Six instructors will be hired to start in the Fall. A new director of student equity will be hired to start on June 26. The position is new. Digital Networks Group, Inc. was awarded nearly $120K for “Smart Room Technology Upgrades” in rooms C161, C265, C312, D303, R220, R222, R224, and R226. They were the only bidder. The Board is reopening bids for CEC elevator upgrades because no bids were submitted in the time period. New contractors were found and the bidding will be reopened. …
Police Blotter: Two arrests in busiest week on record
Monday, May 22 At 4 a.m., an officer escorted a homeless person off of school grounds at the Child Development Center. A person was escorted off campus after reports of them asking for money in the Quad. A woman reported a man was yelling insults at her and her friends near the Mirror Pools. The area was checked by officers but the person was gone when they arrived. A student’s backpack was stolen from from the GM building. A report was taken. A student’s bike …
Board of Trustees Meeting: March 1, 2017
During closed session the board announced a settlement between PACCD and Jennifer Cooper The list of tenured faculty was approved The board approved $1.6 M for renovations including a new Geology lab The head of the Child Development Center resigned Dean of Small Business Development Center went on unpaid leave. When he returns he will have a teaching position. Fiscal Services finally got a director. It’s only an interim position but now the position is filled The meeting adjourned in honor of recently deceased Foundation …
Lancers’ Lives: Backpacking back to school
Jacob Ahumada is a music major who enjoys reading Haruki Murakami, Aldous Huxley, and is studying German to read Nietzsche in its original form. He loves playing Bach and was reading The Brothers Karamazov under a tree when I caught up with him and asked if he plans to make music his career.
Lancers’ struggles on the diamond continue
Despite a hot start to the season for Lancer baseball, winning their first six games, the team has lost consecutive games for the second week in a row.
School’s top lawyer retires, position to be discontinued
Former PCC General Counsel Gail Cooper officially retired effective Aug. 17 after a five-year tenure which saw the school entangled in numerous legal scandals her hire was meant to prevent.
Computer science club calls for more women in STEM
Five professional women gave their perspective on how to make it in the computer science and STEM-associated fields during She.Codes’ annual #Include Women in CS conference on Nov. 18 in the Creveling Lounge.
Lancers volleyball still undefeated at home
The women’s volleyball team put down a hobbled L.A. Trade-Tech (LATT) Friday night, keeping their playoff hopes in reach after losing two tough games to Mt. San Antonio and El Camino in the last two weeks.
Protesters march for black man killed by Pasadena PD
The Los Angeles County Sheriffs department is investigating the death of 36-year-old Reginald Thomas Jr., who died after being tased and subjected to physical force by the Pasadena police department.