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December 2014

Dec 23, 2014 PCC Passes VA Compliance Audit
Dec 23, 2014 PCC Names Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
Dec 22, 2014 PCC Hours for Semester Break
Dec 18, 2014 PCC Publishes Fiscal Year 2014 Audited Financial Report
Dec 16, 2014 HLC Evaluation Team: PCC Should Be Removed from Probation
Dec 11, 2014 PCC Names Acting Vice President for International Development
Dec 11, 2014 PCC Behavioral Health Services Training Earns SHRM-GT Community Impact Award
Dec 10, 2014 PCC 2nd in Poster presentation at Agri-science Conference
Dec 10, 2014 PCC’s Fashion Design and Clothing Program Partners with Buffalo Exchange, Dec. 12
Dec 8, 2014 PCC West Campus Nursing Candlelight and Pinning Ceremony, Dec. 10
Dec 8, 2014 Forums Scheduled for PCC Administrative Positions
Dec 5, 2014 PCC Dual Enrollment Veterinary Students Visit East Campus, Dec. 8
Dec 5, 2014 PCC Commits to Expanding College Access, Success at White House Summit
Dec 4, 2014 PCC Graduates 26 U.S. Air Force Personnel from Paramedic Program, Dec. 5
Dec 4, 2014 Director of Institute for Mexicans Abroad to Visit PCC
Dec 3, 2014 PCC Chancellor at White House Summit on College Opportunity
Dec 3, 2014 PCCTV on Cox 121, Comcast 97 Showcases College Activities

November 2014

Nov 26, 2014 PCC Governing Board Looks at Budget Scenarios
Nov 26, 2014 PCC’s ‘Stuff the Truck’ Holiday Toy Drive Begins Dec. 1
Nov 25, 2014 Student Chapter of PCC Chemistry Club Gets National Honor
Nov 25, 2014 PCC Instructor’s Dec. 2 Talk: The U.S. Poetry Academy
Nov 25, 2014 PCC Office, Campuses Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 24, 2014 PCC, PPEP to Sign Memorandum of Understanding, Nov. 25
Nov 21, 2014 Forums Scheduled for PCC Acting Vice President for International Development, Nov. 25
Nov 20, 2014 PCC Finance and Budget Outlook Presented to Governing Board
Nov 20, 2014 PCC East Campus Again Marks Start of El Tour Race
Nov 20, 2014 Forums Scheduled for PCC Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, Nov. 20
Nov 13, 2014 Join PCC for an Evening with Ambassador Stuart Holliday
Nov 13, 2014 PCC Symposium, Resource Fair for Veterans, Nov. 16
Nov 6, 2014 PCC Awards 12 Practical Nursing Certificates
Nov 5, 2014 Celebrate Downtown Campus’ 40th Birthday, Nov. 15
Nov 5, 2014 PCC Registration for Spring 2015 Starts Nov. 10
Nov 5, 2014 PCC Nov. 6 Roundtable to Give Historical Perspectives on Policing
Nov 3, 2014 PCC Holding Forums for Assistant Vice Chancellor of Accreditation, Nov. 12

October 2014

Oct 30, 2014 Teatro Chicana Performs at PCC
Oct 29, 2014 PCC Celebrates 12 Practical Nurse Training Completers
Oct 29, 2014 PCC Honors Military Veterans with Play, Symposiums, More
Oct 29, 2014 Fundraiser Craft Sale at PCC East Campus Oct. 30-31
Oct 28, 2014 National Education Leader, Congressman to Speak at Conference Hosted by PCC
Oct 24, 2014 PCC Theatre Arts presents powerful, true drama "A Piece of My Heart"
Oct 24, 2014 Forums for PCC Executive Director of Developmental Education, Oct. 24
Oct 22, 2014 PCC’s Downtown Campus to Host Math Competition, Oct. 24
Oct 21, 2014 PCC Campuses Host Community Halloween Events
Oct 21, 2014 View Partial Solar Eclipse at PCC East, Oct. 23
Oct 20, 2014 PCC First in U.S. to Administer Wireless GED® Test
Oct 16, 2014 PCC Day of the Dead Event at Downtown Campus, Oct. 21
Oct 15, 2014 Crafters Sought to Donate Items, Lease Tables for Craft Sale at PCC East Campus
Oct 13, 2014 PCC Campus President Speaks at PARENT UNIVERSITY
Oct 10, 2014 PCC to Host Math and Developmental Education Conferences, Oct. 10 and 11
Oct 9, 2014 State Nursing Board Restores PCC Program to Full Status
Oct 7, 2014 PCC Highlights Career Training at Desert Vista Campus, Oct. 9
Oct 6, 2014 Governing Board Candidates to Meet in Two Forums at PCC
Oct 6, 2014 PCC, Goodwill Partner to Build Career Pathways Through Education
Oct 2, 2014 PCC Releases Annual Report of Crime Statistics

September 2014

Sep 30, 2014 PCC Offers Creative Writing Weekend Workshop
Sep 29, 2014 PCC Awarded $2.5 Million to Train Adults for Careers in Aviation, Mining and Manufacturing
Sep 29, 2014 Groovy Vintage Trailers Descend on PCC
Sep 26, 2014 PCC Hosts University and College Transfer Day Fair and Workshops
Sep 25, 2014 PCC Faculty Speakers’ Series Begins Oct. 7 With Talk on Grand Canyon
Sep 24, 2014 Trane ‘Acceleration Now’ Tour at PCC Oct. 3
Sep 23, 2014 PCC Dental Clinic Seeking Patients
Sep 22, 2014 Reps. Barber, Grijalva Vote to Declare Sept. 22-28 National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week
Sep 19, 2014 PCC Pathways to Healthcare to Benefit From County Training Pilot Project
Sep 18, 2014 PCC Names Director of Veterans and Military Affiliated Services
Sep 18, 2014 PCC Celebrates National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, Sept. 22-28
Sep 16, 2014 PCC career, job fair Sept. 19 to help jobseekers 50 and older
Sep 15, 2014 History Re-enactors to help PCC East Campus Mark Constitution Day, Sept. 17
Sep 12, 2014 Public Has Opportunities to Meet HLC Site Evaluation Team During Visit to PCC
Sep 11, 2014 PCC AmeriCorps Alumni Receive Prestigious Awards for Positive Impact on Our Community
Sep 10, 2014 Meet Employers from Radio, TV Industries at Career Fair, Sept. 18
Sep 10, 2014 PCC Offers Hotel and Restaurant Management IBEST Certificate Program
Sep 9, 2014 PCC Chancellor to Preview HLC Site Evaluation, Sept. 10
Sep 8, 2014 PCC to Host Discussion Forum on Ballot Propositions
Sep 4, 2014 Screenwriting Seminar with Ken White at PCC Sept. 16
Sep 2, 2014 PCC to Host Pre-employment Job Fair for People with Disabilities

August 2014

Aug 28, 2014 AmeriCorps Graduation at PCC, Aug. 28
Aug 28, 2014 Fifty Students from Mexico at PCC for STEM Studies
Aug 27, 2014 PCC English as a Second Language classes start Sept. 2
Aug 27, 2014 Pima’s Northwest Campus to host DUI presentation on Aug. 28
Aug 26, 2014 PCC Honors Outstanding Staff, Faculty at All College Day
Aug 25, 2014 New School Year Begins Aug. 26 at PCC
Aug 21, 2014 $2.5 Million Federal Grant to PCC Desert Vista Campus
Aug 21, 2014 Community College Leader to Speak at PCC’s All College Day, Aug. 22
Aug 15, 2014 PCC’s Aviation Technology graduates in Aug. 15 Completion Ceremony
Aug 12, 2014 PCC Adult Education Receives $65,000 Grant from City of Tucson
Aug 7, 2014 Paramedic graduates ready to serve

July 2014

Jul 31, 2014 PCC to Train U.S. Air Force Personnel to Become Paramedics
Jul 30, 2014 PCC Reaches Milestone, Submits Key Document to Accreditor
Jul 25, 2014 PCC Graduates 30 from Paramedic Program, July 28
Jul 24, 2014 Paramedic graduates eager to serve
Jul 24, 2014 PCC Names New Desert Vista Campus President
Jul 23, 2014 Chancellor Receives Award From Technology Skills Group
Jul 15, 2014 PCC Center for the Arts Announces the 2014-15 Season: ENCORE!
Jul 11, 2014 PCC Governing Board Extends Chancellor’s Contract
Jul 10, 2014 Agri-SURF Summer Bridge students start aquaponics systems
Jul 9, 2014 PCC plants roots of STEM education with summer HS program
Jul 9, 2014 PCC Receives $600,000 from State to Enhance STEM, Workforce Development
Jul 1, 2014 Public Comment Sought as PCC Prepares for Accreditor’s Visit
Jul 1, 2014 First Day on the Job for Three PCC Executive Administrators
Jul 1, 2014 PCC Desert Vista Campus Turns on Tap to Aquaponics Systems July 2

June 2014

Jun 30, 2014 PCC Campus President Candidate Forums, July 1-2
Jun 30, 2014 PCC’s Public Safety and Emergency Services Institute Paramedic Program Graduation
Jun 26, 2014 PCC Upward Bound Students Celebrate STEM Day
Jun 25, 2014 PCC East Campus Raises $4,334 for High School Equivalency Testing Fees
Jun 23, 2014 PCC Foundation Elects Chair of Board of Directors
Jun 16, 2014 HS Teachers to Get an Education in Economics, June 17-19 at PCC
Jun 13, 2014 PCC Awards 15 Practical Nursing Certificates
Jun 13, 2014 PCC to Hold Forums on Veterans’ Education Benefits, June 21 and June 23
Jun 12, 2014 PCC Students Organize Events, Make a Difference
Jun 12, 2014 PCC’s Secondary Property Tax Rate Reduced to Zero for 2014-15
Jun 11, 2014 PCC Awards 15 Practical Nursing Certificates, June 12
Jun 10, 2014 PCC Names New Community Campus President
Jun 6, 2014 PCC Releases Community Perceptions Survey
Jun 4, 2014 Market On the Move at PCC’s Desert Vista Campus, June 7
Jun 3, 2014 PCC Class to Donate Funds to Help Feed Schoolchildren, June 4 and June 8
Jun 3, 2014 PCC Names New Provost
Jun 2, 2014 PCC Adult Education to Host High School Equivalency Graduation Ceremony, June 5

May 2014

May 23, 2014 PCC Releases Truth in Taxation Information
May 22, 2014 PCC Law Enforcement Academy Graduation, May 23
May 20, 2014 PCC’s Authority to Certify Veterans’ Enrollments Reinstated
May 19, 2014 Summertime is Time for PCC’s Culinary Bootcamp
May 16, 2014 PCC East Campus, Adult Education Start Scholarship Fund
May 15, 2014 PCC Board Approves Publication of Proposed FY 2015 Budget
May 15, 2014 PCC Honors Fire Science Academy Graduates, May 15
May 14, 2014 PCC Names New President of Northwest Campus
May 14, 2014 PCC Holding Forums for Leadership Positions
May 13, 2014 PCC Reaches Milestone in Effort to Reaffirm Accreditation
May 13, 2014 PCC’s 2014 Commencement Speaker an Aspiring Teacher
May 9, 2014 Rep. Grijalva to Visit PCC 29th Street Coalition Center, May 12
May 7, 2014 Publishing Sessions Added for 26th PCC Writers’ Workshop
May 7, 2014 PCC Hosts Candlelight Pinning Ceremony May 7
May 5, 2014 Five PCC-Bound Students Win Scholarships from Non-profit Helping Homeless Youth
May 1, 2014 Public Comment Sought as PCC Prepares for Accreditor’s Visit
May 1, 2014 Another Record Graduating Class for PCC

April 2014

Apr 30, 2014 UA Wildcat Instant Decision Days at PCC Campuses Through May 2
Apr 30, 2014 PCC to Recognize Honors Program Students, May 1
Apr 29, 2014 PCC Fashion Design Students’ Spring Fashion Show, May 2
Apr 28, 2014 Poetry Reading and Book Signing at PCC Northwest Campus, April 30
Apr 28, 2014 PCC Picks Three to Speak, One to Read Poetry at Multicultural Convocation May 1
Apr 25, 2014 PCC Student Wins $30,000-a-year National Scholarship
Apr 24, 2014 PCC Northwest Campus, Guests Celebrate Opening of New Instructional Building
Apr 24, 2014 PCC to Host Benefit Dance Performance by Leyte Dance Theater, April 27
Apr 23, 2014 PCC Hosts Annual Japanese Speech Contest April 26
Apr 23, 2014 UA Wildcat Instant Decision Days at PCC Campuses April 29-May 2
Apr 22, 2014 Learn About the Geologic Evolution of the American Southwest at PCC
Apr 21, 2014 PCC Holding Forums for Key Leadership Positions
Apr 21, 2014 American Chemical Society Chapter Honors PCC Faculty Member
Apr 18, 2014 Mayor Rothschild to Attend PCC Desert Vista Campus Earth Day Fair April 22
Apr 17, 2014 PCC Creates Office of Dispute Resolution
Apr 16, 2014 PCC Northwest Campus Celebrates Opening of New Instructional Building, April 24
Apr 15, 2014 Renowned Mediator and Peacemaker Kenneth Cloke to Speak at PCC, April 17 and April 19
Apr 14, 2014 PCC Chancellor to Participate in Panel Discussion on Hispanic Education, April 15
Apr 11, 2014 Arizona Congratulates PCC Adult Education for ‘Outstanding’ Effort
Apr 10, 2014 PCC Awards Alberding Math Scholarships to Two Students, Tutors at East Campus
Apr 10, 2014 PCC to Hold Earth Day Event at Northwest Campus April 16
Apr 9, 2014 PCC AmeriCorps Members Engage Tucson Youth in Global Youth Service Day, April 11-13
Apr 9, 2014 PCC Hosts Facilities Operations and Maintenance Symposium, April 10
Apr 8, 2014 PCC to Save $2.1 Million by Self-funding Employee Medical, Pharmacy Benefits
Apr 8, 2014 PCC Students Develop, Build Quadcopters, Will Present Research
Apr 7, 2014 PCC Chancellor to Join Arizona Manufacturing Partnership Executive Committee
Apr 7, 2014 PCC Respiratory Care Program Accepting Applications
Apr 3, 2014 PCC to Host HLC Evaluation Visit Sept. 15-17
Apr 1, 2014 Three PCC Students Earn National Academic Honors
Apr 1, 2014 PCC Awards 14 Practical Nursing Certificates on April 3

March 2014

Mar 31, 2014 PCC’s AmeriCorps Promotes Service during National AmeriCorps Week
Mar 28, 2014 PCC Names New Executive Director of Department of Public Safety
Mar 28, 2014 PCC’s Archaeology Center at the Arizona Archaeology Expo, March 29
Mar 27, 2014 March 28 info session kicks off older workers employment initiative
Mar 27, 2014 PCC’s AmeriCorps to Honor César Chávez
Mar 26, 2014 Bilingual Career Fair at PCC’s Downtown Campus on Friday
Mar 25, 2014 Ninth Annual Dream Night Prom at PCC Downtown Campus on March 29
Mar 24, 2014 PCC Releases Findings from Employee Satisfaction Survey
Mar 21, 2014 PCC Suspended from Certifying New Veterans Education Benefit Recipient Students for 60 Days
Mar 21, 2014 PCC East Campus Hosts “What Next for Dreamers?” Symposium, March 27
Mar 18, 2014 Market on the Move March 29 and May 31 at PCC Downtown Campus
Mar 14, 2014 PCC Offers Creative Writing Weekend Workshop
Mar 13, 2014 PCC Sets Tuition for 2014-15 School Year
Mar 13, 2014 PCC Chancellor Releases Report to the Community
Mar 12, 2014 PCC’s Alberding Amble April 12 Funds Math Scholarship
Mar 11, 2014 PCC Finances to be Topic at Governing Board Meeting March 12
Mar 11, 2014 PCC to Dedicate New Veterans Center
Mar 10, 2014 Health and Wellness Fair at PCC’s Northwest Campus March 12
Mar 10, 2014 PCC Author Book Launch on March 15
Mar 6, 2014 Top Community College Leader to Speak at PCC
Mar 3, 2014 PCC Instructor’s March 4 Talk: How to Get Published
Mar 3, 2014 PCC’s Aviation Technology graduates in March 7 Completion Ceremony

February 2014

Feb 27, 2014 12 PCC Students Earn Arizona Phi Theta Kappa Honors
Feb 25, 2014 PCC Veterinary Technician Program Hosts Orientations
Feb 24, 2014 PCC Adult Education Presents ‘From Africa to the White House’ Exhibit
Feb 24, 2014 PCC Site of Pima Prospers Public Input Session Feb. 25
Feb 17, 2014 200 to Attend PCC Futures Conference
Feb 12, 2014 PCC Site of Pima County's "Pima Prospers" Public Input Session Feb. 25
Feb 10, 2014 PCC Celebrates Arizona Adult Literacy Week Feb. 9-15
Feb 6, 2014 PCC Releases Safety, Threat Assessment Reports
Feb 6, 2014 Auditor General Releases Reports on PCC’s Internal Control over Financial Reporting, Expenditure Limitation
Feb 6, 2014 Local High School Students at PCC Downtown Campus for Welding, Auto Technology Competitions
Feb 6, 2014 PCC Culinary Student Features Native Ingredients as Guest Chef
Feb 3, 2014 PCC Futures Conference Open to Public

January 2014

Jan 31, 2014 East Campus Hosts Astronomy Magazine All-day Sky-watching party, Feb. 8
Jan 29, 2014 PCC Pathways to Healthcare Program Enters Fourth Year
Jan 24, 2014 PCC Offers Day, Evening and Weekend ESL Courses
Jan 23, 2014 Health, Community Groups Sharing Information about Health Insurance at Two PCC Campuses, Jan. 23-24
Jan 22, 2014 PCC Site of Jan. 23 Forum on Sex Trafficking Impact
Jan 22, 2014 PCC Desert Vista Campus promotes STEM to Sahuarita, Jan. 23
Jan 17, 2014 PCC Faculty Speakers’ Series Begins Feb. 4
Jan 16, 2014 PCC’s AmeriCorps Honors Dr. King with Day of Service
Jan 15, 2014 PCC Family Heritage Celebration Highlights Tucson’s Diversity
Jan 14, 2014 PCC Instructor Curates ‘Mars Madness’ Exhibit; Display Opens Jan. 21
Jan 13, 2014 PCC Awards 11 Practical Nursing Certificates on Jan. 15
Jan 10, 2014 Respected Educators to Help PCC Redesign Developmental Ed Program
Jan 9, 2014 PCC to Offer Free Mental Health First Aid Training to Public
Jan 7, 2014 PCC Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery presents "Magical Realism"
Jan 7, 2014 Registration Underway for PCC Spring Classes
Jan 6, 2014 New Starting Time for PCC Governing Board Meetings
Jan 6, 2014 Successful Business Owners to Share Insights With Aspiring Entrepreneurs From PCC