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Lizards and spiders and snakes, oh my!

Home Page - Thu, 2019-06-20 18:02
Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of sustainability stories we’ll bring you over the summer. From our burrowing owl habitat and

Juneteenth: The day the Emancipation Proclamation really took effect

Home Page - Wed, 2019-06-19 11:06
Today is Juneteenth, a holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States. Not to be confused with the Emancipation Proclamation, which was

Estrella Mountain Community College Names New President

Home Page - Mon, 2019-06-17 08:38
Current VP of Learning, Dr. Rey Rivera, to take the helm July 1  Following a comprehensive nationwide search, Estrella Mountain Community College (

EMCC thanks troops, veterans, new recruits, & first responders

Home Page - Tue, 2019-06-04 11:37
Seventy-two deployed troops, veterans, new recruits, and first responders will get well-deserved thank yous from the Estrella Mountain Community

Eat your vegetables: EMCC’s garden going gangbusters!

Home Page - Tue, 2019-06-04 09:18
Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of sustainability stories we’ll bring you over the summer. From our burrowing owl habitat and

1st-year EMCC golfer qualifies for nationals

Home Page - Mon, 2019-06-03 14:45
At the beginning of the golf season, Alea Andrade had one goal: to qualify for nationals. “From the start of the season, it was always in the

Internship helps EMCC student land job at Wells Fargo

Home Page - Wed, 2019-05-29 17:09
Amy Martinez is going places. The former Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) and current Rio Salado Community College student has already

EMCC is walking on sunshine; solar panels go live

Home Page - Wed, 2019-05-29 10:58
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of sustainability stories we’ll bring you over the summer. From our burrowing owl habitat and

Build it and they will come: Burrowing owls call EMCC home

Home Page - Fri, 2019-05-24 10:01
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of sustainability stories we’ll bring you over the summer. From our burrowing owl habitat and

Estrella Mountain’s 23rd Annual Commencement Ceremony celebrates graduates

Home Page - Fri, 2019-05-10 16:56
For many people in the Valley of the Sun, it started out just like any other typical Friday. They woke up, got ready for work, and thought about how

Twins with rare, genetic disorder to sing the national anthem at EMCC graduation

Home Page - Wed, 2019-05-08 17:04
Estrella Mountain Community College students Crystal and Candice Sipe love to sing. “Singing is something we’ve done forever,” Crystal said. “We

EMCC plays big part in high school students earning full-ride scholarships

Home Page - Wed, 2019-05-08 13:48
Hard work and dedication have paid off for Cameron Decker and Sarah Wilson. The Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center (AAEC) high school students

EMCC President and Devoted Community Leader Dr. Ernest Lara Announced Retirement

Home Page - Wed, 2019-05-08 08:31
Dr. Ernest “Ernie” Lara, who has served as president of Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) for nearly 12 years, announced his retirement in

U.S. Sen. Sinema visits EMCC’s Veterans Services, prioritizes resource center

Home Page - Wed, 2019-05-01 10:45
 Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) Veterans Services Center caught the attention of a U.S. senator. Kyrsten Sinema, who represents

It's a family affair: 2 generations graduating together

Home Page - Mon, 2019-04-29 15:49
Keenan Andrus knew he would be graduating this spring. What he didn’t know was that his grandmother would be crossing the stage, as well. “I

EMCC opens campus up for their summer Kids College

Home Page - Mon, 2019-04-29 15:21
Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) believes no one’s too old, or too young for that matter, to take college classes. While plenty of our

Talented pool floods Maricopa Student Research Conference

Home Page - Mon, 2019-04-29 10:48
Judges had their work cut out for them April 24 at the Maricopa Student Research Conference. “The research submissions were exceptional,” said Dr.

Congratulations Dr. Rivera | EMCC’s Vice President of Learning named Aspen Presidential Fellow

Home Page - Wed, 2019-04-24 09:32
Dr. Rey Rivera, Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) Vice President of Learning, has been named an Aspen Presidential Fellow. Dr. Rivera is

EMCC joins worldwide celebration of Earth Day

Home Page - Mon, 2019-04-22 13:17
Today, we pay homage to the planet we call home. Earth Day, celebrated every year on April 22, started in 1970 after its founder Gaylord Nelson

Forget the flowers, buy a brick

Home Page - Thu, 2019-04-11 08:27
Flowers may only stick around for a week or two, but bricks last a lifetime. And what better way to celebrate your Estrella Mountain Community