About Us

Cochise Cats is your access to Scholarships, Resources, and a clear Transfer Academic Pathway to your Arizona Degree!

Cochise Cats was established to support the successful transfer and degree completion for students transferring from Cochise College to the University of Arizona.

Mission
Cochise Cats is a partnership between the University of Arizona and Cochise College designed to help students navigate transfer options from an Associate degree at Cochise College to obtaining a Bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona.

Vision
Community-based effort to provide access and opportunities that support a student’s successful academic journey and prepare them to enter a thriving economy.

  • Influence academic program offering to align with current and future workforce needs
  • Create and develop student opportunities
  • Retain educated workforce in our community

Coalition


Angelita Bustamante
bustamantea@cochise.edu
Academic Career Advisor
TRiO Cochise College


Aimee Coe
acoe@arizona.edu
Student Services Coordinator
University of Arizona


Michelle Menninger
mmuas@arizona.edu
Director, Enrollment Management & Student Success
University of Arizona


Sarah Wieland
swieland@arizona.edu
Assistant Vice Provost – Distance Education
University of Arizona


Ana Villalvazo
avillalv@arizona.edu
Cochise Cats Academic Advisor
Cochise College & University of Arizona


Abraham Villarreal
villarreala@cochise.edu
Dean of Student Success
Cochise College

Sign up today for:

  • Transfer Scholarship eligibility
  • Relevant transfer communication from the University of Arizona
  • Dedicated transfer staff to help set you on course for a smooth transfer
  • Assignment to a CochiseCats Academic Advisor