Pima news briefs

Health field information session

Pima Community College will host an information session for health related professions on Nov. 4 at the West Campus, room AG-19. The session will teach interested students about the application process, program prerequisites and more.

The session is for West Campus programs such as dental hygiene, dental laboratory, dental assisting, radiologic technology and respiratory therapy. Information for the Associate Degree Nursing program will not be included in this session.

Students are required to attend an information session prior to meeting with a Student Service Center staff member about these programs.

For more information call 206-6699.

-by Nate Kezer

All-Arizona Scholarship deadline Nov. 13

The deadline to apply for the All-Arizona Academic Team is 5 p.m. on Nov. 13. Details of eligibility criteria and access to the application are available on the All-USA Community College Academic Team website.

Every year, two students from each campus are chosen to represent Pima Community College on the All-Arizona Academic Team, which recognizes outstanding students from Arizona’s community colleges.

The national office of Phi Theta Kappa selects students on the All State teams to be celebrated nationwide as part of the All-USA Team. Students are selected based on leadership, excellence in academics and service that utilizes their education to benefit society outside the classroom.

For more information, visit ptk.org.

-by Steven Fowler

Reception for “CELLULAR” exhibit

The “CELLULAR” art exhibit at the West Campus Center for the Arts opened Oct. 26 and will continue through Dec. 11. The original date for its reception has been modified. The reception is now scheduled for Nov. 12 from 5-7 p.m. in the Louis-Carlos Bernal Gallery.

The exhibit will feature works by Susan Beiner and Mark Pomolio, who are both Arizona State University professors. They use a variety of different mediums and their displayed works are unique pieces. The gallery’s hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays. It’s free and all can attend.

For more information, see pima.edu/cfa or call 206-6942.

-by Alyssa Ramer

Executive Director for PCC Foundation Chosen

Pima Community College has selected a new Executive Director for the PCC Foundation.

According to an email statement from Chancellor Lee Lambert, Michael Finkelstein was selected for his vast experience in capital campaign development and fundraising.

Before coming to PCC, Finkelstein worked as Executive Director at the Center for Biological Diversity and Chief Development Officer at the Primavera Foundation.

-by Jamie Verwys

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