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PCC Upward Bound program receives grant to award scholarships to college-bound teens

PCC’s TRIO Upward Bound programs recently received a two-year grant in the amount of $330,000 from the Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund. The grant money funds both the Math/Science Upward Bound and classic Upward Bound scholarships for graduating high school … Continue reading

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Presidential candidates speak at open forums

The three candidates vying for the vacant president’s seat at PCC addressed the community at open forums held in the Westerbeck Recital Hall this week where the public was able to submit feedback to the Board of Trustees on each candidate. Continue reading

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Whispers of four year degrees resume

Talks of PCC offering bachelor’s degrees by way of state law SB 850—the law passed by the State Senate and signed by Governor Jerry Brown last May that would allow community colleges to offer four year degrees in certain fields—have resumed over the past week, and a proposal for such a degree at PCC was recently sent to the Chancellor’s Office, a school official said. Continue reading

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Health Fair schools students on a healthy lifestyle

The Student Health Services, as well as the Psychological Services, hosted a Health Fair last week for the benefit of students looking to educate themselves about a healthy lifestyle. Continue reading

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Senate election results shake things up

After a contentious race, Valerie Foster and her ticket will replace Eduardo Cairo and the current Academic Senate executive board after Foster and her running mates swept the senate elections on Thursday, according to final results released by the election committee. Continue reading

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Monday, March 16, 2015

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Presidential search narrowed down to three

Three presidential finalists have been selected in the search for a permanent president at PCC and the college will hold open forums on campus from Apr. 13 to Apr.15, according to Board of Trustees president Berlinda Brown. Continue reading

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Shared governance debates open meeting law in wake of Brown Act lawsuit

A lawyer specializing in the California Brown Act open meetings law will hold training sessions for the Academic Senate and shared governance leaders this month in an effort by the administration to clarify which bodies and committees are subject to … Continue reading

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Monday, March 09, 2015

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Universities; the new ‘Hunting Ground’ for sexual assault

It should be one of the proudest moments of any parent’s life to send a child off to their dream school. College should be a safe place for them to learn, grow, and come into their own. However, there is … Continue reading

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