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.
Record-breaking grant bolsters galleries and scholarships
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.
Debate’s priceless push to Nationals
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.
Associated Student board extends scholarship deadline due to concerning language
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 alum awarded major scholarship for research
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 Upward Bound program receives grant to award scholarships to college-bound teens
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.
Experience China through PCC
School organizations celebrated the Chinese Lantern Festival and promoted Pasadena City College’s study abroad program to China in Galloway Plaza on Thursday.
Academic Senate to award scholarships
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.