Author: Draedon Ledbetter

Special Ed students transition from high school to college

May 2, 2019

By DRAEDON LEDBETTER The transition from high school to college can be stressful for any student, but the stress can be more overbearing for students with disabilities. According to federal data, a third of special education students that enroll in a four-year college or university graduate within eight years. Special education students enrolling in two-year […]

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PCC holds Respiratory Care Conference at Downtown Campus

April 18, 2019

By DRAEDON LEDBETTER The Arizona State Society for Respiratory Care held a conference April 3 in the Amethyst Room on Pima Community College’s Downtown Campus. The event ran from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. “This is one of my proudest moments in my 14 years of affiliation with the respiratory therapy program at Pima Community College,” said […]

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PCC holds space for Team 18029’s weed-killing device

April 18, 2019

By DRAEDON LEDBETTER Pima Community College has started a partnership with the University of Arizona’s ENGR 498 class.  UA Engineering needed more space to work, which meant moving the initiative moved its operation to the Mechatronics lab at the Downtown campus.  The capstone project that Team 18029 has been working on is a weed-killing device.  […]

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How Pima and the UA kill the weeds

April 18, 2019

Story and photo By DRAEDON LEDBETTER Pima Community College has started a partnership with the University of Arizona’s ENGR 498 class.  UA Engineering needed more space to work, which meant moving the initiative moved its operation to the Mechatronics lab at the Downtown campus.  The capstone project that Team 18029 has been working on is […]

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Pima opens new front in cyber warfare

February 14, 2019

By DRAEDON LEDBETTER Pima Community College is the first college in the country to have a live-fire, hands-on cyber warfare range.  The Arizona Cyber Warfare Range at Pima Community College’s East Campus opened Jan. 25.  A live fire range addresses the threats to cyber security using the latest malware and other software in the world […]

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