The inside of Superintendent-President Erika Endrijonas’ office is adorned by all things USC. Throw pillows with the university logo emblazoned on them sit neatly on dark blue chairs while USC coasters are scattered on a large, round table in front of her desk. Maybe it’s a bit of an exaggeration to say her entire office is filled with USC memorabilia but the university does hold a special place in her heart – it’s where she earned her Master’s and Ph.D. in History. Though this tidbit …
Dress code policies continue to police what women can and cannot wear in the name of so-called “decency.”
PCC has one of the best collegiate reputations in the state including state of the art facilities, great teachers and a challenging curriculum. But none of this means anything if its students don’t feel they can trust their administration.
The college has announced that the commencement speaker for PCC’s Spring 2016 graduation ceremony will be award-winning journalist Paula Williams Madison.
Today’s news that the administration and Academic Senate have reached an agreement on full-time faculty hiring is a positive sign that collegial discussion may be beginning to mitigate the bitter division at PCC.
The Calendar Committee voted 17-2 to recommend a calendar that includes a winter intersession after the administration had already given the go ahead for an operational calendar that does not include a winter intersession to be put into the scheduling system.
The Calendar Standing Committee voted to recommend a Fall 2014 calendar, fearing that recommending a full year calendar would overstep its boundaries as the District awaits a decision on its appeal of a legal ruling requiring it to bring back winter intersession.
The Pasadena Area City College District released a statement today stating that it needed more time before giving a full response about Oscar winner and PCC alumnus Dustin Lance Black’s allegation that he was “disinvited” to be the Spring Commencement speaker because of sexually explicit photos of him that surfaced years ago on the Internet.
The college will distribute a staff-wide campus climate survey on March 19 designed to measure the environment of the school’s workplace, according to college officials.