Military Veteran Resources and Updates

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Arizona College is thankful to all Veterans, especially to those Veterans who have chosen to attend Arizona College to achieve their educational goals.  We are continually evaluating our services and process available to better serve our Veteran students with resources both on and off campus.  Mr. Dennis Hobgood is our Agency Director, and he is the contact for any student Veteran that might need some assistance or has any questions.

Congressewomen Kyrsten Sinema visits Arizona College Mesa Campus

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On February 18th, 2014, Ms. Sinema visited our Mesa campus, which is located in her District #9.  As an adjunct instructor at Arizona State University and a former social worker, she understands the value of education and the importance of schools like Arizona College.  Ms. Sinema took a tour of the college and spent some time talking with several Arizona College students.  The students discussed their backgrounds, why they enrolled in school, and why they chose to attend Arizona College.  Afterwards, she attended a luncheon with several local Career College Executives, hosted by Arizona College.  She led an engaging discussion about education policy and other subjects that are affecting the state of Arizona.

Music Therapy Helping Premature Babies?

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Have you ever heard of Music Therapy?  According to American Music Therapy Association, “Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program. Music Therapy is an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals. After assessing the strengths and needs of each client, the qualified music therapist provides the indicated treatment including creating, singing, moving to, and/or listening to music.”

National Wise Health Care Month

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Did you know that February is National Wise Health Care Consumer Month?  Healthcare is a service that all people at some point in their life have experienced.  We are all very good at consuming, but most of us are not as good about doing research when it comes to our own health or healthcare providers, as we should be.  According to the American Institute for Preventative Medicine, the average American spends more time researching car purchases and new appliances, than they do choosing their doctors and health care plans!

Meet Cheryl Kindred, Campus Director at Arizona College

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Arizona College is pleased to introduce Cheryl Kindred, as Campus Director for the Glendale campus.  In this new role, Ms. Kindred will have responsibility for the administration and oversight of the Education, Financial Aid, Career Services, and Student Services areas across the Glendale campus.  Please take a moment to get to know our Campus Director! Ms. Kindred brings 20 years of education experience to our organization, including prior roles as Campus Director, Director of Operations, Director of Education and Director of Student Services for organizations such as Brookline College, Everest College, Westwood College and Sanford-Brown College. Ms. Kindred has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Southern Illinois University.  She has extensive experience with accrediting bodies including ACICS, ABHES, and ACCSC and was an accreditation site evaluator for ACICS. We are very excited to have Ms. Kindred joining the Arizona College team! Are you interested in the Medical field? Contact Arizona College…