students

New partnership blooms at the East Campus

May 5, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS There’s a population boom on the far east side, but that hasn’t translated to reversing declining enrollment. However, Pima Community College and the Vail School District have recently entered into an intergovernmental agreement that will serve to help address both of those challenges. Over the last 30 years, the Vail School District […]

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The Word: What are rules to follow when you are on a date?

April 12, 2018

INTERVIEWS AND PHOTOS BY MICHELLE TRUJILLO AT WEST AND DESERT VISTA CAMPUSES Daniel Gonzalez AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING “Just be respectable towards the person you’re with. People like that.” Emmanuel Benjamin PHYSIOLOGY “Dress neatly and have a plan. Don’t take her to the movies, that’s a third date thing. Go someplace you can interact. Make it fun […]

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Students hangry for solutions

March 8, 2018

BY JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College students are wondering what is going on with their food services, or lack thereof, at the Northwest, Downtown and East campuses. Before this semester began, those campus cafeterias closed because Follet wasn’t making enough of a profit in the cafeterias to cover their staffing costs. Micah Paul Sherman, student […]

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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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