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EMCC’s Computer Commons

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College can be very overwhelming, especially when you have a busy schedule. Sometimes finding a quiet place to study or getting individual help can be very difficult. Many students in college experience stress, but Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) has several resources designed to aid in student success.

A Beautiful Campus

EMCC campus

Have you ever thought about how beautiful, positive, and sanitary Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) is?

If you have, then have you ever wondered who and how much work it takes to maintain a college so clean? But if you have not put much thought to this notion then please, let us take a moment to shine some light on the people who make it all happen.

The custodians, grounds team, and maintenance team are responsible for why EMCC is such a clean environment. There is a lot of work that they do at EMCC that affects how students learn.

What Makes a Good Math Teacher?

Math Book

Math can be hard. Students will complain about it. People long out of school will sometimes seem to have a shiver run up their spines thinking back to their last brush with it. So, how does a person teach it well?

Above all, math is cumulative. If you cannot remember the basics, it is very hard to move on to the complex. And according to, if students eked out a C in their last class, they are really moving on to the next class having only “absorbed and understood about half of what they should.”

Building Strong Communication Skills

Valerie De La O

Motivational teachers are the backbone to students’ success—they aid in paving the road for students’ career paths, and showing them the way when times get tough.

All teachers have different styles of teaching - some are more visual teachers, while others prefer lectures. One teacher at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) has her own unique spin on teaching.

Getting Ready for the Workplace: Starting at EMCC

fire fighters

Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) makes getting a job in the professional world possible. The college offers degrees and certificates in the occupational areas of Nursing, Business, Culinary Studies, Administration of Justice, Fire Science, Power Plant Technology, Teacher Education, Speech Language Pathology, Programming, Networking, Multimedia, Interior Design, and Computer Science.

Chemistry at Estrella Mountain

The study of chemicals may seem like a tricky business, but enthusiasm for chemistry at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) is going strong. Chemistry is the science of mixing chemicals and transforming materials into new things. Some chemistry students aspire to lofty goals, such as studying medicine or saving the ozone layer. Others simply want to get their Associate degree and need to take a science class. Either way, EMCC offers several chemistry courses to meet everyone’s needs.


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