A.T. Still University’s marketing campaign, “Diversity Means More Than Hue at ATSU,” received an honorable mention at the Cynopsis Media Social Good Awards in New York on March 2. The campaign is a multi-channel initiative integrating print, video, and online platforms to highlight ATSU’s commitment to diversity in education, while encouraging students from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds to consider a health sciences career. ATSU collaborated with FabCom, a marketing agency based in Scottsdale to develop the initiative, according to a press release.
ATSU has a campus at 5850 E. Still Circle in Mesa and 800 W. Jefferson St. in Kirksville, Missouri.
Leading Edge Academy will be hosting two teacher job fairs this spring, one at the Gilbert campus for positions throughout the network and another at the Maricopa location focusing on hiring for that campus specifically. The job fair will occur at the Gilbert campus (717 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert 85233) 2-6 p.m. Thursday, March 30; […]
The Arizona Board of Education’s current math competency requirements that serve as a guide for the promotion of eighth grade students will remain the same for now, after a bill designed to add additional provisions died before reaching the House Appropriations Committee. HB 2473, introduced by state Republican Rep. Michelle Udall of Mesa, would have […]
Local elementary schools, including Gateway Polytechnic Academy, 5149 S. Signal Butte Road in Mesa, are joining the East Valley Recycling Alliance, Bashas’, Trex and Right Away Disposal to “Bench the Bag.” Students at participating schools are collecting plastic bags through April 12 to help divert plastic bags from landfills. Area residents can help local students […]
A new kind of private preschool is opening in Mesa at the end of February. Organic Beginnings Preschool, 521 N. Alma School Road, is a private, nature-based preschool, according to a press release. “Our new preschool caters to families looking to give their children the most natural and wholesome preschool experience before they enter Kindergarten,” Greg […]
One principal in the Mesa Unified School District fears school choice will affect public school funding but believes potential competition between schools is good. Greg Milbrandt, principal of Mountain View High School in Mesa, says he doesn’t have any issues with students being provided more options in education and believes that, “choice is good, it […]
The governing board honored six outstanding Mesa Public Schools students at the Jan. 10 board meeting. Students from Mesa High, Eisenhower Center for Innovation and Field, Highland Arts, Roosevelt and Taft elementary schools have been named January students of the month. The Mesa Public Schools Student of the Month program gives the district the opportunity to […]
AAA Arizona is calling for nominations from Maricopa and Pima counties for its 10th annual Crossing Guard of the Year award. Each winning school and guard will receive $500. “Crossing guards protect our children each and every day as they travel to and from school – a service that often goes unappreciated and unnoticed,” Stephanie […]
Mesa Community College’s Veterinary Technology program may provide medical care for Maricopa County Animal Care and Control
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on Jan. 11 will vote on an agreement with Mesa Community College’s Veterinary Technology program, as part of its educational modules, to provide diagnostic and medical attention such as dental procedures, spay and neuter and grooming on an as-needed basis to specifically selected animals from Maricopa County Animal Care […]