Monthly Archive:: July 2016

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

Good News

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

PCC Fashion Design Student Gets Pending Patent for Sun-Protective Gloves

Physician Assistant wants all profits to go to humanitarian work in Mexico In the two years since taking her first Pima Community College Fashion Design class to improve her sewing technique, Physician Assistant Patricia Ferrer has established

Interested in a Career in Truck Driving?

Great salary and the freedom of the open road There are many great things about driving a truck for a living, such as the freedom of the open road and the chance to see the country. “I

Bonding Experience

Thanks to a strong connection between faculty and a local business owner, PCC students are immersed in cutting-edge science. Outside, it’s completely nondescript. But inside the South Tucson building housing Ventana Research Corp. — amid the chemistry

Chemistry faculty honored by American Chemical Society’s local chapter

The Southern Arizona Section of the American Chemical Society has named Pima chemistry faculty Chris Cabello, Ph.D., its educator of the year. The College Educator Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes dedication to educating future scientists. Cabello

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

A Head’s Up on Financial Aid

Headache-saving changes are coming Changes are coming to the financial aid process that will make it easier to apply for help and plan ahead for college. Beginning Oct. 1, students will be able to file a Free

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 Choose a course of study, enroll and, within two years, you could