Pima welcomes Becalos Grant students

November 16, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON In May, Pima Community College submitted a proposal for the Secretariat of Education SEP-Belcalos-Santander Universidades International Program. Otherwise known as the Becalos grant, this grant allows students from Mexico to have the opportunity to enroll and take courses at PCC. At the start of the semester, 75 students were enrolled at the […]

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Bécalos program changes students lives

November 22, 2016

By ARLAETH RAMIREZ and ADRIAN FORD Jonathan Lerma, 19, has settled into apartment-style housing for his semester at Pima Community College but misses family aspects of his home in Durango, Mexico. “I can only eat frozen food so much,” he said. “I really miss home-cooked food.” Lerma’s friend Irving Gonzalez, 20, of Chihuahua, Mexico, also […]

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The All Souls Procession

November 12, 2015

by ALEX FRUECHTENICHT Photos by Larry Gaurano The All Souls Procession is an annual event that draws over 100,000 people into Tucson each year. According to their website, “The All Souls Procession is an event that was created to serve the public’s need to mourn, reflect and celebrate the universal experience of death, through their ancestors, […]

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