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PCC Hosts Delegation from Shanghai Trade School

Release date: 02-24-2015

Pasadena City College hosted a delegation from the Shanghai Trade School in February as part of a long-term collaboration that both institutions hope will benefit its students and prepare them for a 21st Century global workplace.

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Dr. Stephen A. Kanter Joins Pasadena City College Foundation Board of Directors

Release date: 02-24-2015

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2015 – Dr. Stephen A. Kanter, a board member of numerous Los Angeles County nonprofit performing and fine arts organizations, has been elected to the board of directors of the Pasadena City College (PCC) Foundation, one of California’s largest community college foundations. He is a resident of Pasadena.

(A photo of Kanter is available at http://www.pasadena.edu/foundation/images/kanter.jpg.)

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PCC Welcomes Artist-In-Residence Mario Ybarra Jr.

Release date: 02-23-2015

Pasadena City College welcomes Mario Ybarra Jr. as its annual Artist-In-Residence for 2015. 

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Jaime Escalante: A Life Con Ganas, An Exhibition That Honors His Life, Opens March 5, 2015 at Pasadena City College

Release date: 02-20-2015

Pasadena City College honors one of its distinguished alumni, Jaime Escalante (Class of 1969), in an unprecedented exhibition that honors his life and teaching career. 

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PCC's Freedom Writers To Travel to Washington, D.C.

Release date: 02-20-2015

What started as a dream last summer for Pasadena City College’s own version of the  “Freedom Writers” will turn into reality in just a few weeks.

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The Courier Reaches Milestone, Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Release date: 02-20-2015

The Pasadena City College Courier, one of the oldest student-run community college newspapers in the state, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this month.

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Mel Brooks' "Young Frankenstein" Opens Feb. 27 in PCC's Sexson Auditorium

Release date: 02-18-2015

Young Frankenstein is alive and doing well, thank you very much.

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PCC Alumnus, Coaching Great Jerry Tarkanian Passes Away At 84

Release date: 02-11-2015

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Jerry Tarkanian, a legendary Pasadena City College alumnus and head coach of the Lancers' 1967 state champion men's basketball team, passed away today at the age of 84. 

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PCC Music Instructor Wins Grammy Award

Release date: 02-10-2015

Now historians can etch Alison Bjorkedal’s name next to the talented musicians who have taken home the music industry’s most hallowed prize.

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Former Lancer Lands Spot in Elite Film School, Has Eyes on Hollywood

Release date: 02-06-2015

The same prestigious film school that produced the likes of Hollywood stalwarts Francis Ford Coppola and Rob Reiner now has a Pasadena City College alumnus behind the eyepiece: Agent 22.

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PCC Seeks Teams for Inaugural Hoops for Awareness Basketball Tournament Feb. 22

Release date: 02-03-2015

The Pasadena City College President’s Asian-American and Pacific Islander Committee is seeking teams to compete in its inaugural “Hoops for Awareness” charity 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Sunday, Feb. 22 in PCC’s Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium. 

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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 Jan. 26 in support of Assembly Bill 176: Data Disaggregation for Asians and Pacific Islanders.

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

Release date: 01-26-2015

Call it the equivalent of winning the lottery.

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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.

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

Release date: 01-22-2015

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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