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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.


Critically acclaimed novelist Francesca Lia Block Named PCCs 2014 Writer in Residence

Release Date: 09/22/2014

Francesca Lia Block

Critically acclaimed novelist Francesca Lia Block is PCC’s 2014 Writer in Residence. 


The Pasadena Playhouse to Host PCCs Jackie Robinson Arts and Humanities Lecture Series

Release Date: 09/18/2014

Pasadena City College invites the campus community to a special evening edition of its Jackie Robinson Arts and Humanities Lecture Series at The Pasadena Playhouse on Sept. 23.


Top Colleges to Attend PCC University Day on Sept. 22

Release Date: 09/17/2014

More than 75 colleges and universities, including USC and UCLA, are slated to attend Pasadena City College’s University Day on Sept. 22 in the PCC Quad.


Finding Your Passion the Theme for Young African American Males Conference

Release Date: 09/17/2014

YAAMC 2013

In collaboration with the Metropolitan Community Action Services Corporation, Pasadena City College is proud to host the eighth annual Young African American Males’ Conference on Sept. 27 in PCC’s Creveling Lounge.


Free Online Tutoring Available 24/7

Release Date: 09/15/2014

The Pasadena City College Learning Assistance Center, in partnership with Smarthinking, Inc., is offering free, online tutoring services to students 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


College to Host Veteran Suicide Awareness Workshop

Release Date: 09/12/2014

Twenty-two veterans take their own lives every day, which amounts to a suicide every 65 minutes. That sobering statistic, released from the Department of Veterans Affairs last year, may even be higher as some of the deaths go unreported.


PCC Again Tops List of Top Associate Degree Producers in the Nation

Release Date: 09/11/2014

For the second consecutive year, Pasadena City College has been named the top producer in the nation of associate degrees in multi/interdisciplinary studies, according to data recently released by Community College Week.