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AI Summit Attracts Educators to the East Valley

Recently, local tech corporation Intel partnered with area colleges for an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Teaching and Learning Summit in Chandler, Arizona. The Summit brought together higher education professionals and advocates who serve as faculty, administrators, industry professionals, and government liaisons in the AI ecosystem.
November 15, 2023

Girls Get IT Event Encourages Local Junior High and High School Girls To Pursue Information Technology Careers

Now in its fifth year, the Girls Get IT conference takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Nov. 17, 2023, at Scottsdale Community College, with a goal of introducing high school girls from across the Valley to the many career possibilities in the field of Information Technology (IT).
November 7, 2023

MCCCD, AMR Partner to Expand Earn While You Learn Program to Establish Paramedicine Employee Sponsorship

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is proud to announce a partnership with American Medical Response (AMR) to expand the Earn While You Learn program and establish a Paramedicine Employee Sponsorship across the system. This expansion is intended to meet the high-demand workforce needs while offering quality training, flexible scheduling, and hybrid and in-person learning with a seamless enrollment process using the MCCCD Education Concierge Services.
September 1, 2023

Maricopa Community Colleges is Paving the Way for Artificial Intelligence Programs in Higher Education

To further promote the expansion of AI programs and workforce development across the nation, MCCCD, in collaboration with Intel and GPEC, is hosting the first-of-its-kind Artificial Intelligence Teaching and Learning Summit. This event will shine a spotlight on Chandler-Gilbert Community College's and Estrella-Mountain Community College's AI programs, showcasing their innovative approaches to AI education.
July 19, 2023

Arizona Has Everything To Gain

Research shows that Arizonans who pursue schooling after high school experience higher lifetime earnings, better health, and more economic opportunities.
July 5, 2023

MCCCD Selects Additional Bachelor’s Degrees for Development

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) has selected its next round of baccalaureate degrees for development in accordance with Arizona State Legislature in Senate Bill 1453 (SB 1453).
May 10, 2023

VP of Student Affairs Veronica Hipolito Selected for the Aspen Institute’s Rising Presidents Fellowship

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program (Aspen) announced today that Veronica Hipolito, Vice President of Student Affairs at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, is one of 35 leaders selected for the 2023-24 class of the Aspen Rising Presidents Fellowship.
April 6, 2023

AI Summit for East Valley Educators

April 12-14, 2023, the Summit will bring together teams of higher education professionals and advocates who serve as faculty, administrators, industry professionals, and government liaisons in the AI ecosystem. Participants will discover ways to develop a strong workforce pipeline in their institutions through innovative teaching, unique partnerships, and holistic program management.
February 21, 2023

CGCC Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) was founded in 1985 to serve the higher education needs of the Southeast Valley. In 1992, CGCC was accredited as an independent college by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Today, with four locations and an average of 19,000 students every year, Chandler-Gilbert Community College is a fast-growing member of the Maricopa Community College system.
February 13, 2023

Queen Creek Promise Fills Funding Gaps

The Queen Creek Promise Program is a commitment from the Town of Queen Creek to its residents for eligible high school students to attend Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) for two years with Arizona resident tuition fully funded.
January 24, 2023

Shred-A-Thon and RX Drug Takeback

On Saturday, January 28, 2023, the Arizona Attorney General's Office and Chandler Police Department will be sponsoring a Shred-A-Thon and RX Drug Takeback at the Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) Pecos campus.
January 9, 2023

CGCC Receives DHSI Title V Grant

Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) is honored to be a 2022 recipient of the Department of Education’s Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (DHSI) Title V grant.
November 9, 2022