Alumni News

David Caltabiano: From Artichoke to AZ Family Reporter

What can look like overnight success from the outside is often the result of years of tireless work and effort. As a rising star at Arizona’s Family news team, David Caltabiano admits that the journey wasn’t always easy. He points to his time at Scottsdale Community College (SCC) as a pivotal period. 
June 5, 2023

From SCC to CEO: How Michael Spangenberg Founded State Forty Eight

From the walkways of Scottsdale Fashion Square to the seats of the Footprint Center and beyond, State Forty Eight apparel has become an iconic brand for Arizonans who want high-quality, stylish gear to represent their home state. And it all started when CEO and Co-founder Michael Spangenberg studied hospitality at Scottsdale Community College (SCC).
April 28, 2023

For One SCC Graduate, It’s Never too Late to Start Learning

When Pamela Keller Hallows decided to return to school at 64, she felt reasonably nervous – attending a new school with classmates far younger than her felt intimidating. But Hallows never shied away from a challenge.
August 8, 2022

SCC Grads Thrive in Arizona’s Hospitality and Tourism Industry

Arizona continues to grow as a popular tourist destination, with approximately 47 million people visiting the Grand Canyon state in 2019, spending more than $25 billion and generating more than 300,000 hospitality and leisure jobs.
July 11, 2022