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As you gear up to start the Spring semester, now is a great time to elevate your mindset and change the way you think. The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to create new hurdles and change how we live, think, and learn. Fortunately, you can train your… Read More
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Paying for college can be a challenge. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. The Maricopa Community Colleges offer various resources to support you in paying for college. Making sense of the resources… Read More
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There are a variety of reasons why students may pursue a college degree, including increased earning potential, job security, expanding career options, or learning valuable skills. For those seeking a higher-paying career, attending a community college… Read More
At the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD), we have experienced firsthand how education can help inspire and empower the leaders of tomorrow, while recognizing and honoring those who helped pave the way. As we observe National Native… Read More
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Community colleges have become the heart of talent development for millions of American workers. While the Arizona unemployment rate has dropped from its peak in April, unprecedented challenges in unemployment remain. The Maricopa County Community… Read More
Our Colleges are excited to welcome everyone back and want to let you know that our System is here to support your success. The learning environment looks different for everyone this semester, but we are confident that we can all have a prosperous… Read More
COVID-19 has transformed our nation’s workforce, challenging our communities to adjust to a new “normal.” The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) has come together, in bold efforts, to address Arizona’s new workforce demands and provide… Read More
Welcome back to the spring semester! The air is crisp in the Valley and knowledge is yours for the taking. As a new or returning student to the Maricopa Community Colleges, your success is our community’s success and we’re here to help make it happen… Read More