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Pima Community College set to raise property taxes, hikes tuition to cover salaries & student services

Pima Community College plans to increase property taxes and has bumped up tuition rates as the school tries to make up for lost revenue due to a low state support and declining enrollment. The college hopes to use increased revenues to raise staff wages and continue free services for students. ... Read more»

Pima College holding virtual 'town hall' on COVID-19

Pima Community College leaders will answer questions posted by students during a live-streamed town hall meeting Friday afternoon.... Read more»

Pima College extends full closure of campuses, offices

Pima Community College will be closed through March 27, with facilities closed to all personnel, following an earlier temporary shutdown announced because a member of the college community may have been exposed to someone who has been tested for COVID-19.... Read more»

Pima College closes temporarily over possible coronavirus exposure

Pima Community College will be closed Tuesday because a member of the college community may have been exposed to someone who has been tested for COVID-19.... Read more»

Pima College suspends face-to-face services due to coronavirus

Pima Community College has suspended face-to-face student and public services as a precaution due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more»

PCC shifting to online classes due to COVID-19, canceling events

Pima College is extending next week's spring break for two days, and shifting in-person classes to virtual instruction whenever possible, officials said Thursday.... 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»

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»

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

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»