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No 'I' in AGEC 

No ‘I’ in AGEC 

By VANESA BARNETT Pima Community College plans to make changes to its AGEC requirements. The General Education Committee decided to update the Intensive Writing and Critical Inquiry Requirements for “I” courses at PCC. AGEC stands for Arizona General Education Curriculum. It is a list of classes used to achieve university general education requirements. “PCC was […]

Enrollment update

Enrollment update

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The percentage of enrollment and retention is on a downward trend at Pima Community College. Retention is defined as students completing their college courses and graduating with the college. This process does not have to be on time, though. According to Complete College America, only 5 percent of students in America complete […]

PIMA NEWS

PIMA NEWS

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO PCC celebrates adjunct faculty Pima Community College will honor their adjunct faculty that have been with PCC for 10, 20 and 30 years. On Friday, Dec. 1, adjunct faculty and six guests of their choice will be able to go to the Pima Air and Space Museum for a complimentary tour, activities […]

Pima Briefs

Pima Briefs

Northwest Campus hosting Cram Jam Northwest Campus will hold its annual Cram Jam on May 8-9 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Student Life Center. NWC Student Life partners with the Tutoring Center each year to create a communal finals-studying environment. Students have the option to join a study group, or meet one-on-one with a […]

Pima Briefs

Pima Briefs

Feeling stressed? Try therapeutic petting zoo East Campus Student Life will help students deal with end-of-semester stress by providing furry friends to play with. Stop by the Therapeutic Petting Zoo on April 26 from 10 a.m.-noon in the East Campus courtyard. For details, call Student Life at 206-7616. -By Dale Villeburn Old Coyote   East […]

PIMA BRIEFS

PIMA BRIEFS

‘RISE UP’ seeks to empower women Forty Pima Community College students can attend a free women’s empowerment conference on April 8 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the West Campus community room, JG-05. Lunch will be provided. “RISE UP” embraces themes of radiate, innovate, service, empowerment, unify and purpose. Guest speakers and sessions will help participants […]

PIMA BRIEFS

PIMA BRIEFS

Rape defense training begins March 27 The Pima Community College Police Department will offer Rape Aggression Defense training at Desert Vista Campus on March 27, April 3 and April 10. PCC police offer the self-defense class to females as a way to help them recognize and avoid dangerous situations. The class is open to PCC […]

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Pima Briefs

Student veterans plan March 23 fundraiser Pima Community College’s Student Veteran Organization will hold a hotdog fundraiser on March 23 from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Downtown Campus Free Speech area. A hotdog, chips and drink costs $5. Proceeds provide funding for student veterans to attend conferences that help them reach full potential in civilian […]

PIMA BRIEFS

PIMA BRIEFS

Afrikana performance set for Feb. 21 The Barbea Williams Performing Company will perform Feb. 21 at the East Campus center courtyard from 11-11:45 a.m. as part of Black History Month activities. The “Brotha Sistah H.O.O.D. – Honoring Our Own Darkness” performance will include an arts in education component and audience participation. For more information, call […]

PIMA NEWS

PIMA NEWS

East Campus to host Capoeira demonstration Movement Culture studio will visit Pima Community College’s East Campus on Feb. 6 to present the history and culture surrounding the Brazilian dance-martial art of Capoeira. Demonstrations of the Malandragen style will take place in the courtyard from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For more information, call the Student Life Center […]

PIMA NEWS

PIMA NEWS

Northwest Campus hosts ‘ugly sweater’ party All Pima Community College students are invited to attend an ugly sweater party at Northwest Campus on Dec. 8 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Student Life Center. The party will honor students and staff who have been a part of Student Life this semester. For more information, call […]

PIMA NEWS

PIMA NEWS

  Vet program dogs, cats available for adoption Pima Community College’s veterinary technician program will have healthy and family-friendly dogs and cats available for adoption at the end of November and beginning of December. Descriptions of available pets can be found at https://pima.edu/faculty-staff/pimanews/docs-2016/201610-27-veterinary-adoptions.pdf. Those interested in adopting may contact Joyce Allinger at 206-7877 to schedule […]

PIMA NEWS

PIMA NEWS

Downtown Campus to host voter registration drives Mi Familia Vota, a group that seeks to mobilize Latino voters, will hold a series of voter registration drives at Downtown Campus in the atrium of Room CC-115. Registrations will be Sept. 29, Oct. 4, Oct. 5 and Oct. 10 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, contact […]

PCC hosting April 22 reception to announce Frida Kahlo exhibit

PCC hosting April 22 reception to announce Frida Kahlo exhibit

By ANDRES CHAVIRA Tucson Botanical Gardens and Pima Community College are partnering to bring a blockbuster Frida Kahlo art exhibit to Tucson. The exhibit will open Oct.10 and run until May 31, 2017. “FRIDA KAHLO: Art, Garden, Life” was created by the New York Botanical Gardens. It replicates the rooms of Kahlo’s famous “La Casa […]

Pima News

Pima News

Desert Vista screening ‘My Depression’ documentary Desert Vista Campus will screen the HBO documentary “My Depression (The Up and Down and Up Of It)” on April 25 beginning at 4 p.m. in the community room F-123. A panel of professionals will answer questions about depression following the screening. Student Life will provide free pizza and […]