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Moving Forward at CCC

Even during this challenging period in our lives, Coconino Community College is making amazing things happen in Coconino County. The semester is off to a great start, and even though enrollment may not be quite where it was before, faculty and staff across the entire district are working hard to help the semester be a […]

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CCC Begins Process for Student Housing in Page

In an effort to meet a growing need, Coconino Community College has begun the process to develop student and workforce housing at the college’s center in Page. The CCC District Governing Board, during a meeting on Monday, Aug. 31, unanimously voted to request proposals for a public-private partnership for development of student housing at the […]

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CCC Begins New Cybersecurity Program

Cyberstalking. Denial-of-service attacks. Fraud. Malware. Industrial Espionage. Every day, the news is filled with reports of computer hackers finding their way into databases to steal sensitive information. Companies and people – now more than ever – need skilled, well-trained Information Technology Services staff to keep personal, sensitive data safe from cybercriminals. It’s a rapidly growing […]

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CCC students receive CARES Act funds

Coconino Community College has begun distributing money to qualified students from the federal CARES Act stimulus package. About $550,000 is being awarded to qualifying students for the spring and summer semesters. The current estimate is that 744 students qualify for the $600 CCC CARES Act Grant for the current spring semester because they were impacted […]

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Meeting Challenges at CCC Posed by COVID-19

Each year in April, Coconino Community College bustles with activity. Students study with earnestness for upcoming finals. Faculty and staff hurry about to meet student learning needs and to prepare for a full calendar of events. This year is different. This year marks an unprecedented disturbance to not only our college, but educational institutions across […]

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CCC Preparing for New Career and Technical Education Programs

Coconino Community College will be rolling out three new Career and Technical Education programs, and we hope to have a fourth one on the way soon. The new programs are Cyber Security, Marine Maintenance Technician and Veterinary Technician. The CCC District Governing Board approved the programs during its December meeting, and we are busy working […]

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CCC Responding to Hospitality Industry Training Needs

A newly hired employee, wanting to excel in a job she’s never done before, needs to calculate how many supplies will be needed until the next delivery. A clerk needs to know how to help a guest have a positive, memorable experience. A manager needs to reduce turnover and help the business train and retain […]

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Critical Components to the CCC Mission: Partnering, Lifelong Learning

Although the Arizona Legislature showed a commitment to education by supporting public community colleges with one-time funding in the 2019-20 state budget, there is still work for us to do. The temporary nature of that limited funding emphasizes the importance of creating new and expanding partnerships with individual volunteer supporters we call “champions,” businesses, non-profits […]

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Honoring New Beginnings  

It is the season of mortarboards and robes. The air on campus shimmers with excitement, joy and, maybe, even a little fear of the unknown. Graduation at Coconino Community College is upon us. Our ceremonies – two of them now – are Friday, May 10, beginning at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., at the Lone […]

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Developing Soft Skills at CCC

I have a rhetorical question for you to contemplate: Why do we use the term “soft skills” to describe skills that are so difficult for many people to demonstrate in the work world? I constantly hear from our partners in business and industry that they need workforce training in soft skills above anything else. According to […]

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