speakers’ series

SPEAKERS’ SERIES: Talk to focus on global strategies

March 23, 2017

By DALE VILLEBURN OLD COYOTE Pima Community College will stage the final installment of its spring speakers’ series on April 4. Instructor Maureen Salzer will discuss “Going Global Without Leaving Town: Strategies for Internationalizing the General Education Curriculum.” The presentation will be in the community board room (building C) at the PCC district office, 4095 […]

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Speakers’ Series to examine innovative cancer treatments

January 28, 2016

By EDDIE CELAYA Pima Community College chemistry instructor Christopher Cabello will present “Teaching an Old Drug New Tricks,” on Feb. 2. It is the first of three installments of PCC’s 2016 Spring Speakers’ Series. Cabello, who holds a Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry from the University of Arizona, will talk about using older, abandoned drugs and […]

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Speakers’ Series free to the public

October 15, 2015

by KIT B. FASSLER Pima Community College scheduled three speakers for fall semester to talk about different topics of interest.  The free talks starts at 6 p.m. in PCC’s district offices at 4905 E. Broadway Blvd., in the Community Board Room, C-105.  Light refreshment will be served. Last Oct. 6, Jerry Gill, a Humanities instructor,  […]

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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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Feb. 3 Speakers’ Series talk will explore forensic DNA

January 29, 2015

By EMERY NICOLETTI Pima Community College will open its 2015 Speakers’ Series on Feb. 3 with a presentation about forensic DNA analysis by biology instructor Christian Wilson. He will discuss how DNA testing is used to solve crimes. “I usually give a brief overview of DNA, then show the audience how the DNA analysis is […]

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Writer to share insights

November 25, 2014

By TANISHA KNUTSEN Pima Community College will conclude its Fall Speakers’ Series with a talk by writing instructor Kristen Hoggatt. The free presentation will take place Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. in the PCC District Office Community Board Room, 4905 E. Broadway Blvd. “The U.S. Poetry Academy” presentation will discuss Hoggatt’s experiences living abroad. She […]

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SPEAKERS’ SERIES: Talk will explore aging brains

October 30, 2014

By TANISHA KNUTZEN Pima Community College psychology instructor Sarah B. Burger will discuss “The Aging Brain” at PCC’s Speakers’ Series on Nov. 4. Her lecture will begin at 6 p.m. in the PCC District Office Community Board Room, 4905 E. Broadway Blvd. Light refreshments will be available. Burger’s presentation will discuss the brain and its […]

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Speakers’ series: ‘Redemption’ talk Oct. 7

October 2, 2014

By TANISHA KNUTZEN Adjunct physiology instructor Tom McDonald will discuss “Life, Death and Redemption at the Grand Canyon” as the first lecturer of Pima Community College’s fall Speakers’ Series. His talk will begin at 6 p.m. on Oct. 7 in the PCC District Office Community Board Room, 4905 E. Broadway Blvd. Light refreshments will be […]

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Talk to explore earthquakes

March 27, 2014

By EBONY STOGLIN As residents of Arizona, we hear news about earthquakes happening in states around us but rarely experience these natural disasters ourselves. As a result, the idea of a major earthquake occurring in Arizona may seem farfetched. Pima Community College geology instructor Noah Fay plans to discuss and evaluate earthquake hazards in Arizona, […]

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Speakers’ Series: Retired journalist to share tips March 4

February 27, 2014

By LOC TRAN Anyone looking to become published may want to mark the next Speakers’ Series on their calendar. Carin Rubenstein, a retired New York Times journalist and current Pima Community College psychology instructor, will share the necessary steps to take in order to become published in newspapers. Rubenstein will also discuss eight key steps […]

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Nov. 5 Speakers Series talk will focus on Baja whales

October 31, 2013

By BRENDA PACHECO The coast of Baja California provides more than 600 miles of habitat for rare marine life, and is home to a multitude of sea creatures and mammals. Pima Community College faculty member Kathryn “Katie” Iverson has been photographing the marine life for decades. The biology instructor will give a free presentation as […]

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Oct. 1 talk will spotlight Tucson’s Chinese cuisine

September 19, 2013

By MICHAEL ANDERSON   When you think of the culinary history of Tucson, Chinese food probably doesn’t come to mind.   It should. Tucson has a rich tradition of Chinese grocers and cuisine.   Pima Community College culinary arts instructor Barry Infuso hopes to increase awareness through a presentation titled “Chinese Grocery Store: From Chorizo […]

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Speakers’ Series continues March 5

February 28, 2013

By CELESTE ORENDAIN Pima Community College’s Speakers’ Series continues March 5 with a presentation from anthropology faculty member Dianna Repp. The exhibition, “Ars Moriendi, Ars Vivendi: The Art of Dying, The Art of Living” will examine themes of death and dying across cultures and end-of-life practices unique to specific cultures. The lecture also ties in […]

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Liberia topic of Feb. 12 talk

February 7, 2013

By SHEILA TEMPLETON The Pima Community College 2013 Speakers’ Series kicks off Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. Reading instructor Bernard Ngovo will speak about the “Historical Connections between the United States and Liberia.” “I hope to cover the role of the United States in founding Liberia as a home for free African-Americans in the 1800s,” […]

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PCC hosts astronomy talk

September 27, 2012

Ancient astronomy topic of Oct. 2 talk   By CELESTE ORENDAIN   A look at the sophisticated astronomical knowledge of a pre-Columbian civilization is the topic for the first fall semester talk in Pima Community College’s Speakers’ Series.   Donna Gifford, vice president of online development and instruction, will discuss the solar movement and archeoastronomy […]

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