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MCCCD Creative Writing Contest Deadline: Sunday, November 18, 2018

MCCCD Creative Writing Contest Deadline:  Sunday, November 18, 2018

Overview Each year, the Maricopa Community Colleges sponsors a district wide competition to encourage and recognize student writers as well as to promote literary excellence. Each year’s publication showcases originality in essay, fiction, one act-play/script, and poetry. Deadline:  Sunday, November 18, 2018 Entries may be submitted in the categories of essay, fiction, one act-play/script, and poetry.  Entries not…

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Scottsdale Community College’s Council of Student Leaders presents “Don’t Guess When You Vote” Oct. 18

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 27, 2018) — Partnering with Scottsdale Coalition of Today and Tomorrow (SCOTT), the Council of Student Leaders (CSL) at Scottsdale Community College will host the Scottsdale City Council Candidate Forum Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, from 5 – 7 p.m. “Don’t Guess When You Vote” is CSL’s goal to educate their peers and…

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SCC announces Hispanic Heritage Month programming

SCC announces Hispanic Heritage Month programming

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 29, 2018) — Scottsdale Community College proudly announces its programming for Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. On Thursday, Sept. 27, the college’s Inclusiveness Council presents a documentary film screening of “Dolores.”  It is the amazing story of Dolores Huerta, one of the most important, yet least…

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Sixteen international students set to start year at SCC

Sixteen international students set to start year at SCC

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 10, 2018) — Scottsdale Community College is pleased to welcome 16 international exchange students to contribute to our vibrant campus community during the 2018-2019 academic year as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. The CCI Program will provide 146 participants from underserved global communities with a one-year…

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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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