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Law Enforcement Academy: 9-month training begins in September

Pima offers intensive police officer training designed to meet the Arizona Peace Officers Standards and Training Board (AzPOST) certification requirements. Graduates go on to join police departments, sheriff’s offices and state agencies. In Arizona, the average salary for a law enforcement officer is $65,810 a year. To learn more, contact 520-206-3538 or psi@pima.edu.

Enrollment in the academy is open to the public. Agency appointment or employment with a law enforcement agency is NOT required. 

Enroll in WRT 162 to be part of a premier art and literature magazine

Every spring semester, Pima Community College offers students a superior experience in magazine production. By enrolling in Literary Magazine Workshop (WRT 162) class, students become the staff of the nationally renowned SandScript Art and Literature magazine. In one semester the class produces the entire magazine, which for the past three years has been named the best in the Community College Humanities Association’s Literacy Magazine Competition. Honorees for 2018 had not been announced at press time.

For the 2019 issue, students may submit prose, poetry and visual art works from the fall 2018 or spring 2019 semester. For more info, email sandscript@pima.edu.

PCC launches online liberal arts degree with low-cost or no-cost textbooks

Providing ‘open educational resources’ saves students, on average, $100 per course  

This fall, Pima is launching an online Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Liberal Arts using low- or no-cost “open educational resources (OER).” OER are educational materials that reside in the public domain or are available under an open license on the Internet. Since books and materials are open, they can be shared between different institutions and updated more easily than a physical textbook. They also can be reused, revised and remixed with other material to suit the needs of the faculty. Using OER saves students an average of $100 per course in textbook costs.

To obtain specific OER in this pathway and information about all OER courses, contact Angela Acosta, aacosta29@pima.edu or 520-206-6587.

Join us for the fall Speakers’ Series

PCC faculty. The series is sponsored by the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor along with Faculty Senate. Sessions are free and open to the public.
Each presentation is held at 6 p.m., in the Community Board Room (Building C) of the District Office, 4905 E. Broadway Blvd. Light refreshments are served.

2018-2019 Season

Oct. 2: “Morphing a Grant into a Program: The Successes and Challenges of the National Endowment for the Humanities-funded Border Culture Project”

Nov. 6: “Gender Punks, Native American Military Veterans, and the Value of Diversity Studies”

Dec. 4: “To Climb a Gold Mountain: One Restaurant’s 50-Year Story”

Feb. 5: “Nursing: Beyond the Bedside”

March 5: “Three-minute Microbursts in the Theme of Transformation: A Reading Featuring PCC English Faculty”

April 2: “Information Poverty: Why Students Need More Than Information Literacy Skills to Succeed in Life”





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