Joseph Futtner has been dean at PCC since 2011, but he’s been teaching here since July 1993. All these years, he’s been introducing new programs and enriching the college experience for many students. He will be leaving his job here as a dean in July, and he’ll go back to teaching, but this time in Italy.
Currently at Pasadena City College (PCC), there are multiple grants given to projects such as Zero-Textbook Cost and the Pathways program to tackle different barriers students often deal with in academics. While it is necessary to fund for these projects as it aids students in achieving higher education, the failure to fund the Journalism department, a rather small but very important department on campus, counteracts the idea of providing resources. In fact, it proves that there are areas on campus that aren’t being prioritized as …
A rare bronze sculpture by a ceramics innovator will soon take up residence on the second floor of the Center for the Arts building. Ken Price created “The Magic Thumb” in 1995, and although the material is unusual, the piece’s organic quality is a staple of the artist’s body of work, according to Visual Arts and Media Studies Professor Brian Tucker. “Many of his pieces have these biomorphic forms that suggest flesh,” said Tucker. “A lot of them have an erotic suggestion.” The distinctive feature …
Artist LaDukeâ€™s exhibit â€œellipsisâ€ opened in the Art Gallery on Feb. 20. During the week of Mar 18 through 22, LaDuke will present a public lecture in the Vosloh Forum followed by a reception in the Art Gallery on March 18.
Art Instructor Mahara T. Sinclaire speaks about the formula for her survival as an artist in the highly competitive L.A. art scene.
Some of the works in the exhibit are abstract creations and many are different structures, such as a design for the Westfield Mall in Century City.
Leaned back in his chair with his chin in his hands, Stan Kong, assistant professor of Industrial Design, reminisces about his days in college.
Visual Arts and Media Studies instructor Richard â€œRickâ€ Osaka is a gentle, soft-spoken man.