Cochise College celebrated the first gathering of the Student Veterans of America club (SVA) at the Sierra Vista campus last week. Veterans from all around Cochise County gathered in an act of support for each other and for the community. Student Veterans of America is a nationally recognized organization that has support from several major […]
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By J.D. Rottweiler, Ph.D. It would be easy to lump all community colleges into the same category. Most of the more than 1,200 such colleges offer technical training and provide an affordable foundation for students seeking to transfer to a university. But community colleges are not all the same. Their unique governance model helps distinguish […]
For the second consecutive accreditation cycle, Cochise College has received the full accreditation of 10 years from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Currently, more than 1,000 colleges and universities are affiliated with HLC. Accreditation is necessary to allow students to transfer to other institutions, give potential employers factual educational records on potential candidates, and obtain […]
Cochise College will be closed Monday, February 15 in observance of President’s Day. The normal class schedule and regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, will resume Tuesday, February 16 at all campuses and centers.
Come August, Cochise County College students may find themselves in a financial bind. Colin Shannon, a student recruiter and advisor at Cochise College, says students get stuck in these situations because plans for college are never set in stone. “Students plan on attending university, but by the time everything starts falling into place they realize […]
Copper Queen Community Hospital (CQCH) is partnering with Cochise College’s Nursing Program to provide new equipment for training simulations at our enlarged Downtown Center in Sierra Vista. This partnership is part of CQCH’s Community Health Improvement Initiative. CQCH and Cochise College’s Nursing Program already have a flourishing working relationship with CQCH participating in Cochise College’s […]
The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has ranked Cochise College as one of the nation’s 150 best community colleges. In order to identify the nation’s best community colleges and award $1 million in prize money, Cochise College and 149 other community colleges will compete for the prize funds (to be announced in fall 2016) by […]
By Dr. Joe Gilliland I am writing this in memory of Don Johnson, who recently passed away at his home in Tucson. One of the founding faculty at Cochise College, Don and his wife Cathi, who was College librarian, were residents of Bisbee, but when he joined the faculty, Don and his family made their […]
Dr. Joe Gilliland sent in this photo labeled Earth Day Tree Planting after visiting the Douglas Campus last month. One of the first faculty members, he continues to teach humanities courses occasionally, including this semester. Gilliland believes the tree was an ash planted near the Charles DiPeso Library on the Douglas Campus. Do you have […]
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