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Governing Board Recognition

PCC Board of Governors

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! 

Employees

Cecily Westphal:  Received her Masters of Business Administration from Eastern New Mexico University

Amy Montano:  Received the Sheriff's Commendation Certificate

Bryce Morthland, Paul Schwalbach: 

Kieron Walsh:  Received a Bronze Award from the National Council of Marketing and Public Relations for the printed College Annual Report (Chancellor's Report to the Community)

Amy Drewek:  Recommended to interpret for the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention conference in San Diego, CA; the American Educational Research Association conference in Washington, DC; the National Association of the Deaf conference in Phoenix, AZ; the National Association of State Relay Administrators and Telecommunication Equipment Distribution conferences both being held in Annapolis, MD.

Michael Tulino:  Received the 40 Under 40 Award sponsored by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Arizona Daily Star

Michael Peel:  Received the 40 Under 40 Award sponsored by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Arizona Daily Star

Isaac Abbs:  Received the 40 Under 40 Award sponsored by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Arizona Daily Star

Carol Carder:  Received a Bronze Addy from the Tucson Ad Federation for Center for the Arts 2015-2016 Season Brochure

Daisy Rodriguez Pitel:  Received the Promising Practice in Social Justice Award from Suffolk County Community College

Ricardo Castro-Salazar:  Fulbright Scholar Award, University of Arizona Global Education Excellence Award and the 2015 League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Convention Humanitarian Award

Yekatherina Bruner:  Awarded the Tucson Model, Best of Tucson Award sponsored by Tucson Model Magazine

Laura Milkins:  Featured in the Arizona Daily Star for her "The Depression Session" and a fifteen minute segment recognizing her unique approach to helping people deal with the isolation of depression on Arizona Illustrated

Lisa Grenier:  Received the Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning (AALL) Educator of the Year Award

Wendy Scheder-Black:  Received the Arizona Association for Lifelong Learning (AALL) Lifelong Learning Advocate Award in Honor of Francis E. Blake

PCC Marketing Staff & Gordley Group:  Received a Gold Award from the National Council of Marketing and Public Relations for TV Ad Series (Why Pima, Fall 2015 Recruitment Ads, Series of 5) and a Gold award for TV Ad, Single (Getting Students Ready for Real World Employment)

Center for Learning Technology & Library Staff:  Received a Silver Award from the National Council of Marketing and Public Relations for Microsite (PCC Library Tutorial)

Students

Francy Luna Diaz:  Recipient of the 2016 All-Arizona Academic Team for the Community Campus, being recognized on the First Team and the 2016 Silver Arizona Coca-Cola Scholar

Eduardo Lujan Olivas:  Recipient of the 2016 All-Arizona Academic Team for the East Campus, being recognized on the First Team

Julia Mona:  Recipient of the 2016 All-Arizona Academic Team for the Northwest Campus, being recognized on the First Team and the 2016 Bronze Arizona Coca-Cola Scholar

Alex Figueroa:  Recipient of the 2016 All-Arizona Academic Team for the Desert Vista Campus, being recognized on the First Team

Alicea Riley:  Recipient of the 2016 All-Arizona Academic Team for the Northwest Campus, being recognized on the Second Team

Alejandra Fraijo Arce and Joseph Martens:  Recipient of the 2016 All-Arizona Academic Team for the West Campus, being recognized on the Second Team

Grace Gainey:  Recipient of the 2016 All-Arizona Academic Team for the East Campus, being recognized on the Second Team

Brooke Weber:  Recipient of the 2016 All-Arizona Academic Team for the Community Campus, being recognized on the Second Team

Fernanda Fraijo Arce and Christopher Strothmann:  Recipients of the 2016 All-Arizona Academic Team for the Downtown Campus, being recognized on the Second Team

Yaritza Vasquez:  Recipient of the 2016 All-Arizona Academic Team for the Desert Vista Campus, being recognized on the Third Team

Rosa Quintana, Joseph Fimbres, Benjamin Marin, Beatriz Castillejo Silva, Adam Ibrahim, Charles Barlow, Carlos Argueta, Dominique Austin, Jose Luis Antunez, Matias Rodriguez, Robert Austin, Sula Green:  Inducted into the National Adult Education Honor Society

Linda Langston:  Recognized for her digital story "101 Reasons" at the Arizona Adult Literacy Awards

Nathan Berg:  Selected to be part of the team revising the website of NASA's Planetary Data Systems

Community Members

Michelle Conklin:  As Executive Director for the Tucson Botanical Garden, he has been instrumental in partnering with PCC to study the relationship between art and nature in Frida Kahlo's life, and to help make the replica come alive

Dr. Paul Cinalli:  As an Ophthalmologist, he has generously donating over 50 eye exams yearly to students attending the Adult Basic Education for College and Career (ABECC) program

Dr. Ronald Kuhns:  As an Ophthalmologist for LensCrafter, he has generously donating over 40 eye exams yearly to students attending the Adult Basic Education for College and Career (ABECC) program

Dr. Thomas Ginman:  As an Ophthalmologist for LensCrafter, he has generously donating over 40 eye exams yearly to students attending the Adult Basic Education for College and Career (ABECC) program

Dr. Gary Simpson:  As an Ophthalmologist for Sears Optical, he has generously donating prescription eye glasses to students attending the Adult Basic Education for College and Career (ABECC) program

Dr. Michael Zucker:  As an Ophthalmologist for Accent on Vision, he has generously donating over 60 eye exams within the past year to students attending the Adult Basic Education for College and Career (ABECC) program

Dr. Kathy Badria:  As an Ophthalmologist for Sears Optical, she has generously donating eye exams and prescription eye glasses to students attending the Adult Basic Education for College and Career (ABECC) program