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Veterans want more 'safe spaces'

Veterans want more ‘safe spaces’

“It’s important for every employee at Pima to have an awareness and understanding of the veterans ” Jorge Camarillo, veterans center coordinator By ROBYN ZELICKSON Will Wood was a 26-year-old Army sergeant when he deployed to Afghanistan in 2014. He was responsible for six or seven soldiers, many of them just 19 years old. “It’s not […]

Letter to the Editor: Veterans Center, fix yourself

Letter to the Editor: Veterans Center, fix yourself

I am a non-traditional, veteran full-time student pursuing an associate of science degree in order to fulfill prerequisites for a graduate program. Since I also work full time at Fort Huachuca, I have a three-hour roundtrip commute when I attend my classes or science labs in the evenings. Due to my full-time schedule (I have […]

Veteran’s Center dedication set for March 14

Veteran’s Center dedication set for March 14

By NICK QUIHUIS The new Veteran’s Center at Pima Community College’s Downtown Campus will be dedicated March 14 at 11:30 a.m. in room RV-150. The ceremony will include guest speakers, a color guard and light refreshments. Following the ceremony, visitors and students may tour the center and meet with PCC’s student-veterans. With a growing number […]

College to move, expand Veteran's Center

College to move, expand Veteran’s Center

By A. GREENE Pima Community College is relocating and renovating the Veteran’s Center at Downtown Campus, following veteran complaints about lack of space. The new center, which will now be inside the Roosevelt Building, is slated for completion before the Spring 2014 semester begins on Jan. 21. The new space will be enlarged by 500 […]