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Public Relations for Pasadena City College

Dr. Valerie Wardlaw, Interim Director, Public Relations
Room: C145
Telephone: 626-585-7250

Valerie Wardlaw, Interim Director of Public Relations

PCC's Public Relations Office produces communications materials for both on and off-campus audiences.

To inform the community about PCC’s quality educational programs, the Public Relations Office sends news releases to local, national and international media. The area incoroprates 21st century communication techniques as well and employs social networking mediums, viewbooks, and blogs. These announcements help publicize campus events, support enrollment needs and relate interesting stories about our students and staff.

All the current news

PACCD Statement: 2014 Commencement

Pasadena, Calif., - Pasadena City College is busy today assembling facts on the chain of events connected with the choice by the College of a commencement speaker.

4/18/14 ... Full Story 

John Gregory, Peter Castro, and and Wade Winter

Pasadena City College Foundation Hosted 2014 Grants Reception

Pasadena, Calif., - The Pasadena City College Foundation held its 2014 Grants Reception on Friday, April 11th. The event, which was held at the University Club in Pasadena, CA, celebrated the awarding of $59,683 in grant awards for innovation and academic excellence.

“The Grants program of the PCC Foundation is our way of making a positive impact on PCC students directly in the classroom,” said Executive Director of the PCC Foundation, Bobbi Abram. “These grants help support innovative faculty to enhance their teaching and it certainly assists student learning.”

4/16/14 ... Full Story 

Dr. Eric Walsh

Dr. Eric Walsh Named Pasadena City Colleges' 2014 Commencement Speaker

Pasadena, Calif., - Dr. Eric Walsh will deliver the Commencement address at Pasadena City College on Friday, May 9, 2014, 7pm, at the Jackie Robinson Memorial stadium, President-Superintendent, Mark Rocha announced today. 

4/15/14 ... Full Story 

Marianne Emma Jeff

Pasadena Event to Inspire Women Everywhere To Tell Their Story "I used to...And Now I..."

Pasadena, Calif., - Marianne Emma Jeff is not what you’d expect her to be. The owner of the Women's Business Momentum Center tried to kill herself twice before she was 19 and was an alcoholic until she turned 40. Now, this smart and professional woman runs a center to help women starting their own businesses.

She always thought her struggle had been unique, until she attended a writer's workshop ran by Lisa Fugard, a celebrated Hay House author. In this workshop people had to complete the sentences: "I used to ..." and "And now I..." After listening to these other women's tales, Marianne realized what a powerful motivational tool such stories would be for the many women in Pasadena who are starting their own businesses.  

4/15/14 ... Full Story 

Calendar of Events

Dental Hygiene Information Session

Interested in becoming a Dental Hygienist? Please come to the Dental Hygiene Information Session held on Tuesday ...

Monday, Apr. 14 to Tuesday, Apr. 29 , 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Open To: Student


THE 62nd ANNUAL VISUAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIP EXHIBITION April 19 - May 3, 2014. An exhibition of works by scholarship-winning students in all areas of art, design and photography. ...

Saturday, Apr. 19 to Saturday, May. 3 , 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM

The Boone Family Art Gallery

Open To: Public

Men's/Women's Track and Field: at SCC Prelims

*SCC Prelims

Tuesday, Apr. 22 , 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Long Beach City College

Lancer Jazz Big Band


Tuesday, Apr. 22 , 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Center for the Arts, West Patio

Open To: Public