Monthly Archive:: January 2017

Note to Our Prospective Students: Great Things are Happening Here

I’d like to whet your appetite for a wonderful education at Pima Community College by calling your attention to a couple of the many positive things happening at PCC. I visited PCC’s remodeled Dental Studies Clinic recently

Anthropology Students Begin Exciting Archaeology Careers at PCC

In a few years, PCC sophomore Kerri Pike expects to have a master’s in Physical Anthropology and be part of a dig in Africa, working to expand our knowledge of man’s origins. By then, classmate Christian Mathews

Good News

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

Student Excels at Pima and Beyond

Student success starts at Pima, can take you anywhere Growing up in an impoverished neighborhood in Barranquilla, Colombia, Francy Luna Diaz excelled in school and dreamed of attending college. When her mother, a single parent just able

Career Transitions in Your Fifties and Beyond Don’t Have to Be Difficult

Following a new career path or getting back into the workforce after age 50 can be daunting for some. Fortunately, Pima Community College’s BACK TO WORK 50+ (BTW 50+) program has proven to be effective in providing

IBEST Career Programs Help Adult Education Students Achieve Education and Employment Goals Faster

“Pima’s IBEST program helped me get the credentials I needed to advance in my career,” said Pima Community College graduate Liz Rendon. In 2015, Rendon completed Pima’s Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (IBEST) and graduated with

STEM Event Combines Fun and Science

First-ever STEM Innovation Challenge encourages teamwork and problem-solving Pima Community College held its first-ever STEM Innovation Challenge this past fall, encouraging the pursuit of science education and careers. “ The value of the PCC STEM Innovation Challenge to

Experience Our First-Class Course Offerings

Whether you’re studying for a degree, certification, career advancement or personal interest, PCC has a great class for you. Storytelling with Molly McCloy Learn the art of storytelling with one of the best Join us in March

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

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 be

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Your community colleges provide nearly 75 percent of the education and training in Arizona after high school, serving students who will typically stay in Arizona. Many Arizonans choose community colleges as the starting place for a better