News Briefs

-Compiled by Hannah McLeod

Health and Safety Fair in El Rio Neighborhood Center

Students of the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy will team up with El Rio Neighborhood Center as they hold a free Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, March 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the El Rio Neighborhood Center at 1390 W. Speedway Blvd.

Pharmacists and pharmacy students will offer free health exams and screening for individuals. More than 70 exhibitors are expected to participate.

Anyone who wants to participate should bring all medications, including prescriptions and over-the-counter medications taken regularly, or a list of medications with complete dosage information.

There will also be a free raffle and discussions about illnesses, disease conditions and healthy lifestyle tips. Spanish translator will be available.

For more information contact Mariela Vega at or Connie Kwong,

Student speaker sought for spring graduation

If you are graduating from Pima Community College with an associate degree this spring, you have an opportunity to make a lasting imprint on your fellow classmates.

A graduation committee is seeking a student speaker for the graduation ceremony on May. 19. To be considered, complete an application form and submit it by Friday, March 25.

Visit the PCC website at for additional information.

Applications can be completed online, printed out and mailed as a PDF application or picked up at any campus Student Services Center. Applications can be mailed or faxed to

the following address:

Pima Community College

Office of College Events

4905 E. Broadway Blvd.

Tucson, Arizona 85709-1145

or 206-4554

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