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Why Accreditation Matters

  By now you’ve heard the great news that Pima Community College has been taken “Off Notice” by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), PCC’s regional accreditor. Over the past four years, Pima worked diligently to improve processes

Good News

  PCC Student Named to 2017 All-USA Community College Academic Team Pima Community College student Liz Pennington was named in spring 2017 as one of the nation’s top community college students by the international Phi Theta Kappa

Christine Bradley: Launching a Career in Science: Pima’s STEM programs offer small class sizes, top-notch instructors

  By Anne T. Denogean By any standard, Christine Bradley is on her way to an impressive career in the sciences. The one-time Pima Community College student accepted a position as an optical engineer with NASA’s Jet

New Career in About a Year!

  By PCC Staff PCC Has Many Options to Get You in the Job Market Fast Pima Community College knows you don’t have time and money to burn. That’s why many of our programs are designed to

To China and Beyond

  By Paul Schwalbach PCC’s growing Study Abroad program gives students a unique opportunity to hone valuable language, cross-cultural skills Leandra Bailey admits she worried how she and her fellow Pima Community College students would be received

Ethnic, Gender and Transborder Studies: Pima aims to establish an EGTS Center of Excellence

  By Anne T. Denogean Just over a year ago, Pima Community College set out to establish itself as a leader in the fields of Ethnic Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, and Transborder/Global Studies (EGTS). This fall,

Train To Become a Pharmacy Technician: PCC’s program meets nationally recognized standards

  By Jamila Caamaño Pima Community College’s Pharmacy Technology program — accredited by the American Society of Health System-Pharmacists (ASHP) — is the only nationally accredited training program in southern Arizona. For anyone who wants to work

10 PCC Programs / Courses to Help You Turn Your Hobby into a Career

Do something you love for a living Have you ever wondered how to turn your hobby into a profitable business venture? While there are several major steps required to fulfill that dream, classes and programs at Pima

Explore Pima’s Unique Learning Opportunities

Learn Bladesmithing from One of the Best A Pima Community College adjunct instructor who competed on History’s “Forged in Fire” teaches bladesmithing at West Campus. Richard Greenwood was runner-up on the series’ 2015 premiere and in Season

Juried Student Art Show

27 PCC student winners in annual Juried Student Art Exhibition The Bernal Gallery Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition in the spring had 27 PCC student winners. Those winners received awards from a total of more than $4,000

Pima Offers A-Z Career Choices

    Start Now. Finish Within Two Years… We know you don’t have time to waste… Start your college education by visiting Pima Community College at pima.edu. Choose a course of study, enroll, and within two years, you