Recent posts for Paradise Valley Community College

Keeping Up With PVCC (1/18/2018) - Student Success is at the Heart of Paradise Valley Community College as it Celebrates 30 years in the Northeast Valley Contributed by: Denise Estfan Journalism and English professor at PVCC Advisor of the Puma Press school newspaper   To say PVCC has made a huge impact in the Northeast Valley in the past 30 years […]
Keeping Up With PVCC (10/4/2016) - Where Education Meets Innovation Contributed by Candace Oehler Director of Marketing and Communications Senior Citizen Discount Never Stop Learning! Residents of Maricopa County ages 65 and older can now take advantage of a tuition discount for credit classes at all Maricopa Community Colleges. The discounted rate is $43 per credit hour, which is 50% off […]
Award-winning program in PV Schools seeks volunteers (6/27/2016) - Contributed by: Laurie Smith, Volunteer In Paradise Coordinator Paradise Valley Unified School District Desert Ridge residents are invited to join the award-winning Volunteer In Paradise (VIP) program in the 2016-17 school year. Community volunteers, called VIPs, provide academic assistance to students in kindergarten through sixth grade at select schools in the Paradise Valley Unified School […]
Summer 2016 – Keeping Up with PVCC (6/27/2016) - Where Education Meets Innovation Contributed by: Candace Oehler Director of Marketing and Communications As the communities we serve have grown and changed, so has Paradise Valley Community College.  For example, we listened to what our potential students want and now, instead of a rigid traditional 16-week schedule of courses, you can Start Almost Anytime at […]
PVCC April / Early May Events (4/4/2016) - Tax Prep, job opportunities, athletics, and entertainment highlight a full slate of upcoming events. PHOENIX, ARIZ. – March 24, 2016 — Paradise Valley Community hosts a variety of entertaining, informative, and stimulating events throughout the year. Unless otherwise noted, these upcoming events are free and open to the public, and take place at the college’s […]
PVCC Earth Week 2016 (4/4/2016) - Earth Week April 18-21 | Earth Day is Friday, April 22 Sustainability Special Projects Class Presentations Monday, April 18 | 3 – 4:30 pm | KSC 1000 Find Your Voice, Share Your Voice Tuesday, April 19 | 9 -10:15 am | KSC 1000 PVCC Student Sustainability Club Lunch “How Can We Create a Sustainable Campus?” […]
PVCC Spring 16 Fine & Performing Arts (4/4/2016) - Contact: 602 787‐7738 Web: PVCC Jazz Under the Stars Concert | Free Thursday, April 7 | 7 pm | CPA Outdoor Amphitheater Featuring Big Band music performed by PVCC’s Monday and Wednesday Big Band and special guests. The Odd Couple (Female Version) | Tickets April 15, 16, 22, 23 @ 7:30 pm | April […]
PVCC Spring ’16 Athletics (4/4/2016) - Baseball Saturday, April 2: Arizona Western (DH), PVCC, 12:00pm Friday, April 8: Phoenix College, PVCC, 3:00pm Saturday, April 16: GateWay (2/19 suspended game), PVCC, 12:00pm Tuesday, April 19: Pima (DH), PVCC, 12:00pm Friday, April 22: Mesa, PVCC, 3:00pm Softball Saturday, April 2: Phoenix College, PVCC, 12:00pm Tuesday, April 12: Central Arizona, PVCC, 1:00pm Saturday, April […]
Keeping Up with PVCC Spring 2016 (2/29/2016) - Where Education Meets Innovation By Candace Oehler Director of Marketing and Communications Get to know PVCC this Spring! It’s a great time to visit campus and attend one or more of our interesting, fun, educational, or entertaining events.  And remember that summer is a great time to catch up or get ahead at PVCC, especially […]
Winter 2016 Keeping Up with PVCC (1/11/2016) - PVCC Honors Veterans PVCC’s new Veterans Services office was unveiled recently at an Open House for campus and community members. Those in attendance included MCCCD Governing Board members Mr. John Heep, Mr. Dana Saar, and Desert Ridge resident Ms. Johanna Haver, who represents District 3. Attendees toured the new space, a comfortable, welcoming area where […]
CCUSD Bus Driver Inspires and Invests in His Students (12/18/2015) - It takes but a silver dime, minted in 1943 and its storied connection to a good education to show how one amazing bus driver cares about his students and the value of their education during this holiday season. Mr. Norm Rogers gave every student on Bus Route # 81 in the Cave Creek Unified School […]
2nd Annual Community Learning Day (12/4/2015) - Co-presented by PVCC and Phoenix College Saturday, March 9, 2016 | 9:15 am – 2 pm Phoenix College, Bulpitt Auditorium 1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013 Free parking PHOENIX (Dec. 3, 2015) – Families and community members are invited to attend a FREE workshop that will provide them with the information they need to […]
Honor a Veteran (11/6/2015) - Support the Veterans Fund Make a Tribute Gift In Honor of or In Memory of a Veteran This Veterans Day is a fitting time to ask yourself, “How can I make a difference for Veterans?” We invite you to consider making a charitable gift to the PVCC Veterans Services Program Support Fund as a meaningful […]
Celebrate Veterans Appreciation Week! (11/6/2015) - Events November 9-12 | Campus Closed on Veterans Day November 11 As Veterans Day approaches, PVCC is hosting a full Veterans Appreciation Week celebration to honor those who have served from Monday, November 9 through Thursday, November 12. The campus will be closed in observance of the holiday Wednesday, November 11, however we invite students, […]
Keeping up with PVCC: Where Education Meets Innovation (10/28/2015) - While some kids wouldn’t dream of going to school where their parents teach, it’s no big deal to Paradise Valley Community College Honors student Becca Clark, whose mom, Lynn, has been an adjunct accounting professor at PVCC since 2011.  This Desert Ridge family selected PVCC as their college of choice – not for carpooling, but […]
Fine & Performing Arts (10/20/2015) - Contact: 602 787‐7738 | Web: Final 1st Saturday Concert Series: Broadway Under the Stars Saturday, Nov. 7 | 6 pm | Outdoor Amphitheater Classic Rock Live: A Tribute to the 70’s Friday, Nov. 13 | 7:30 pm | CPA Mainstage Featuring performance by the PVCC Faculty Rock Band and special guests. $6-$12 Admission. *$4 […]
High School Senior Night (10/20/2015) - Thursday, Nov. 12 | 6:30 – 8 pm | KSC 1000 Info: | 602-787-7638 Senior Night at PVCC is a comprehensive showcase for high school seniors and their families who want to learn more about programs of study, student services, resources to get started and stay in school, and opportunities to participate in student […]
Veterans Appreciation Week (10/20/2015) - Monday, Nov. 9 – Thursday, Nov. 12 Info: | 602-787-7027  PVCC Iron Chef Chili and Dessert Competition; winners selected by PVCC Veteran students. Monday, Nov. 9 | 11 am – 1:30 pm | KSC 1000B Flag Raising Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 10 | 9 – 9:45 am | Flag outside A Building  Veteran […]
Mountain Minorities of Nepal (10/20/2015) - Mountain Minorities of Nepal: Tamang and Rai Cultures Exhibit: Oct. 1 – Nov. 30, 2015 | Buxton Library Info: Presented in cooperation with the Nepal Foundation and The East-West Center Special Guest Presentation – Dr. Michael Schuster Curator of the East-West Center Gallery in Honolulu, Hawai’i Thursday, Nov. 3 | 12:30 – 1:30 pm […]
Non-Traditional Student Week (10/20/2015) - Non-Traditional Student Week: Celebrating adults over 25 returning to college Tuesday, Nov. 3 – Thursday, Nov. 5 Coffee House Connection – Coffee, live music, dessert Tuesday, Nov. 3 | 5 – 7 pm | Patio outside KSC Building Celebration Luncheon – Features keynote speaker and panel discussion about adult college re-entry. Thursday, Nov. 5 | […]
Keeping Up with PVCC (8/25/2015) - Where Education Meets Innovation By Candace Oehler Director of Marketing and Communications Academics As usual, exciting things are happening at Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC).  The award-winning college, honored as one of the top 150 community colleges nationwide, is launching a new cutting-edge program – Healthcare Technology Systems (HTS) – that will meet evolving workforce […]
PVCC Today and Tomorrow (6/19/2015) - Where Education Meets Innovation Summer is a great time to catch up or get ahead at Paradise Valley Community College, especially for students returning home from college, or getting ready to start. In just five weeks, they can complete one, or even two, college-transfer classes in biology, chemistry, communications, computer information systems, English, math, business, […]
Spring at Paradise Valley Community College (3/19/2015) - Paradise Valley Community College students are bringing books and music to life during the Spring Festival of Tales & Music
Lifestyles Chair (3/19/2015) - Desert Ridge is an exciting place to live, and with the increase in activities during 2015 there truly is something for everyone.
Tesseract School receives grant benefitting arts program (1/28/2015) - Paradise Valley, AZ – (Jan. 8, 2014) – $1,125 grant from Arizona Commission for the Arts for teaching and learning opportunities in their arts program. “We’re thrilled that Tesseract School is recognized because of our arts program.  Our school, students and community will greatly benefit from the awarding of this grant,” said Mark Bistricky, Tesseract […]