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Compiled by Mariana Ceja PCC to host student town hall Oct. 7 Pima Community College students are invited to participate in a free town hall on Arizona’s economy Oct. 7 from 3-6:30 p.m. at Community Campus Room A109-112. PCC will host a satellite broadcast of a statewide Future Leaders Town Hall on Arizona’s economy. “This […]

Pima news

Pima news

‘Study Paws’ at West Campus   Finals week is fast approaching. Tests bring stress, and the possibility of a meltdown. Rather than letting stress consume you, consider stopping by the West Campus Library to relax with therapy dogs during a “Study Paws” event. The therapy dogs will visit the library on May 13-15 and 19, […]

Students in the News

Students in the News

Scholars earn national recognition Three Pima Community College students have been selected to the 2014 national Coca-Cola community college academic teams for Phi Theta Kappa Society.   Eric Humphrey, a pre-medicine major, and Pamela Contreras, an international business management and marketing major, were selected as silver scholars. They will each receive a $1,250 scholarship and […]

Pima News

Pima News

Club hosts Science Night April 19 Pima Community College’s Chemistry Club will host its first-ever Science Night on April 19 at East Campus from 5-9 p.m. Participants can experience hands-on activities in chemistry, biology, physics and astronomy. The Chemistry Club and East Campus are partnering with Dietz K-8 School to bring in more than 100 […]

Pima News

Pima News

International Community Day The Downtown Campus Learning Commons and Student Life will host its first International Community Day on April 3. The event will take place from 1-5 p.m. in the Learning Commons and Free Speech Area. Activities will spotlight the diversity of Pima students and educate the community about different cultures from around the […]

Veteran’s Center dedication set for March 14

Veteran’s Center dedication set for March 14

By NICK QUIHUIS The new Veteran’s Center at Pima Community College’s Downtown Campus will be dedicated March 14 at 11:30 a.m. in room RV-150. The ceremony will include guest speakers, a color guard and light refreshments. Following the ceremony, visitors and students may tour the center and meet with PCC’s student-veterans. With a growing number […]

Pima Briefs

Pima Briefs

Committee seeks graduation speaker A Pima Community College graduation committee is accepting applications for student speakers for the May 22 commencement ceremony. The application deadline is March 24. Applicants must be receiving an associate degree for the Spring 2014 semester. Other requirements include detailing involvement with PCC and a summary of the possible speech opening. […]

CAMPUS BRIEFS

CAMPUS BRIEFS

Group sponsors ‘Villains & Heroes’ bake sale The West Campus Pima Pride club will hold a “Villains & Heroes” bake sale on Feb. 13 from 11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. in the book store lobby. Decorated lollipops will be sold for $1.50. The hero-theme treats represent people who love Valentine’s Day, while the villain theme represents those […]

Pima Briefs

Pima Briefs

Nurses receive certificates By Michael Anderson Eleven students received their practical nursing certificates in a ceremony at Pima Community College’s Desert Vista Campus on Jan. 15. The event included a Practical Nurse Pinning Ceremony, complete with a candle-lighting and recitation of the “Nightingale Pledge.” Practical nursing is among the nearly two-dozen certificate programs offered by […]

PIMA BRIEFS

PIMA BRIEFS

Trayvon Martin: Do We Look Suspicious? Pima Community College will host a “Project Hoodie” panel discussion on racial profiling, gun laws and criminal justice on Nov. 15 from 9-11 a.m. at Downtown Campus in the Amethyst Room. The college is cosponsoring the event titled “Do We Look Suspicious?” along with the Center for Community Dialogue […]

Pima’s governing board reviews bylaws

Pima’s governing board reviews bylaws

By ANDREW PAXTON Pima Community College’s Board of Governors is reviewing and revising its bylaws, a crucial step to getting sanctions removed by the Higher Learning Commission. The HLC, the college’s accrediting body, placed Pima on probation in April. It sent a fact-finding team to Pima in January to investigate numerous allegations of violations. The […]

Pima Briefs

Pima Briefs

Compiled by A. GREENE PCC hires interim campus president The retired president of Santa Fe Community College, Sheila Ortego, has been hired as interim president for Pima Community College’s Community Campus. Her first day at Pima was Oct. 28. She is scheduled to stay at Pima until mid-2014 while the college searches for a permanent […]

Pima Briefs

Pima Briefs

Compiled by Shana Rose ‘Trunk or Treat’ coming Oct. 26 Halloween falls on a Thursday this year. For some, this means hitting the bars and clubs for Thirsty Thursday, attending big house parties or stocking up on candy by trick or treating. But what about the little ones whose parents can’t take them trick or […]

CAMPUS BRIEFS

CAMPUS BRIEFS

DOWNTOWN CAMPUS   Compiled by A. Greene   Fall 2013 Transfer Fair   The Fall 2013 Pima Community College Transfer Fair will happen on Wednesday, Oct. 23. at Downtown Campus from 3:30-5:30 p.m.   All students, staff, advisers and counselors are invited to attend. Meet with representatives from colleges across Arizona and the U.S. to […]

Pima Briefs

Pima Briefs

Northwest Campus to celebrate Earth Science Day Pima Community College’s Northwest Campus will celebrate Earth Science Day on Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free event will feature hands-on activities designed to raise awareness about protecting the environment. Visitors can examine a giant sundial, try snacks cooked in a solar oven and […]