The Great California Shakeout, an annual public preparedness campaign cosponsored by the Earthquake Country Alliance (ECA) and state agencies, and backed by the USC-based Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), gave PCC a peek on Thursday, Oct. 17, at what a full-scale evacuation may have to withstand in a real emergency. The Courier chronicled the evacuation and reaction from the R building. Compared to other buildings, its classrooms reach up four stories. On the map, it is also not as close to its nearest designated evacuation …
The Academic Senate has delivered a letter to the Board of Trustees (BOT) demanding that they declare a failed search for the superintendent-president position after concerns were expressed about the selection process and the individual finalist candidate’s fitness for the role.
Last month, the Board of Trustees approved the creation of a new satellite campus, PCC Northwest, at a local high school. The campus comprises the entirety of the D-building on the campus of John Muir High School. Pasadena City College had already been providing, “lower-division general education credit classes, for the last three semesters,” according to Assistant Superintendent Vice President Dr. Robert H. Bell. The campus is planned to be comparable in scale and function to the existing satellite campus in Rosemead, although the programming …
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.
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.
In his second semester at PCC, President-Superintendent Rajen Vurdien continues to shape the college in his vision.
The long awaited inauguration Tuesday of the Black Student Success Center hosted by the Ujima Club and Blackademia filled the CC building from corner to corner with students proud to make up the black community at PCC and be part of history.