Phoenix College Turns 100
High Rising Schools of Phoenix Member, Phoenix College, is having its Centennial Founders’ Day on Monday, September 14, 2020.
In September 1920, Phoenix College (PC) opened its doors with 18 aspiring students; forever changing the educational and workforce landscape of Phoenix. PC’s founders adopted an open admissions policy, offering unparalleled access to higher education for everyone seeking to improve their lives through learning. A multicultural and diverse student population has become one of the hallmarks of Phoenix College.
Over the past 100 years, nearly one million students have passed through the doors of Phoenix College. Students go on to complete professional certifications, advanced degrees, and launch businesses across the Valley. The College continues to be a place of diversity, equity, and access. Watch the Founders’ Day Celebration of Phoenix College video HERE.
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