Author Hillary Jordan talked about her extensive research to write “Mudbound” citing farming books as well as first person narratives of midwives, share croppers, and World War 2 bombers. Jordan spoke at PCC’s Creveling Lounge on Friday about her novel “Mudbound.
Study Abroad is taking a group of students to Florence, Italy in fall when students can indulge in Italian food, culture, and art studies.Rita D. Amicio and Karen Carlisi, instructors leading the trip, have prepared am itinerary that includes 11 transferrable course units, exciting excursions, and classes that equip students in Italian culture.
The LGBT slam poetry group, Sister Spit, hosted by Queer Alliance, performed in the Circadian Lounge on March 22, cracking up students and sharing stories and art about LGBT sexuality. The line-up consisted of Miriam Guerra, Michelle Tea, Marin Naomi, Allie Liebergot, Blake Nelson, Amos Mac, and Kirk Reed.
Taking place in the 1940s on a Mississippi Delta farm, “Mudbound” by Hillary Jordan is an intriguing read that grabs ahold of the reader, refusing to let go until that final page is read.The book and author been awarded many honors, most notable the 2006 Bellwether prize – an award that goes to an unpublished manuscript that addresses issues involving social justice.
Despite the disagreements on campus regarding PCC’s budget, the administration, students and faculty agreed on Monday that the latest development in the budget cut saga is one that will hurt students, not help them.
The student spokesperson for Hands Across California, an organization raising money to provide financial aid to community college students, said the group still needs support to raise money for PCC at the Academic Senate Board Meeting on Monday.
The 2011 winter session is officially back on PCC’s calendar, President Mark Rocha told the College Council on March 23.
Long Beach City College swept the Lancers baseball team in a three-game series that ended on Monday with a 2-1 Lancer loss at Brookside Park.After a 7-2 loss to the Vikings on March 22, the Lancers gained a little ground on Saturday with a 2-1 loss at LBCC.
The PCC PTSA presented a surprise Honorary Service Award to music instructor Kyle Luck this year for outstanding service to children at its annual luncheon on March 23. Individuals who have given to the community and gone beyond their job description are recipients of the award, according to Angie O’Brien, membership chairwomen.
On the heels of a successful state championship, PCC’s Speech and Debate team prepared for its upcoming national competition by showcasing award-winning performances in “A Night of Interpretation” on Thursday.