All 10 Maricopa Community Colleges Receive Military-Friendly Status for 2015

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All ten Maricopa Community Colleges have been designated as 2015 Military Friendly Schools® by Victory Media.

Victory Media’s Military Friendly®

All ten Maricopa Community Colleges have been designated as 2015 Military Friendly Schools® by Victory Media. Each year, more than 10,000 VA-approved schools nationwide are surveyed.

The list informs military students about the veteran experience based on peer reviews from current students. Maricopa Community Colleges are hosting a series of free and public events honoring veterans in early November. Learn more about resources available for veterans within the Maricopa Community Colleges.

6th Annual Veterans Resource Expo
Thursday, Nov. 6 from 1:00-4:00pm
Coyote Center Gym, Pecos Campus
Contact: Cathy Chlarson (480) 732-7030

District Office
2nd Annual Veterans Day BBQ
Friday, Nov. 7 from 11:00am-1:00pm
Governing Board Room (2nd Floor)
Contact: Andrew Tucker (480) 731-8503

Estrella Mountain
Veterans Career Summit
Friday, Nov. 7 from 11:00am-1:00pm
Estrella Conference Center
Contact: Karen Harbin (623) 935-8054

Veterans Day Resource Fair
Monday, Nov. 5 from 10:00am-1:00pm
Contact: Carlos Samano (602) 286-8228

Veterans Day Celebration
Thursday, Nov. 6 starting at 10:00am
GCC Center Mall
Contact: Heidi Capriotti (623) 845-3805

Maricopa Skill Center
Free Haircuts for Veterans
Entire month of November
Main Campus, Northwest Campus & Cutting Edge Style Academy
Contact: Phoebe Volk (602) 286-8229

Veterans Day Poolooza
Monday, Nov. 10 from 11:00am-2:00pm
Center Courtyard
Contact: Dawn Zimmer (480) 461-7892

Paradise Valley
Veterans Day Barbecue
Monday, Nov. 10 from 11:00am-2:00pm
Contact: Candace Oehler (602) 787-6606

Annual Veterans Appreciation Day
Thursday, Nov. 6 from 7:15am-3:00pm
Hannelly Center Lawn
Contact: Megan Martin (602) 285-7849

Rio Salado
Contact Annette Flores for event info: (480) 517-8467

Veterans Day Commemoration
Monday, Nov. 10 starting at 10:00am
Two Waters Circle
Contact: Jonathan Higuera (480) 425-6637

South Mountain
Contact Jennifer Grentz for event info: (602) 243-8030


About Maricopa Community Colleges
The Maricopa Community College system includes 10 regionally accredited colleges – Chandler-Gilbert, Estrella Mountain, GateWay, Glendale, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Rio Salado, Scottsdale and South Mountain. It also includes the Maricopa Skill Center, Southwest Skill Center, Maricopa Corporate College and several satellite campuses and business/industry, technical and customized training institutes.

The Maricopa County Community College District is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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