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THE WORD: How will you clean up the world?

THE WORD: How will you clean up the world?

Photos and interviews on Desert Vista Campus by Nicholas Trujillo          

PCC prevention program aims to educate

PCC prevention program aims to educate

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Joscelyn Luque and Paula Grijalva, Pima Community College students at Desert Vista Campus, began looking into the Aztec Proactive Prevention Program after they saw flyers at their campus. AP3 was developed for PCC students in an effort to prevent substance abuse and to decrease the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases. […]

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 […]

THE WORD: What are your plans for Spring Break?

THE WORD: What are your plans for Spring Break?

Interviews and photos by Erik Medina at Desert Vista Campus “I am spending time with my brothers and sleeping in.” Bella Caballero Major: Equine veterinarian “I am going to spend time with family and friends. I’ll probably go see the latest movie and will definitely sleep in.” Chantia Kinsey Major: Hospitality “I will be studying […]

THE WORD: Do you feel involved with Desert Vista?

THE WORD: Do you feel involved with Desert Vista?

Photos and interviews by Nicholas Trujillo at Desert Vista Campus “The campus is really small and that’s what I like about it. It feels safe here. It feels like everyone here is more serious with what they want to do.” Elias Lopez Major: Welding               “I feel like I […]

Desert Vista’s  library remodel

Desert Vista’s library remodel

By VALERIE TURCIOS The Pima Community College Desert Vista Campus library is being redesigned to include an Integrated Learning Center, thanks to a $2.6 million Title V grant.    The library has temporarily moved to the Pueblo building, Ocotillo Room, during the renovation process.     The cost of the redesign will total between $800,000 […]

New Desert Vista president a community college grad

New Desert Vista president a community college grad

By TANISHA KNUTZEN New Desert Vista Campus President Morgan A. Phillips places a strong emphasis on the importance of creating a community that is involved in all aspects of the college. “Get individuals to share,” Phillips said. “Get them to try and contribute to the process of helping Pima Community College improve. Get them to […]

Campus Coverage

Campus Coverage

DESERT VISTA CAMPUS Compiled by Jennifer Coulter   Twenty-two colleges will attend a transfer fair Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the patio.  Contact Susan Rivera at slrivera1@pima.edu for more information.   A Thanksgiving basket give-away will start on Oct. 17 and run until Nov. 14.  Go to the Student Life Office […]

Pima campus coverage

Pima campus coverage

CAMPUS COVERAGE   DESERT VISTA Food drive continues   A canned food drive for the Community Food Bank will continue until Nov. 16. Anyone interested in donating may bring canned foods to the Student Life Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.   A car wash will be held at the Fitness Center on Sept. […]

Desert Vista programs use federal funds for expansion

Desert Vista programs use federal funds for expansion

Story and photo by Narciso Villarreal Programs ranging from avionics to phlebotomy have been introduced at Pima Community College’s Desert Vista Campus, thanks to a federal grant program known as Title V. The U.S. Department of Education awards Title V grants to colleges such as PCC that have been designated as Hispanic-Serving Institutions. Program goals […]

Phi Theta Kappa chapter wins regional honors

Phi Theta Kappa chapter wins regional honors

Story by Laura Halverson Photo contributed by Alpha Beta Chi Pima Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa national honor society has been recognized within the Arizona region. The Alpha Beta Chi chapter received eight awards, including Distinguished Advisor, Hall of Honor Distinguished Chapter Officer and Distinguished Chapter of the Arizona Region. Alpha Beta Chi […]