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Veterans Cohort Camping Trip: Building Camaraderie, Easing the Transition to College Life

Release Date: 10/29/2014

Veterans Cohort Group

What happens when you put together more than a dozen Pasadena City College student-veterans – complete strangers to each other – and drive them off to a three-day camping trip some 100 miles away from Pasadena?

PCC Student Chapter Wins Green Chemistry Award

Release Date: 10/27/2014

The American Chemical Society recently awarded Pasadena City College’s ACS student chapter with a Green Chemistry Award for its active engagement in environmentally sustainable practices.

Dia de los Muertos Scholarship Fundraiser Set for Nov. 1 at CEC

Release Date: 10/24/2014

The Pasadena City College Noncredit Division will be hosting its inaugural Dia de los Muertos Cultural Celebration and Fundraiser at the Community Education Center on Nov. 1.

PCC Courier Hauls in 20 Awards at SoCal Journalism Conference

Release Date: 10/22/2014

Courier Group Shot

The Courier, Pasadena City College’s student-run weekly newspaper, recently garnered 20 individual and group awards – including a rare sweep of the prestigious General Excellence awards category – at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges annual SoCal Conference.

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.