Marketing & Events Coordinator, Brian Harris celebrates
student success at CCC Career & Tech Round-Up 2016.
Flagstaff, AZ (Sept. 28, 2017) Coconino Community College
is hosting a free Career and Tech Round-Up on Saturday, Oct. 7,
10 a.m.-2 p.m. The curriculum includes engineering, science, technology,
hospitality and other educational opportunities.
"The CTE Round-Up is one of the premier events in the area
for students to investigate career opportunities and career and
technical education and get some hands-on experience with real-time
demonstrations with people from the industry and faculty who teach
those fields," said Jeff Jones, Dean of Learning, CTE and Director
at CCC's Fourth Street Innovation Center.
The CTE Round-Up will have information sessions and activities
for the whole family. Radio remote broadcasts featuring HITS 106
and KQST "The Q" will be there with food, refreshments,
music, prizes and "The Money Machine."
Attendees can tour the campus and learn about CCC's Fourth Street
Innovation Center, visit a blood-pressure clinic, meet Trauma Hal,
a life-like mannequin used to train First Responders, manipulate
solar water heaters and solar ovens and learn about fire safety.
There will be fire trucks and gear for the kids to dress up like
real firefighters in addition to bouncy inflatables and other activities.
The event will be held at CCC's Fourth Street Innovation Center,
3000 N. Fourth St., Flagstaff. For more details, call (928) 226-4312,
(928) 526-7600, or visit our website at www.coconino.edu.
About Coconino Community College
Student success is the heart and purpose of Coconino Community College.
CCC provides affordable tuition and a wide variety of certificates
and degrees including career/technical programs with more than 50
certificate programs and two-year associate degrees in various fields
including nursing, fire science, law enforcement and business. The
award-winning CCC2NAU program provides an innovative way to smooth
a student's path toward a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona
University with tailored advisement and institutional collaboration,
including access to amenities at NAU.
Since 1991, CCC has served residents across 18,000 square miles
of Coconino County. CCC has helped create the region's skilled workforce,
which is improving overall health, safety and the economy in the
region. Today, CCC serves more than 7,500 students per year with
two campuses in Flagstaff.
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.