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Hiring headaches

Little to no progress has been made by PCC in filling the 35 new full-time faculty positions—a number that was agreed upon back in November—as the software being used to collect and evaluate applications, Cornerstone, has been automatically rejecting applicants due to a number of severe glitches. Continue reading

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Commencement speaker recommended to board

Interim Superintendent-President Robert Miller will recommend Chad Crittenden as the 2015 commencement speaker to the Board of Trustees. Continue reading

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Small town girl with a huge voice

PCC student to represent Southern California in prestigious speech competitionA small town Louisiana girl can feel out of place within the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles’s many suburbs, like Pasadena. When Alicia Batice needs some time to settle, she’s … Continue reading

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Senate candidates ready for election

With the Academic Senate elections coming up, the executive board will have some company on the ballot when its members seek reelection on March 19 after running virtually unopposed last year. Continue reading

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Accreditation visit team arrives at PCC

The accreditation visit team from the state arrived on Monday to start its evaluation of the school and to write an “exit report” disclosing what observations were made about PCC during its four day visit. Continue reading

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Board not seeing eye to eye in presidential search

The Superintendent-Presidential search process hit a bit of a snag during Wednesday evening’s Board of Trustees’ meeting, as the board appeared to be on different pages in terms of the bylaws and timeline of the search process—both of which were agreed upon months ago. Continue reading

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Contract between FA and district approved

As expected, the agreement between the PCC Faculty Association and the Pasadena Area Community College District was passed unanimously at Wednesday evening’s Board of Trustees’ meeting following the ratification of the document by 98 percent of the voting faculty. Continue reading

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PCC Hall of Fame coach dies

Legendary former PCC men’s basketball coach and Jerry Tarkanian died Wednesday morning in Las Vegas, Nevada after battling health issues for several years. He was 84 years old. Continue reading

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Board to search for interim police chief

The Board of Trustees has begun an official process for finding an interim chief of police after it fired Don Yoder at its Nov. 17 meeting. Continue reading

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Board fires police chief

The Board of Trustees voted to terminate PCC police chief Don Yoder “with cause” Monday night, after Yoder had been on paid administrative leave since July. Continue reading

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