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PCC Flea Market Receives "Best Of" Award From LA Weekly

Release Date: 10/29/2013

Pasadena City College

Pasadena, Ca., - The readers of LA Weekly bestowed the "best of" honors to the PCC flea market describing it as a "first-class flea market."  Carrie Afuso, coordinator of the flea market, expressed gratitude and enthusiasm for the recognition, stating that the LA Weekly article, "is a great article and should boost our profile."   

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PCC Association of Latino Employees Hold Winter Coat Drive

Release Date: 10/23/2013

Pasadena, Ca - The Association of Latino Employees (ALE) of Pasadena City College is hosting a winter coat drive for day laborers in the Pasadena and Cypress and Highland Park communities.  The drive is ongoing until December 2, 2013.


PCC Parent Education Presents: Creating A Nurturing Home Environment for Energetically Sensitive Children

Release Date: 10/09/2013

Pasadena, CA - Niki Elliott, Ph.D, founder of Innerlight Sanctuary, and a master energy therapist will speak on the campus of Pasadena City College.  


PCC Student Sarah Elizabeth Hansen Selected As 2014 Rose Princess

Release Date: 10/08/2013

Rose Princess Sarah Elizabeth Hansen

Pasadena, Calif - Pasadena City College student Sarah Elizabeth Hansen, 19, has been named to the 2014 Tournament of Roses® Royal Court.  Selected from a group of 30 finalists, the Royal Court will act as ambassadors for the Tournament of Roses® and the Pasadena community at large.  Their reign will culminate with the 125th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the 100th Rose Bowl® Game presented by VIZIO.


Pasadena City College Board of Trustees Extends Contract of Dr. Mark Rocha, Superintendent-President To 2017

Release Date: 10/07/2013

Dr. Mark Rocha, Superintendent-President

At its meeting of October 2, 2013, The Pasadena Area Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to extend the contract of Dr. Mark Rocha, Superintendent-President, to June 30, 2017.  Dr. Rocha was first appointed as Superintendent-President of Pasadena City College on July 1, 2010.  


Pasadena City College Announces Late-Start Classes At New Campus Located in Rosemead, CA

Release Date: 09/29/2013

Pasadena, CA (September 29, 2013) – The Pasadena Area Community College District Board of Trustees and Superintendent-President Dr. Mark W. Rocha are pleased to announce the addition of late-start classes at a new campus in Rosemead, CA.   


PCC-USC Partnership Reinvents the American Dream for the 21st Century

Release Date: 09/27/2013

Over the past decade, Pasadena City College (PCC) has transferred over 1,000 students to USC.  This represents a significant shift in the transfer patterns of our students.  PCC is in the top 10 community colleges in California and in the top 100 in the United States for degrees awarded and transfers.


Dr. Valerie Wardlaw Appointed Interim Director of Public Relations for Pasadena City College

Release Date: 09/26/2013

Dr. Valerie Wardlaw

Pasadena, CA (September 26, 2013) – Pasadena City College announced the appointment of Dr. Valerie Wardlaw as Interim Director of Public Relations effective September 5, 2013. 


Southland Selected For The 3rd Annual One Book, One College Program

Release Date: 09/26/2013

The Cross Cultural Center, Diversity Initiative and Pathways program are happy to announce this year’s selection for the 3rdAnnual One Book, One College Program, Southland by Nina Revoyr. 

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Pasadena City College Prepares for Great CA Shakeout 2013

Release Date: 09/24/2013

Pasadena, CA (September 24, 2013) – On Thursday, October 17, 2013, at 10:17am, Pasadena City College will participate in the Great California Shakeout, a national earthquake preparedness drill.