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Chancellor’s Letter To The Community

Accelerating into the new decade We’re tailoring courses to fit your needs, and building spaces to propel the economic recovery   The start of a new school year is a time for optimism at Pima Community College,

In It for the Long Haul: Trucker learns new skills to keep his career moving

By Aly Higgins They say it is never too late to teach an old … ahem, an experienced … dog new tricks. The same can be said of veteran truck drivers. Longtime truck driver Rick Peña became

Lessons from the Pandemic: Pima and its students adapted and innovated

Technological advances for a better student experience How do you provide student services when students aren’t allowed on campus? By solving that problem during the pandemic, Pima improved the overall student experience. “COVID-19 accelerated the need for

Hot Rides and Cool Programs: TSRA car show draws public to Pima, raises scholarship funds

2021 was the most successful year so far for the Tucson Street Rod Association (TSRA) Rodders Days Car Show, held April 24 at Pima Community College’s Downtown Campus. The event, graced by a glorious sunny day, featured

Chancellor’s Letter To The Community: The New Normal

With its Centers of Excellence, Pima is building pathways to meaningful, well-paying careers As has been true every January for the past 50-plus years, students will return this month to Pima Community College to start or continue

Energetic Pima Respiratory Care Graduate On Front Lines of COVID-19 Crisis

By Pima Staff 2:40 A.M. Respiratory Therapist (RT) Katalina Zimdars, Pima Community College Class of 2020, begins her day with a strenuous weightlifting and running workout. “My daily workout sets the mood and energy for the rest

Chancellor’s Letter To The Community

New Career Pathways, New Ways to Learn In uncertain times, community can count on Pima The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken education around the world. It has challenged Pima Community College in myriad ways. But it has not

Chancellor’s Letter to the Community

BUILDING OPPORTUNITIES, BREAKING BARRIERS In 2020, Pima Community College will hold a wide range of events to mark a half-century of service. We will invite our region’s diverse communities to join us as we look back at our first 50 years

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FOR 50 YEARS, PIMA HAS BEEN OF, BY AND FOR THE COMMUNITY By Pima Staff For our 50 years in existence, Pima Community College has taken the “community” in our name to heart. That’s because we know

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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