PCC staff and students gathered into a conference room in the Shatford library on Tuesday to discuss the recent proposal by the Trump administration that would reduce funding for the TRIO programs on campus. Funded by the US Department of Education, TRIO is a set of programs that help graduating high school students with low income or disadvantaged backgrounds in pursuit of their college career. Serving over 790,000 students nationwide and over 1400 here at PCC, the TRIO programs have helped many achieve their dreams …
Former PCC student’s suicide reignites concern for veterans
Veteran and former Pasadena City College student Efren “Ren” Celestino took his own life last week at 31 years old, emphasizing the nation’s epidemic of veteran mental illness and suicide.
Nation’s first community college veterans clinic coming to PCC
After many years and collaborations between the campus Veterans Resource Center (VRC), Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS), and congresswoman Judy Chu, Pasadena City College (PCC) will be bringing the first veterans primary care clinic to the campus.