Jam awarded the prestigious Bellweather award
Jam Wins Prestigious Bellwether Award
  • On September 30, 2014 PCC's First Year Pathways program was recognized in Washington, D.C. by Excelencia in Education as an Example of Excelencia. This is a national initiative to accelerate Latino student success in higher education. First Year Pathways was selected as a Finalist at the Associate Level.
  • PCC received the 2012 California Community College Chancellor's Student Success Award for its First Year Pathways program in a ceremony at the Biltmore Hotel on November 16.
  • On October 2, 2012 the Jam program was recognized in Washington, D.C. by Excelencia in Education as an Example of Excelencia. This is a national initiative to accelerate Latino student success in higher education. Jam was selected as a Finalist at the Associate Level.
  • In January 2012 PCC won the prestigious Bellwether Award in the Instructional Programs and Services category for Jam at an event in Orlando, Florida. https://education.ufl.edu/futures/past-winners/
  • On September 30, 2009 the Pathways Center's .XL Summer Bridge/First-Year Experience Program was recognized in Washington, D.C. by Excelencia in Education as an Example of Excelencia. This is a national initiative to accelerate Latino student success in higher education. .XL was selected as a Finalist at the Associate Level.
  • Pathways Center co-directors Lynn Wright and Brock Klein describe their experiences facilitating a math faculty inquiry process in the Spring 2009 issue of New Directions for Community Colleges: Policies and Practices to Improve Student Preparation and Success.
  • Tina Christie, external evaluator of PCC's Teaching and Learning Center and Claremont Graduate University associate professor, and Brock Klein, Pathways Center co-director, describe their evaluation process for .XL, the Pathways Center's summer bridge and first-year experience program, in the Sage International Handbook of Educational Evaluation.
  • Pathways Center math intructors Jay Cho and Yu-Chung Chang posted their faculty inquiry research findings on the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching website Window on Learning.
  • The Pathways Center's Jam has been recognized as one of California's Practices with Promise.
  • Read about Jam in Inside Higher Ed.
  • The Office of Vocational and Adult Education in the US Department of Education has recognized PCC's Pathways Center as an exemplary educational model worthy of replication. Read the site visit report submitted by JBL Associates.
  • Read about the Pathways Center and its basic skills work in the Fall 2008 issue of National Crosstalk, a publication from the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education.