Construction for the Sarafian Building, otherwise known as the U Building is underway. The Natural Science and Health division has been displaced for 9 years, when the U building was considered unsafe and classes were relocated to the Science Village. “In 2012 the college received notice that the building was structurally unsound and at risk of collapse during an earthquake. It was red-tagged and had been [uninhabitable] ever since,” Alex Boekelheide, the special assistant to the superintendent/president said. The building construction will be financed by …
Space exploration is a matter of survival or extinction
In order for humans to survive as a species we must invest in space exploration.
From warfare to healthcare: The many career options for vets
As it turns out, getting into a program to become a registered nurse (RN), a nurse anesthetist, or a dental hygienist is a very competitive business. As the four speakers at the Health Science Career Panel analyzed career options, they shared not only their personal work experiences and choices, but they also offered suggestions in the nursing, anesthesiologist, technical, and dental hygiene fields to PCC students and veterans last Thursday afternoon in room W-206.
Pasadena’s place in the space race
Tucked away in a corner just off Colorado Street behind the Norton Simon Museum, sits the smaller, lesser popular Pasadena Museum of History. Even with the museum’s limited space, it still hosts exciting exhibits that relates to the city’s history, as recently demonstrated by the most recent one, “Dreaming the Universe: The Intersection of Science, Fiction, and Southern California.”
Elon Musk isn’t crazy, he’s crazy genius
We all have dreams. Whether it’s sending a car into space or attempting to save the future of the human race, SpaceX founder Elon Musk believes that nothing is impossible if you shoot for the stars, or in this case, Mars.
Trump VS. the world
It came as no surprise, but just because something is expected to happen does not mean that it still can’t be disappointing.
Final Measure P Project allocates $1.6 Million to science labs
The empty basement of the E-building will soon transform into new state-of-the-art science labs, classrooms and faculty offices, as the final installment of Measure P has allotted $1.6 million in funding towards this project.
Props 51 and 55 to improve PCC campus and benefit staff
PCC is to significantly benefit from the passage of two statewide propositions from the Nov. 8 General Election ballot, propositions 51 and 55, by being able to rebuild the U Building and to retain teachers.
Passing prop. 51 pays for PCC property upgrades
If Proposition 51 on the upcoming Nov. 8 General Election ballot fails, the U Building — the condemned, eerily silent 80,000-square-foot science building adjacent to the Bonnie parking areas and the Science Village — may be doomed. Voters can do something about this.
STEM program will allow students to grow
PCC, in conjunction with California State University Los Angeles (CSULA), has been awarded more than $450,000 over three years for its work to provide at-risk students with specialized programs to help them succeed in STEM fields.