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Center for Native and Urban Wildlife’s Fall Plant Sale set for Oct. 11-12

Center for Native and Urban Wildlife’s Fall Plant Sale set for Oct. 11-12

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2017) — Scottsdale Community College’s Center for Native and Urban Wildlife (CNUW) is holding its Fall Plant Sale Wednesday, Oct. 11 and Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 at the SCC Greenhouse. Sale times will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on both days. The general public is welcome. The proceeds benefit CNUW, a non-profit…

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Scottsdale Community College production earns four ariZoni Award nominations, including “Best Musical”

Scottsdale Community College production earns four ariZoni Award nominations, including “Best Musical”

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 7, 2017) — The Scottsdale Community College theatrical production of “Avenue Q” has earned four ariZoni nominations — including “Best Musical.” The ariZoni Awards recognize excellence in local theater productions. The winners will be announced during the 27th Annual ariZoni Theatre Awards for Excellence Monday, Sept. 25 at the Tempe Center for Performing…

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SCC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with screening of short documentary

SCC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with screening of short documentary

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2017) — In 1984, a team of Mexican-American reporters from the Los Angeles Times won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for a groundbreaking 27-part series on Southern California’s Latino communities. The prize validated the team’s vision and storytelling skills with stories that offered a broader window into the lives, history…

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Scottsdale Community College hosts international exchange participants as part of State Dept. program

Scottsdale Community College hosts international exchange participants as part of State Dept. program

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 17, 2017) — Scottsdale Community College is pleased to be one of ten campuses across eight states to welcome international exchange participants to its campus during the 2017-2018  academic year as part of the Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. The U.S. Department of State’s CCI Program is administered by Northern Virginia Community College on…

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Kathleen Kelly reaches the finish line

Kathleen Kelly reaches the finish line

By Jonathan J. Higuera It took a little longer than expected but Kathleen Kelly reached her goal of getting a college degree this summer. The 78-year old mother of six starting taking classes at Scottsdale Community College in 2011 and persisted until she had degree in hand with her last class this summer. As a…

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Scottsdale Conservatory Theatre presents Pulitzer Prize-winning saga “The Kentucky Cycle” June 28-29

Scottsdale Conservatory Theatre presents Pulitzer Prize-winning saga “The Kentucky Cycle” June 28-29

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 13, 2017) — “The Kentucky Cycle,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning story about three families from Appalachia in eastern Kentucky, will be performed by the Scottsdale Conservatory Theatre (SCT) Wednesday, June 28, and Thursday, June 29 at Scottsdale Community College. The works, by Robert Schenkkan, is a sweeping epic of three families and spans…

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Teacher training program celebrates 15th cohort

Teacher training program celebrates 15th cohort

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 24, 2017) — Twenty students in the Scottsdale Teacher Education Partnership (STEP) received their completion certificates Wednesday, May 24, at Scottsdale Community College. They became the 15th cohort of students to go through the program. STEP is designed for persons who want to teach elementary or middle school students and who already…

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Scottsdale Community College Culinary Arts offers five summer cooking/baking courses, including Kids Camp

Scottsdale Community College Culinary Arts offers five summer cooking/baking courses, including Kids Camp

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 3, 2017) — Join chefs from Scottsdale Community College’s Culinary Arts program and learn new skills to enhance your cooking and baking techniques. Five cooking and baking classes are being offered this summer, including a non-credit Kids Cooking Camp. Culinary Lifestyles is the other non-credit course offered. Non-credit courses are limited to 10-12…

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“Kindertransport” play closes out GAW

“Kindertransport” play closes out GAW

Scottsdale Community College’s School of Film+Theatre presents the play “Kindertransport” to close out the school’s Genocide Awareness Week programming. The play will be staged Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 at Two Waters Circle Amphitheater. Both shows start at 6:30 p.m. The performances are free to attend and open to the pubic. Due to mature themes, it is…

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DJ program hosts Ableton Live workshop

DJ program hosts Ableton Live workshop

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 12, 2017) — Scottsdale Community College will host a stop for this year’s Ableton Live campus tour Thursday, April 27 in the school’s Music Building. Ableton AG is a Berlin-based music software company that produces and distributes the production and performance program Ableton Live used by the DJ community and electronic music producers. Ableton certified representatives will lead a workshop that…

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