Arizona education executive to join Virginia community college system
An experienced higher education executive from Arizona has been tapped to lead Virginia's system of 23 community colleges after a lengthy search.
More STEM, workforce funding for community colleges
Community colleges in Maricopa, Pima and Pinal counties are set to get more money for programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and workforce training thanks to a provision in this year’s state budget.
Community colleges seek change to spending limit
Semiconductor bootcamp training. Artificial intelligence associate degrees. Nursing simulation programs.
Arizona’s adult education system among best in country
Arizona’s record of accomplishment in Adult Education is worth acknowledging and celebrating. It gives us a great foundation to do even more and to serve more adults who are ready to reach their full potential.
Investment in autonomous vehicle industry could reap 75K jobs
As we embark upon a new decade, it’s hard to miss the technological advances happening all around us. Arizona in 2020 is a state ripe with investment in cutting-edge technology, one where entrepreneurship is thriving and the breakthroughs of tomorrow are happening right in our own backyard.
ASU plans to return M-16s obtained under military surplus program
Arizona State University plans to return 70 M-16s obtained a year and a half ago under a Department of Defense program that distributes surplus weapons to law enforcement agencies, a spokeswoman said Monday.
ASU, other campuses stock up on military rifles under federal program
Police departments at Arizona State University and community colleges in Tucson and Yuma have acquired 79 fully automatic M-16 assault rifles and nine older M-14 rifles under a Department of Defense program that distributes surplus weapons to local agencies throughout the country.
College students seek to file counter-claim against Horne in Dreamers case
Two Dreamers asked a judge today to let them in as defendants and file a counter claim in the state’s lawsuit to stop Maricopa County Community College District from granting in-state tuition to illegal immigrants.
Arizona universities propose 3-5 percent tuition hikes
Northern Arizona University students could see tuition increase 5 percent, and students at Arizona State University and the University of Arizona could owe 3 percent more next year under proposals released Friday.
Pima cuts tuition for those in immigration program
TUCSON ai??i?? Pima Community College is reducing tuition for Pima County residents enrolled in a new federal program for illegal immigrants brought to the United States at a young age.
Few bills surface aimed at violence related to mental illness
In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre, the call to address problems with the mental-health system and keep guns from mentally ill people has been as persistent as the talk about restricting firearms.
Judge sees ‘different person’ in Arizona gunman
Jared Loughner sat looking relaxed and attentive in a packed courtroom as he pleaded guilty to a deadly shooting rampage in an agreement with prosecutors that will send him to prison for life. He even cracked a smile when a court-appointed psychologist talked about the special bond that he formed with a prison guard.