The once empty CC-212 has transformed into Lancer Pantry, crowded with bread loaves, canned food, pre-packaged lunches, and fruits. As the semester went by, Lancer Pantry has added more to their shelves and is serving 1,800 to 2,000 pounds of food per week, thanks to the numerous donors who’ve been supporting PCC’s newest student service all semester.
Pathways paved for third-year students to thrive
After six years of helping first and second year college students successfully transition from high school to college, PCC Pathways will be extending its services to provide extra support to third-year students starting fall 2017.
Miss Slay LA snatches the crown
Far from the nightlife of disco balls, alcohol and loud music like one might have imagined for such an event, books and artwork could be seen as guests entered the gallery store to the main stage. Inside was a wooden catwalk, lightning, and a simple backstage were built up for the drag queen competition.
Active shooter drill: how PCC prepared
While campus shootings are unpredictable, students and staff should know where to go and what to do the second they hear a pulled trigger. For the protection of the campus, Campus Safety provided an active shooter training to prepare everyone for such this unlikely, yet extremely dangerous event.
Cost-free degrees coming on campus
PCC students can look forward to completing their degree while spending $0 on textbooks, thanks to the $35,000 state fund from the zero-textbook-cost degree (Z-Degree).
Lancers’ Lives: Siblings who stick together, slay together
Christian and Kennedy Crumbles have been living in Pasadena while going to PCC for over a year and a half. Christian was 17 when he registered for PCC, while Kennedy started at ELAC when she was 16, and transferred to PCC last year. The siblings not only take the same interest in biology but also hiking, adventuring. Christian is also making music while Kennedy is modeling on the side.
Board of Trustees Meeting: April 5, 2017
Approval of request for reduced teaching service with full STRS Credit Approve/ additional compensation for Academic Personnel AS introduced themselves in front of Board of Trustees, informed them about future Washington DC trips. Focusing on movements to increase college affordability by fixing home and food insecurities. Shower facilities for homeless students approved AS board pulled out “Standards of Student Conduct” because it’s something that can be passed under AS authorization Requests more time to talk about this policy A.S-T Film, Television and Electronic Media …
New grants expand use of free online textbooks
PCC’s Open Educational Resources (OER) will receive more opportunities to promote free online resources to every student on campus, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the College Affordability Textbook Act in 2016.
Police Blotter: IT-137’s poor ventilation activates fire alarm twice
Monday, March 20 A homeless person found sleeping in the Circadian was escorted off the campus. A man and woman were reported having a verbal fight near the mirror pools. They were gone upon officers’ arrival. Officers out with two subjects who were involved in a traffic collision in Lot 3. Parties exchanged information. A homeless person was reported grooming himself near east of the V-building and turned out to be a PCC student. A student was reported suffering a laceration on her foot at …
PCC’s attendance numbers spring up this semester
Thanks to the “Spring into Action! With +1 class” promotional message that was sent to thousands of students and posted on the school’s website, PCC is on its way to achieve its 2017 full-time equivalent students (FTES) goal of 25,257 students. According to PCC’s latest FTES report from 2016-2017, which doesn’t report on non-credit completion and summer enrollment, the school’s FTES is now at 22,646 students and overall 93 percent of enrollment rate for classes. School administrators are focusing on reaching the state’s target at …