Students, faculty excited for new Veterans Services Center

By Gregory McDowell For years, Glendale Community College has been marked for its very positive reputation for enrolling American military veterans to better themselves through education. They have recently gotten funding approval and are going through the process of get building approval so they can expand the Veterans Services Center. The facility will not change…

WLG conference offers networking opportunities

By Shelley Handley   For 10 months, nine committee members from Glendale Community College’s Women’s Leadership Group (WLG) collaborated with multiple representatives throughout the district as they created the third annual WLG conference held at GCC, March 30. The WLG is a district-wide mentoring program with campus chapters that offers employees professional development, personal growth…

Softball gains momentum toward playoffs with sweep

By Shelley Handley The Glendale Community College Lady Gaucho Softball beat down the Chandler-Gilbert Community College Coyotes in a conference doubleheader April 16. Six games left before the regional playoffs begin. Both games ended in dominant fashion for the Lady Gauchos, securing a victories of 10-2 in the first game and 11-2 in the second….

Professor Mathes awarded for creative thinking project

By Natalie Urquiza Kimberly Mathes was awarded the Maricopa Institute for Learning Research Fellowship award on March 24. Mathes is a professor at Glendale Community College, who teaches English and Creative Writing. She was awarded by the The Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (MCLI) by the Division of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs for…

Fitness Director Susie Kimball teaches variety of classes

By Mia McAllister Susie Kimball is Glendale Community Colleges Senior Fitness Director. Kimball’s main job is being the Senior Fitness Adviser but she is also involved in many other activities at GCC as well. “Susie is awesome, very wise and knowledgeable overall,” Paloma Ontiveros, a coworker of Kimball, said. Aerobics and fitness health improvement fall…