Monthly Archive:: July 2019

Chancellor’s Letter to the Community

Pima Marks 50 Years – Improving with Age This is an exciting time at Pima Community College. As the College celebrates 50 years, we also continue to evolve into a premier community college by putting in place

Great things are happening at Pima

State OKs $15M for Pima Aviation Tech expansion Pima’s Aviation Technology Center is planning a second aircraft hangar, additional lab space and new classrooms. The state-funded, $15 million expansion allows Pima’s Aviation Technology Program to double its

Undergraduate Research Helps Student Realize Her Passions

By Jamila Caamaño Not just a university thing – students at Pima also benefit from research opportunities There are numerous benefits for undergraduate students who get involved in research at the community college level, including the increased

Pima Encouraging More Women to Pursue Engineering Degrees

By Pima Staff Pima Community College faculty and staff are working various angles to bring more women into the growing fields of science, engineering, technology and math. Interest in STEM fields has been steadily growing at Pima

Full Speed Ahead

By Paul Schwalbach A Pima student graduates on time and with a degree, thanks to hard work, a full course load and an advisor who asked the right questions. Elizabeth Rodriguez-Cuenca admits she sometimes felt lost during


Guided Pathways Model Leads To Student Success Dear Ryan, I’ve heard the phrase “Guided Pathways.” What does it mean and how will it help me? Sincerely, New Student   Dear New Student, Guided Pathways is an initiative

Makerspace Encourages Collaborative Learning

By Anne T. Denogean Major employers worldwide need workers who can use and even develop technology, however, they also desperately want those workers to have the types of “soft skills” being cultivated in Pima Community College’s new

The top of the class

It’s never too late to start writing Within my soft words The poems I write Are a piece of my mind Only now in the light Danelli F. ( At the end of your work day, Pima

Training Air Force Paramedics

Community Partnerships By Jamila Caamaño Pima is the first community college nationally to partner with U.S. Air Force Medical Operations for such training Pima Community College again has been awarded a five-year contract from the U.S. Air

Pima Students Put on a Pow-Wow

Photos By Himelda Davidson Native American drum groups from Arizona, North Dakota and Canada performed in March at Pima Community College’s Spring 2019 Pow-Wow, which also featured other musicians and Native American dancers. The colorful event, presented

Lift Off Now. Finish Within Two Years…

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 at Choose a course of study and enroll. Then, within