EMCC News

  • February 07, 2019
    Ivan Jacobo’s career is really cooking. The Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) Culinary Studies graduate has already tasted success from his Hidden Kitchen catering and pop-up dinners venture, and now he’s set to...
  • February 04, 2019
    Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) adjunct professor Lyle Dillie knows all about sacrifice.  The Army veteran has completed two tours of duty in Iraq and Kuwait. “Serving in Iraq was hard, but being away from family...
  • February 01, 2019
    Black History Month is observed every February. The holiday, which celebrates the achievement of African Americans, was first celebrated in 1926, but the wheels began turning 11 years earlier when Harvard-trained historian...
  • January 31, 2019
    Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) employees are invited to take part in a four-part series of classes designed to help them better prepare for retirement. Financial Literacy - Build My Foundation, a Maricopa...
  • January 31, 2019
    Jolene Westerling had no idea what to expect before her internship started on New Year’s Day at the Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park in Waddell. But from day one, the Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC)...
  • January 25, 2019
    Olga Tsoudis incorporates art as much as she can into her classroom. The Estrella Mountain Community College sociology professor said she does this because “those are the things that students remember.” “As learners, we tend...
  • January 25, 2019
    Do you know an Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) faculty member who deserves to be recognized for his or her innovative practices or projects that support student success? What are you waiting for? Nominate that...
  • January 24, 2019
    Not sure if college is right for you? Consider attending the Exploring Possibilities Education & Career Expo. The Maricopa Community College District-sponsored Expo, set for Feb. 2 at the Phoenix Convention Center, will...
  • January 23, 2019
    Dare to K.A.R.E. (Kindness And Respect @ EMCC) kicks off at 2 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Estrella Conference Center. EMCC’s Dare to K.A.R.E. effort aims to help employees and students be kinder and more respectful in our...
  • January 17, 2019
    It’s a night most girls look forward to throughout high school. Prom. New dresses and shoes and jewelry, oh my! But with Yahoo Style’s 2017 Prom Across America survey showing the average price of a prom gown in the western...