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BILINGUAL NURSES WANTED

BILINGUAL NURSING INFORMATION SESSIONS STARTING SOON PHOENIX, Ariz.– May 25, 2016 – South Mountain Community College will be accepting applications to the award winning Bilingual Nursing Fellowship Program (BNFP). The program is designed to increase the number of nursing graduates who speak, read and write English and Spanish fluently. BNFP is a collaboration between South Mountain Community College, Phoenix College, Gateway Community College and Arizona State University (ASU) It...

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Coming to SMCC

South Mountain Community College: The Soul, Science, and Culture of Hope Featuring Rick Miller and Antwone Fisher   PHOENIX, Ariz.– On Feb., 21, at 6:30 p.m., South Mountain Community College (SMCC) will be hosting a symposium about hope and the power hope has on success. The symposium will feature Antwone Fisher, the inspiration for the 2002 movie with the same name, exploring his journey from hopelessness to hope through...

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Free Food Boxes

The South Mountain Community College department of Student Life is partnering with St. Mary’s Food Bank to provide free food boxes to students and community members. Included in the boxes are staple food items, including cereal, pasta, rice, beans, canned vegetables and more. Boxes can be picked up from the SMCC student union any time Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. – 5p.m. Only one box per visit,...

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MCCCD Student App 2.0 is Now Live

Maricopa County Community College District has overhauled its student app, and MyInfo 2.0 is now live, and able to be downloaded on Apple’s App store, or on Google Play. MyInfo is a tool that provides access to personalized information, including class schedules, books, grades, financial aid, and scholarships. This mobile-friendly application supplies the critical information students need for continued success and engagement on campus. Check financial aid award statuses and amounts – offered, awarded,...

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Paws 4 Study Break

Time to Paws 4 Study Break at South Mountain Community Library PHOENIX, Ariz, – April 20, 2016 – Back by popular demand! Join canine study buddies Maddy, Barney and Posey in the South Mountain Community Library (SMCL). The library hosts the event each semester to provide students with an opportunity to relax, de-stress and receive academic support in preparation for finals week. Enjoy petting the pooches, eating healthy snacks,...

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Senior Citizen Tuition Rate

Senior Citizen Tuition Rate Offered at Maricopa Community Colleges Beginning July 1, the Maricopa Community Colleges offer senior citizens a 50 percent tuition discount at all ten colleges across the Valley. Students must be at least 65 years of age at the time of enrollment and a resident of Maricopa County to receive the discount. “We believe that learning is a life-long pursuit that contributes to personal well-being and...

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SMCC Adjunct Faculty Receive Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Awards

South Mountain Community College Adjunct Faculty Tena Boehm Morgan (Accounting), Luke Mumaw (Biology) and Lynn Winslow (Business) received the 2017-2018 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award. Each year, the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (MCLI) and the Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA) of the Maricopa County Community College District recognize up to three outstanding adjunct faculty members from each of the ten colleges for their exceptional contributions to the District and...

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SMCC DECA Medals at International Career Development Conference (ICDC)

Collegiate DECA at South Mountain Community College, attended the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando, Florida from April 12 through April 16. Five students from SMCC qualified to compete at the conference. Chandra Bragg and Maria Dominguez competed in Business Ethics. Santos Baltazar-Roman competed in Restaurant & Food Service Management, Roberto Urrea competed in Financial Accounting and Kristian Castro competed in Managerial Accounting. All students also competed in the...

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SMCC President Earns Phi Theta Kappa’s Highest Honor

SMCC President Dr. Shari Olson has been named by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a winner of the 2019 Shirley B. Gordon Award – an award given to college presidents who have shown strong support of student success on their campus by recognizing academic achievement, leadership, and service among high-achieving students at their colleges. Dr. Olson will be honored during PTK Catalyst 2019, the Society’s annual convention, April 4-6 in Orlando, Florida....

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SMCC Student Elected to the Collegiate DECA Executive Officer Team

On April 14, 2018, in Washington DC at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) for Collegiate DECA, Dennis Williams, the current Vice President for the South Mountain Community College Chapter was elected to the Executive Officer Team as a Vice President. Williams is the first community college student from Arizona to hold this position. In this position, he will work closely with the Collegiate DECA staff to help guide...

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STARS Gala

  Join us for our inaugural STARS Gala and Fundraiser! SOLD OUT! Friday April 5, 2019 at South Mountain Community College Library Room (L-162/163) 6-6:30 p.m. Reception 6-8:00 p.m. Silent Auction 6:30-8:30 p.m. Program STARS stands for Students Transformed to Achieve Radiant Success, and proceeds go to building scholarships for students in need. More than $400,000 has already been raised, as we build towards our goal of $1 million! We will also...

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STARS Scholarship

South Mountain Community College Hosts an Evening with the STARS Scholarship Fundraiser On Friday, March 3, South Mountain Community College presents An Evening with the STARS Fundraiser for the Students Transforming to Achieve Radiant Success (STARS) scholarship fund. We invite you to join us for a performance with the Sherry Roberson Band. Roberson has long been recognized as one of the best jazz and blues vocalists in Phoenix. Smooth,...

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STEM Academy

NO ORDINARY SUMMER ACADEMY STEM Academy for Bioscience Now Accepting Applications PHOENIX, Ariz.– February 9, 2016 – South Mountain Community College (SMCC) offers a unique summer academy opportunity for students pursuing STEM degrees to earn college credits for free. The STEM Academy for Bioscience prepares students for college success in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields. Focused on STEM fields, this summer program includes college success workshops on business...

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TEDx at South Mountain Community Library

Register to attend beginning September 15. Register Now! 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...