Education Briefs

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New educational alliance established

EDUCATION BRIEFS Anthem College wins ecology grant Governor Brewer vetoes education savings program expansion The University of Phoenix has announced a partnership with the Maricopa Community Colleges that will provide new educational opportunities in manufacturing, healthcare, business and hospitality.  Through the new partnership, the University of Phoenix and the Maricopa Community Colleges will work with […]

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UA awarded national grant

EDUCATION BRIEFS Discounted eye exams Scholarships benefit Hispanic students The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the University of Arizona (UA) have received a three-year, $600,000 grant from the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) to study targeted cancer therapies. The grant will enable TGen and the UA to continue its NFCR Center for Targeted […]

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Scholarships benefit Hispanic students

EDUCATION BRIEFS Discounted eye exams UA awarded national grant AAA is once again helping Hispanic students say, “yes we can,” to a college education. With its Sí se puede Scholarship, the club is awarding five $1,000 scholarships to outstanding Hispanic high school seniors who will attend an Arizona college or university beginning in the fall […]

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Discounted eye exams

EDUCATION BRIEFS Scholarships benefit Hispanic students UA awarded national grant The Midwestern University Eye Institute, located at 19389 N. 59th Avenue in Glendale, has announced a revised pricing structure for eye examinations that lowers patient costs approximately in half, compared with traditional fees. A comprehensive new-patient exam will cost $35, a significant savings over customary […]

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Free online classes

Phoenix Public Library offers free online classes

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Education caballero-style

Experience Wickenburg with the Desert Botanical Garden

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Military friendly school

Brown Mackie College System of Schools makes it to List of Military Friendly Schools

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Grant for veterans

EDUCATION BRIEFS Schoolhouse goes green Nominate a mom Thunderbird School of Management alum Merle Hinrichs recently donated a $100,000 grant to fund veteran scholarships at the school. A 1965 graduate of Thunderbird, Hinrichs and his wife promised the grant as a way to get more veterans access to the Glendale school’s programs.  “Thunderbird students are […]

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Schoolhouse goes green

EDUCATION BRIEFS Grant for veterans Nominate a mom Roadrunner Elementary School in Phoenix is the first of 18 schools nationwide to be part of the Green Schoolhouse Series (GSHS) that creates environmentally sustainable and LEED Platinum-certified facilities. GSHS, in collaboration with CAUSE AND EFFECT Evolutions and Washington Elementary School District, broke ground on the first […]

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Nominate a mom

EDUCATION BRIEFS Schoolhouse goes green Grant for veterans Do you know a mom who inspires you with her attitude or by getting involved in her local community? Perhaps she has defied the odds.  The Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is looking to highlight some exceptional moms. A nationwide search was launched by Lucille […]