Technology breathes virtual life into paramedic program

Story and photos by JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College is on the verge of revolutionizing its education programs with cutting-edge virtual reality technology and advanced teaching ideas. Devin Marble wrote the proposal that persuaded Pima to invest in an Insta360Pro video camera, which was obtained last month. Marble is a paramedicine instructor, video skills specialist, Tucson […]

PCC program benefits from $1.5 million grant

Story & photos by STEPHEN MOORE Pima Community College’s Public Safety and Emergency Services Institute will benefit from a $1.5 million grant awarded to the Tucson Fire Department in September. The grant allows 24 Tucson firefighters to attend the paramedic program at PSESI, according to Deputy Chief Mike Garcia. The cost, which is about $62,500 per […]

Happy campers

Trailer enthusiasts showcase their vintage trailers during Tucson Modernism Week Story and photos by ROBYN ZELICKSON The Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation presented Tucson Modernism Week Oct. 7-15. Many activities took place around the city, such as art exhibits, dance performances and lectures about design and architecture. The final weekend included the Vintage Trailer Show, which is […]

Keeping good company

Going on four years, Fourth Avenue’s Generation Cool continues to feed on customers’ nostalgia by selling vintage goods Story and photos by ARMANDO HARMON As you get older, sometimes you forget how it feels to be a kid. Everyone has had that special toy, or those pair of sneakers you saved months and months of allowance to […]

New agreement with Green Valley property

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ A new operating agreement for a Green Valley facility was approved Sept. 12 by the Pima Community College Governing Board. The agreement gives operational control to Pima County, where before it was a jointly operated performing arts and learning center. “The county and the college have been strong partners at the site […]

Goal oriented: Women’s soccer dominates with six-game streak

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN With only two games remaining in the regular season, the Pima Community College women’s soccer team have put themselves in an ideal situation heading into the season finale and regional tournament. Only the top six teams in the region are invited to the regional tournament, with the top two seeds both receiving […]

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