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Phoenix IDA announces new board members and officers


The Phoenix IDA, a leading industrial development authority in Arizona, announces the election of new Board officers for 2017 and the appointment of two new Board members. The Phoenix IDA’s Board of Directors’ new officers include: ·       Sal Rivera, president; partner and shareholder, Rivera Law Group, P.C. ·       Barbara Ryan Thompson, vice president; executive vice… Read More →

Q&A: Dr. Maria Harper-Marincik, first latina MCCD chancellor

Maricopa Community Colleges

During the last legislative session, the Maricopa Community College District was snubbed from state aid, and this year, its longtime Chancellor Rufus Glasper stepped down to pursue an opportunity as a CEO for an education nonprofit.   Sitting in for someone who’s leaving behind a 13-year legacy and facing upcoming financial troubles doesn’t seem to have Dr.… Read More →

SARRC offers independent living classes for adults with autism


As Arizona families send their children off to school this month, the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), First Place and GateWay Community College are going in a partnership that will allow adults with autism to attend college classes to learn independent living, interpersonal and career readiness skills. Classes started this week. As a result… Read More →

Bill Gates Visits Rio Salado College


Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann and other leaders from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation visited Rio Salado College on Thursday, Nov. 6 for a progress report on a student success program called RioAchieve, which is being developed by the college and supported by the foundation. Maricopa… Read More →

Education: Phoenix College Hannelly Center

Phoenix College Hannelly Center, AZRE May/June 2011
by in Education

PHOENIX COLLEGE HANNELLY CENTER Developer: Maricopa Community College District/Phoenix College General Contractor: D.L. Withers Construction Architect: RNL Size: 58,000 SF Location: 1202 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix The $16.5M project includes an addition to and remodel of the Hannelly Student Center and remodel of the Learning Center Building to form a new student union. Expected completion… Read More →