students

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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Travel promotes learning

March 12, 2015

By TANISHA KNUTZEN We tend to get caught up in a world encompassed by cellphone screens, directing all of our attention toward the latest social media drama. If we took a moment to look around, we would realize there’s so much to see and experience in life beyond what’s in front of us. Traveling is […]

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Students in the News

April 24, 2014

Scholars earn national recognition Three Pima Community College students have been selected to the 2014 national Coca-Cola community college academic teams for Phi Theta Kappa Society.   Eric Humphrey, a pre-medicine major, and Pamela Contreras, an international business management and marketing major, were selected as silver scholars. They will each receive a $1,250 scholarship and […]

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Pima’s MyCareerLink helps Students Find Work

September 13, 2012

New Pima site links students to employers   By CELESTE ORENDAIN   Pima Community College students and recent alumni have a new resource to help them compete in the job market.   MyCareerLink is a way to organize documents such as résumés and cover letters.   Students can also learn about internships, jobs and volunteer […]

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CHEATING BY THE NUMBERS

September 13, 2012

Compiled by Thomas F. Johnson   75 Percent of college students who admit to cheating. **   85 Percent of college students who say cheating is necessary to get ahead. **   90 Percent of college students who don’t think cheaters will be caught. **   95 Percent of cheaters who don’t get caught. * […]

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