News and Recognitions
Pasadena City College has been named a military friendly school for the last 5 years by G.I. Jobs magazine.
Military Times named PCC as the #1 "Best for Vets" school in California and #2 in the Nation for Community Collges for 5 years in a row. The Military Times Best for Vets Distinction recognizes and awards your school for its commitment to providing opportunities to America's veterans.
In The News
PCC's Veterans Resource Center has often appeared in media sources around the country:
- Immersive equine-therapy program helps veterans transition from military life (KESQ Channel 2)
- From ‘Boots to Books’: How tailored college classes help vets in transition (Military Times)
- From Boots to Books (American Radio Works)
Updates From the VRC
VRC Hosts Clay Hunt Mental Health Summit
In Fall 2018, the VRC hosted the Clay Hunt Mental Health Summit with the VA Greater LA Healthcare System at PCC. More than 100 participants attended from the Los Angeles area to discuss preventing veteran suicide.
PCC Veterans Participate in the Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP)
The VRC is proud to have had two student veterans participate this year in the Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP). This program is a transition program consisting of highly immersive, one- and two-week college-preparatory academic boot camps hosted at America's top colleges and universities.