Chandler–Gilbert Community College

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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
Latitude and Longitude:

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 part of the Maricopa County Community College District. In 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 is divided into divisions, which are Aviation and Applied Technology Division, Biological Sciences Division, Business and Computing Studies Division, Communication and Fine Arts Division, Composition, Creative Writing and Literature Division, Modern Languages and Humanities Division, Social and Behavioral Sciences Division, Mathematics Division, Nursing Division, and Health Sciences Division, Physical Sciences and Engineering Division, and Library, Learning Center, and Counseling Division.

Student life

The college athletics teams are nicknamed the Coyotes.

Notable alumni


  1. ^ "CGCC Fast Facts 2018 - 2019" (PDF).[ permanent dead link]
  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.

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