Pima Briefs

Writing workshop gets creative

October 15, 2015

by DANYELLE KHMARA Pima Community College’s Fall 2015 Creative Writing Workshop on fiction, led by Meg Files, is at the Downtown Campus, from Oct. 16-18. Files teaches creative writing classes at the West Campus and directs the Pima Writers’ Workshop every year. She’s authored a number of books, including novels, a short story collection, collections […]

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Pima news briefs

October 15, 2015

New acting provost selected for PCC Dolores Durán-Cerda, assistant vice chancellor for faculty affairs has accepted the position of Pima Community College Provost and Chief Academic Officer in an acting capacity. She has served as special assistant to the Provost and as acting assistant vice chancellor. Durán-Cerda was also a member of the project management […]

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West Campus moment of silence

September 17, 2015

  By KIT FASSLER Pima Community College West Campus students and staff members joined the ceremony to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the hit on the World Trade Centers Sept.11, 2001.  The ceremony was held at the Palm Court area at 2 p.m.  Students joined in the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Student Advisory Board […]

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Peace Corps visits PCC

September 17, 2015

By NICK MEYERS It’s a big world out there, and now is your chance to see it. Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet is coming to Pima Community College to speak in conjuction with Congressman Raul Grijalva about the opportunities the program can provide as well as the importance of service in our own communities. Peace […]

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East Campus repeats history

September 17, 2015

By AUDRIE FORD The 1800s are visiting Pima Community College’s East Campus on Sept. 17. The East Campus will be hosting Constitution and Citizenship Day, providing an opportunity for students to register to vote for the upcoming elections and learn more about the founding of the United States. We Make History, a historical reenactment group, […]

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PCC wins award for conservation

September 3, 2015

By ALYSSA RAMER Over the summer, Pima Community College participated in a conservation competition known as the Campus Conservation Nationals to lessen its energy and water use. PCC won the grand prize for water conservation, with Downtown Campus taking the lead in the effort. Pima conserved almost 250,000 gallons of water in its introductory year […]

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Pima news briefs

April 23, 2015

Convocation RSVP due by April 24 Pima Community College students graduating this semester are encouraged to participate in a pre-graduation celebration on May 1 at 6 p.m. in the PCC West Campus gymnasium. The convocation will highlight academic achievement, student testimonials and music entertainment. International food will be served immediately after the program at the […]

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Pima News

April 9, 2015

College hosts scholarship race April 11 Pima Community College will host a 5K and 1-mile Fun Run/Walk on April 11 to help fund the Art Alberding Math Scholar award. The Alberding Amble will start at the East Campus Multi-Use Recreational Field, 8181 E. Irvington Road. The 5K begins at 8 a.m. and the Fun Run/Walk […]

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Astrophysicist talk ‘over the moon’

April 9, 2015

By MICKEY RAY LAMB Pima Community College’s East Campus welcomed astrophysicist Cameron Hummels for the second installment of its “Astronomy for All” series on March 26. Hummels, who received his doctorate from the University of Arizona in astronomy, gave a lecture, “The Moon: Formation, Exploration and Habitation.” His talk covered manned journeys to the celestial […]

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PIMA BRIEFS

March 12, 2015

Compiled by Jamie Verwys Former PCC board member Esther Tang dies Former Pima Community College governing board member Esther Don Tang, who played instrumental roles in the creation of the East and Northwest campuses, has died at age 97. Tang served on the governing board from 1975-1984. A memorial service will be held for Tang […]

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East Campus hosts astronomy program

February 24, 2015

By JAMIE VERWYS Pima Community College’s East Campus invites guests to explore the galaxy in their Astronomy for All series. Their debut event will take place Feb. 25 at the East Campus Community Room and observatory. Megan Reiter, a graduate of the University of Arizona’s Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory, will present a lecture […]

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Speakers’ Series returns March 3

February 24, 2015

By KIT B. FASSLER Pima Community College biology instructor Theodore G. Manno will discuss “Social Behavior of Prairie Dogs and Ground Squirrels” March 3 in the second installment of the spring semester Speakers’ Series. Manno will share his findings on social interactions, mating behaviors and natural history of prairie dogs and squirrels. He has studied […]

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Pima News

February 24, 2015

Massage clinic appointments open The Student Massage Clinic at Northwest Campus offers 50-minute massages for students, employees and the general public. Sessions are $10 for PCC employees and students, and $20 for the public. The clinic is available Friday afternoons at the times listed below: Jan. 31-March 14  2:05 and 3:10 p.m. March 28-May 16  1, […]

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Pima News

February 12, 2015

Desert Vista hosting produce distributions Produce on Wheels has begun its spring season of produce distribution at Pima Community College’s Desert Vista Campus. The events are sponsored by PCC’s Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Produce on Wheels With Out Waste, or POW-WOW, is a program of the Borderlands Food Bank. It allows students and members of […]

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Emerging Leaders program

January 29, 2015

By JAMIE MAESE The Emerging Leaders Program highlights student success skills and helps participants identify their strengths in academic courses, student organizations, and career development. The Emerging Leaders Program will be held Friday, Feb 6 from 1:00-5:00 P.M. and Saturday, Feb. 7 from 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. at West Campus with lunch provided Saturday. […]

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