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PCC Shows Support for AB 176

Release date: 01-28-2015

Sacramento, Calif. - Pasadena City College Interim Superintendent-President Dr. Robert Miller and Board of Trustees Member Linda Wah joined a cadre of legislators and community members on the steps of the State Capitol on Monday in support of Assembly Bill 176: Data Disaggregation for Asians and Pacific Islanders.


From PCC to Vassar: Student-Veteran Wins Full-Ride Scholarship

Release date: 01-26-2015

Call it the equivalent of winning the lottery.


Parent Education Workshop Series Begins Jan. 27

Release date: 01-23-2015

The Pasadena City College Parent Education program and the Academy of Professional Learning have launched a series of workshops aimed at providing effective parenting strategies and support to PCC employees and their families.


Coaches vs. Cancer Night At HP Gym Wednesday, Feb. 4

Release date: 01-22-2015


Pasadena City College Athletics presents Coaches vs. Cancer Night on Wednesday, Feb. 4 as the Lancers host a basketball doubleheader against Long Beach City College at Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium. The games begin with the men playing at 5 p.m. and the women at 7:15 p.m. A brief ceremony on cancer awareness will be held prior to the second contest. 


High Impact Practices Series Begins Feb. 5

Release date: 01-12-2015

Pasadena City College’s Career Technical Education invites faculty to attend a four-part series of discussions on High Impact Practices evolving in CTE programs.


PCC Ranks Number One in Associate Degree for Transfers Awarded

Release date: 01-11-2015

More students at Pasadena City College graduated last year with an Associate Degree for Transfer than at any other community college in the state, according to data compiled by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office.


Paving a Successful Pathway for High School Students Event Set for Jan. 24

Release date: 01-09-2015

Pasadena City College’s President’s Asian and Pacific Islander Advisory Committee will be presenting a “Paving a Successful Pathway: From High School to College, Career and Beyond” event on Saturday, Jan. 24 on the PCC campus.


Trustee, Counselor Appointed to Chancellor's Task Force

Release date: 01-05-2015

Linda S. Wah, Pasadena Area Community College District Board of Trustees member, and Lynell Wiggins, a counselor at Pasadena City College, have been appointed to serve on a California Community Colleges task force charged with developing policies to prepare more students for existing high value jobs and promote job creation with workforce training.


PCC Speech and Debate Garners 13 Awards at Regional Tournament

Release date: 12-11-2014

Pasadena City College’s Speech and Debate team continued its impressive 2014 tournament run as it took home 13 individual and team awards at the Pacific Southwest Collegiate Forensics Association’s Fall Championships.


Pasadena City College Foundation Awards Nearly $250,000 to More Than 300 Scholarship Winners

Release date: 12-05-2014

The Pasadena City College (PCC) Foundation, the fifth-largest community college foundation in California, awarded nearly $250,000 in scholarships to 303 Pasadena City College students during its annual scholarship awards ceremony, which was held December 3 at the Pasadena Hilton.


Pasadena City College Announces Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event

Release date: 12-04-2014

WASHINGTON – Dr. Robert Miller, interim superintendent-president of Pasadena City College, joined President Obama, the First Lady, Vice President Biden, and hundreds of college presidents and higher education leaders on Thursday to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college. 


PCCs Child Development Center Re-Accredited with High Marks

Release date: 12-04-2014

Pasadena City College’s Child Development Center has been reaccredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children for a five-year term and received outstanding marks for its efforts at providing a high-quality early childhood program to the community.


Pasadena City College Foundation Announces Top Westerbeck Scholarship Winners

Release date: 11-24-2014

Winners are among 225 PCC students to receive more than $230,000 in scholarships at December 3 scholarship awards ceremony


LATE SCHEDULE CHANGE--Women's Basketball Game Tuesday, Nov. 25 Canceled

Release date: 11-24-2014

The regularly-scheduled contest to be hosted by the Pasadena City College women's basketball game against Pierce on Tuesday, Nov. 25 has been canceled. The game will not be made up.


Pasadena City College Foundation to Announce 2014-2015 Scholarship Winners

Release date: 11-17-2014

The Pasadena City College Foundation will award more than $230,000 in scholarships to 225 PCC students during its annual scholarship awards ceremony to be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3, at the Pasadena Hilton.


Veterans Cohort Camping Trip: Building Camaraderie, Easing the Transition to College Life

Release date: 10-29-2014

What happens when you put together more than a dozen Pasadena City College student-veterans – complete strangers to each other – and drive them off to a three-day camping trip some 100 miles away from Pasadena?


Notice of 2014 Annual Clery Security Report Availability

Release date: 10-03-2014

The Pasadena City College 2014 Clery Security Report is now available to all students, staff and faculty. 



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