Skills in Science and Math Highly Valued in the Workplace

Studying STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – is the start of a great career Want a career where innovative thinking and risk-taking are rewarded? Want to do work that’s both challenging and lucrative? A good

Letter to the Community

With the beginning of the spring 2014 semester only a few weeks away, I want to update the community on how Pima Community College is serving its constituents while decisively and systematically responding the challenge of probation.

Hot Careers in Health

Healthcare is the largest industry in the country, with many areas of growth projected Pharmacy Technician “Being a pharmacy technician appealed to me because of the hands-on nature of working with, making and filling prescriptions,” said Cole

Power Up Your Career!

PCC teams up with Tucson Electric Power on training that can shed light on a future energy career As a large portion of the nation’s energy workforce prepares to retire in the coming years, Pima Community College

Casino Del Sol Resort and Pima Partnership a Win for All

Del Sol employees can earn a Pima certificate taking classes at the casino It was no gamble when Casino Del Sol Resort partnered with Pima Community College on a program that allows its team members to earn

Pima Part of National Push to Train Baby Boomers in Healthcare, Education And Social Services

Plus 50 offers academic advising, training and workshops Baby boomers can get extra support in completing some degrees and certificates at Pima through the Plus 50 Encore Completion Program grant. Plus 50 is a nationwide effort sponsored

Agri-SURF Summer Bridge Program Kick Starts New Sustainable Plant Systems Program

SPS grads may transfer seamlessly to UA’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Pima Community College is recruiting students for the new Agri-SURF Summer Bridge Program to build enrollment in its new Sustainable Plant Systems degree and

Start Now. Finish Within Two Years.

Pima Offers A-Z Career Choices We know you don’t have time to waste… Start your college education by visiting Pima Community College at www.pima.edu. Choose a course of study, enroll and, within two years, you could be

Career Choices: Do What You Love or Make Lots of Money?

What role should money play in your career goals? Should you just go after your dreams and trust that the money will follow? Or should you set your dreams aside and pursue a big paycheck? Are those

Letter from the Provost

Pima Community College delivers high-quality education that contributes to the prosperity of individuals and the entire community Welcome to the fall 2013 edition of CareerFocus, a Pima Community College publication dedicated to informing the people of Pima

Transform your Passion for Fitness and Sports into a Rewarding Career

Personal trainer Maureen Raine often sees her former self in her clients. “Having overcome a significant weight problem myself, I understand how to educate and inspire people who are newly committed to working on their health,” said

Skills Learned in Liberal Arts Studies are Highly Valued

Starting college with liberal arts studies not only can help you choose a career, but also can give you the broader skills that make getting a job easier, regardless of the field. The U.S. Bureau of Labor

The Time to Complete Your GED is Now

With big changes coming to the test in 2014, students who have passed parts of the exam are urged to finish what they have started. When Brianna Norton received her high school equivalency diploma in May, it marked

Make a Living Wage, Set Your Schedule and Chart Your Own Path

Complete a Certificate in Massage Therapy in One Year Michelle Campuzano knew she wanted to do meaningful work, helping people in pain find relief. But her career as a massage therapist doing just that came more by

Behavioral Health Specialist Training Opens Doors

Gary McGinnis hopes to build on his skills as a certified recovery support specialist to become a behavioral health technician and a certified substance abuse counselor. Corinne Perez hopes to complete her studies at The University of