GCC General Catalog 2005-2006
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General Catalog 2005-2006

Indexes

Administration and Faculty

Maricopa County Community College
District Governing Board Members

  • Donald Campbell, Ph.D. service 1983 - 2006
  • Ed Contreras, B.S. service 1995 - 2006
  • Scott Crowley, A.A.S. service 2004 - 2008
  • Linda B. Rosenthal, M.A. service 1980 - 2008
  • Jerry D. Walker, M.S. service 2005 - 2010

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District Administration

  • Rufus Glasper, Ph.D. Chancellor
  • Paul A. Elsner, Ph.D. Chancellor Emeritus
  • Ronald D. Bleed, M.B.A. Vice Chancellor, Information Technologies
  • Steven Helfgot, Ed.D. Vice Chancellor, Student Development and Community Affairs
  • Pete Kushibab, J.D. Acting Vice Chancellor, Human Resources
  • Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph.D. Acting Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
  • Debra Thompson, M.P.A. Vice Chancellor, Business Services
  • Maria Hesse, M.Ed. President, Chandler-Gilbert
  • Homero Lopez, Ph.D. President, Estrella Mountain
  • Eugene Giovannini, Ed.D. President, GateWay
  • Phillip D. Randolph, Ed.D. President, Glendale
  • Larry Christiansen, Ed.D. President, Mesa
  • Mary Kathryn Kickels, Ed.D. President, Paradise Valley
  • Anna Solley, Ed.D. Acting President, Phoenix
  • Linda M. Thor, Ed.D. President, Rio Salado
  • Arthur W. DeCabooter, Ed.D. President, Scottsdale
  • Kenneth Atwater, Ph.D. President, South Mountain
  • John Underwood, M.A. Ed. Director, Maricopa Skill Center
  • Adolfo Gámez, B.S. Director, Southwest Skill Center

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Glendale Community College Administration

Randolph, Phillip D. (2002)
President
B.A., M.A., Arizona State University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University. Glendale Community College 1972-1988, President, GateWay Community College 1988-2000, Vice Chancellor, MCCCD 2000-2002.

Abel, Jean Ann (1988)
Vice President, Instruction
B.A., M.A., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Sherman, Connie Stafford (2004)
Vice President, Administrative Services
B.B.A., M.B.A., California State University, Stanislaus; M.B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Kimmens, Randall M. (1998)
Dean, Instruction Business and Technology
A.A., William Rainey Harper College; B.S., Illinois State University; M.A., Western State College; Graduate study: University of Colorado, Arizona State University.tate University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University.

White, Donna (1982)
Dean, Student Life
A.G.S., Glendale Community College; B.A., M.A., Ottawa University.

Waltrip, John R. (1966)
President Emeritus
B.S., Millikin University; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Sanchez, Alberto R. (1986)
Vice President, Student Affairs
B.A., Arizona State University; Diploma, M.Litt. in Social Anthropology, University of Oxford, England; Graduate Study, Stanford University.

Jeffery, Charles F. (1995)
Dean, Institutional Planning
B.S., Oregon State University; M.A., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Massal, Mary Lou (1968)
Dean, Enrollment Services
A.A., Glendale Community College; B.S., Arizona State University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University.

Vacant
Dean, Instruction
Arts, Sciences and General Education

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Glendale Community College Faculty

(The year printed beside each name indicates the year full-time teaching assignment began at GCC.)

Abraham, James T. (2000)
Foreign Languages
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Platteville; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ph.D., University of Arizona. Glendale Community College since 1998.

Acosta, Rosemary T. (2004)
Counseling
B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University; Post Grad Certificate - Counseling, Ottawa University. Mesa Community College 1990-2002, Chandler Gilbert Community College 2002-2004.

Albury, Robert T. (1989)
Chair, Performing Arts/Music
A.A., Miami-Dade Community College; B.M., Florida State University; M.M., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Alexander, Stephanie J. (2001)
English
B.A., University of Nevada, Reno; M.A.T.E.S.L., University of Nevada, Reno. Glendale Community College since 1996.

Arnoldt, Carmela B. (1992)
English
B.A., Molloy College; M.A., Queens College, CUNY, New York.

Austin, Linda A. (1990)
English/German
M.A., M.A., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

Avila, Laura E. (2001)
Nutrition
B.A., St. Mary’s University; M.S., Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Barner, Carol J. (1990)
Computer Science/Mathematics
B.S., B.S., Oregon State University; M.S., University of Hawaii, Manoa; Graduate study in Bioinformatics: Arizona State University.

Barstack, Renee (1996)
English
B.S., Indiana University; M.A., Ed.D., Arizona State University. MCCCD since 1981.

Bednorz, Joseph E. (1997)
Counseling
B.S., M.A.Ed., Northern Arizona University; Graduate study: Capella University, Minneapolis, MN.

Beene, Holly McKinzie (1975) Communication
B.A., LaVerne College; M.S., University of Southern California; M.A., Ph.D., Fielding Institute.

Bird, Brian (2002)
Mathematics
B.S., University of California, Irvine; M.N.S., Arizona State University.

Bohlender, Larry A. (1994)
Chair, English/Journalism/Reading
B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.A., Northern Arizona University.

Bonnell, William R. (2003)
Mathematics
B.A., University of Wyoming; M.A.T., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Western Michigan University.

Bowker, Robert (1987)
Biology
B.S., Jacksonville University; M.A., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Brandt-Williams, Ann (1984)
Psychology
B.S.N., Purdue University; M.A., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Brenner, Douglas (2002)
Communication
B.A., Westmar College; M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.Ed., Arizona State University.

Brooker, Rodney R. (1987)
Business and Information Technology
B.S., M.B.A., Arizona State University; M.S., Golden Gate University; Graduate study: U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, National Defense University, Northern Arizona University; C.P.A., Arizona; C.B.M. (Association of Professionals in Business Management).

Brooks, Janet (2002)
Business and Information Technology
B.A., New York University; M.L.S., University of Arizona.

Brown, Paul (2002)
Administration of Justice Studies
B.A., Ottawa University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University.

Brown, Philip J. (2004)
Business and Information Technology
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University; M.S.M., Georgia Institute of Technology.

Burk, Nanci M. (2000)
Communication
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; Graduate study: Ph.D. Program, Fielding Graduate Institute.

Byler, Tillie (1992)
Child/Family Studies
M.S., Bank Street College of Education, New York; Ed.D., Fielding Graduate University, California. Glendale Community College since 1980.

Calderone, Gary J. (1994)
Physical Science/Geology
B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Callahan, Ruth C. A. (1992)
English
B.A., M.A., Occidental College, Los Angeles; Graduate study: Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Camou, Fernando A. (1989)
Chair, Chemistry
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Camp, Jane (1986)
English/ESL/Spanish
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Stanford University; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Campbell, Susan J. (2004)
CAD Technology/Interior Design
B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.B.A., Arizona State Universiy. Glendale Community College since 2002.

Carleton, Janet (2002)
Religious Studies
B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1997.

Carter, Lee (1988)
Religious Studies/Philosophy
A.B., Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Celestian, Stanley (1976) Astronomy/Geology/Physical Sciences
B.A., State University of New York, Oswego; M.S., Northern Arizona University.

Cheslik, Paula (2002)
Technology Systems/Engineering
B.S., Texas Christian University; M.A., University of Memphis; M.S., University of Minnesota. Mesa Community College 1996-1999, Scottsdale Community College 2000-2001, Glendale Community College since 2001.

Christian, Robert A. (1990)
Communication
B.S., Illinois College; M.A., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Northern Arizona University. Glendale Community College Student Services 1975-1990.

Cohen, Charlotte E. (2000)
Library/Media Center
B.A., University of Arizona; M.L.S., University of Arizona.

Conzelman, Karen (1987)
Biology
B.S., University of California, Davis; M.S., Ph.D., Yale University.

Cortney, Daniel D. (1994)
Mathematics
M.S., Math, M.S.E.E., New Mexico State University.

Cost, David R. (1998)
Business and Information Technology
B.S., M.S., Northern Arizona University; M.B.A., Arizona State University.

Coughlin, Chris E. (1999)
EMT
A.A.S., Glendale Community College; B.A., Ottawa University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University. Glendale Community College since 1994.

Covey, Jay A. (2003)
Automotive Technology
A.S., Cochise College; B.S., Colorado State University; M.A., University of Phoenix.

Cullinan, Michael F. (1990)
Mathematics
A.A., Ellsworth Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.S., Ohio University.

Daugherty, James R. (1988)
Nutrition
B.S., M.S., Arizona State University.

Davis, Paula (2001)
EMT
A.A.S., Phoenix College; M.S., Northern Arizona University, Family Nurse Practitioner; M.N., University of Phoenix. Glendale Community College since 1994.

Dellai, Cheryl K. (1988)
Physics
B.S., B.S., University of Wyoming; M.S., Kansas State University.

DeMarco, Lenna J. (1989)
Performing Arts/Dance
B.A., University of Louisville; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles.

DeSanti, Doug (1991)
Chair, Applied Technology
B.A., Ottawa University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University.

DeSoto, Marla B. (1992)
English
B.A., M.A., Arizona State University; Certificate in Online Teaching, UCLA Extension.

Devereaux, Deanette (1995)
Nursing
B.S.W., Colorado State University; A.D.N., Arapahoe Community College; B.S.N., Metropolitan State College; M.S., Arizona State University; Graduate study: University of Arizona.

Díaz-Lefebvre, René (1991)
Psychology
A.A., Pima College; B.A., University of Redlands; M.A., California State University at San Bernardino; Ph.D., Union Graduate School; M.L.E., Graduate School of Education, Harvard University; Post-doctoral study: Arizona State University, University of San Francisco, University of California, Riverside. MCCCD since 1984.

Dickinson, Sherry May (2001)
Nursing
B.S.N., University of Arizona; M.N., University of Phoenix; Graduate study: University of Phoenix. Maricopa Skill Center 1990-1995, Glendale Community College since 1999.

Diebolt, Lisa (2000)
Chemistry
B.S., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

DiGianfilippo, Denise A. (1999)
Chair, Nursing
B.S.N., Loyola University of Chicago; M.S., Northern Illinois University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University. Glendale Community College since 1996.

Dragiewicz, Gregory (2004)
Automotive Technology
Certificate (Welding and Cutting Skills), Sault Area Skill Center; A.A.S. (Auto Body Repair Technology), Bay de Noc Community College; A.A.S. (Automotive Repair Technology), Bay de Noc Community College; B.S., Ferris State University.

Dudley, Anne (1990)
Mathematics
A.A., Phoenix College; B.S., M.A., Arizona State University.

Dumas, Virginia (1996)
Nursing
A.A., Columbus State University; B.S.N., M.S., Troy State University; Graduate study: Nova Southeastern University.

Dwyer, Dianna (1982)
Chair, Library/Media Center
B.A., M.S.L.S., University of Illinois.

Egherman, Monte (2003) Fire Science
B.S., Western Illinois University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University.

Emrick, Steven M. (1997)
Geography
M.A., University of Arizona; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Englehart, Claire L. (2004)
English
B.S., San Diego State University; M.S., San Diego State University.

Escobedo, Ernest G. (1992)
Mathematics
A.A.S., Pima Community College; B.S., M.Ed., University of Arizona; Ed.M., Ed.D., Harvard University.

Esparza, Charles R. (1995)
Business and Information Technology
A.A., Cochise College; B.S., Troy State University; M.S., Roosevelt University; MCT, MCSE, Security+, A+.

Esquer, Mario H. (1979)
Video Production Technology
B.A., M.Ed., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University. GateWay Community College 1977-1979.

Fitzgerald, Kevin L. (2003)
Mathematics
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.Ed., Arizona State University.

Flaaten, Lucille A. (1994)
Nursing
M.S., University of Arizona; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.

Floor, Mark H. (2001)
Library/Media Center
A.A., Phoenix College; B.A., University of Arizona; M.L.S., University of Arizona.

Foley, Thomas A. (1995)
Mathematics/Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Forsmo, Sharon E. (2004)
Art
M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Glendale Community College since 1992.

Fredericksen, David H. (2000)
Astronomy/Applied Science
B.S., Arizona State University; B.A., Arizona State University; M.S., University of Arizona.

Furlong, Kathleen (1999) English
M.A., Arizona State University.

Gaekel, Gar B. (1990)
Automotive Technology
B.A., Southern California College.

Gahl, Thomas (1996)
Automotive Technology

Garcia, Fernando F. (1990)
Technology Systems
B.S.E.E.T., Arizona State University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix. Phoenix College 1983-1989.

Garesché, Gay (1987)
Economics
B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., University of Toronto; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Gergus, Erik W. A. (2000)
Biology
B.S., Humboldt State University; M.S., San Diego State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Gibson, John J. (2000)
Business and Information Technology
B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.S., Colorado State University.

Gillispie, Mike (2004)
Agribusiness and
Urban Horticulture
B.S., University of Arizona; M.S., University of Arizona.

Gonzalez, Frank (2000)
Library/Media Center
A.A., Staten Island Community College, C.U.N.Y.; B.A., Queens College, C.U.N.Y.; M.L.S., Queens College, C.U.N.Y. Glendale Community College 1989, Mesa Community College 1990-1998.

Goto, Darlene M. (1970)
Art
B.S., M.F.A., Arizona State University. Mesa Community College 1969.

Grant, David B. (1986)
Men and Women's Athletic Director /English
B.A., Loyola University of Los Angeles; M.Ed., Loyola Marymount University.

Grima, John (1995)
Mathematics
B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., Northern Arizona University.

Grosso, Kay (2000)
English
B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Arizona State University.

Gubrud, Ross E. (2001)
Psychology
B.A., Miami University; M.A., University of Minnesota; Graduate study: University at Albany, State University of New York.

Gurule, Juan M. (1989)
Counseling
B.A., Ed.D., Arizona State University; M.A., University of New Mexico. MCCCD since 1975.

Gwinn, Emily (2001)
English
B.A., Butler University; M.A., Arizona State University; M.Ed., Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1999.

Hall, Pamela R. (2000)
Art History/Art/Photography
B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Hall, Rachelle (2002)
Business and Information Technology
B.A., Ottawa University; M.P.A., Northern Arizona University.

Hamilton, Mirta (1979)
Art
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Northern Arizona University; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Hardin, Carnella (1983)
Business and Information Technology
B.S., Arizona State University; M.A.M., University of Phoenix; D.B.A., Nova University. Rio Salado 1979-1980, Maricopa Community College District Office 1980-1983, Glendale Community College 1983 to present.

Hardin, Oscar, Jr. (1986)
Psychology
B.A., University of Arizona; M.C., Ph.D., Arizona State University; Post-doctoral study: Arizona State University, Gestalt Institute of Phoenix, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Glendale Community College Counseling Department 1976-1979.

Haughn, Jack L. (1991)
Mathematics
M.S., Kansas State University, Emporia.

Hayashi-Butler, Tomomi (2001)
ESL
M.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies. Glendale Community College since Spring 2001.

Henry, Scott N. (1998)
Fitness and Wellness
B.S., M.S., Miami University.

Hicks, Betsy Ann (1987)
Computer Science/Mathematics
B.S., M.A., M.A., Ball State University.

High, Susan P. (1997)
Chair, Counseling
A.A.S., Glendale Community College; B.A., Ottawa University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University; C.A.G.S., Ottawa University; Undergraduate study: Arizona State University, Arizona State University West.

Holtfrerich, Michael E. (1989)
Chair, Mathematics
M.S., Northern Arizona University. South Mountain Community College 1987.

Howard, Georgette (1999)
Nursing
M.N., University of Phoenix.

Howey, Charlotte S. (1989)
English/ESL/Spanish
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of Arizona; Graduate study: University of Minnesota, Arizona State University.

Hubbard, Robert T. (1966)
Chair, Philosophy
B.S., M.A., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Hufford, Betty (1990)
English
B.A., M.A., Clarion University, Pennsylvania.

Hulihan, Charles J. (2003)
Performing Arts/Music
B.M., University of Connecticut; M.M., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1999.

Humbert, William K. (2000)
Performing Arts/Music
Bachelor of Music in Education, Arizona State University; Masters of Music, Arizona State University.

Huotari, Robert (2001)
Mathematics
B.A., Lewis and Clark College; B.A., Oregon State University; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., Colorado State University.

Jacobs, Elizabeth I. (1992)
Psychology
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Jenkin, James A. (1989)
Drafting Technology
A.A., New Mexico Military Institute; B.A.Ed., B.S.E., M.S., Arizona State University.

Jenkins, Carol A. (1992)
Sociology
B.A., Malone College; M.A., Chicago Graduate School of Theology; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Kansas State University.

Jenkins, David A. (2000)
Networking Technology/Engineering
A.A., Glendale Community College; B.S.B.A., University of Phoenix; CCNA, CCAI.

Johnson, Frederica A. (1988)
Reading
B.A., Windham College; M.A., State University of New York, Stony Brook; M.Ed., University of Arizona.

Johnston, Eileen R. (2001)
Chair, Social Sciences
B.S.Ed., Central Missouri State University; M.A.Ed., Washington University; M.A.C.J., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, SUNY; M.A., University of Colorado, Denver. Glendale Community College since 1990.

Jones, M. Louise (1981)
Counseling
B.S., Wilberforce University; M.S., St. Francis College; M.A.T., Phoenix Bible College and Seminary; Th.D., Phoenix Bible College and Seminary; Graduate study: University of Dayton, Northern Arizona University, Nova University.

Joraanstad, Pamela J. (1992)
Communication
B.A., B.S., Minnesota State University-Moorhead; M.A., North Dakota State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Kadel, Steven D. (1998)
Geology/Physical Science
B.A., University of Virginia; M.S., Arizona State University.

Kaino, Harry H., II (1989)
Art/Ceramics
A.A., El Camino College; B.A., Cal-State University Long Beach; M.F.A., Ed.D., Arizona State University.

Karpinski, Susan (2004)
Psychology
B.A., Western Michigan University; M.A., Western Michigan University. Chandler Gilbert 2001-2003, Glendale Community College 2001-2004.

Kehowski, Walter A. (1998)
Mathematics
B.S., M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Kelly, John (1998)
Automotive Technology
B.A.E., M.T., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Kersting, Joseph M. (1991)
Fitness and Wellness/Athletics
B.S.E., M.A., Northern Arizona University.

Kiermayr, Reinhold (1987)
Social Science/History
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Knapp, Julie M. (2003)
Journalism/English
A.A., Mesa Community College; M.A., Arizona State University; B.A.S.E., Arizona State University. Mesa Community College 1986-1991.

Kruse, Diane C. (2000)
Nursing
B.S.N., Arizona State University; M.S., Arizona State University; DNSc, University of San Diego.

Kruse, Jeffery J. (1990)
Mathematics
B.S.E.E., University of Nebraska; M.S.E., Arizona State University.

Kvaran, Hannes (1982)
Social Science
B.S., M.S., Eastern Michigan University; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

LaBuhn, Connie L. (1989)
Chair, Fitness and Wellness
B.S., University of Arizona; M.Ed., Northern Illinois University.

Lacy, Lee Marva L. (1987)
Mathematics
B.S., Prairie View A&M University, Texas; M.A., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University, University of Nebraska.

Lamkin, William W. (1991)
Social Science
B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Lane, Jennifer L. (2003)
English
B.A., Arizona State University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix; Graduate study: Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1997.

Leskovsky, Mary A. (1986)
English
B.A., College of the Sacred Hearts; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Lewis, Ladonna (2002)
Psychology
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma. Mesa Community College 2000-2002.

Lewis, Lisa A. (2001)
Fitness and Wellness
B.S., Arizona State University; M.S., Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1992.

Lodge, Eric P. (2003)
Chemistry
B.S., University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Loss, Bonnie J. (1989)
Social Science/Humanities/Art
B.F.A., University of Colorado; M.A., University of Northern Colorado.

Ludders, Virginia (1989) Theatre/Communication
B.S., Eastern Illinois University; M.A., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Luu, Ui (2000)
Technology Systems
B.S.E.E., Ohio State University; M.S.E.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Macleish, Kenneth J. (2001)
Computer Science/Mathematics
B.A., Boston College; M.S., University of Arizona. Phoenix College 1998-2001.

Majer, Kam (1995)
Psychology
B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Whitworth College; M.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Washington.

Marrer, Gary D. (2001)
Business and Information Technology
A.A.S., Monroe Community College,.Rochester, NY; B.A., State University of New York, Geneseo, NY; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University; Graduate study: M.B.A. - MIS Concentration, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY.

Mateer, B. Philip (1989)
English
B.A., Kent State University; M.A., Carnegie-Mellon University.

Maton Marjane (2001)
Counseling
B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University; Graduate study: Ottawa University.

May, Johnnie (1999)
English
M.A., Indiana University.

May, Mauricette M. (1998)
French
A.A., Glendale Community College; B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Arizona State University.

Mayer, Susan E. (2002)
Nursing
Diploma, Norfolk General Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Vanderbilt University Bridge Program; M.S.N., Vanderbilt University.

Mays, Helena "Rosie" R. (1998) Communication
B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., University of Oregon.

McCarthy, Donald (1999)
Mathematics
M.A., State University of New York.

McCarthy, Rita J. (1988)
Reading
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.Ed., Arizona State University.

McClory, Toni S. (1995)
Political/Social Science
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., Arizona State University; J.D., University of California-Hastings College of Law.

McIver, R. Don (2002)
Business and Information Technology
B.A., University of Texas-Austin; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

McKinley, Michael P. (1991)
Biology
B.A., University of California; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

McKintosh, Andrew P. (2000)
Mathematics
B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., Northern Arizona University.

McNamara, Catherine M. (2001)
Library/Media Center
B.A., State University of New York, Buffalo; M.L.S., State University of New York, Albany; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Meeker, Joseph A. (1985)
Drafting Technology
B.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Hawaii.

Melita, Joseph A. (1998)
Mathematics
B.A., Amherst College; M.A., University of Rochester; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Menon, Rashmi M. (2004)
English
B.A., Mumbai University, India; M.A., Mumbai University, India, Graduate study: Northern Arizona University.

Merrill, Heather H. (2004)
Education
B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University. Estrella Mountain Community College 2003-2004.

Merrill, Richard J. (R.J.) (1996)
Chair, Art/Photography/Art History
B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., University of California at Santa Barbara.

Meyers, Sandra K. (1999)
Nursing
B.S.N., University of Arizona; M.S., M.C., FNP, Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1995.

Mick, Angela K. (2004)
Biology
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; B.S., National University of Health Sciences; D.C., National University of Health Sciences. Glendale Community College since 1999.

Miller, Christian R. (2001)
Mathematics
B.S., University of Michigan-Flint; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Milton, Gloria J. (1987)
Social Science
B.S., M.A., Arizona State University.

Minyard, Linda J. (2003)
Nursing
A.S.N., Northern Arizona University; B.S.N., University of Phoenix; M.N., University of Phoenix. Maricopa Skill Center 1990-1995, Arizona State University 1995-1998, Mesa Community College/Boswell 1998-2002, Glendale Community College 2002 to present.

Moore, Christine (2002)
Library/Media Center
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., University of Arizona. Glendale Community College 1999-2000, 2002.

Moore, Nadine (1983)
Mathematics
B.S., Idaho State University; M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University.

Murry, Suzanne (1982)
Business and Information Technology
B.S.B.A., University of Denver; M.Ed., Arizona State University; Graduate study: California State University at Long Beach, Pepperdine University, University of California Los Angeles.

Nelson, Pamela J. (2000)
Applied Science/Geology
B.S., Texas Christian University; M.S., Arizona State University.

Newman, Lynn (2002)
Geography
B.S., B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of Minnesota; Graduate study: Arizona State University. Mesa Community College 1995-2000, Scottsdale Community College 2000, Glendale Community College since 2000.

Nottingham, Douglas (2002)
Performing Arts/Music
B.A., Limestone College; M.A., University of New Mexico; D.M.A., Arizona State University.

Nunez, Carlos (1998)
Chair, Technology and
   Consumer Sciences
M.S., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Nunley, Denise M. (2004)
Mathematics
B.S., University of Nevada, Reno; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University. Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Ocano, Jillane (2001)
Nursing
B.S.N., Arizona State University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix.

Oliver, Venita S. (2000)
Psychology
B.S., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; M.S., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; Ph.D., Northern Arizona University.

Onnen, Mary Jane (1997)
English/E.S.L./Reading
B.A., University of Utah; M.A., University of Illinois (Urbana/Champaign).

Oreshack, Nancy (2002)
Education
B.S., Northern Illinois University; M.Ed., Arizona State University.

Osborn, Michael (2004)
Fire Science
A.A.S., Red Rocks Community College-Lakewood, CO.

Ottenberg, Alicia (1982)
Business and Information Technology
A.A., Glendale Community College; B.S., Grand Canyon University.

Pack, Miriam (1997)
Mathematics
B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University.

Paderi, JoAnn (2002)
Mathematics
M.S., University of Toledo; M.Ed., University of Toledo; B.Ed., University of Toledo.

Pell, Joann M. (1994)
Fitness and Wellness
B.S., M.S., Arizona State University; R.D., Emory University.

Peterson, Craig (1998)
Performing Arts
M.A., Arizona State University.

Peterson, Randall (2004)
Nursing
A.A.S., Phoenix College; B.S.N., Grand Canyon University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix.

Poggi, Judy G. (2000)
Child/Family Studies
M.A., Pacific Oaks College. Glendale Community College since 1998.

Pommerville, Jeffrey C. (1989)
Biology
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Pool, Deborah J. (1998)
Nursing
A.S., Northern Arizona University; B.S., M.S., Arizona State University.

Raffaelle, David P. (1994)
Chair, Physical Science
B.S., Southern Illinois University; M.S., Montana State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Reavis, Robert H. (1998)
Biology
B.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Reckmeyer, Janet A. (1989)
Business and Information Technology
B.S., University of Nebraska, Lincoln; M.S., University of Nebraska, Omaha.

Reed, James W. (1986)
Chair, Communication/Foreign Languages
B.A., Point Loma University; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

Reker, Martin (1989)
English/Reading/Humanities
B.A., M.A., Arizona State University.

Rivera, Frank A. (1994)
Mathematics
B.S., Arizona State University; M.S., Purdue University.

Rodriguez, David M. (1988)
Library/Media Center
B.A., Southern Methodist University; M.A.L.S., University of Denver. MCCCD since 1986.

Romo, Paul J. (1999)
Counseling
B.A., Arizona State University; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University. MCCCD since 1993.

Saint-Amour, Jeanne (1995)
Philosophy/Religious Studies
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Colombia; M.B.A., Western International University; M.A.Ed., Northern Arizona University; Other post-doctoral work: Fontbonne College; Paul VI Institute; Arizona State University.

Sanders, James E. (1998)
English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida; Graduate study: University of South Florida.

Sandoval, Trinidad (2002)
Counseling
B.A., University of Arizona; M.A., Arizona State University; M.C., Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1999.

Schafer, G.K. “Duke” (1975)
Administration of Justice
B.A., Laverne College; M.S., California Lutheran College. Judge Pro-Tem for Glendale Justice Court.

Schiedat, Marilyn L. (1976)
English
B.A., M.A., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University.

Schmidt, David M. (1994)
Music/Jazz
B.M.E., Indiana University; M.M.P., Arizona State University.

Schuett, Laura (2000)
English
B.S., Central Michigan University; M.A., University of Wyoming.

Schwalm, Karen T. (1988)
English
B.A., University of Illinois, Chicago; M.A., University of Texas, El Paso.

Sears, Russell L. (1989)
Library/Media Center
A.A., Louisburg College; B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.L.S., University of Arizona; M.I.M., American Graduate School of International Management.

Seitz, David A. (2004)
Performing Arts
M.F.A., University of Southern California; HDRA, University of Southern California; Post-Baccalaureate in Teacher Education, Ottawa University; National Board Certified Teacher, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Glendale Community College since 1998.

Shew, Steven M. (1984)
Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Indiana State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Shineman, Kirt (1998)
Communication/Director of Forensics
M.A., Emerson College.

Shipley, Clark (2001)
Business and Information Technology
B.A., University of Washington; M.B.A., Thunderbird, The American Graduate School; Graduate study: Arizona State University. Glendale Community College 1998-2001.

Shortridge, Richard D. (1988)
Chair, Business & Information Technology
A.A., Phoenix College; B.S., Arizona State University; M.S., Golden Gate University; J.D., University of Tulsa, College of Law.

Siefer, Nancy A. (1991)
English
B.A., Wayne State University, Detroit; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University. GateWay Community College 1987-1991.

Sievers, Gary L. (1984)
Communication
B.S., Northwestern University; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary.

Sims, Glenn (1987)
Social Science
B.A., Albany State College, Georgia; M.A., Bowling Green State University, Ohio; Graduate study: University of Georgia.

Slater, Florence (1991)
Biology
B.S., City College of New York; M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Smelser, Philip S. (1965)
Philosophy
A.A., Phoenix College; B.A., University of California; M.A., Arizona State University. Faculty at Phoenix College 1963-1965.

Smith, Donald S. (2001)
Performing Arts/Music
B.A., California State University-Chico; M.M., Arizona State University; D.M.A., Arizona State University.

Smith, Linda W. (1989)
Anthropology/Archaeology
A.B., Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University. Phoenix College 1986-89.

Sola, Lee K. (1989)
Biology
B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.S., Cornell University; Graduate study: Portland State University.

South, Sarah R. (2000)
Mathematics
M.S., Idaho State University; Graduate study: University of Texas at Arlington.

Springer, Joseph W. (2004)
Chemistry
B.S., Trenton State College; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Stalzer, Mark A. (2003)
Nursing
B.S.N., Arizona State University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix.

Stewart, William D. (1995)
Business and Information Technology
A.A., Glendale Community College; B.S., Ottawa University. Glendale Community College since 1990.

Story, Joyce A. (1990)
Foreign Languages
B.A., Florida State University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University; Post-graduate study: Arizona State University, University of Costa Rica.

Stroher, Scott (2002)
Business and Information Technology
A.A., Scottsdale Community College; B.S., Arizona State University; M.B.A., Arizona State University; C.P.A., Arizona.

Strom, April (1999)
Mathematics
B.A., Texas Tech University; M.A., Texas Tech University.

Sylvester, Timothy W. (1991)
Business and Information Technology
B.S., Western Illinois University; M.S., National College of Education.

Templeton, Olivia A. (1990)
Fitness and Wellness
B.S., Grand Canyon University; M.S., Arizona State University.

Terasaki, Dean K. (1986)
Art/Photography
B.F.A., University of Colorado; M.F.A., Arizona State University.

Thomas, Bruce L. (1991)
Counseling
B.S., M.C., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Arizona State University, University of Arizona.

Triplett, Patricia (1983)
Nursing
A.A., Phoenix College; B.S.N., M.S., Certificate in Gerontology, Arizona State University.

Tuohy, James (2002)
Biology
B.A., (HONS) University of Plymouth, UK; Ph.D., University of Portsmouth, UK.

Turkon, David (2001)
Anthropology
B.S., Canisius College; M.S., State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo; Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo. Glendale Community College since 1996.

Ulm, Donald R. (1979)
Business and Information Technology
B.S., Northwest Missouri University; M.S., Iowa State University.

Van Marche, Deborah (1997)
Chair, Psychology
B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1996.

Vawter, Charles Jr. (1965)
Business and Information Technology
B.S., Arizona State University; M.B.A., University of Southern California; Ph.D., Arizona State University; C.P.A.; C.C.P.

Vawter, Charles, III (1990)
Business and Information Technology
B.S., M.B.A., M.S., Arizona State University; C.P.A., Arizona.

Villarba, Marie (2001)
Chemistry
B.S., Willamette University, Salem, Oregon; Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle.

Volpe, Amy (2003)
Mathematics
B.A., SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY; M.S., Arizona State University; M.N.S., Arizona State University.

Walcott, Lyle (1965)
Philosophy
B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; Graduate study: Johns Hopkins University.

Walding, Wanda L. (2001)
American Sign Language/
  Foreign Languages
A.A., Phoenix College; A.A.S., Phoenix College; B.A., Grand Canyon University; M.A., Arizona State University. Glendale Community College since 1984.

Walsh, John B. (1990)
Mathematics
B.S., M.S., University of Houston; Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Waskow, Julie A. (1998)
Religious Studies
B.A., University of Delaware; M.A., Arizona State University; Graduate study: Walden University.

Watkins, Laura L. (2002)
Mathematics
B.S., Utah State University; M.S., Utah State University; Graduate study: Utah State University.

Watson, Lynn A. (2004)
Nursing
B.S.N., Mennonite College of Nursing; M.S.N., University of Phoenix.

Wheeler, Betsey J. (2003)
English
B.A., Arizona State University; TESOL Certificate, University of California at Los Angeles; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University; M.A., Northern Arizona University.

Williams, Stephen (1981)
Chair, Biology
B.S., Rutgers University; M.S., Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Winemiller, Bel Quiros (1988)
Foreign Languages
Undergraduate studies, Universidad Nacional de Panamá, L’Alliance Française de Panamá; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University; Post-doctoral study: Anhui University, Remin University, Wuyi University, People’s Republic of China.

Wingersky, Joy (1981)
English
B.A., Grand Canyon University; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Walden University.

Wittenberg, George K. (1988)
Chemistry
B.A., Elmhurst College; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

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Glendale Community College Faculty Emeritus

(Faculty Emeritus distinction is awarded to individuals who retired from the position of Residential Faculty after twenty consecutive years of full-time service to the Maricopa County Community College District.)

Adank, Willard A. (1968-1992) Physics and Mathematics Faculty, Department Chair.

Anttila, Freddie (1983-2004) English Faculty.

Austin, Mariam J. (1965-1986) Physical Education Faculty, Department Chair.

Baxter, Leroy E. (1966-1988) Music and Humanities Faculty, Department Chair.

Beene, D. Leon (1976-1999) History Faculty.

Bietto, Frank (1966-1987) Political Science and History Faculty.

Bilse, Don (28 years service) CAD Faculty, Dean of Students.

Bloss, Dale (1963-1988) Physical Education Faculty, Athletic Director and Department Chair.

Boerner, Janice K. (1963-1993) English Faculty, Department Chair.

Boyle, James H. (25 years service) Business and Information Technology Faculty.

Braasch, Vernon C. (1963-1985) Physical Education Faculty, Department Chair.

Brazie, Thomas (1967-2000) English Faculty.

Campion, Maurice M. (1964-1988) Spanish Faculty.

Cary, Richard (1979-2001) Business Faculty.

Catalano, Renault (1967-1995) Technology Faculty, Department Chair.

Cavin, William C. (1966-1986) Biology Faculty, Department Chair.

Charvonia, Ronald (1961-1988) Business Faculty.

Chord, Paul (1966-1988) English Faculty.

Clayton, Dorothy (1966-1989) Physical Education Faculty.

Cooper, Elizabeth (1976-2005) Biology Faculty.

Csontos, Louis (21 years service) Chemistry Faculty, Department Chair.

Cullinan, Andrea (1973-2004) Nursing Faculty.

DePippo, Paul (1976-2004) Economics Faculty, Department Chair.

Dotterer, William (1966-2001) Business Faculty.

Dutton, Mary Ann (1960-1986) Choral Music Faculty.

Eastin, Gene N. (1963-1989) French and English Faculty, Department Chair.

Ellis, Albert T. (1964-1988) Biology and Botany Faculty, Department Chair.

Fischer, Mildred (1969-1998) English Faculty.

Fitzgerald, Frank (1966-1989) Art Faculty, Department Chair.

Forney, Merrill (23 years service) Physical Sciences Faculty.

Fuenning, Richard M. (23 years service) Physical Education Faculty.

Galletti, Marie (1975-1998) English and English as a Second Language Faculty.

Gardner, Moffat (1965-1985) Social Sciences Faculty.

Gibbons, George R. (1968-1988) Electronics/Drafting Faculty, Department Chair.

Gordon, Ruby D. (1967-1992) Nursing Faculty.

Griego, Manuel (1976-2004) Electronics Technology Faculty, Department Chair.

Griggs, John W. (1971-2004) Spanish Faculty, Department Chair.

Guyman, Vernon (1968-2000) Mathematics Faculty.

Hansen, Vance W. (1965-1991) English Faculty.

Harris, C. Eugene (21 years service) Music Faculty.

Hartley, Jack A. (1963-1986) English Faculty.

Hawks, Margaret (1967-2000) English Faculty, Department Chair.

Herlihy, Harriet (1960-1989) English Faculty, Department Chair.

Higgins, Don (1967-2001) Social Sciences Faculty, Department Chair.

Hillis, Richard (21 years service) Art Faculty.

Hoff, Edward B. (1963-1989) Mathematics Faculty, Department Chair.

Hoffs, Marilyn J. (1972-1996) Speech Communication/ Theatre Faculty, Department Chair.

Hubbard, N. LaRue (23 years service) Business Faculty.

James, Gerald H. (1967-1993) Mathematics Faculty.

Johanson, Leonard C. (1965-1988) Art Faculty.

Kidney, Charlotte (over 22 years service) Physical Education Faculty, Department Chair.

King, Dick (1973-1998) Automotives Faculty, Department Chair.

King, Owena A. (1966-1989) Business Faculty.

Klann, Walter (1966-1998) Mathematics Faculty.

Knopp, Nelda (1966-1998) Physical Education Faculty.

Knowles, Henry (1965-1989) Speech Communication Faculty.

Kong, Moonie (1966-1987) Physical Education Faculty.

Kurtz, Donald A. (1965-1987) Business Faculty.

Lange, Merle L. (1966-1989) Counseling Faculty, Department Chair, Financial Aid Director.

Langlois, Lyle R. (1968-1989) Business Faculty.

Lawrence, Barbara J. (1967-1988) Reading/English Faculty, Department Chair.

Lorenzini, August (1967-1985) Speech Communication/Film Faculty, Department Chair.

Martin, Ethel A. (1963-1989) Business Faculty.

Matthews, Jack K. (22 years service) Drafting Faculty, Department Chair.

Matz, Harry (1965-1989) Reading Faculty, Department Chair, Honors Coordinator.

McCoy, Leslie E. (1967-1989) Electronics Faculty, Department Chair.

McWilliams, Mary Lou (1968-1988) Counseling Faculty.

Meixner, Sylvia S. (1969-1992) Social Sciences/Sociology Faculty, Department Chair.

Mikus, Andrew (1963-1989) History Faculty, Department Chair.

Milliner, Charles (1969-2004) Business Faculty, Department Chair.

Moloso, Phillip (1966-2002) Librarian, Business and Mathematics Faculty, Department Chair.

Montanus, Mark (1965-1985) Business Faculty.

Murray, Marilee (1974-2000) Chemistry Faculty, Department Chair.

Nelson, Bonnie (1968-1999) Philosophy Faculty, Curriculum Design.

Overson, Peter (1964-1989) Theatre Faculty.

Peters, Allan M. (1965-1986) Physics Faculty, Department Chair.

Pilch, Richard R. (1967-1996) Physical Education Faculty.

Pisciotta, Pete (1967-1996) Mathematics and Physical Education Faculty, Athletic Director.

Pitman, Fred (1969-1997) Physics Faculty.

Price, David (1966-1988) Chemistry Faculty.

Reeder, Duane (35 years service) Psychology Faculty.

Roberson, Doyle L. (1965-1989) Mathematics Faculty.

Samuels, Carl (1967-2005) Psychology Faculty.

Shipley, Alvin D. (1966-2001) Mathematics Faculty, Department Chair.

Smart, John (21 years service) Social Science and Economics Faculty.

Smith, James A. (1965-1989) Physical Education Faculty.

Smith, Louis L. (1963-1985) Reading Faculty, Department Chair.

Staheli, W. Kent (1966-1997) Physical Education Faculty, Department Chair.

Staten, Jean (1975-1996) Librarian, Dean of Instruction.

Thompson, J.R. (Bob) (1968-2000) Geology Faculty, Department Chair.

Thrasher, John (1970-1997) Music Faculty, Director of Bands.

VanMeter, Charles (1968-1989) Agriculture Faculty, Department Chair.

Weiss, Kenneth G. (1963-1986) Physical Education Faculty.

West, Charles L. (1966-1994) Chemistry Faculty, Department Chair.

Wilhoit, Sherrill (1975-1999) Business Faculty.

Williams, Johnette (1970-2002) Library Faculty, Department Chair.

Winters, John B. (1968-2004) Physics Faculty, Department Chair

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Glossary of College Terminology

Advisor

A resource person able to help you plan your course of study and select appropriate courses. Also called program advisors or academic advisors.

Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC)

The Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) is a 35 semester credit block of lower division general education courses for Arizona community college students transferring to public universities. The AGEC will transfer as a block to any Arizona public university without loss of credit and will fulfill all lower division general education requirements for the majors with which they articulate.

Associate Degree

A degree awarded for the completion of a minimum of 60 credits selected to meet specific requirements. The Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Arts in Elementary Education (AAEE), Associate in Business (ABus) and Associate in Science (AS) emphasizes courses for transfer to four-year schools, the Associate of General Studies (AGS) allows more flexibility in course selection, and the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) emphasizes a particular occupational field.

Associate in Transfer Partnership (ATP)

The Associate in Transfer Partnership (ATP) is designed for students transferring to public and private colleges and universities. This degree is specifically developed for students who have a identified major and have selected the baccalaureate degree granting institution to which they intend to transfer.

Audit

To take a class for no credit. There are additional charges for auditing, see Tuition and Fee chart.

Bachelor's Degree

A degree awarded by a four-year college. The B.A. or B.S. requires approximately 120 credits.

Counselor

A faculty member available to help you with personal, career, or school related concerns.

Course Equivalency Guide (CEG)

The CEG indicates how Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona accept transfer course work from the Arizona public institutions.

Credit Hour

The numerical unit of college credits earned for the satisfactory completion of a specific course. Also referred to as semester hours or units (e.g., 3 credit hours.)

Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA)

This is a measure of student academic proficiency. It is calculated by multiplying each course credit hours by the points awarded for the grade earned. The sum is then divided by the total number of credit hours attempted.

Electives

Courses a student can select in order to complete a program of study, sometimes with restrictions.

Federal Work Study

A form of financial aid based on need which provides the student with paid employment while in school.

General Catalog & Student Handbook

The annual publication which explains college policies, procedures, programs, course descriptions, and student rights and responsibilities.

Grant

Student financial aid based on need.

Lower Division

First and second year college courses.

Prerequisite

Specified conditions, requirements, or courses that must be completed before enrolling in a class.

Required Course

A course needed to complete a certificate or degree program.

Schedule Adjustment

The period during which a student can drop or add classes without penalty. The Schedule Adjustment period varies with the length of class.

Scholarship

Student financial aid based on academic achievement, need, or a combination of factors.

Semester

Traditionally half an academic year, about 16 weeks in length. Fall semester begins in August and Spring semester begins in January.

Syllabus

A course outline and information on classroom policies, test, dates and materials to be used in a class, usually given to students by the instructor at the first class meeting.

Transcript

A record of a student's course work and grades.

Transfer Credit

Credit earned at another college applied to a Glendale Community College program or credit earned at Glendale Community College to be applied to another college or university.

Upper Division

Courses usually taken during junior and senior years at four-year institutions.

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