Governing Board Recognition
The PCC Governing Board is pleased to recognize the following faculty, staff and students for their professional growth and achievements. Your talent and dedication enrich our community!
William Brooks, Charles Dbunoha and Jodie Valenzuela: Completing the Certified Purchasing Professional Certification program
Jonathan Howe: Awarded the Excellence Award from the National Institute for Staff Development (NISOD)
Esperanza Duarte: Completion of MBA from Western Governors University and completing the Hispanic Leadership Institute, as well as being a part of the CSU Fullerton Program, Leadership Institute for Tomorrow (LIFT)
Ozlem Kacira and Maria Vasileva: Co-author on the Development Education proposal submitted to Arizona Minority Education Policy Analysis Center (AMEPAC)
Bruce Moses: Completed the Executive Leadership Institute sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College
David Doré: Selected for the 2017-18 Cohort of the Aspen Presidential Fellowship as one of 38 community college leaders nationwide
Robert Wakefield: Recognized as a Distinguished eLearning Faculty by the Instructional Technology Council
Robert Booth, David Kryder, Keith Rocci and Stephanie Slaton: Won the 2018 Outstanding eLearning Course from the Instructional Technology Council for the online HIS 274 course
Laurie Kierstead-Joseph and Wendy Scheder Black: Presenting keynote at Virgina Adult Learning Resources Center's Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education Symposium
Jenna Altherr Flores: Won the 2017 Global Excellence Award from the University of Arizona Center for Global Initiatives
Ellen Kirton: Received the U.S. Small Business Administration Boots to Business Instructor of the Year award and the U.S. Small Business Administration Veteran Advocate of the Year for the State of Arizona
Regina Suitt: Named Chair of a new national initiative on Student Engagement by Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE)
Lauren Easter: Coca-Cola Gold Scholar, received the Guistwhite Scholarship and placed on the First Team of the 2018 All-Arizona Academic Team
Karen Kuciver, Christopher Louden, Justin Quinn and Ashley Zambos: Coca-Cola Gold Scholar and placed on the First Team of the 2018 All-Arizona Academic Team
John Dickey: Coca-Cola Silver Scholar and placed on the First Team of the 2018 All-Arizona Academic Team
Gabrielle Encinas: Coca-Cola Bronze Scholar and placed on the Second Team of the 2018 All-Arizona Academic Team
Ardine Balili, Jolinda Nuñez Christenson, Michele Fisher, Nathan Toy, Zian Wagenberg: Second Team of the 2018 All-Arizona Academic Team
Beth Shironaka: Awarded the Outstanding eLearning Student from the Instructional Technology Council
Ana Chavarin: Won the Commission on Adult Basic Education's 2018 Adult Learning of the Year award
Carol Ayon, Celso Bahena, Jr., Priscila Cruz-Castillo, Jose Martinez, Maria McCallister, Jhonny Ostos-Alvarez, Suzy Semays, Claudia Vazquez and Deborah Wilkinson: Inducted into the National Adult Education Honor Society.
Erin Coleman: Awarded the 2018 Outstanding eLearning Course from the Instructional Technology Council for the online HIS 274 course.
Peter Yonsetto: Awarded the Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning 2018 Volunteer of the Year award