Heroes of Education Announces 2017 Date

Heroes of Education Announces 2017 Date

Christina Schultz, Chief Executive Officer of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation, has announced that the 2017 Heroes of Education event will take place on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at the Sheraton Grand in Downtown Phoenix.  This annual event will focus on...

Heroes of Education Recipient Advocates a Call to Action

Heroes of Education Recipient Advocates a Call to Action

The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation sponsored the annual Heroes of Education event on April 21, 2016, at the Sheraton Grand in Downtown Phoenix.  J. Doug Pruitt, Chairman and retired CEO of Sundt Construction, was recognized a champion of higher education in...

New CEO Leads The Foundation

New CEO Leads The Foundation

Christina Schultz has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. The selection was made following a national search, interviews with several stakeholder groups, and consultation with the Foundation Board. Prior to her selection,...

Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick Named District Chancellor

Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick Named District Chancellor

During a special meeting May 4, 2016, the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board named Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick to the position of Chancellor. Dr. Harper-Marinick becomes the District's fourth chancellor. In brief remarks during the special...

Plans Advance for West Valley Veterans Center

Plans Advance for West Valley Veterans Center

The West Valley Success Project Advisory Committee has begun to identify potential locations for a new center to provide support to military personnel, veterans and their families as they move from active duty to civilian life. Modeled after the success of the East...

Doug Pruitt to be honored at 11th Annual Heroes of Education Event

Doug Pruitt to be honored at 11th Annual Heroes of Education Event

J. Doug Pruitt, Chairman and retired CEO of Sundt Construction, has been named as the 2016 Hero of Education. This award, celebrating its 11th year, is given to a champion of public education in Arizona and recognizes the personal and professional commitment to...

$143,248 Raised in Employee Campaign – Maricopa Gives

$143,248 Raised in Employee Campaign – Maricopa Gives

The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation launched the inaugural Maricopa Gives from March 26 through April 23 to a resounding success! Maricopa Gives was an organized effort across the colleges and District whereby employees had an opportunity to financially...

Dr. Steven Helfgot Retires

Dr. Steven Helfgot Retires

“Breaking Up is Hard to Do!” Do you remember that song? It was a big hit for Neal Sedaka in 1975, remember? If you do that's pretty good... and you're probably of "a certain age." But if you remember that the first time he had a hit with that song was in 1962 you are...

Five Honored at Annual Employee Recognition Luncheon

Five Honored at Annual Employee Recognition Luncheon

The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation each year recognizes MCCCD employees who have made outstanding contributions to the District's mission. This year, five awards were made to individual employees at a luncheon held April 28, 2015 at the Foundation's offices....