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What the Devil won't tell you

Take it from a guy who's been there: We don't know anything about Orlando yet

The Orlando shootings bring back Tucson memories and the most uncomfortable truth of all: We think we know things, but we don't. Omar Mateen, a native New Yorker, appears to have massacred 50 people in an Orlando nightclub. This is the news today. Tomorrow? Who knows? We don't even know what we don't know we should ask about.... Read more»

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McSally staffers to hold constituent service hours throughout CD 2

Staffers for U.S. Rep. Martha McSally will hold office hours throughout CD 2 during August and September, with stops planned for Bisbee, Douglas, Tombstone, Benson, Sahuarita, and Green Valley. Staffers will be available to assist with issues ranging from veterans and immigration to Social Security and Medicare.... Read more»6

PCC taps new spokeswoman: Libby Howell

Pima Community College has picked Elizabeth "Libby" Howell, longtime spokeswoman for Southwest Gas, to fill the post left vacant when C.J. Karamargin left the school to become district director for U.S. Rep. Martha McSally. ... Read more»

McSally hiring former Giffords spokesman to head Tucson office

Confirming rumors swirling among Tucson's political class, a former aide to Gabby Giffords confirmed Friday evening that he will become director of U.S. Rep. Martha McSally's district office. C.J. Karamargin, who was a spokesman for Giffords before taking a post with Pima College, said in an email he'll go to work for the freshman Republican later this month.... Read more»5

PCC holding public forum with Governing Board candidates Tuesday

The two candidates for the District 1 seat on the Pima Community College Governing Board will meet with the public Tuesday in an evening forum.... Read more»

Pima extends Lambert's contract, bumps pay and vacation

The chancellor of Pima Community College, Lee Lambert, got a stamp of approval from the school's Governing Board on Wednesday. His contract was extended for one year, and his salary increased by $8,700 — a three percent raise. Lambert's vacation time was also increased, by more than a week.... Read more»1

PCC holding forums for campus chief candidates Tues., Weds.

Pima Community College is holding candidate forums Tuesday and Wednesday for president of Pima Community College's Desert Vista Campus and president of the Downtown Campus.... Read more»

PCC schedules forums on vets' education benefits

Pima Community College will hold two forums, June 21 and 23, to provide information to students who have attended PCC since fall 2010 and received veterans education benefits.... Read more»

Changes at Pima College HR, information offices

As Pima Community College reorganizes its administration while crafting a plan to satisfy accreditors, the latest moves at the school see an interim HR head being replaced by two fill-ins — one of whom will soon leave the school herself — and a shift in job titles in the public affairs and marketing departments.... Read more»3

PCC appoints Community Campus president

Pima Community College is filling the post of president of the school's Community Campus. Chancellor Lee Lambert announced Tuesday that he selected Lorraine Morales, currently vice president of instruction at PCC's East Campus, for the position.... Read more»1

Record 3,791 eligible for Pima graduation Thursday

Pima Community College will see members of the largest graduating class in the school’s 45-year history accept degrees on Thursday. A total of 3,791 students are candidates for graduation, with the school set to award 6,070 degrees and certificates. ... Read more»

Pima gets OK to enroll more in veterans programs

After a review of about 3,000 case files, Pima Community College has gotten the nod from the state to sign up more students under veterans education benefit programs, officials said Tuesday. The state had suspended enrollment in March after federal reviews found problems in the school's record-keeping procedures.... Read more»

State suspends enrollment in PCC veterans programs

Pima Community College can't enroll military veterans in federally sponsored programs for at least 60 days. State officials imposed the penalty after two federal reviews found problems in the school's record-keeping procedures. Pima's chancellor acknowledged the college "clearly dropped the ball."... Read more»

PCC nursing head leaving, dogged by painkiller solicitation allegations

The head of Pima Community College's nursing program is leaving the school, effective immediately, and another staffer has been placed on administrative leave. Marty Mayhew, a PCC dean since 2010, has been under investigation after an employee union alleged she asked subordinates for their leftover prescription drugs.... Read more»1

PCC, CPSA providing Mental Health First Aid training

Pima Community College and the Community Partnership of Southern Arizona will offer free training in how to help someone with a mental health problem later this month. ... Read more»

PCC appoints Downtown Campus prez

Pima Community College has appointed an interim president of the Downtown Campus. Gwendolyn Joseph, a former Kentucky college administrator who will start work Dec. 16, was picked after another finalist was dropped from consideration after concerns were raised about his record.... Read more»1

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