On April 19, 2022, PCC faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the recognition ceremony to commemorate and announce the inaugural recipient of PCC’s Community Excellence Grant for the next academic year. This initiative comes from the generous $30 million gift from philanthropist Mackenzie Scott in 2021. These awards are granted to develop growth in the academic curriculum, to modernize and adapt to the changing academic state of PCC. These are programs that might help better equip online classes, or a better Data Science Program. Some …
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.
Academic Senate ushers in fresh faces to tackle longstanding ideas
Equity and student completion are at the forefront of the newly elected 2018-2019 Academic Senate executive board agenda.
Accreditation update leads to positive outlook
Last week the school’s accreditation work group held a forum to update the campus on the school’s progress in completing the nine recommendations given to PCC by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) last year. If the school does not comply with these recommendation by the time the team submits their follow-up report in September it faces losing its accreditation. The most drastic and on-going change the school faces comes from a recommendation the college was given over six years ago in …
Hope and help for homeless students
Two PCC professors are spearheading an effort to address the school’s homeless student population by collaborating with the city of Pasadena.