Board of Trustees: 10/24/2018 meeting

Associated Students had 30 students register to vote on Wednesday, October 17. The geology building is old and asbestos was identified. Construction on the geology building began six years ago. During construction, IT and AV improvements that would benefit students were brought to attention, and $60,000 was spent for the improvements. This increased the cost above the initial projections, along with changes made by the district, changes in time, unforeseen circumstances, or emissions from the architect. In regards to the exterior design of the U …

Academic Senate Board Meeting: 10/22/18

There was a motion on the floor to move J3 and create an item under F for more discussion. It was seconded by Beville and Adjunct Faculty. The motion was approved. FA Report: There is a general meeting tomorrow at noon, lunch will be provided. Adjunct Faculty Report: Adjust Faculty had a meeting. They are still in process of conducting and collecting a survey. Classified Senate Report: The Classified Senate approved AP7160 for Professional Development. They are working with the Professional Development Subcommittee to streamline …

College Council Meeting: 10/18/208

Following a delay caused by the earthquake drill, the intended start time of 10:30 a.m. was pushed back to meeting being called at 10:47 a.m. The board discussed how enrollment of Fall 2018 decreased by 3,100 comparing to Fall 2017. The transfer center has successfully transfered 280 students to UCLA signifying a substantial increase in acceptance from 25 percent to 27 percent. The board proclaimed that going into Fall 2019 all incoming students will be admitted into transfer level math and English classes essentially eliminating …

Academic Senate to support the lancer pantry

Special guest Vice President Dr. Terry Giugni presented a “vision for success” and a new “student-centered funding formula” for Pasadena City College. Highlights include increasing the number of degrees and certificates, increasing transfers to both UC and CSU institutions, decreasing the average number of units to earn an associates degree, as well as reducing equity and achievement gaps for students of all demographics. Funding would be based on enrollments and school sites, supplemental allocations (counts of low-income students), and the success of students attending PCC.

Associated Students Meeting: June 7, 2017

Financial Aid Director Manuel Cerda gave a presentation on BankMobile as a new way students will be receiving their financial aid grant as well as their refund. Outgoing president Julia Russo goes over the results of a student survey that was emailed to students during this semester – 24,616 total. Only 1,220 students filled it out (5%). +49% Students will benefit from an increased amount of water filters on campus. +39% of students would like for the library hours to stay open later +61% of …

Board of Trustees Meeting: June 7, 2017

Six instructors will be hired to start in the Fall. A new director of student equity will be hired to start on June 26. The position is new. Digital Networks Group, Inc. was awarded nearly $120K for “Smart Room Technology Upgrades” in rooms C161, C265, C312, D303, R220, R222, R224, and R226. They were the only bidder. The Board is reopening bids for CEC elevator upgrades because no bids were submitted in the time period. New contractors were found and the bidding will be reopened. …

Associated Students Meeting: May 31, 2017

Final ICC meeting is this Friday, as well as the banquet New probation procedures for AS before impeachment is being outlined Campus clean-up June 1 in Lot 5, led by the Sustainability committee Drag Show is on June 2 Social Science Award Ceremony on Thursday at 6pm The last day for the 2016-2017 AS Executive Board is June 30 Nune Garipian’s last BOT meeting as Student Trustee is June 7, and AS is encouraged to attend Grad Fest is Thursday, June 1 at the CC …

Associated Students Meeting: May 3, 2017

Reports Financial Meeting in Washington D.C was a great success. Discussed open education and resources with legislators. Also made an effort to hold legislators accountable on the issue of undocumented students Program Directors Meeting May 12, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Circadian Safety Walk Discussion to start a safety walk Group of students walk around campus to see what ends fixing or improvement. Drag Show Drag show being held by Associated Students might be moved from it’s original date of May 26 to June …