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Halfway through the fall semester, what class is giving you the most stress

Halfway through the fall semester, what class is giving you the most stress

INTERVIEWS AND PHOTOS BY ARMANDO HARMON AT NORTHWEST CAMPUS Brandon Moore Hotel Restaurant Management “All my classes are treating me well. I got lucky and got hooked up with good teachers, so it’s going.” Jacob Jeppson General Studies “My math class. Usually I don’t stress about the tests we take in that class, but this […]

Nursing group plans fundraisers

Nursing group plans fundraisers

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The Student Nursing Association of Pima is holding a series of fundraisers to pay for a Pinning Ceremony. Each year’s nursing graduates must generate funds to finance the ceremony. “I witnessed it once and it’s kind of tear jerking,” SNAP public relations officer Kyyrstyn Schuldt said of the ceremony. “Your instructors are […]

College seeks feedback for nursing candidates

College seeks feedback for nursing candidates

By DAVID JOSEPH DEL GRANDE Pima Community College held candidate forums for its assistant dean of nursing and director of nursing positions at West Campus on July 29. PCC is searching for an assistant dean and director of nursing following the investigation, and subsequent resignation of its former dean, Marty Mayhew. Nancy Peasley, a nursing […]

Pima hosts nursing program candidate forums

Pima hosts nursing program candidate forums

By DAVID JOSEPH DEL GRANDE Pima Community College will host candidate forums for its assistant dean of nursing and director of nursing positions July 29. PCC is searching for an assistant dean and director of nursing following the investigation and subsequent resignation of its former dean, Marty Mayhew. Nancy Peasley, a nursing program laboratory specialist, […]

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 […]

Nursing dean upbeat despite allegations

Nursing dean upbeat despite allegations

By DAVID J. DEL GRANDE Marty Mayhew, dean of Pima Community College’s nursing program, is trying not to let a recent string of controversies and allegations detract from the education that nursing students receive. “We’re still strong, despite some of the negative publicity that we’ve gotten,” Mayhew said. The college has asked its legal counsel, […]

Nursing program getting triage

Nursing program getting triage

By DAVID J. DEL GRANDE Pima Community College is taking corrective action after receiving a Notice of Deficiencies statement from the Arizona State Board of Nursing. On July 30, the ASBN gave the college one year to either make significant progress towards, or completely correct, the deficiencies highlighted in the notice. The state board issued […]

THE INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE  Brazilian student learns nursing skills at Pima

THE INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE Brazilian student learns nursing skills at Pima

By PALOMA MELLO Ivens Emanuel Potenza, 29, came to Tucson in 2008 from his hometown of Curitiba, Brazil. After studying business for four years at Universidade Positivo in Curitiba, he arrived in the United States with two main goals: improve his English and study nursing. Potenza studied English at the University of Arizona. “It took […]

Pima News

Pima News

Compiled by Paloma Mello Apply for spring graduation by Feb. 20 Feb. 20 is the deadline to apply for Pima Community College’s Spring 2013 graduation. Students can download a graduation application online at pima.edu/current-students/graduation/apply-for-graduation.html. PCC’s 2013 graduation ceremony will be May 16 at the Tucson Convention Center Arena, 260 S. Church Ave.   Accreditation panel […]