Education Archive

Chancellor’s Letter to the Community

PimaOnline’s promise: convenient, affordable education Pima Community College is entering a new era of opportunity to fulfill our mission in ways that will tangibly benefit our students and the people of Pima County. Many obstacles lie ahead.

Not Your Grandfather’s Factory: Industrial technicians use high-level skills to keep things running

By Anne T. Denogean Today’s manufacturing jobs are not the factory jobs of your grandfather’s day. Modern manufacturing work “is a really good combination of analytical thinking, problem-solving and hands-on work,” said Charlie Perkins, lead faculty for

Pima Internship Leads to NASA Research, Ivy League

By PCC Staff Pima Community College led a Tucson newcomer to a NASA-funded internship and graduate school at one of the world’s leading universities for Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) research. Erica Hernandez, a 2013 Pima graduate, is

Pima Community College Celebrates 50 years

By Paul Schwalbach

Pima Becoming a Leader in Nurse Education

  By PCC Staff Pima Community College, which long has been highly regarded for its Nursing program, is becoming the obvious first choice for future Registered Nurses and other nursing professionals. With the nursing profession becoming increasingly

Ask Ryan: How to Minimize, Avoid College Debt

The money question comes to me daily and in various ways: How much is tuition? Do you offer scholarships? Are there opportunities for on-campus work-study positions? The specter of debt is the underlying fear. Most people want

Ease Your Educational Journey with Guided Pathways

By Lisa Brosky Save time, save money and achieve your goals with Guided Pathways While in college, time is money, both in education-related costs and lost wages. At Pima Community College, students can take advantage of Guided Pathways

Register Now!

Fall Classes Start Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 Registration Deadline Students can register until the day before the first meeting of a course for any section. Registration Options: Continuing Students: Go to and log in to MyPima. New Students: alk-in Registration: Go

PCC Fashion Design Student Named Phoenix Fashion Week Lifestyle Emerging Designer of the Year

By PCC Staff A Pima Community College Fashion Design student is riding a wave of success after being named Phoenix Fashion Week 2017 Emerging Designer of the Year in the Lifestyle category. Phoenix Fashion Week announced Quinlan

Pima - Your First Choice for Academics and Athletics

By PCC Staff Pima Community College student-athletes know that the two-year school is the smart choice for them to achieve in the classroom and in intercollegiate athletics. Pima Athletics as a whole, markedly so in recent years,

Hot Career! Demand for Hvac-R Technicians and Installers Is Strong

By Anne T. Denogean Whether the economy is running hot or cold, there’s one career field with a consistently sunny employment outlook. Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning-Refrigeration (HVAC-R) technicians, specialists and system installers are always in demand, especially