Sunday, July 28, 2013
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
|K. Rodriguez is one of many artists featured in the|
Spring 2013 issue of The Gila River Review.
Take a look.
Monday, July 22, 2013
Jacob Dehne had tried his luck in two NDGA Match Play tournaments before this year’s edition at Riverwood Golf Course.
“It was not good,” Dehne said with a laugh. “I didn’t even make the championship flight either time.”
But the extra rounds Dehne got to play this year while enrolled at Arizona’s Chandler-Gilbert Community College obviously have helped his game.
The 19-year-old Century High School graduate not only qualified for the championship flight on Friday, he won his first two matches, advancing to the quarterfinals. Read the full story.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
|CGCC graduate Jennifer Smestad is a Miss America|
contestant after being crowned Miss Arizona in June.
Read the full story.
Monday, July 8, 2013
"Linda Lujan, president and chief executive officer of Chandler-Gilbert Community College, often shares her life story at orientations for re-entering students.
She tells them how she became pregnant at 17 and married and dropped out of high school. She talks about the minimum-wage jobs she worked while raising four children. And she tells the story of how she drove into the parking lot of her Denver-area community college, drove out and then finally worked up her courage to go into the building, meet the advisers and start college at age 30.
“It’s amazing how many students say, ‘Me, too! I came, and I drove away. I was too frightened to go in,’” Lujan says.
Today Lujan oversees a college that has three campuses and more than 19,000 students."
Read the full article.