PCC in the News
Release Date: 04/29/2014
Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, Dr. Eric Walsh will be unable to serve as Commencement speaker on May 9th. In accordance with its standing policy and procedure on Commencement Speakers (Policy #4900), the Board of Trustees will approve a replacement speaker and authorize the college president to issue a formal invitation.
Release Date: 04/29/2014
Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, Dr. Eric Walsh will be unable to serve as Commencement speaker on May 9th. In accordance with its standing policy and procedure on Commencement Speakers (Policy #4900), the Board of Trustees will approve a replacement speaker and authorize the college president to issue a formal invitation. For this purpose, the Board of Trustees will convene a Special Meeting of the Board on April 30, 2014, at 7pm. This meeting has been publicly posted: http://www.pasadena.edu/meetdocs/board_20255_A.pdf
Release Date: 10/29/2013
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."More info: View Web Site
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.
Release Date: 10/08/2013
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
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.
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.
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.
Release Date: 09/26/2013
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.