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PCC Hosts Delegation from Shanghai Trade School

Release Date: 02/24/2015

Shanghai Trade School Delegation

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.

PCC Welcomes Artist-In-Residence Mario Ybarra Jr.

Release Date: 02/23/2015

Ybarra Jr.'s

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

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

Release Date: 02/20/2015

Freedom Writers Group

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.

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

Jaime Escalante Exhibition Poster

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. 

The Courier Reaches Milestone, Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Release Date: 02/20/2015

Courier First Issue

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

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

Release Date: 02/18/2015

Young Frankenstein Poster

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

PCC Alumnus, Coaching Great Jerry Tarkanian Passes Away At 84

Release Date: 02/11/2015


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. 

PCC Music Instructor Wins Grammy Award

Release Date: 02/10/2015

Partch receiving the Grammy

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

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

Release Date: 02/06/2015

Moses Navarro

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.

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

Release Date: 02/03/2015

Hoops for Awareness Logo

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.