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Yavapai College Honors Gettysburg Address Sesquicentennial

One of the only two confirmed photos of Abraham Lincoln (circled) at Gettysburg, taken about noon, just after Lincoln arrived and some three hours before the speech. Sedona AZ (October 18, 2013) – In recognition of the 150 year anniversary (sesquicentennial) of the Gettysburg Address, Yavapai College will host a free symposium the week of November 12 through 17, 2013, at both its Prescott and... 

Yavapai College Names New Vice President

Stuart Blacklaw, Ph.D. hired as Yavapai College vice president of instruction and student services Sedona AZ (September 24, 2013) - Yavapai College has hired Stuart Blacklaw, Ph.D. as its new vice president of instruction and student services. Blacklaw replaces Dr. Greg Gillespie who accepted a job as president of Ventura Community College in California this summer. Blacklaw is scheduled to start at... 

Eye on Sedona Cultural Park

This Eye on Sedona Cultural Park article was written by Mayor Rob Adams and submitted by the City of Sedona staff. Sedona AZ (May 21, 2013) – The Sedona Cultural Park – rising from the ashes? One of the most frequent questions that I have been asked during the last several years is, “What is the status of the Sedona Cultural Park?” In order to answer that question, I would like to provide... 

Yavapai College $69.5 Million Bond Projects Near Completion

Sedona AZ (May 10, 2013) – Yavapai College is nearing successful completion of all projects funded under the $69.5 million Yavapai College General Obligations Bond Issuance of November 2000. Yavapai County residents voted in 2000 to approve a $69.5 million bond to facilitate renovations and new construction, outlined in the district’s 2000 Campus Master Plan, which will be completed this... 

Yavapai College Celebrates Annual Commencement

Sedona AZ (April 27, 2013) – Yavapai College will hold five separate commencement ceremonies this spring as more than 1,230 students receive degrees or certificates during its forty-third year of commencement ceremonies. The public is invited to join in celebrating the accomplishments of these students. Yavapai College promotes the ideal that acknowledging one’s achievements, the hard work... 

SFD Bike Rodeo Day at Big Park School

Sedona AZ (April 25, 2013) – Spring is a time for outdoor activities and a favorite with children is bicycle riding. The Sedona Fire District and Don Nelms Farmers Insurance Agency invite students at Big Park Community School to bring their bikes to school on May 3, 2013, to participate in the annual Bike Rodeo. This fun safety event rotates between the two elementary schools in Sedona, and for... 

Yavapai College Expands Community Education Programming

Clarkdale AZ (February 12, 2013) – The Yavapai College Verde campus Community Education Coordinator, Nancy Gottschalk, announces a new selection of engaging non-credit courses for the community. Classes begin in March 2013. “Fresh programming brings more excitement, interest and opportunities to the community,” Gottschalk explained. “The new classes we’re offering reflect the interests... 

Sedona City Council Gives $28K to Mayor’s Committee

Sedona Arizona Sedona AZ (January 14, 2013) – Warren Woodward, City of Sedona resident and taxpayer, in a SedonaEye.com Letter to the Editor writes an opinion of recent Sedona City Council volunteer commission appropriation decisions: …Just last November 30, 2012, Sedona’s overpaid city manager issued a 7-page Budget Memo that contained statements and phrases like: “To continue... 

Leakey Presents African Safari Slide Show

Kenyan elephant herd Prescott AZ (January 7, 2013) - Lynne Leakey will guide a Yavapai College EDventures tour to Kenya later this year and, to encourage interest in the tour, she is presenting a free slide show of her extensive African experiences at 10:00 in the morning on Saturday, January 19, 2013. The Yavapai College Prescott campus showing, 1100 East Sheldon Street, requires reservations... 

OLLI Lunch and Learn with Chris Spheeris

Sedona AZ (October 14, 2012) - Want to know the secrets behind the extraordinary creativity of renowned Sedona artist and performer, Chris Spheeris? Want to get up close and personal to find out what he is feeling, thinking, and doing when his music, art, and writing come to life? Spheeris will share his approach to expressing creative essence at Lunch and Learn, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute... 
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