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Night of Opportunities shares college resources with the Hispanic community

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Join Chandler-Gilbert Community College as they host the 2nd annual Night of Opportunities, an open house focused on connecting our Hispanic community with college resources. The tailored open house will offer current and incoming students along with their families, information on a variety of available resources including the enrollment process, financial aid, career services, and scholarships opportunities.

Whether students are looking to earn an associate degree, getting a head start on a bachelor’s degree, or seeking workforce training, CGCC is ready to equip students with the tools necessary to pursue a higher education. At $85 per credit hour for in county residents, CGCC offers affordable tuition, world-class faculty, small class sizes, and innovative programs that are 75% less than most other Arizona Universities. A leader of higher education in the East Valley, CGCC’s three campuses offer convenient on-line, hybrid, and evening classes, 90+ degrees and certificates, and 40+ university partners to make transferring credits seamless.

Who: Chandler-Gilbert Community College hosts Night of Opportunities, an open house where bilingual staff are ready to provide information on college resources.

What: Night of Opportunities Open House

When: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, 6 – 8 p.m.

Where: Pecos Campus, 2626 E. Pecos Road, Chandler, AZ 85225, Student Center

Why: “Night of Opportunities allows students and their families to explore and leverage the college’s resources, giving them a pathway to success and putting them on track to degree completion,” said Felicia Ramirez-Perez, Dean of Enrollment services at CGCC. “It is a way to connect future Hispanic students and their families to the college.” By 2020, two-thirds of Arizona jobs will require some type of post-secondary education. Currently, only 20% of Arizona’s Hispanic residents age 24-to-64 have obtained an associate’s degree or better.

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For more information, please contact, Raquel Gonzales at 480-726-4164 or

About Chandler-Gilbert Community College

CGCC offers 60-degree programs and certificates in some of today’s most in-demand career fields. Students can complete their studies and head directly into the workforce or transfer to a four-year university. Transfer partnerships with the three state universities as well as with many out-of-state universities make it easy and convenient for students to complete their bachelor’s degree. CGCC also offers a variety of alternative delivery courses including online and hybrid each semester. Whether they are on campus or online, classes are taught by award-winning, nationally recognized faculty who are focused on ensuring the success of our students. to learn more visit, CGCC’s website.