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Ducey signs law permitting four-year degrees at Arizona community colleges

Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday signed Senate Bill 1453, which allows community colleges outside of Maricopa and Pima counties to provide unlimited baccalaureate degrees and limited four-year degrees at community colleges in Arizona's two most populous counties.... Read more»

Soccer Notes

Knight Cap: FC Tucson keeper minds net for Reggae Boyz

Amal Knight came in during the second half of a friendly between Jamaica and Saudi Arabia this week and Yavapai Rough Riders coach Mike Pantalione announced his retirement.... Read more»

With demand down, first jobs tougher to come by for new nurses in Az

Nursing has long been considered a career with boundless demand, in part due to Arizona’s rapid growth, but recent years have seen a tightening job market. Experts, educators and leaders in the field of nursing point to the economic downturn, a state mandate that colleges and universities turn out more nurses and changes in the nature of health care as reasons.... Read more»

Growing a workforce: Students cultivate wine-making careeers

Launched in 2009 in collaboration with the Verde Valley Wine Consortium and the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce, the Yavapai College’s viticulture and enology program offers certificates in viticulture, focusing on the science, production and study of grapes, and in enology, the study of wine and winemaking.... Read more»

Az's colleges would pay big price for guns on campuses

If Arizona's Legislature approves a bill allowing concealed weapons on campuses, university and community college presidents who want to keep guns out of their classrooms will have to pay a hefty price. And that price tag could reach up to $10 million for Arizona's three public universities.... Read more»5

UA Wildcats softball

UA hires 4-time champ as assistant softball coach

Joining the University of Arizona softball team as an assistant coach will be four-time junior college national-champion coach Stacy Iveson.... Read more»

UA Wildcats softball

UA softball runs over Yavapai 9-4

The Arizona of Arizona women's softball team defeated the Yavapai College Rough Riders 9-4 in Sunday's fall exhibition season opener. Jennie Finch and Taryne Mowatt return to Hillenbrand on Monday night.... Read more»