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The Real Lives Behind Your Mentors

April 1, 2021

By Mara Durán Little do we know about the lives of the teachers at Pima Community College (PCC). We don’t stop to think about who they are or how they have managed to get where they are. The truth is that all people come from a cultural background that we can learn about to enrich […]

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La Vida Real Detrás de Tus Mentores

March 30, 2021

By Mara Durán Poco sabemos sobre la vida de los maestros de Pima Community College (PCC). No nos detenemos a pensar en quienes son, ni cómo han logrado llegar a donde están, lo que sí es un hecho es que todas las personas son el resultado de un bagaje cultural que podemos conocer para enriquecernos […]

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Successful Pima Coach Rebekah Quiroz “Hit the Dirt” and “Never Looked Back”

March 16, 2021

Originally posted to allsportstucson.com By Kevin Murphy Pima Community College head softball coach Rebekah Quiroz is in her third season at the helm and is poised to write the next chapter in an already illustrious softball career. During legendary softball runs in high school, college, and in the professional ranks, Rebekah has been blessed to […]

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Pandemic Playbook: Santa Cruz River Park Disc Golf Course

March 11, 2021

By Kevin Murphy The clean and crisp desert air, the jingle of the chains, the audible yelling and laughter in the distance: this is what playing a round of disc golf at the Santa Cruz River Park Disc Golf Course is like. For those not in the know: disc golf – or frisbee golf – […]

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Career Café: Cover Letters and Coffee

March 4, 2021

By Kevin Murphy Career Café is a free event available to all Pima Community College students that offers career resources and career advice.  The event started in 2013, and this year is being held virtually due to Covid-19 safety protocols. It will cover subjects like resume review, professional interviewing, cover letter tips, and career resources. […]

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Teaching Seven Year Olds Over the Internet: How Hard Could It Be?

February 23, 2021

By Kyler Van Vliet Remote learning has proven to be a real learning curve for both the college student and professor, but perhaps the true struggle lies with the job of trying to manage the education of 22 six and seven year-olds.   Jana Schubert of Blenman Elementary School is a first-grade teacher who has been […]

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Ed Doran: Student Success Guru

February 20, 2021

By Kevin Murphy If you are looking for ideas on what it takes to be successful in college and beyond, Ed Doran holds the keys. Doran recently retired from his full time duties after 20 years at PCC.  He spent the last 10 years of his career as an educational support counselor at the Downtown […]

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What Disneyland Means to Me (And Why I Miss It)

February 17, 2021

By Alexandria Austin Disneyland has closed only three times since it first opened its gates July 17, 1955. The first was on November 24, 1963, the day after the assassination of JFK. The second was on September 11, 2001, when tragedy struck NYC. On both occasions the park was closed for one day. Currently, Disneyland […]

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Q&A with Los Angeles Charges wide receiver and Pima alum Jeff Cotton

November 15, 2020

Photo by Andy Morales (All Sports Tucson) By Troy Hutchison Millions of kids grow up dreaming of playing in the NFL and becoming stars like their favorite players that they see on television. However, chances of achieving this are slim, as according to the NCAA, only 3.8 percent of college football players make it to […]

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Food Review: Tacos y Hot Dogs El Giro

November 6, 2020

By Lanissa Patterson It is not always easy to find cuisine cooked with passion and knowledge at an affordable price, but in Tucson there is Tacos y Hot Dogs El Giro. Tacos y Hot Dogs El Giro is a food truck located on the corner of Golf Links and Harrison, right in front of Walgreens. […]

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