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Student Support

A Bright Future for PRIDE Club Members and the LGBTQ Community

Pride Club Advisor Sandy Zetlan

“I was bullied pretty bad in high school…I got a concussion from being slammed into a wall.”

This is just one incident of unfortunate occurrences that plague adolescents who reveal themselves to be members of the LGBTQ community.  Happenings such as this one are frequent to those who choose to “come out”, as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.

Schools such as Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) have clubs to give common ground and support for those who identify as LGBTQ, such as the PRIDE Club. The term PRIDE is commonly used for many LGBTQ organizations.

EMCC Veteran’s Club Builds Bridge To Local Community: Launches Support for Homeless Veterans


You may be sitting at home while reading this article, but to the over 1,600 homeless veterans in Arizona, there is not a home to go back to.

20 percent of homeless individuals in Arizona are veterans, according to, an issue that the Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) Veteran’s Club takes to heart.

The Veteran’s Club was signed into action at the beginning of October but has already started an initiative that will greatly help veterans in the community.

Powerful Learning Experiences Through Active Learning

Students Engaged in Active Learning

More than ever before, the world of information sharing is changing. Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) meets the challenge with active and collaborative learning to better students’ educational experiences.  

Where learning was once a one-way street between the student and instructor, many educators are now engaging learners by connecting lessons to everyday experiences as a tool for learning, and using real-world problems and hands-on activities to stimulate critical thinking.


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