Building a dynasty: Paradise Valley wins NJCAA National Championship

A National Championship is returning to Paradise Valley Community College as the women’s soccer team built its dynasty further with its third National Junior College Athletic Association championship in seven years. The top-seeded Pumas capped off their undefeated season (25–0–1) with a 3–1 win over Tyler Junior College to win the NJCAA title Saturday, Nov. 19 in Melbourne, Fla.

Powerful PVCC soccer player leads team to perfect season

Every time Paradise Valley Community College forward Jamie Iurato walked off the soccer pitch, she usually had reason to celebrate. Moving on from the PVCC Pumas to Dixie State University the talented athlete is looking to set new goals after a record-shattering season. Eleven times this fall, Iurato has netted multiple goals in a match, tallying a hat trick, scoring three or more goals in a match eight times and reaching a season-high of five goals in a match.

Learning-disabled students receive support to succeed at PVCC

Twenty-four Maricopa Community College students now will receive personalized mentoring and academic support from NorthBridge College Success Program. This unique opportunity is part of a pilot program funded by the Ellis Center for Educational Excellence, a support organization of the Arizona Community Foundation. The NorthBridge Maricopa Pilot will support these students, who have learning disabilities (Dyslexia, ADHD, ASD, and processing disorders), at Glendale and Paradise Valley Community Colleges, according to a press release.

PVCC pilot program to aid students with learning disabilities

Twenty-four Maricopa Community College students now will receive personalized mentoring and academic support from NorthBridge College Success Program. This opportunity is part of a pilot program funded by the Ellis Center for Educational Excellence, a support organization of the Arizona Community Foundation, according to a press release. The NorthBridge Maricopa Pilot will support these students, who have learning disabilities (Dyslexia, ADHD, ASD, and processing disorders), at Glendale and Paradise Valley Community Colleges, the release stated. Each student will meet weekly with a NorthBridge mentor, who will help them adjust to the rigors of college work and improve their executive functioning and study skills.

Maricopa County recorder unveils recording kiosk at Paradise Valley Community College

At 10 a.m. on Aug. 12, Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell will unveil the agency’s eighth Digital Recording Kiosk, located in north Phoenix. The event will take place at Paradise Valley Community College, in the Q building located at N. 32nd St. and Grovers Ave., in Phoenix. “Our Digital Recording Kiosks offer unparalleled convenience to Maricopa County Residents, and we are delighted to partner with the Paradise Valley Community College to provide the service in a new convenient location,” stated Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell, in a press release. The Digital Recording Kiosks are unique to Maricopa County, and the first of their kind in the nation, the release stated.