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.
Pasadena’s COVID-19 response prompts PCC plans
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.
Attempted upskirting photos prompt police response
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.
PCC reopens after power outage
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.
PCC names Erika Endrijonas as new president
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 …
Final three candidates chosen in the presidential search
After last year’s failed presidential search, PCC has enlisted the help of different outside firms and a campus screening committee, selecting three final candidates for the school’s president in a new search.
Former student accuses campus food exec, a sex offender, of inappropriate conduct
Update 6/6/2018: In response to the comment from the California DOJ and Pasadena Police Department regarding requirements for Yu working on campus, Executive Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing Alex Boekelheide told the Courier through email that the college is not aware of any such requirement regarding employees of independent companies that hold contracts with the college. Boekelheide also said that while the Alhambra Police Department stated that Yu registered the campus as his place of employment in their system, the college has no record …
Lone finalist for superintendent-president position steps down
Cliff Davis, the single finalist for the superintendent-president position, has stepped down, according to a press release by the Office of the Superintendent-President.
Academic Senate blasts presidential search, threatens ‘no confidence’ vote and walk out
The Academic Senate has delivered a letter to the Board of Trustees (BOT) demanding that they declare a failed search for the superintendent-president position after concerns were expressed about the selection process and the individual finalist candidate’s fitness for the role.
Academic Senate to hold meeting over alleged ‘mishandling’ of presidential search
Another rift has opened within the campus community over the alleged mishandling of the presidential search after the Board of Trustees (BOT) narrowed the search down to one finalist, an uncommon occurrence in the community college system, according to the Academic Senate.