Author: Amaris Encinas

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New terms for Meet and Confer

November 15, 2018

By AMARIS ENCINAS Changes have come to Meet and Confer.  Normally, when changing employee policy, Pima Community College Education Association can present its side to the Governing Board of Pima, while the administration presents its side. From there, the board reaches a decision.  Now, PCCEA does not have the opportunity to present its side. Instead, […]

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‘Sustained Visions’ features 5 artists

November 1, 2018

By AMARIS ENCINAS The Bernal Gallery chronicles the lives and works of: Fred Borcherdt, Bailey Doogan, Tom Philabaum, Barbara Rogers and Jim Waid in the new exhibit “Sustained Visions.” All five artists have taught at the college level while holding fast to their concepts and quality of craftsmanship. according to Andres. Sustained Visions was created behind […]

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Photo Courtesy of Talesin Sutton

Pima Faculty Senate disseminated

November 1, 2018

By AMARIS ENCINAS Before the Faculty Senate was the “Faculty Senate,” it was also known as “The Faculty Council” or “The Council” for short. The Senate has been around for a little more than 41 years and continues to be an important aspect of the college process. The Faculty Senate meets from 1 to 3 […]

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Finding yourself in Spanish translation

October 18, 2018

By AMARIS ENCINAS The Translation and Interpretation Studies program remains a hidden gem at Pima Community College. The program is centered at the Desert Vista Campus with Susan Kuenzler, program adviser with the Division of Communication, and Jeffrey Gabbitas, Ph.D. and lead faculty for the Translation and Interpretation studies program. The program has 90 students. […]

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PCC gets makeover for its 50th anniversary

October 18, 2018

By AMARIS ENCINAS Pima Community College has decided to take the next step in revitalizing its brand as its 50th anniversary approaches. To aid in this endeavor, in January Pima hired Stamats Communications Incorporated, a higher education marketing company based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Stamats Inc. is in charge developing the “creative” in Pima’s new […]

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Seek these speakers

October 4, 2018

By AMARIS ENCINAS On Oct. 6, Pima Community College will continue its second annual Speaker Series. Seven the upcoming free talks will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at PCC District Office Community Board Room (Building C) on 4905 E. Broadway Blvd. Light refreshments will be available at each event. The series is a monthly […]

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A Man Without Borders: David Andres

October 4, 2018

By AMARIS ENCINAS David Andres paints his own vision for what the art world would be like if the sky was as wide as it was high. The painter has been the curator of the Bernal Gallery for the last 11 years and the instructor of the Gallery Museum Studies class at Pima Community College. […]

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A new ‘Resource’

October 4, 2018

By AMARIS ENCINAS Following the meeting at West Campus last month about the increase in tuition for DACA students and available resources, like Student Life is providing the opportunity to meet with one on one with a Pima adviser. However, even with those resources available, Pima Community College has been working toward providing more resources […]

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Tiny’s Saloon & Steakhouse; big on service

September 20, 2018

By AMARIS ENCINAS Tiny’s Saloon & Steakhouse is a place that welcomes you in the moment you walk in. The ambience is reminiscent of the Old West, back when cowboys still rode around the desert. Seen in the decor which is composed of animal skulls, wood detailing throughout the walls and carvings onto the bar. […]

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DACA students to pay more

September 20, 2018

By: Amaris Encinas   Starting in the spring, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students will start to pay out-of-state tuition at Pima Community College, said R. Seth Shippee, deputy general counsel.   That translates into an over 368 percent increase for these students, or $304 per credit hour versus $82.50 per credit hour for in-state […]

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