Adelaide Hixon, a Pasadena philanthropist and longtime patron of local institutions, including PCC, has left behind a history and legacy committed to educational opportunities for the Pasadena community following her death on Wednesday, Nov. 6.
PCC’s visual arts and media studies division accepted a generous grant given by the Pasadena Art Alliance back on March 14 that spawned relief among faculty over budget restraints.
PCC’s award-winning Speech and Debate (Forensics) members’ second home is the basement level of the C building. The hallway holds a collage of old and new successful forensics members and a case crowded with trophies, and behind the doors are forensics members either laughing, crying, or advocating for social change.
After questionable language found in the applications forced a deadline extension, Pasadena City College (PCC) students will have until April 14 to submit applications for a chance to receive scholarships from the Associated Student (AS) executive board.
PCC is a school filled with unique students, many of whom come from varying backgrounds, adding to the rich diversity of the campus’ student body. However, many ethnicities are underrepresented on PCC’s campus, as well as on campuses of universities all over California.
PCC’s TRIO Upward Bound programs recently received a two-year grant in the amount of $330,000 from the Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund. The grant money funds both the Math/Science Upward Bound and classic Upward Bound scholarships for graduating high school seniors from Pasadena-area high schools.
School organizations celebrated the Chinese Lantern Festival and promoted Pasadena City College’s study abroad program to China in Galloway Plaza on Thursday.
The Academic Senate is currently accepting and reviewing applications for a yet to be determined number of scholarships for students who are transferring to a four-year accredited university within the next academic year.