Did this administration make absolutely sure that the realignment of the college’s academic divisions would withstand legal scrutiny and follow Chancellor’s Office policies? Does comprehensive data exist to support such realignment? Were reasonable voices heard and, most importantly, is it in the best interest of students?
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi will soon be upon us, bringing many athletes from across the globe. Other participants, however, may not be so welcome. Specifically, terrorist groups will also be looking to make history by causing irreparable damage to what should be a moment of celebration.
The California Community Colleges Board of Governors approved new fee waiver regulations last week requiring students to meet minimum academic and progress standards to remain eligible for the BOG fee waiver.
The recent decision by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors to implement minimum academic requirements in order to maintain a fee waiver is meaningless window-dressing that will likely make little difference in improving the quality of the state’s community colleges.
“Based on the foregoing findings of fact and conclusions of law, and the entire record in this case, it is found that the Pasadena Area Community College District violated the Education Employment Relations Act…by unilaterally implementing a trimester calendar.” This was the finding last week by administrative law judge Alicia Clement from the State of California Public Employment Relations Board. In other words the judge found that cancelling winter intersession was illegal. Almost everyone on campus warned the administration and the District not to cancel …
Students sure knew a fine way to play a Steinway at the inauguration of the first piano recital in the new Robert and Adrienne Westerbeck Recital Hall on Saturday, Nov. 23.
The Board of Trustees voted to approve $11 million on additional Measure P projects but remained uncommitted on what to do with a $4 million surplus.
College President Mark Rocha opposes the proposed opening of a 7-Eleven store across from the PCC campus on Colorado Boulevard because of the possibility that the convenience store could sell alcohol.
The Citizens Oversight Committee discussed in a meeting last week the possibility of returning to the taxpayers a remaining balance of more than $15 million from Measure P that the school hasn’t spent.
Just steps from the PCC Community Education Center on Foothill Boulevard lies, in all its fabulous gay glory, the last gay bar in Pasadena.