The 19th annual Cochise Community Creative Writing Celebration is officially accepting submissions for its annual writing contest. Participants are invited to enter the writing contest in three categories: poetry, short story (fiction) and memoir (nonfiction). In addition to cash prizes, first-place winners of the writing contest have their work published in The Mirage, Cochise College’s […]
After her little brother was diagnosed with asthma, Justine Godoy, a 27-year-old from Douglas, Arizona, decided to pursue a career in respiratory therapy (RT). A career in respiratory therapy involves learning the science of respiration or breathing. All hospital settings, including intensive care nurseries, pediatrics and even nursing homes, practice respiratory therapy methods. Godoy started […]
By J.D. Rottweiler, Ph.D. As my second term serving on the Arizona State Board of Education comes to a close, I see an unprecedented opportunity for K-12 schools and community colleges to collaborate to increase student success. The state board recently concluded the public comment period for the revision of academic standards. The topic of […]
Emails about the historical image that appeared on the back of the last “Accolade” began arriving shortly after the issue published in June. Among the first came from John Strand, who didn’t receive the magazine but whose friend Cleve Voiers (‘68) had shared the document. Strand, it turns out, was the Burt Reynolds look-alike who […]
Cochise College will be closed Thursday, November 24 through Sunday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The normal class schedule and regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, will resume Monday, November 28 at all campuses and centers.
Cochise College Adult Education is offering courses in GED preparation and English Language Acquisition that begin in January at locations across Cochise County. Registration for GED preparation courses in Sierra Vista and Douglas is going on now through the first week of January. Courses are available in all subject areas and offered in the mornings […]
Choosing a college major is one of the most difficult decisions students will face in their academic careers. That’s why Cochise College hosted Meet Your Major, an event that helps high school and college students learn about the wide array of available career programs located close to home and find the direction that’s best suited […]
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Cochise College is hosting a dance performance by the Redhouse Dancers from Tucson. The group will be performing a collection of traditional Native dances on Tuesday, November 15 from 11 to 11:45am at the Sierra Vista Campus on the lawn south of the Student Union Building. The Redhouse […]
Cochise College’s Nursing Program achieved a fully accredited status by the Arizona State Board of Nursing (AZBN). The program was also nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Cochise College gains accreditation to build pathways for nursing students, granting federal funding and state entitlement programs. Graduates from accredited nursing school programs […]
Cochise College will be closed Friday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. The normal class schedule and regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, will resume Monday, November 14 at all campuses and center.
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