Covid-19 has negatively affected the way lower-income students are learning, and while these students continue to fall behind due to the lack of WiFi in their homes, Charter Communications Remote Education Offer might finally be the answer to the problem as well as the answer to fixing the national academic achievement gap.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded Pasadena City College, a Hispanic serving institution, the Pathways to Completion title V grant on Sept. 1, 2020.
On Sept. 30, a virtual ceremony was held to celebrate Pasadena City College receiving the Dr. John W. Rice Student Success Award. Mrs. Clara Rice, Dr. Rice’s widow and Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State and Dr. Rice’s only child, spoke at the ceremony which honored Dr. Rice’s legacy and detailed the origin of the award. During the ceremony, Mackenzie Rivera, president of Associated Students, accepted the award on behalf of PCC. “I am proud to say that PCC has always put students first,” said …
With the implementation of AB 705 underway across California community colleges, the English division on campus is scrambling to find an appropriate model that will cater to the law as well as student success.
In order to better help students achieve their educational goals, the new Student Success committee has been created. Consisting of faculty, staff, and student body representatives, the Student Success committee forms a union of the Student Equity committee, Student Success and Support Program, and Basic Skills Initiative.
For many college freshmen, the transition from high school to college serves as the start of a new chapter in their life. Navigating the difficulties of college can pose an overwhelming threat to their educational career. One program seeks to resolve these issues and create a smoother first-year experience for freshmen. The Pathways program, created by Brock Klein, aids first time college students by guaranteeing core classes such as math and English, granting access to a Pathways-only learning center, and introducing students to the campus …
The college plans to improve student access in Spring 2013 according to officials at the Jan. 16 Board of Trustees meeting, in co-ordinance with the Boardâ€™s goal of enrollment management.