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November 8, 2018

ASU’s Massive “Walk on Mars” Map to be Displayed as Part of Hermanas Conference at SMCC

ASU’s basketball court-size map will be on display at SMCC as part of the Hermanas Conference, which is focused on introducing Latina girls and young women to careers in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields, and inspiring them to envision and pursue a career in a technical field.

October 25, 2018

SMCC New Partnership Announced Between Maricopa Community College District, Galvanize, Inc. and SMCC means New Opportunities for Students Interested in Coding

Maricopa Community College students now have the opportunity to learn to code thanks to a new partnership announced with Galvanize Inc. The Denver-based data science and software engineering school and the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) have launched a new program allowing students to earn academic college credit at South Mountain Community College for completing the Galvanize Web Development Immersive (WDI) program.

October 22, 2018

SMCC “Excelling” in Serving Hispanic STEM Students
Dr. Eboni Zamani-Gallaher, Director of the Office of Community College Research and Leadership (OCCRL), has identified SMCC as “excelling” in its support for Hispanic STEM students, and to learn more about the college’s programs, OCCRL will be making a site visit to SMCC on October 23-24.

October 3, 2018

SMCC Professor Dr. Sian Proctor to Speak about Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
It’s called Imposter Syndrome, and South Mountain Community College geoscience professor Dr. Sian Proctor believes that it’s a nearly universal phenomenon that we all have experienced at one time or another. She will be speaking about overcoming it in her upcoming TED talk, “Imposter Syndrome: Overcoming the Voices Within,” as part of the TEDx event “Voices” taking place on Oct. 13 at the South Mountain Community Library, on the SMCC campus.

September 12, 2018

TEDx at South Mountain Community Library
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized (subject to certain rules and regulations).


September 12, 2018

SMCC Technology Summer Camp Receives Nearly $100k in Renewed Funding
The Ultimate Technology Summer Camp at South Mountain Community College (SMCC) has received nearly $100k in renewed grant funding from the Gila River Indian Community and the City of Phoenix, which will allow the popular program to continue its run for another three summers, through 2021. The college will receive a little more than $31k each year for the next three years.

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