Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Environmental Technology Center named District Innovation of the Year

The Environmental Technology Center (ETC) was selected as Maricopa County Community College District's 2013-14 Innovation of the Year. The ETC is a two-acre outdoor learning laboratory that gives students experiential learning opportunities to explore the importance of carrying capacities in relation to human population and local ecosystems. The ETC is available to all programs, individuals and the community for learning activities related to its mission.

The following individuals were honored at the MCCCD Innovation of the Year Award Ceremony on April 30 for their role in the creation and success of the ETC. Tom Foster, business and computing studies; Kelly Hiett, biology; Paul Petrequin, history, Milos Podmanik, mathematics; Yvonne Reineke, creative writing and literature; Chris Schnick, composition, creative writing, and literature; Roy Schiesser, science; Kendra Stanger, ETC student coordinator; Greg Swan, business and computing studies.

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