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Author shares wisdom on art of writing and publishing with students.

Today, we want to acknowledge Wesala again on publishing her third novel, “We'll Find a Way” – a sequel to her 2015 tale which follows the protagonist over the next year of difficult situations. Her second book is a romance story set in Oxford, England.

“Maricopa is proud to be recognized as one of America’s top employers,” said Chancellor Maria Harper-Marinick. “This is a reflection of the caliber of faculty and staff we have across the system and their collective commitment to serving our students and communities.”

At the annual award ceremony held Oct. 26, Chancellor Harper-Marinick received the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce 2016 ATHENA Award in the category of Public Sector service. She was one of four nominees in the category, and one of 11 ATHENA finalists.

A special ceremony followed the event where Fry’s Food Stores presented a $50,000 donation to the Maricopa Community Colleges.