A growing rift has opened between the PCC administration and black faculty, staff and students over recent decisions to remove black faculty from long-held positions.
The historic La Tuna Canyon fire that burned a total 7,194 acres has reached 80% containment as of Tuesday morning according to the Los Angeles Times.
In a move that hit a nerve across campus and the Pasadena community Wednesday, the Board of Trustees tabled a vote on a measure that would have effectively silenced themselves from openly speaking with the media and their constituencies.
Smiling faces, good food, and balloon decorations that match the Pan-African flag were all on display for the black students that wanted to spend the afternoon mingling with faculty members. PCC’s Ujima Program held a student mixer, Sept. 13, in the wifi lounge to give their students an opportunity to meet with their assorted deans and professors in a casual setting. The mixer allowed students to see their professors and assorted deans in a different light. The staff members appear more human due to the …
At last night’s board meeting, numerous members of the Veterans Club confronted the board about the failure of the administration and board to foresee the cut of the proposed Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic on campus that they fought so hard for the past two years.
After a meeting with Superintendent-President Dr. Rajen Vurdien at the beginning of this month, the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán club (MEChA) is making its way to becoming the creators of PCC’s first ever Chicano Studies program.
Senior Vice President and Assistant Superintendent for Business and College Services Dr. Robert Miller will be leaving PCC for a position in the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) as their Vice Chancellor of Finance and Resource Development on March 31.
Whether the football players like it or not, Thomas Maher is returning to PCC as the new football head coach, but he faces an uphill battle on and off the field. Maher will replace current head coach Thom Kaumeyer, who many players fought to keep last Wednesday at the Board of Trustees meeting. Maher coached at PCC from 1996-2004 before being fired and was brought back in 2005 as a receivers coach through the offseason and the first game of the season before being laid …
Despite the hot weather Saturday, the Pasadena community turned out for the 34th annual Black History Parade and Festival, which featured food trucks, music and PCC students and administrators.
As one of the oldest and longest parades for Black History Month in the U.S., the Black History Celebration Planning Committee wanted to honor past leaders of the community who continue to inspire a new generation of future leaders.
Despite pleas from PCC football players to retain their coach during the Board of Trustees meeting yesterday, the board unanimously decided to name Fullerton quarterbacks coach Tom Maher the new head coach of the Lancers football team.