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30 Years of Philosophy at PVCC

Thu, 2017-11-09 15:51
  Paradise Valley Community College is celebrating its 30th Anniversary! As part of the celebration, PVCC hosted the “30 Years of Philosophy at PVCC” event. It featured a panel of four PVCC Alumni who opened the program by providing an overview of their own journey from students of philosophy to their current roles as teachers […]

AZ Legislators Tour Campus

Fri, 2017-11-03 18:15
Paradise Valley Community College was honored to host Arizona State Legislators Kelly Butler (third from left), District 28 and Geraldine Peten (middle), District 4, as they toured PVCC campus on October 25. They had the opportunity to listen to student presentations in Psychology 101, observe a Music Production Studio demonstration and learn about our Health […]

Eight Maricopa Colleges Eligible for 2019 Aspen Prize

Wed, 2017-10-25 16:26
Eight Maricopa Community Colleges named eligible for 2019 Aspen Prize, and PVCC is one of them! The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named eight Maricopa Community Colleges among the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and […]

Alice Cooper’s Talent Search Draws 600 People

Mon, 2017-10-23 11:39
Paradise Valley Community college hosted the quarterfinals of the 2017 Alice Cooper’s Proof is in the Pudding Musical Talent Search, on October 12 and 13. Over 600 people were in attendance over the two nights. PVCC’s Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) embraced a total of 58 bands and solo artists, encompassing all types of […]

Student Crowned Miss Indian Arizona

Sun, 2017-10-22 18:10
Congrats to PVCC student Mariah Jordan Sharpe on being crowned Miss Indian Arizona! Below is the AZ Central article on Sharpe. For more information on Miss Indian Arizona, visit here.   (Original article by Kaila White, AZ Central Reporter, here. Photos in article below from AZ Central.)   After 56 years, Miss Indian Arizona crown […]

Pumas Step Up to Support Hurricane Relief

Sat, 2017-10-21 16:13
In an effort to instill the importance of community service in its student-athletes, Puma Athletics continually strives to have each of its programs engage in community service projects throughout the year.  In the past, such service has been performed in the immediate area with local organizations. In that spirit, when student-athletes heard of the devastation […]

PVCC Nursing Faculty Research Published

Fri, 2017-10-20 15:51
Congratulations to Nursing Faculty Tina Barney on her recently published article in Intensive and Critical Care Nursing Journal! Tina Barney has worked in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit at Honor Health John C. Lincoln Medical Center, since 2012. “As a Magnet designated facility (an award status given by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center, ANCC, to hospitals […]

Art Gallery Reception: “Otherness”

Sun, 2017-09-24 16:04
  The Center for the Performing Arts Gallery at Paradise Valley Community College is pleased to announce Otherness: Work by Dain Q. Gore and Danielle Wood. The artwork will be on view from September 11 – October 13, 2017. The reception is Wednesday, September 27, at 6pm. The reception is open to the public; light refreshments will […]

8 Nominated for Arizona Theatre Awards

Wed, 2017-09-20 14:15
  Congratulations to the 2017 AriZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence nominees! Since 1991, the Arizona Awards have strived to promote the visibility, cooperation and growth of theatres in the Valley and are dedicated to recognizing excellence in theatrical performances, as well as individuals who produce exceptional work in all aspects of theatre. http://www.arizoniawards.net/2016-arizoni-nominees ​ PVCC is […]

Free Veterans Ceramics Program

Tue, 2017-09-19 13:58
PVCC has received a grant in the amount of $5,100 to create a new program just for Veterans in the community and their family members (over 18) that will provide an opportunity to explore ceramic art techniques and avenues of expression starting September 9, 2017 through May, 2018. The program will meet in the PVCC […]

New PTK Honor Society Regional Coordinator

Tue, 2017-09-05 09:43
  We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Martin as the Arizona Regional Coordinator for Pi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK), effective immediately.  She succeeds Amy MacPherson who served in this position for the last three years. Ryan has served as a Phi Theta Kappa chapter advisor at Paradise Valley Community College since […]

Fine Arts Chair Wins Faculty Award

Mon, 2017-08-21 10:03
Congratulations to PVCC Fine & Performing Arts Chair Dr. Chris Scinto on receiving the 2017 ACCT Regional Faculty Member Award for the pacific region! The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) announced the recipients of its annual Regional Awards for community college trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional board staff members. The 2017 […]

Puma Baseball Player Wins Rawlings Gold Glove

Fri, 2017-08-18 09:38
Congrats to PVCC short stop Josh Bristyan on winning the 2017 Rawlings Golden Glove Award! PVCC pitcher Harry Gard and catcher Matt Malkin were also nominated. Great job Pumas and we look forward to the 2017-2018 Puma baseball season. The  American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) /Rawlings Gold Glove Awards® are determined by the NJCAA Division II Baseball […]