Hear the Candidates for Governor: Attend the First Gubernatorial Debate in Northern Arizona, this Friday, March 7th at 6 PM. The candidates’ forum will be live at the Performing Arts Center at Prescott Campus (1100 E. Sheldon) and streamed to the Community Room (M-137) at the Verde Valley Campus (601 Black Hills Drive in Clarkdale). The focus of the debate is ‘Connecting the Dots: Education…Economic Development…Quality of Life’. Learn more about these candidates so you can become an informed voter.
Today’s inspirational story comes from Stripes.com, about an 8 year old ‘Gold Star kid’ named Myles, who made one soldier’s day. Maybe it will inspire you to 'Pay it Forward' to another? Read more at: http://www.stripes.com/blogs/stripes-central/stripes-central-1.8040/8-year-old-boy-honors-soldier-with-20-and-note-of-thanks-1.271077
If you want to expand your science knowledge, there is a new version of the television show “Cosmos” (originally featuring Carl Sagan, now featuring Neil deGrasse Tyson) that will start on Sunday, March 9th. This show will feature all sorts of exciting new developments in science and space, see more at: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/cosmos-a-spacetime-odyssey/
Reminder that the Pat Tillman Scholarship deadline is this week: March 6th – find out more at: http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/
It’s that time of year when new and continuing students need to apply for their student financial aid. Not familiar with that process? Here’s a quick lesson about the “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” (also known as FAFSA or the Pell Grant), which can help low-income students pay for tuition at accredited colleges and universities: http://youtu.be/c-23SMf5DyQ Our Veterans Upward Bound program can help Veterans apply for this funding, as well as your GI Bill Educational Benefits and college admission. Not sure of where to go or which certificate or degree to pursue? We can help with education and career planning too. If you are a Veteran in Northern Arizona, let us help get you ready for the college you want to attend.