Responding to Community Needs: Education & Job Training
In 2004, the voters of Maricopa County authorized the Maricopa Community Colleges to undertake a $951 million long-term capital program to keep pace with the valley's education and training needs.
See what we did:
What 2004 Bond Funds Allowed Us to Do
Construct New Buildings
that benefit our students and the community
Focus on workforce development and STEM
Offering students ways to easily transfer from community college to universities
Expand community education programswith improved infrastructure supporting continuing education and other programs
Improve Physical Facilities
so we can expand to support students in the future
Respond to Population Growth
through new locations and land purchases
GCC NorthHappy Valley & 61st Ave.
PVCC Black Mountain YMCACave Creek Rd. & Carefree Hwy.
RIO AvondaleDysart Rd. & Van Buren St.
Turner & Southern80 acres, $5.01 million
Grand & 203rd Ave90 acres, $6.01 million
1480 S Hohokam6,800 sq ft, 2.5 acres, $14.4 million
to provide better service, secure records and reduce our carbon footprint
Large Scale Appssuch as SIS and CIMS
Instructional Technologyclassroom technology more online classes, online library
Sustainability Initiativessuch as ePayments, self service and online communication investments
Partner with Communities
joining forces to serve our community members
South Mountain Community Library
A resource-sharing partnership between SMCC and Phoenix Public Library to provide South Mountain community college students and the local community access to a 50,000 square foot public library.