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End zone? Pima College looks at dropping Aztec football program

Pima College may soon field its last football squad. Leaders are citing the costs and viability of a shrinking junior college league as they look at the future of the team. PCC will hold a public meeting next Monday to discuss the challenges facing Aztec football. ... Read more»

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Pima College finally released from sanctions by accreditors

After four years of being under varying levels of probation and review by national accreditors, Pima Community College has been released from "on notice" status by the Higher Learning Commission, officials said.... Read more»

Pima submits latest accreditation report to HLC

Pima Community College submitted a 2016 Notice Report to the Higher Learning Commission on June 29. The report is a required response to the college’s current standing of “on notice,” a continued risk of becoming non-compliant with the HLC’s criteria.... Read more»

Demion Clinco to fill vacant PCC Governing Board seat

A former state lawmaker and local historical preservation activist has been appointed to fill the seat on the Pima College Board left empty when David Longoria abruptly resigned in October. Demion Clinco will serve out the remainder of a term that runs through December 2016.... Read more»

Four file for vacant PCC Governing Board seat

Four Pima County residents have asked to be appointed to fill the seat on the Pima College Board left empty when David Longoria abruptly resigned last month. Georgia Brousseau is a former PCC Board member and retired TUSD principal, Demion Clinco is a former state legislator, Miguel Cuevas a ex-member of the TUSD Board, and Rene Teyechea is a teacher at Desert View High School.... Read more»

Tuesday deadline to apply for PCC Governing Board appointment

If you're interested in being appointed to the Pima College Governing Board seat left vacant when David Longoria resigned last month, Tuesday is the deadline to apply. Those interested in serving on an advisory committee to review candidates can also put their names forward.... Read more»

Finkelstein picked as new PCC Foundation ED

The Pima Community College Foundation has a new executive director: Michael Finkelstein, a nonprofit professional whose resume includes stints with the Primavera Foundation and Center for Biological Diversity.... Read more»

Application process opens for PCC Governing Board appointment

Officials are taking applications from those interested in being appointed to the Pima College Governing Board seat left vacant when David Longoria resigned this week. Those interested in serving on an advisory committee to review candidates can also put their names forward.... Read more»

PCC extends registration deadline due to bus strike

Pima Community College is extending the deadline for adding fall semester classes to Sept. 8 in order to accommodate students affected by curtailment of Sun Tran bus service. ... Read more»

Marty Cortez resigning after 20 years on Pima College board

A longtime member of the Pima Community College Governing Board is stepping down. Marty Cortez announced Monday afternoon that she is resigning for personal reasons after two decades. ... Read more»1

Photos: Cheers at Pima College commencement

About 900 graduates walked across the stage at PCC's commencement Thursday, as a packed TCC Arena echoed with cheers from friends and family members.... Read more»

Pima College trimming number of campus presidents

Facing the lost of millions in state funding, Pima Community College will cut the number of campus presidents in half, going from one for each of the school's six campuses to three. Each administrator will take charge of two campuses.... Read more»1

From the editor

Brick Wall: Pima College named least transparent in state

The Arizona Press Club has named Pima Community College the "winner" of the group's annual Brick Wall Award, given to the "most deceptive" government agency or official. Saying the school "has promised much but delivered little in the area of openness and transparency," the statewide group of journalists (I'm a member of the board of directors) announced the award Tuesday.... Read more»5

Update: Pima probation pulled, monitoring to continue

Pima Community College is no longer on probation, after having been under scrutiny by accreditors for the past two years. But the Higher Learning Commission will continue to keep an eye on the school, as PCC works to carry out fixes to institutional troubles pointed out by the accrediting body.... Read more»

PCC marketing head out after just a week

Six days after his appointment as Pima College's interim assistant vice chancellor of marketing was announced, Dave Tedlock is no longer with the college. While sources said Tedlock was fired, Chancellor Lee Lambert said "I wouldn't characterize in it that way." Tedlock declined to comment.... Read more»1

Report: Pima College should get off probation

Pima Community College should be taken off probation, but remain "on notice" while being improvements continue to be made in the school's administration, a report by accreditors said. PCC has been on probation since April 2013, when an investigation found serious issues with how the college was run.... Read more»1

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