Success News

Celebrating 1,405 Class of 2024 Graduates

For the Class of 2024, the most significant number is 1,405. That’s how many­­ graduates earned 1,236 degrees and 375 certificates, with the youngest student only 14 years old, and the oldest graduate 64 years young. And although most students fall into two categories—right out of high school or adult re-entry—their degrees are celebrated with the same significance and excitement, no matter their age or the years it took to get here.
May 14, 2024

Artists of Promise Winners Composed of Talented Musicians

Josh Gottry has taught music theory courses, music humanities courses, percussion ensemble, percussion lessons, and composition lessons. One of those courses in particular, MTC240 Music Composition, has resulted in notable success from his CGCC students through the Artists of Promise competitions. We talked with Mr. Gottry to learn more about his course and some of recent accomplishments of the Coyote musicians.
April 2, 2024

Current and Former Yotes Making News

Coyote Athletes have been in the spotlight lately, with exciting news for both current players and alumni in several sports.
February 6, 2024

Celebrate CGCC Students at the HIPs Showcase

The CGCC HIPs Showcase is a week-long series of events and displays highlighting some of the many High-Impact Practices students engage in during their educational journey.
February 15, 2023

Student Entrepreneur Justine Lugo

November is National Entrepreneurship Month! Justine Lugo is a student at Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) as well as a small business owner. Read on to find out more about her experience as a young entrepreneur.
November 18, 2022

CGCC Collegiate DECA Hosts Statewide Event and Sets Record with 12 Qualifiers for the International Conference

For the first time ever, Chandler-Gilbert Community College hosted the statewide Arizona Career Development Conference (ACDC) on Saturday, February 26, 2022. This event occurs annually and university and community college DECA chapters from across the state attend. The conference includes many groupwide and breakout sessions focusing on leadership skills and an opportunity to compete among several business categories to attend the International Career Development Conference (ICDC).
March 28, 2022

Alumnus Andre Ethier, Los Angeles Dodgers star, selected for Arizona Sports Hall of Fame

Andre Ethier, one of the best athletes to play for Chandler-Gilbert Community College, has been elected to the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame. 
September 8, 2020

Interested in more? Additional readings and multimedia resources

The voices of our students, extended family, faculty and alumni are all part of our effort to help facilitate conversations that heal and promote the strength and resilience within Black families. We'll explore the state of our nation, injustice and systematic racism, and its impact on the Black community through our Hopes & Fears series.
July 1, 2020

Need help? We’ve gathered a list of helpful links for school, home and your well being

If it’s starting to seem like 2020 is going to be a banner year for chaos, change and stress, fear not. We have gathered a list of resources to help you navigate everything the world is tossing your way. These resources won’t keep the Jumanji murder hornets away, but they should help make your educational path easier during this trying time.
May 20, 2020

Arizona Mathematics Partnership supports middle school teachers and improves student success

The Arizona Mathematics Partnership (AMP) began in 2012 as a National Science Foundation-funded grant project involving Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Glendale Community College, Scottsdale Community College and seven Arizona school districts. AMP’s primary goal is to support teachers in advancing their knowledge about the teaching and learning of middle school mathematics, while supporting shifts in national mathematics content standards and student practices. 
January 31, 2020