community colleges

Yavapai County

Yavapai College welcomes new Associate Dean of Science, Math and Adult Basic Education

Cloning saguaro cactuses with eighth graders, earning a Ph.D. in zoology, teaching genetics, authoring science books and developing a patent for an antibody kit are just some of the highlights of Dr. William Perry Baker’s distinguished career rooted in community college. Baker is making a triumphant return to his roots as the new Associate Dean

Community Colleges in Arizona

Yavapai College leads a consortium of eight Arizona community colleges with $2 million in shared grant funds to battle pricey textbook costs

Through a $2 million shared grant from the U.S. Department of Education Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, Yavapai College is leading a consortium of eight Arizona community colleges to develop Open Educational Resources, or OERs, to reduce the amount of money students must spend on textbooks. In June 2021, the Open Textbooks for

Yavapai College

National Association honors three at Yavapai College for leadership, initiative, innovation

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has honored three Yavapai College innovators with its annual leadership and professional awards. The organization representing elected and appointed governors of 1,100 community colleges nationwide earlier this month announced that 17-year YC Governing Board member and seven-time Board Chair Ray Sigafoos has been awarded the 2022 Pacific Regional


Governor Ducey Focuses on Quality Education, School Choice, Skills-Based Training

Governor Doug Ducey celebrated School Choice Week by focusing on education options and resources, and building on the commitments he made in his recent State of the State Address to Arizona lawmakers. “If you want to see a governor’s values, take a look at a governor’s budget,” Governor Ducey said in an interview Wednesday with Telemundo about

Health Care educators

Diagnosing Our Future: Yavapai College Health Summit envisions the next generation of care in Yavapai County

Growing rural communities versus overwhelmed rural Health Care systems. The expansion of medical education versus the escalating needs of an aging population. The vast potential of new technologies, new personnel and delivery innovations set against the constraints of logistics, bureaucracy and time. These were the issues studied by community, medical and education leaders last Friday,