A part-time PCC employee has become the campus’s first connection to the novel coronavirus after testing positive, according to an email from officials on Tuesday afternoon.
Updated: June 3, 2020 at 1:02 p.m. This is the final update of this page for spring semester. The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has now disrupted the lives of L.A. County residents in some manner or another—and increasingly at Pasadena City College. Through county closures, CDC guidelines and online class transitions, there’s news everywhere. Here at the Courier, our goal is to keep you updated on the latest developments for PCC and nearby affected areas. Check back here for the latest information on …
PCC is canceling all face-to-face classes scheduled to take place this Monday and Tuesday, March 16 and 17, to allow faculty to have adequate time to fully transition to remote instruction, according to an email from Alex Boekelheide, special assistant to the superintendent/president, on Thursday night.
After Los Angeles County saw an increase of COVID-19 cases, Pasadena City College is restricting student and public access to the college effective March 18 to 29, according to an email sent to staff on Saturday afternoon.
In the afternoon of Wednesday, Mar. 11, the City of Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) confirmed the city’s first case of the coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. This marks the 32nd case of the virus in the greater Los Angeles area, which includes Pasadena and Long Beach.
Pasadena City College announced that it is converting in-person classes to remote instruction wherever possible as a precaution against the novel coronavirus. The changes are to take effect starting March 18 and are tentatively expected to last through April 20, according to an email sent to campus staff on Tuesday night.
While Pasadena does not yet have reported cases of the novel coronavirus, the city’s public health officer declared a state of emergency as a precautionary measure to aid response efforts in the event of a COVID-19 case, according to a press release on Wednesday.
PCC Campus Police are investigating reports of an unidentified male who attempted to take upskirt photos of several female students he spoke to around the Center For The Arts building (CA) on Tuesday, Oct. 15.
UPDATE: 3/18/19: The PCC Colorado campus reopened for classes Monday. A rave alert was sent to students this morning notifying them of the news.
The Board of Trustees (BOT) has concluded their presidential search, naming Erika Endrijonas, president of Los Angeles college, the new Superintendent President of Pasadena City College (PCC). A couple weeks ago, the BOT named three finalists in their presidential search, with each candidate holding forums last week. “I am thrilled to join PCC at a time of such impressive growth at the institution,” Endrijonas said in a press release. “My entire career has been focused on finding new ways to ensure students succeed in their …