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Former editor-in-chief of the Courier dies suddenly

Former PCC student and Courier editor-in-chief Daniel Archuleta died suddenly at his home in El Sereno last week. He was 38.
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School in violation of state educational code

After surveying other near by community colleges, PCC found that it is violating the California Educational Code by not offering financial aid students reduced priced parking permits, according to Senior Vice President Robert Miller. Continue reading

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Rocha not offered college presidency in New York

President Mark Rocha was not offered the position of president at Kingsborough Community College (KCC) in Brooklyn, New York, which he applied for earlier this year. The position went to Farley Herzek who is currently serving as interim president of Los Angeles Harbor College, according to KCC officials.
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$15 million awarded to create Career Pathway programs

The Career Pathway Trust awarded $15 million to Pasadena City College last month, allowing the school to develop new career programs centered around information technology and visual arts. Continue reading

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Senate debates no confidence vote for Board of Trustees

The Academic Senate debated holding a vote of no confidence for the Board of Trustees at Monday’s meeting. Many senators voiced their dissatisfaction with how the Board handled many issues this year. “I think some really bad decisions have been … Continue reading

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Police Blotter

May 14 A staff member reported her boyfriend stuffed her child in a locker on the SW side of the R building. Investigation concluded boyfriend used meth earlier in the day. May 19 Facilities employee broke hand by driving a … Continue reading

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Thorson’s car show a sandman to PCC Foundation’s Dreamkeepers

Over a dozen shimmering classic cars of various makes and eras lined the glossy lot of Thorson Motor Center of Pasadena on Saturday, May 17, to help the PCC Foundation raise funds for The Dreamkeepers Scholarship Program.

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Rocha seeks college presidency position in New York

President Mark Rocha has applied, been interviewed, held an open forum with students and staff and is one of three finalists for the position of president at Kingsborough Community College (KCC) in Brooklyn, New York, according to KCC officials.
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Campus Police Chief Placed on Paid Administrative Leave

PCC officials have confirmed that Campus police Chief Don Yoder has been placed on paid administrative leave, but the details of why the decision was made have not yet been made available. “Other than confirming that Chief Yoder is on … Continue reading

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Commencement fiasco over as Black speaks

The three-week controversy over who would be the 2014 commencement speaker finally came to a close Friday night, when Oscar-winning alumnus Dustin Lance Black spoke to 2,469 graduating students. Continue reading

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