As overwhelming as college can be, students in foster care with no family support can find an exclusive community at PCC where their different challenges share a common thread.. Scholars Transitioning and Realizing Success (STARS) and Careregivers of Foster Youth (CAFYES) are two foster youth programs that aim to serve as a safe haven for previous and current foster youth students, helping them reach their dreams, goals, and potential.
One day a student came into Niki Dixon Harrison’s office ready to quit school. Harrison had called him to her office to talk. At the end of the session she knelt down next to him and told him that he was going to get through this. The student ended up staying at PCC.