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October 5, 2017 2:00p.m.

Many say it’s outrageous and inconvenient to try to meet all our students’ needs – but is it, really?

Tags: Faculty, Staff
September 28, 2017 9:30a.m.

Exercise: Your Study Buddy 

The pressure that students undergo while in college can be a lofty weight to carry. Many students deal with the strain of increasingly high expectations on a scholarly level, but can also feel the weight of high student loans and lack of financial resources. With all these pressures laying on the shoulders of college students, they can be put into a study-related fatigue. However, there is hope for these students who seem to be hopeless! 

 

Tags: Students
September 28, 2017 9:30a.m.

College Students Also Need an Education in Fitness 

Obesity in America continues to rise every year, is it because our students are not educated? Research has shown that only 1/5th of a group of students surveyed were meeting the standard requirement for physical activity. When surveyed 50% of the students stated they were active but not meeting the recommended requirements for physical activity. Why is the education on fitness not a priority with students? 

 

Tags: Students
August 11, 2017 2:15p.m.

The form that students complete to "sign up" for a field trip or other travel is moving on-line. This new on-line for will not only save paper but allow students to complete the form from a computer, tablet or phone.

August 1, 2017 9:30a.m.
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July 13, 2017 2:00p.m.

The "Student Schedule Print" self service kiosk goes live in the Enrollment Center.

May 8, 2017 2:00p.m.

New video cameras help Nursing Faculty and Staff monitor the Nursing Lab.

May 3, 2017 8:15a.m.

Communication in the workplace

 

Communication Facts

1) With some six billion mobile subscriptions in use worldwide, around three quarters of the world's inhabitants now have access to a mobile phone.

2) Americans spend 26 minutes a day texting and send 5.3 more texts than the number of calls they make.

3) 86% of employees and executives cite lack of collaboration or ineffective communication for workplace failures.

4) Of the employees surveyed, 26% think that email is one of the major reasons why they are less productive.

 

April 20, 2017 12:30p.m.
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GCC and contracted SmarThinking a cloud based on-line tutorial service.  This service is used by some of the other Maricopa colleges to help student success. 

April 19, 2017 8:15a.m.

Skin Cancer Facts

Arizona has the highest rate of skin cancer in the country!

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and has three main forms: basal cell, squamous and melanoma. Basal cell is the most common form, while melanoma is the most serious. Unfortunately, from 1970 through 2009 skin cancer cases have increased by 80% in women and 40% in men. Getting a sunburn doubles the risk of skin cancer with each 5 times burnt or more. On top of that, just one really bad sunburn also doubles the risk of skin cancer.