EMCC News

  • February 25, 2019
    Since Bryan Kolpin has been a student at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC), his opportunities to learn outside the traditional classroom have been out of this world. Kolpin, who’s in his fifth semester, spent a week...
  • February 22, 2019
    Are you considering going back to college but it’s been more than 10 years since you graduated from high school? Perhaps your math skills are a little rusty? Or maybe you’re a current college or high school student but your...
  • February 20, 2019
    Proving that kindness and respect are two tenets Estrella Mountain Community College lives by, EMCC launched Dare to K.A.R.E. on Feb. 13. Dare to K.A.R.E. (Kindness and Respect @ EMCC) is an initiative that aims to help...
  • February 19, 2019
    Alternative Spring Break, set for March 11-13 at Tres Rios, benefits Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) students in more ways than one. Not only do Alternative Spring Breakers learn about social issues and...
  • 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...