Time and time again, PCC boasts about our “impressive transfer practices” and high outcomes in student success, and while our consistency to remain an important, recognized community college is impressive, we must also recognize that there is a consistent lack of communication from the administration, specifically when it comes to profound changes on campus such as the implementation of AB 705.
AS election tampering forces re-election
Election tampering from the mid-May Associated Student (AS) elections have forced AS leadership to call for a re-election.
U-Building replacement funding in peril
California state legislators have decided to hold back on funding PCC’s promised Proposition 51 bond, further delaying the replacement of the U-Building and stagnating the future of the natural sciences division.
Associated Students candidates prepare for May 15-16 election
Prospective Associated Students candidates are competing for positions on the ASPCC Executive Board for the upcoming election happening this week.
PCC reduces number of potential faculty hires
Pasadena City College (PCC) has announced a cutback in prospective full-time faculty hires from 57 potential openings to 45. The call for a reduction comes after last semesters declaration to hire 57 new full-time positions to fullfil an obligation in accordance with the school’s Faculty Obligation Number (FON) that is mandated by the state of California.
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.
Title X change and lawsuits’ impact on PCC
Lawsuits filed by the State of California and Planned Parenthood regarding the Trump administration’s change to Title X could significantly impact Pasadena City College (PCC) students’ ability to receive family planning services.
Teen Vogue Summit: How to be a fashionable leader and powerful activist
On a chilly Friday morning, I walked towards a bright red building, kind of like Paul Smith’s “Pink Wall” in Melrose except this space belonged to Depop, a social market app where photographers, fashion designers and artists alike can sell their clothes or art while also building a community of artists. It’s sort of like the millennial version of Ebay. Inside, the space looked like a make your own thrift store with a hint of an Urban Outfitters aesthetic: unintentionally effortless. Shades of light blue …
Get down at new Cal State transfer parties
The PCC transfer center is holding college transfer application review parties for students applying to Cal State LA. Transfer center staff has its best and brightest working alongside university representatives to help students fill out their college applications.
PCC interns for Tournament of Roses prepare for 130th Rose Parade
On New Year’s Day, 90 Pasadena City College (PCC) students will oversee the 130th Rose Parade, an annual procession of around 40 floats coated with flowers, through the Tournament of Roses Intern Program.