See our students' best artwork Thursday & Friday

Students with the best art pieces will be honored this week during art shows that will start at 5 p.m. Thursday on our Fremont Campus and at 5 p.m. Friday in the SJ art gallery on the Pueblo campus. Everyone’s invited.

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Arts & Sciences Division pays tribute to academic year's outstanding students The Arts & Sciences Division on the Pueblo campus honored its outstanding students by academic area Monday in a recognition program held in the Fortino Ballroom. A&S Division Dean Dr. Ralph Salvatore served as the emcee and provided welcoming remarks to the audience. Department chairs and faculty members from each department then presented the awards. At left is English Assistant Chair Gayle Welch presenting a certificate to top Comp II student Cortnee Davis. At right are twins Jennifer (left) and Jeannie Thurston, who received College Algebra awards. Dean's Award winners are pictured at the top with the A&S Dean, Dr. Ralph Savatore (third from right). Students pictured are (from left) Nick Ayers, Adnan Syed, Jon Szarkowski, Jon Kelting and Natalie Stanaway. Dean's Award winner missing from photo was Jessica Atilano. Click here for the complete list of students who were honored.

Fremont Campus recognizes students for top academic achievements in 2013-2014Students at our Fremont Campus were honored recently for their outstanding achievement during the 2013-14 academic year in several academic areas. The program started with a welcome from Dr. Lana Carter, Fremont Campus Dean, and was followed by remarks from PCC President Patty Erjavec. Then the presentations were made by Eric Ingmire, Student Services, Director, and Mike McNair, Academic Services Director. You can click here for the list of honorees.

Come to Wednesday's College Forum to learn about our TRiO Project Success programFaculty and staff can learn all about our TRiO Project Success program by attending a College Forum to be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in Hoag Theatre (it’s available by Polycom to branch campuses). This federally-funded program provides many excellent services that are crucial for helping students succeed. Professional Development credit will be given to those who attend.

Panther Student Pantry open to PCC students 1-5 p.m. Wednesday in Learning Center The Panther Student Pantry will again be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Learning Center. Students with a current PCC ID card can pick out 6 non-perishable food items and 1 personal hygiene product for free. Also, volunteers are still being sought to help operate and stock the Pantry. Please consider giving a little of your time, whether you are a student, faculty member, instructor or staff member.

Students plan a networking dinner/program Thursday to enhance their job-readiness Business students in our "Marketing Image" class have cooked up an exquisite "Mingling & Mocktails" Networking and Etiquette Dinner program aimed to help them increase their job-readiness skills. It will take place 5:15-8 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Fortino Ballroom. It will start with a student networking opportunity with invited community business people on our advisory boards and PCC administrators from 5:15 to 6 p.m. Then there will be a 4-course dinner, followed by a keynote address from Tyler Gage (pictured at left), co-founder of Runa Tea. His calling card is that he is a socially conscious entrepreneur. This is a by-invitation-only event.

Stick around Friday and hear the proposal presentations for Amendment 50 dollars Nine applicants will present a brief overview of their proposed Amendment 50 mini-grant projects and will also be available for a short Q&A period afterwards in a program that will begin at 3:30 p.m. this Friday, April 25, in CA-205. It will be available via Polycom at all of our branch campuses. All faculty, instructors and staff are invited.

Students, come out and enjoy a FREE dinner and movie Friday night in Hoag Theatre High school and college students are invited to the free “Dinner & a Movie” program that will start at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, in Hoag Theatre. PCC students with a current ID card are invited to bring a friend and join us for a FREE, enjoyable night at PCC. It will include free hot dog, chips, popcorn, soda and candy, and the chance to see the flick “Captain Phillips,” starring Tom Hanks.

Culinary Arts to conduct its traditional Grand Buffet feast this Sunday PCC's Culinary Arts Department will present its traditional end-of-semester Grand Buffet this Sunday, April 27, in the Fortino Ballroom. There will be 2 seating times -- 11 am-12:30 p.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. The spread will include chicken and fish, pork and beef carving stations, a soup and salad bar, a variety of side dishes and veggies, and an assortment of baked goods. All that is available for just $10 for adults and $5 for kids between the ages of 5 and 11. Get tickets in the GPA Dining Room during its regular hours or by calling 549-3326.

NotesCatch some tunes - Musician David Harris will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Pueblo Joe's. This great, live music is brought to PCC by our Student Activities Board.
ASG Senate - The final ASG Senate meeting of the Spring semester will take place on Wednesday, April 23, beginning at 3:30 p.m., in the Fortino Ballrooom.
Massage clinic - Our Massage Therapy program’s clinic is still underway. PCC students and staff can get a 60-minute massage for $25 or a 90-minute massage for $35. Call 549-3083 to make an appointment.
Cosmetology specials - The Cosmetology students' April specials for clients are: free men's haircults, free parrafin wax with a manicure, and $5 off a facial/back facial combo. Call 549-3160.

Art Quote for the Day

“Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art." - Leonardo da Vinci