Economy Archive

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

Chancellor’s Letter: Growth in the Hospitality Industry Means Opportunity

Pima offers multiple career-oriented hospitality programs We truly have become a mobile society. Whether we’re travelling to Bangkok, Thailand on business, to Phoenix for a baseball game, or to Bisbee for a Saturday ArtWalk, you and I

Train for an Exciting Career in the Growing Hospitality Industry

Preparing students for real careers — not just jobs — in the hospitality industry. Tourism growth equals opportunity Pima Community College pairs well with Arizona’s $20.9 billion tourism industry. Arizona attracts more than 40 million visitors a year. And as

Job Prospects Growing for Skilled Trades Workers

Construction, manufacturing industries in midst of steady recovery The manufacturing and construction industries took a heavy blow during the Great Recession. But with those industries now experiencing a strong, steady recovery, they face another challenge: Finding enough

Chancellor’s Letter to the Community: Days of Challenge and Opportunity

PCC is working hard to create a college that puts students first As Pima Community College works hard to make necessary changes, our employees and stakeholders also recognize this as a time of great opportunity. Earlier this

Bringing College to the Workplace

Pima partners with area companies for a better educated workforce To boost careers and build the economy, Pima Community College brings employee education and training to the workplace and offers custom programs on campus and online. PCC

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

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

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

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

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