Inclusiveness Month celebration starts in April

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 27, 2018) — Scottsdale Community College will celebrate Inclusiveness Month in April with events, exhibitions and entertainment aimed at sharing the college’s commitment to inclusiveness, sustainability and cultural awareness. Now in its fifth year, the programming for Inclusiveness Month has grown from a day of events to a month-long recognition. All programs…

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Dance program presents concert April 27-28

Dance program presents concert April 27-28

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 26, 2018) — The Scottsdale Community College Dance program presents Kinetic Connections, a dance concert performed by SCC’s two resident companies, Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, 2018. In the tradition of exciting SCC productions, Kinetic Connections will offer works in a variety of dance styles that showcase the artistry and…

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Music Dept. brings the laughs with Monty Python’s “Spamalot: The Musical”

Music Dept. brings the laughs with Monty Python’s “Spamalot: The Musical”

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 29, 2018) — Scottsdale Community College’s Music Department wants you to get your “grail” on and come out to see Monty Python’s “Spamalot: The Musical,” April 5-7 & 12-14 in the school’s Performing Arts Center (PAC). The musical, written by Eric Idle with music by John DuPrez and Idle, retells the legend…

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