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The Maricopa Community Colleges and Glendale Chamber of Commerce Announce Education Concierge Partnership to Support Glendale Workforce

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) and the Glendale Chamber of Commerce announced today an Education Concierge Partnership, which will provide Chamber member organizations access to convenient, consolidated services to help their employees pursue a college education with the Maricopa Community Colleges.
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    Corporate Training News

    More than a Revenue Source

    More than a revenue source. In an era of state funding cutbacks and declining enrollments, some community colleges are finding that the corporate college model can be a great way to grow revenue. But they have many other benefits, from increasing enrollment ot encouraging philanthropy.
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    What's Next for Amazon? Workforce Development

    When you think of Amazon, a few things probably come to mind: online shopping, drone delivery, and possibly even the New York Times. But one other thing should come to mind that often gets overlooked: workforce development. Thanks to a strategic partnership with the Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR), hundreds of associates working in Arizona’s Amazon fulfillment centers are gaining access to a litany of courses to help them advance their careers—both within and outside of Amazon.
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    Corporate Training News

    Raising Talent

    By Jimmy Magahern | Photos by Tim Sealy The lobby of Maricopa Corporate College looks nothing like a traditional university admissions office. Compact as a struggling chiropractor’s waiting room, it faces a front desk papered not with curriculum booklets but with a small pile of fliers listing some of the college’s more than 300 “instructor-led online courses,” each offered 24 hours a day, with new sessions beginning each month.
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    Corporate Training News

    Maricopa Corporate College, Amazon celebrate onsite classroom

    Scottsdale based Maricopa Corporate College, members of Amazon leadership, and Arizona State Representative Diego Espinoza celebrated Wednesday, May 27, the official opening of Amazon’s new onsite classroom.

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    Corporate Training News

    Maricopa Corporate College Commits to Increasing Current Efforts Following White House Upskilling Summit

    After participating in the White House Upskilling Summit on April 24, (MCOR) president, Dr. Eugene Giovannini, has committed to increasing MCOR’s efforts to address Arizona’s workforce needs.
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    Corporate Training News

    Maricopa Corporate College president invited to White House Upskilling Summit

    Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR) president, Dr. Eugene Giovannini, has been invited to attend the White House Upskilling Summit on April 24, an event focused on achieving President Barack Obama’s vision of transforming our job training system.
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    Maricopa Corporate College President to be Featured Speaker at U.S. Conference of Mayors Event

    Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR) president, Dr. Eugene Giovannini, has been invited to speak at the United States Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council (WDC) Board Meeting on April 23-24, 2015 in Miami, FL.
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    Maricopa Corporate College announces new MCOR-IT Institute following GPEC report

    In response to the growing demand for trained IT professionals in Arizona, Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR) has launched the MCOR-IT Institute to provide individuals with the skills necessary to secure a position in the fast-growing technology industry.
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    Corporate Training News

    Not your typical job training

    Maricopa Corporate College (Arizona) runs like a business. Plain and simple.
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    Corporate Training News

    Maricopa Corporate College president to be featured panelist at U.S. Conference of Mayors event

    Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR) president, Dr. Eugene Giovannini, has been invited to participate in a panel at the United States Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council (WDC) Board Meeting on September 21, 2015 in Washington D.C.
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    Engaging Students for Success: Cengage Learning, Maricopa Corporate College, and Smart Horizons Career Online Education Participate in White House College Opportunity Summit

    President Obama, the First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Biden Convene Nation’s Education Leaders to Focus on Increasing College Opportunities for First-Generation, Low-income and Underrepresented Students New Partnership—Greater Phoenix Collective Impact Network—Responds to Crisis of Disconnected Youth
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    Maricopa Colleges provide custom teaching for limited language workers

    Where there are gaps in business training, Maricopa Community Colleges is ready to fill in the training with programs from the new Maricopa Corporate College and Rio Salado College.

    The two higher education institutions are offering context-based training customized for business needs.

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    NACCE Names President of Maricopa Corporate College to Board

    National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges, has announced the appointment of Dr. Eugene Giovannini to its board of directors. Dr. Giovannini is president of Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR) in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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    Maricopa Corporate College – Closing Skills Gaps and Expanding Horizons in Scottsdale

    Maricopa Corporate College (MCOR) is the newest institution of the Maricopa Community College District (MCCCD), established to address the needs of our local workforce and provide market-relevant, customized training solutions and educational programs for employers. MCOR engages employers and industry associations to assess and deliver custom workforce solutions to close the skills gap that has long been an issue for valley businesses.
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    Back in Business

    Maricopa joins a growing number of community colleges in finding new revenue by selling job training to large corporations.