The PVCC Newsletter
Premiere Family Literacy Event Saturday, December 1st – Every Child in Attendance Receives a Free Book!
PVCC and Southwest Human Development are proud partners hosting Festival of Tales, a free community literacy event offering storytelling, cultural activities and thousands of free books for childre
Scholarships Relieve Financial Pressures
Did you know PVCC awarded scholarships to over 1,250 students totaling over $1.6 million in the 2018 academic year? Did you know many scholarships go unawarded each year? PVCC has over 40 scholar
Welcome! President’s Message
Greetings from Paradise Valley Community College. It is my pleasure to share with you highlights that illustrate the impact PVCC is making locally, regionally and nationally.
PVCC Athletes Shine in Post Season
PVCC Athletics has much to be thankful for this season. Men’s and Women’s Cross Country placed 4th and 14th respectively at the NJCAA National Championships and the Women’s S
Student Body President’s Mission: Let’s Work Together
Gabi Gianni, PVCC’s newly elected Student Body President may be new to PVCC’s main campus, however, she’s not new to PVCC. She attended dual enrollment classes while in high school and then two se
Student Thrives on Unexpected Opportunities
Arman Ghazl found the motivation he needed at PVCC to begin his education and create opportunities he didn’t even know existed.
PVCC Alumnus Thomas D’Ambrosio Wins Food Network Show, Chopped!
Chef Thomas D’Ambrosio, owner of Aioli Gourmet Burgers, has won bragging rights as winner in the acclaimed Food Networks series Chopped!
Alumnus Dedicated to Helping Others
Alumnus, Sandor Rogoff has gone full-circle from PVCC student to professor. He says being a student at PVCC was one of the best experiences of his life. He now makes a difference in students’ lives
Alumna Leads Students to Bright Futures
Alexis Peterson was undecided on where to go and what to major in upon graduating from Shadow Mountain High School.
Phoenix Astronomical Society Delivers the Stars
Buxtons Leave Legacy That Will Impact Students for Years To Come
Dr. Warren Buxton, has done much for PVCC and its students.
Student Leaves Legacy Through Ceramics Scholarship
Natalia Lantseva was very artistic and tried many types of art, but never found herself until she entered David Bradley’s Ceramics class at PVCC in 2000.
Focus on Faculty
Communication Professor Dedicates Career to Students
How many people can say they have been in a profession they love for over 40 years? Professor and Division Chair of Communication and Humanities, Dr.
The Business of Music & Beyond: Q&A with Dr. Brett Reed, PVCC Commercial Music Program Director
Dr. Brett Reed is the Director of the Commercial Music Program and the Percussion Program at PVCC. In addition, he is a performer and composer specializing in contemporary and improvised music.
For the Love of Science: Q&A with PVCC Biology Professor, Dr. Tatjana Thomas
Dr. Tatjana Thomas began her college education at Glendale Community College. She then transferred to ASU and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology with a minor in English. Dr.