Chandler–Gilbert Community College Information

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Chandler-Gilbert Community College
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Other name
MottoA small college with a big heart. (Informal)
Type Community College
Established1992 (1992)
Affiliation Maricopa County Community College District, Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
PresidentDr. Greg Peterson
Location, ,
United States

33°17′36″N 111°47′46″W / 33.29332°N 111.79614°W / 33.29332; -111.79614

33°17′36″N 111°47′46″W / 33.29332°N 111.79614°W / 33.29332; -111.79614
Campus Urban
Branches Mesa, Sun Lakes, Queen Creek
Colors Teal and Silver
Nickname Coyotes
Sporting affiliations
Arizona Community College Athletic Conference, National Junior College Athletic Association
MascotCody Coyote
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Chandler–Gilbert Community College (CGCC) is a public community college with multiple locations in Maricopa County, Arizona. It is one of the ten community colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District. As of Fall 2018, 14,728 students were enrolled at the college. [1]


CGCC was founded in 1985 as an extension of Mesa Community College. It was later independently accredited in 1992. [2]


  • Arnette Scott Ward (1985 - 2002)
  • Maria Hesse (2002 - 2009) [3]
  • Linda Lujan (2009 - 2015) [4]
  • William Guerriero (2015 - 2018) [5]
  • Greg Peterson (2018 - present) [6]


The college operates from four locations including the Pecos campus, Williams campus, Sun Lakes center, and Communiversity in Queen Creek. [7]


The college has departments of Aviation and Applied Technology, Business and Computing Studies, Communications and Fine Arts, Composition, Creative Writing and Literature, Modern Languages and Humanities Division, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Mathematics, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Science & Library.

Student life


The college athletics teams are nicknamed the Coyotes.

Notable alumni


  1. ^ "CGCC Fast Facts 2018 - 2019" (PDF).
  2. ^ 1996 Accreditation Self-Study Archived September 7, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Hesse, Maria. "LinkedIn Profile".
  4. ^ Lujan, Linda. "LinkedIn Profile".
  5. ^ Guerriero, William. "LinkedIn Profile".
  6. ^ Peterson, Greg. "LinkedIn Profile".
  7. ^ 1996 Accreditation Self-Study Archived September 7, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Martin, Dan (February 20, 2014). "Jaron's Long journey home to Yankees spring training". New York Post. Retrieved August 22, 2014.
  9. ^ "Chandler-Gilbert Community College honors alumnus for Major League Baseball debut | Chandler". Retrieved December 30, 2018.

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