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logo_yavapaicollegePrescott AZ (May 15, 2014) – Students and taxpayers appear to be getting their money’s worth from community colleges in general and Yavapai College in particular, according to the latest data from Economic Modeling Specialists International. Read More→

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logo_yavapaicollegeCottonwood AZ (May 7, 2014) – Yavapai College’s Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) honored the academic achievements of 18 Yavapai College students at CTEC’s annual recognition event held April 25 at the Yavapai College Prescott campus.

Katy Welch, an electronics student who lives in Cottonwood, received the President’s Award for Excellence. Jeanne L. Miller, a Prescott resident in the administration of justice program, received the Vice President’s Award for Academic Excellence. Both were also honored as the outstanding students in their respective programs. Read More→

logo_yavapaicollegeVerde Valley AZ (May 1, 2014) – The public is invited to review the Yavapai College District’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal year in preparation for the May 13th YC District Governing Board (DGB) meeting when DGB members will discuss and vote on the budget. The budget is posted on the Yavapai College web site at and will be published as a Public Notice in the Daily Courier (May 3), Verde Independent (May 7) and Camp Verde Bugle (May 7). Read More→

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logo_yavapaicollegeClarkdale AZ (April 15, 2014) – Yavapai College celebrates its third year planting grape vines at the Verde Valley campus in Clarkdale on Saturday, May 3, beginning at 8:00 a.m. The public is invited to join this day of community service and fun, as the young vines are planted in the student-run vineyard at the Southwest Wine Center. Read More→

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logo_yavapaicollegeClarkdale AZ (April 1, 2014) – The Yavapai College Fire Academy/EMT program, in conjunction with numerous local agencies and organizations, will conduct a mass casualty incident drill on Saturday, April 5, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus in Clarkdale. Read More→

logo_yavapaicollegeClarkdale AZ (March 28, 2014) – It took a wellspring of personal resolve and a boost from the Verde Valley community for Cottonwood resident Rebecca “Jade” McCullough to keep her academic career on track. 

Serious health challenges and the rigors of living as a twenty-something single mother put McCullough’s quest for higher education and a better life on the back burner.  Fortunately, providence intervened in the form of The Sedona Women organization.  The community support group granted McCullough the Helen Wolfe Scholarship for women who have experienced a lapse in education. Read More→

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logo_arizonascitechClarkdale AZ (March 19, 2014) – The Yavapai College Verde Valley campus hosts the Verde Valley SciTech Festival Expo on Friday, March 28 from 5 to 9 p.m. The Expo, which is free and open to the public, is an extension of the statewide Arizona SciTech Festival, held annually in February and March. The event celebrates science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and features a variety of exhibitions, workshops, expos and tours across the state to underscore how STEM will influence Arizona for the next century. Read More→

logo_leaguewomenvotersVerde Valley AZ (March 13, 2014) – The conversation continues with the League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley’s second forum on Yavapai College’s Master Plan and Capital Improvements. The forum will be held from 7:00 to 8:30 pm on Thursday, March 20 at the Sedona Public Library.

The speakers will be Clint Ewell, Vice President, Finance & Administrative Services at Yavapai College and Herald Harrington, member of Yavapai College’s Board of Governor and Board Spokesperson. Al Filardo, the recently appointed member of the Board of Governors will also be in attendance. Read More→

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logo_yavapaicollegeEffort Fosters Local Entrepreneurial Spirit

Clarkdale AZ (March 6, 2014) – Over the past six months, Yavapai College has greatly increased its business assistance presence in the Verde Valley.  During September 2013, the Yavapai College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) began reestablishing contact with the Verde Valley business community to determine the services needed to support entrepreneurship and business expansion. Read More→

logo_yavapaicollegeFirst Teaching Winery in Southwest U.S. Moves Closer to Completion

Clarkdale AZ (March 4, 2014) – After two months of construction, the exterior structure of the Southwest Wine Center on the Yavapai College Verde Valley campus has been completed.

According to Tom Beveridge, FCI Constructors project superintendent, the building’s interior concrete slab will be placed this week with framing and electrical/plumbing work to follow.  “The roof and exterior finishing will begin later this month with a targeted final completion date of June 13.  The site’s “Gabion” rock wall systems which use steel cages filled with native stones are also nearing completion.” Read More→