Monthly Archive:: December 2014

56 Weeks of Training = a $38k Salary as a Surgical Technologist

With slightly more than a year of specialized training, Lacey McLaughlin will go from supporting her family on her meager pay as a server/bartender to nearly doubling her salary as a surgical technologist. “I wanted more stability

Careers for the Tech-savvy are Lucrative and Varied

Whether you have a creative flair, a love for technology, or are a natural whiz with computers, Pima Community College can help you turn your talents into a career. The arts, health care, information systems and computer-aided

CADD opens up a variety of career options

Rachelle Hornby is on a career-changing journey leading from her current job in a salon where she sculpts beautiful artificial fingernails to a future where she helps design innovative “green” buildings. You wouldn’t think the skills from

Chancellor’s Letter to the Community

One of the biggest challenges facing community colleges across the nation is how to help the many students who come to us needing additional instruction and integrated support – or, what is known as developmental education —

Clinical Research Coordinators: Helping to Advance Medical Knowledge

For Pima Community College student Kenneth Lee, his future as a clinical research coordinator is a potentially more satisfying extension of the work he’s done as a patient care technician. “As someone who was involved with direct

Pima Offers Classes and Student Services at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

You don’t have to be an airman to take classes at Pima Community College’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Education Center. “Our programs and services are available to military and civilians, retirees, veterans … pretty much anyone,” said

What’s Your Social Media IQ?

Don’t sabotage your career Your online choices can help you get – or lose – a job. Nearly 9 out of 10 U.S. companies now use Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for recruiting, and most of them review

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Start Now. Finish Within Two Years… Pima Offers A-Z Career Choices

We know you don’t have time to waste… Start your college education by visiting Pima Community College. Choose a course of study, enroll and, within two years, you could be on your way to a brand new