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Defining a Cultural Shift in Education

Technology integrates everyday life, transforming the way people learn, adapt, create solutions and work together. As education continues to prepare children to achieve the American dream, digital innovations inspire problem solving through iterative and collaborative learning. Today’s students represent “a generation of kids who don’t know that the world existed before Google, laptops, smart phones […]

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ERAU Annual Economic Impact Measured in the Millions

A jaw-dropping economic impact estimated at more than $214 million annually in Yavapai County? And $278 million in Arizona? All because of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University? That was the response by some who first heard the results of an economic impact study about ERAU’s Prescott campus. Such findings were revealed in a research report called, “Comprehensive […]

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Fast-Track Management Courses Offered

Yavapai College’s Fast-Track Management Program has late-start courses geared toward working adults for professional development beginning Oct. 17. Students can take one course or earn a Management Certificate with eight courses, build managerial skills, confidence and professional recognition with the Yavapai College Management Certificate program. Online courses in a seven-week format with optional on-campus sessions are provided. The program […]

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Emphasis on NAU Expansion of Programs to Meet Student and Employer Needs

Citing recent empirical research results, Northern Arizona University President Rita Hartung Cheng received enthusiastic response as she announced that the university would aggressively expand its program offerings at the NAU-Yavapai campus in Prescott Valley. Cheng presented study results to the Prescott Valley Town Council in a meeting on Aug. 18. “As you can see, we […]

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ERAU Business Students Shine Among Nation’s Brightest

Quad Cities businesses or organizations looking for exceptional business talent do not have to look far. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) business students have proven themselves again, coming out on top in the prestigious National Leadership Conference competition, and demonstrating why recruiters come to campus to search for talent. In performances that pitted ERAU against other […]

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Garden Party Grows Support for Education

Amidst perennials and pine trees, Watters Garden Center was the scene of a lively auction that raised funds for the Prescott Unified School District summer math and reading programs. Watters owner and Prescott Frontier Rotary Club member Ken Lain says the club brought in $36,000 at the annual Grapes 4 Grades party through donations, sponsorships, […]

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NAU Emphasizing Commitment, Presence in Prescott Valley

New and returning students will find several changes at the Northern Arizona University regional campus in Prescott Valley when classes begin Aug. 29. NAU President Rita Hartung Cheng recently announced that the university not only will continue but also will enhance its commitment to Prescott Valley’s Strategic Economic Development plan focusing on business development, education […]

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Local Students Earn Academic Scholarships

Eleven Yavapai County students representing seven different communities each received a $1,900 scholarship from the Education Scholarship Endowment-Yavapai County during a May 6 luncheon at Hassayampa Inn in Prescott. In all, $20,900 went to winning students. All 11 anticipate careers in area schools once they complete their degrees, said Robert St. Clair, ESEYC president. Recipients […]

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