Ceremonies abound in early May at CCC

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (April 17, 2017) – As April zooms past, Coconino Community College is gearing up for the busiest time of the spring semester.


The month of May is when the spring semester wraps up and CCC hosts three ceremonies to recognize its students and newest graduates.


The first ceremony that will be taking place that week at CCC is the Student Awards Ceremony. The Student Awards Ceremony is held once a year to honor students who have reached high levels of academic achievement. It will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and will be at CCC’s Lone Tree Campus Commons.


The next day, Thursday, May 11, CCC hosts its Nursing Pinning Ceremony to honor the graduates of its nursing program. The ceremony will take place at the CCC Lone Tree Campus Commons from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.


The last event taking place is the Spring Commencement Ceremony. The Commencement Ceremony is held once a year to honor CCC’s newest graduates. Graduates will be receiving certificates or diplomas for Associate Degrees. Speakers will include student graduates Kevin Scholler and Rita Schreiner, CCC’s Part-Time Faculty of the Year, Andy Allen and Full-Time Faculty of the Year, Alan Petersen. It will take place on Friday, May 12, 2017 and will begin at 1 p.m. It will be located in CCC’s Lone Tree Campus Commons.


About Coconino Community College


Coconino Community College faculty and staff are dedicated to promoting an environment of excellence to support students. Since 1991, CCC has served residents across 18,000 square miles of Coconino County. The College has helped create the region's skilled workforce, with the goal of improving the lives of our residents through workforce development and higher education. CCC has served more than 75,000 students countywide, with two campuses in Flagstaff and an instructional site in Page.


CCC provides affordable tuition and a variety of certificates and degrees including career/technical programs with nearly 50 certificate programs and two-year associate degrees in various fields. Those fields include nursing, fire science, law enforcement and business. Additionally, CCC has programs that ease student transition to any of the three state universities.


CCC reaches out to the more rural portions of the County including Williams, the Grand Canyon/Tusayan, Page/Lake Powell, Fredonia, Tuba City and other remote areas on the Navajo, Hopi and Supai Tribal Lands. Instructional sites offer classes through online, in-person and Interactive Television classes to meet the needs of students in these rural and remote areas. Nearly 20 percent of CCC's students are Native American learners.

Monday, 17th April 2017

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