glendale community college Archives

Power center on I-17 freeway poised for redevelopment

Just south of Metrocenter Mall, situated at the northwest corner of Dunlap Avenue and the I-17 Freeway, sits a major retail center on the verge of redevelopment. The property, which features approximately 210,000 square feet of retail space on just over 15 acres of land, is known as Metro Marketplace and its new owner has… Read More →

GCC automotive technology complex celebrates topping out

Courtesy of Adolfson & Peterson

On May 19, Adolfson & Peterson Construction (A&P) celebrated the “topping-out” construction milestone on the new automotive technology complex at Glendale Community College (GCC). The topping-out event marked the completion of the highest point of construction on the jobsite and was celebrated with a catered breakfast and recognition ceremony. Current College President, Dr. Irene Kovala,… Read More →

GCC Technology 3 building breaks ground

T3_east entry, web

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Jan. 30 at Glendale Community College (GCC) for the new Technology 3 (T3) building. Local community members and dignitaries along with representatives from GCC, Holly Street Studio, and Adolfson & Peterson Construction were on hand to officially commence the construction of the new building serving the College’s automotive technology… Read More →

New Surprise College Spotlights Health Information

The College of St. Scholastica has opened its first venue in Arizona at the Communiversity @ Surprise, a higher education center at 15950 N. Civic Center Plaza in Surprise. The Communiversity, which opened in 2009, is a partnership among six schools: Glendale Community College, Phoenix College, and Rio Salado College (all part of the Maricopa… Read More →

10 Re-careering Tips

10 Re-careering Tips - AZ Business Magazine November/December 2011
by in AZ Business Magazine | Education | Lists

10 Re-careering Tips: 1. Check out the hot — and not-so-hot — fields. The Bureau of Labor Statistics gives indications of which fields expect to grow versus lose jobs, so keep that in mind when you’re deciding whether or not to become a social worker (should be a good bet) or a television anchor (not… Read More →

Unemployed Workers Become More Competitive, Re-careering

Re-careering - AZ Business Magazine November/December 2011

Re-careering vs. Education: Unemployed workers can go back to school or re-shape their skill to enhance job prospects When Ronald Schilling, 54, of Black Canyon City lost his job as a truck driver in July 2008, the future looked bleak. “I just didn’t see myself at the age I am, getting a job driving a… Read More →