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Program Uses Peer Education to Fight Spread of HIV/Aids and Hep C Pima Community College’s Desert Vista Campus has received a federal grant to help prevent and reduce substance use, and HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C transmission among

Inspiring Academics Through Art

Visit the East Campus Sculpture-On-Campus Exhibition Pima’s Sculpture-On-Campus (SOC) is a unique public exhibition program located at East Campus. This past fall, six new sculptures joined other works installed since 2004. Each sculpture was chosen to inspire

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PCC TRiO Talent Search Student Earns Prestigious Scholarships Jesus Valenzuela, a 2016 Desert View High graduate and participant in TRiO Educational Talent Search at Pima’s Desert Vista Campus, will use money from two prestigious scholarships to study

Project BLAST Recruiting Desert Vista Campus Students

Over the next five years, Project BLAST will help hundreds of PCC Desert Vista Campus students complete science, technology, engineering or math degrees. Through the $1.1 million federal TRiO Student Support Services grant, each year, Project BLAST

Pima Community College’s West Campus Dental Clinic has a new look this fall.

Title V-funded work adds, upgrades reception area, stations at Dental Clinic The construction and renovations were funded by a federal Title V grant. Through Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors; Innovation in Dental Studies Education, Pima added a new reception

Bringing the World to Pima

An array of initiatives gives PCC students the tools to meet the global challenges of the 21st century Like many Pima Community College students, Slav Ignacio first heard about PCC from friends already attending the school. And,

Around PCC

Donation to PCC Foundation Will Benefit PCC Adult Education The Pima Community College Foundation has received $100,000 from Wells Fargo & Co. that will allow PCC Adult Education to offer free General Educational Development (GED) testing at

Pima’s Commitment To Veterans Is Embodied in Its New Veterans Center

A welcoming space for student-veterans to study, meet and relax Drop into Pima Community College’s new Veterans Center on any given afternoon and you will find student-veterans studying, meeting, laughing and simply enjoying each other’s company. “It

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.

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

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