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Image of a student throwing a graduation cap in the air with a sunset in the background and the words The Maricopa Community Colleges, build on high quality not high costs

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD), the largest community college system in the nation, is built on high quality — not high costs.

National Governors Association, American Association of Community Colleges Launch Reskilling and Recovery Network

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) has been named No. 19 on Forbes magazine’s first-ever “America’s Best Employers for Women”

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

“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.”

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.

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.