It’s interesting how things change over time, some of it planned, some of it not. “Finding the Cochise College ‘way,’” read the headline on my very first column as Cochise College president, dated August 2009. That piece highlighted some things I hoped we would do, focused on what a valuable resource Cochise College already was, […]
Cochise College will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the grand opening of the Cochise College Downtown Center. The center is located in the former Sierra Vista Regional Health Center. The Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona, a non-profit organization, gifted the facility to the college last year and it effectively expanded the square-footage of the college’s […]
All Cochise College offices will be closed Monday, Aug. 15 when faculty and staff gather for convocation. The following day, the college will resume regular hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Students who wish to register early for fall classes are encouraged to visit campus before August 20 or to […]
STEM students from Cochise College are gaining the opportunity to exceed and not just in the classroom. Raul Montano and Ryan Smith, both STEM students from Cochise College, were each given a unique opportunity to venture out of Cochise County and study at renowned universities. Raul Montano came to Cochise College to study engineering and […]
As the world deals with global threats and unpredictable markets and the United States prepares for an important election, the term “creative destruction” or “disruptive innovation” has been regularly on my mind. In Forbes, contributor Adam Hartung recently applied the theory to the social climate that led to Brexit and the current U.S. presidential race. […]
Cochise College was delighted several years ago when a pair of former students – John and Rosaline Pintek – took an interest in its long-hidden collection of archaeological materials. The Pinteks helped fund the creation of two displays of locally-relevant pieces that were either donated to or excavated by the college in its early years. […]
Cochise College was ranked second best community college in Arizona, according to a study by schools.com publicized in an article on their website last month. The study ranked all 19 designated state community colleges and one tribal college in Arizona. Phoenix College took the top spot with Cochise College coming in second. The college was […]
Jamie Saari, a welding technology major from Cochise College, placed 10th in the Nation at the 2016 SkillsUSA Welding Championship this past week. The championship showcases students’ career and technical education. More than 6,000 students from across the states competed in 100 different trade, technical and leadership fields. As the president of the Cochise College […]
Cochise College will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Summer schedule and regular business hours, 7a.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday, will resume Tuesday, July 5 at all campuses and centers.
By J.D. Rottweiler, Ph.D. Like many organizations, Cochise College recognizes employees for work well done. The specific programs that are in place are the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Award and the Achieved Classified Excellence (ACE) Award. The first is connected with the College of Education at the University of Texas at […]
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