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New Traditions for the New Year

December 12, 2017 9:30a.m.

When reaching for a sweet treat, think about a piece of fruit! According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, we need to consume approximately 2 cups of fruit a day. 

The Majority of fruits are:

  • Packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants
  • Low in fat
  • Low in sodium 
  • Low in calories
  • No cholesterol
  • High in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants such as Vitamin C, Potassium and Folate

What’s Wrong with Being Confident?

December 8, 2017 10:30a.m.

Whether you’re a leader of a college, or the leader of a classroom project – there are detractors. Someone will always want to derail your vision, slow your progress or stymie your success. If I stopped moving forward every time someone disagreed with me, whispered about me or put up an obstacle, I would never have had the opportunity to serve this college.

Holiday Heartburn?

November 21, 2017 12:00p.m.

Holiday Heartburn?

Holidays are a time where we look forward to spending time with family, eating great food and watching some serious football!

However, during this wonderful time—many of us can experience heartburn. Heartburn (or acid indigestion) is an irritation of the esophagus that results when acid comes up (refluxes) from the stomach.

The American Gastroenterological Association states that are more than 60 million Americans have heartburn and/or reflux symptoms at least once a month.

Single-handedly Changing the World

November 15, 2017 11:30a.m.

Now, as the interim president of Glendale Community College, I refuse to let other young people settle for perceived limitations – young women especially. I have intentionally surrounded myself with powerful, smart, dynamic women – on my leadership team and in my personal life. I draw on their experiences and opinions, making me a better woman as well.

Tags: Staff, Students

Incorporating More Plant Based Foods Into Your Lifestyle

November 14, 2017 2:15p.m.

What are Plant Based Foods?

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Whole Grains
  • Legumes (Lentils and Beans)
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Tubers (Potatoes, Yams, and Sweet Potatoes)
  • Alternative dairy sources such as Enriched Soy or Almond milk

College Tour to Embry- Riddle

October 24, 2017 7:00a.m.

College Tour to Embry-Riddle in Prescott, AZ.

Outrageous Inconvenience.

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

Communication in the Workplace

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.


Skin Cancer Facts

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.