students

PCC Foundation adopts new $600K financial agreement

November 2, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ A $600,000 agreement was signed on Oct. 11 between Pima Community College and the PCC Foundation that clarifies the expectations of each group. For the past several months, PCC and the foundation have been in talks to refine the working relationship between the parties, PCC spokeswoman Libby Howell said. “The agreement reflects […]

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FIVE QUESTIONS: Gabby Encinas

April 20, 2017

A quick conversation with Gabby Encinas  Editor’s note: In this ongoing feature, we ask a Pima Community College student some not-so-serious questions. Compiled by Dale Villeburn Old Coyote   Gabby Encinas, a member of the East Campus Student Life team, is majoring in psychology.   Question 1: What classes are you enjoying the most and […]

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THE WORD: How will you clean up the world?

April 20, 2017

Photos and interviews on Desert Vista Campus by Nicholas Trujillo          

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Pima Briefs

April 20, 2017

Feeling stressed? Try therapeutic petting zoo East Campus Student Life will help students deal with end-of-semester stress by providing furry friends to play with. Stop by the Therapeutic Petting Zoo on April 26 from 10 a.m.-noon in the East Campus courtyard. For details, call Student Life at 206-7616. -By Dale Villeburn Old Coyote   East […]

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DACA: New administration brings uncertainty

March 2, 2017

By MELINA CASILLAS and NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Ana, a student at Pima Community College and the University of Arizona, came to the United States when she was 2. She came with her parents and brother, because her parents thought it was the best thing to do for their children. “It’s not like Mexico had a bad […]

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Ex-Pima student can ‘sea’ opportunities

February 16, 2017

By EDDIE CELAYA   If the late-1980s smash hit “The Little Mermaid” is to be believed, “flapping your fins, you don’t get too far.” Tell that to former Pima Community College student Emy Higdon. Higdon holds an associate of applied science in business, with a concentration in marketing. Odette holds court over the dry rivers […]

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PCC awaits accreditation ‘focus visit’

September 15, 2016

By EDDIE CELAYA Pima Community College’s long struggle to maintain its accreditation may be coming to an end, according to college officials. The Higher Learning Commission will make a “focus visit” to all PCC campuses Sept. 26-27. Its governing board will then meet in February 2017 to review Pima’s accreditation status. The HLC is an […]

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Students, make your voice heard

April 9, 2015

By NICK MEYERS For those who may have been out of the loop, Pima Community College has experienced a series of tribulations for the past several years but things are beginning to turn around. Problems persisted leading up to the resignation of Pima’s former chancellor, Roy Flores, in 2012. That event served as an impetus […]

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WAITING TO EXHALE! Some student desks a tight fit

March 12, 2015

By EMERY NICOLETTI Returning to school late in life was a monumental move for me. I actually drove to my first class the night before and turned on the lights because I wanted a feel for the room. I planned to pick my desk, then arrive about 30 minutes early the next morning to make […]

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