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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.

Exercise: Your Study Buddy

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

College Students Also Need an Education in Fitness

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

Student Travel Form Moves On-Line

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.