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Microsoft Program Allows Students to Download Office 365 ProPlus for Free

Release Date: 10/16/2014

Thanks to an agreement between Pasadena City College and Microsoft, PCC students can now download and install the software giant’s flagship product, Office 365 ProPlus, on their desktops, laptops, or tablets – for free.

PCC Students Tabbed for NASA Scholars Program

Release Date: 10/15/2014


Two Pasadena City College students have been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to participate in the agency's National Community College Aerospace Scholars program.

NAACP Pasadena Chapter Recognizes Administrator, Professor

Release Date: 10/14/2014

Dr. Robert Bell, senior vice president and assistant superintendent of Pasadena City College, and Stan Kong, associate professor, were recently recognized by the NAACP Pasadena Branch for their efforts in supporting education and student success.

Pasadena City College Superintendent-President Participates in Live Webinar on Linked Learning

Release Date: 10/10/2014

Interim Superintendent-President Bob Miller

Dr. Robert Miller, interim superintendent-president of Pasadena City College, recently participated in a webinar to discuss the success of the Linked Learning approach and its effect on the transition of California high school students to postsecondary education.

Two Pasadena City College Students Selected To The 2015 Tournament Of Roses Royal Court

Release Date: 10/06/2014

Rose Princesses

   PASADENA, Calif. (October 6, 2014) - Pasadena City College is honored to have two of its students chosen today to the 2015 Tournament of Roses Royal Court.  Mackenzie Joy Byers, 18, and Veronica Sara Mejia,19, were picked from a group of over 700 Pasadena-area young women to act as ambassadors of the Tournament of Roses and the Pasadena community at large. Rose Princesses Byers and Mejia were selected based on a number of criteria including poise, speaking ability, academic achievement, and community and school involvement. Byers and Mejia will join five other Rose Queen candidates to form the Royal Court. Royal Court members are responsible for attending as many as 100 community and media functions, culminating with the 126th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual. 

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Premieres Oct. 3

Release Date: 10/03/2014

Cast of the Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Muriel Spark's iconic tale of love, life, and politics through the eyes of an eccentric teacher comes to life as Pasadena City College's Theater Department premieres The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie on Friday, Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Theatre.

In Need of Volunteers, PCC Mentorship Program Soldiers On

Release Date: 10/03/2014

PCC Project Leap Mentor and Student

Danielle Torres thought about quitting school more than once. And she had her reasons.

PCCs First Year Pathways Program Recognized Among Most Effective In Nation At Increasing Latino Student Success In College

Release Date: 09/30/2014

Pathways Math Jam

Elected officials and higher education leaders from across the country came together at the St. Regis Washington, D.C. hotel on Tuesday to honor Pasadena City College’s First Year Pathways program as a finalist among America’s top programs that increase academic opportunities and increase achievement for Latino students.  

Second Annual Million Meals Marathon Set For Nov. 22-23

Release Date: 09/26/2014

Million Meals Marathon Volunteers 2013

In an effort to alleviate hunger in local communities, Pasadena City College will be holding its second annual Million Meals Marathon Food Drive on campus Nov. 22 to 23.

PCC Instructor, Playwright Nominated for NAACP Theatre Award

Release Date: 09/23/2014

Gabrielle Pina

Gabrielle Pina, an award-winning novelist and longtime adjunct instructor of English at Pasadena City College, has been nominated for a 2014 NAACP Theatre Award in the Best Playwright category.