The Board of Trustees approved a finalized version of the newly reinstated winter calendar last month including a 6-week winter intersession, tweaks to session dates and the elimination of a second summer intersession.
Going with the flow: Biochemistry student lands research opportunity
“I was volunteer researching in Dr. Blatti’s lab where they were synthesizing non-toxic, organic paints—they were making them out of carrots, tomatoes and all kinds of algae,” said Michele Ramos, a 22-year-old biochemistry student attending PCC.
Education through simulation
Airline pilot Chesley Sullenberger successfully landed an airplane on the Hudson River near Manhattan in 2009 after a flock of geese ran into the engines midair, disabling the plane. All the passengers and crew survived.
Women entrepreneur panel compass for successful start-ups
Julia Akman said that her parents, small business owners, instilled in her a good work ethic and she used her job as a corporate buyer to learn every facet of the business, from accounting to quality control. One day, while ironing, she was distracted by her cat and burned straight through her husband’s pants. She was so frustrated, that she purchased a steamer and fell in love with it. But she knew she could do better. She created SALAV, which now produces a number of …
English professor discusses literature in the Anthropocene
For hundreds of years, our perception of nature as a momentous, constant force was exemplified in literature by cascading waterfalls, snow-tipped mountains and dependability of the seasons. But as the planet warms and the climate changes, professor Robert Oventile told PCC students Tuesday that the way we interpret literature from the past and write new literature is also changing.
Online student education planning tools to get facelift this spring
Student Services is preparing to roll out new online tools this spring to aid students in their education planning by implementing new virtual counseling software.
PCC No. 1 in state for awarding associates degrees
Pasadena City College ranks as the number one community college in the state for awarding associate’s degrees, according to a recent report.
State allocates $1.5 million to noncredit adult education programs
Pasadena City College, as a member of the Pasadena Area Consortium, created 27 new noncredit adult education programs this fall after receiving a grant from the state for just over $1.5 million.
Lancer volleyball sweeps Orange Coast Quad Tournament
Lancers volleyball swept Rio Hondo and Glendale at the Orange Coast Quad Tournament in Costa Mesa this past weekend in what were their first away games of the season.
PCC to bring back winter intersession in 2016-2017 academic calendar
A winter intersession will be reinstated in the 2016-2017 academic calendar following the July decision by the Public Employment Relations Board that the district violated the law when eliminating the winter intersession in the 2012-2013 academic year.