Friday's Panther Games canceled

The inaugural Panther Games that had been scheduled for Friday have been canceled by the Student Activities Board. SAB members may attempt to re-schedule them in October.

Friday is Power Outage Day on Pueblo campus; branch campuses affectedPCC's Pueblo campus will have no technology of any kind beginning this Friday, Aug. 28, through Monday morning, Aug. 31, in order to move and upgrade the college’s server room. PCC's branch campuses will have phones and computers but no access to the shared drives. During the computer room move Friday, the CA Building will have one or more power outages throughout the day when the power is relocated. This should not affect the rest of the campus, just the CA Building. Pueblo Joe's, PCC Bookstore and Welcome Center will be closed Friday.

Get those registration forms in by 9 a.m. today to join Corporate Cup team PCC folks still wanting to participate in the Corporate must submit a filled-out registration form to the Human Resources office by 9 a.m. Friday thanks to a deadline extension that we have been given. Click here to access a form that lists the events. Eligible are PCC employees (faculty, Classified, APT), non-student hourly, student hourly and work-study students. It has team and individual events, and those run from Sept. 12-27. There also is a 3-week Health Challenge that starts Monday, Aug. 31, and goes until Sept. 20. Click here to access a form to track your Health Challenge miles. All participants will be given a PCC Corporate Cup T-shirt. If you don't want to participate but can help as a volunteer, call HR at 549-3220. Anyone else needing more information also can call HR.

Ticket sales underway for third Song of Pueblo performance on Sept. 12 Song of Pueblo, a live multi-media concert being conducted in 4 separate presentations, will have its third performance by the El Pueblo Ensemble at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, in our Hoag Theatre. The production spans centuries of the region's history, with over a dozen original musical compositions written by Daniel Valdez. Concert tickets are $15 and available by calling 543-2430 or stopping at the Visitors Information Center, located 301. N. Union Avenue inside the El Pueblo History Museum. The fourth concert performance date still needs to be scheduled since there was an earlier cancelations due to a family situation.

Everyone's urged to join PCC group in State Fair Parade this SaturdayPCC's President, Dr. Patty Erjavec, will be the Honorary Grand Parade Marshal for the Colorado State Fair Parade this Saturday, Aug. 29. To help honor her and the college, all PCC students, faculty and staff are invited to walk with the ASG's float, titled "PCC Gem of the West" and a disassembled part of which is shown at left. It will be accompanied by a fire truck from the Fire Science Academy and a mobile learning lab from our Economic & Workforce Development Division. All those participating are asked to wear their maroon PCC "T" or official PCC attire. PCC is number 29B in the parade, and we will be stationed on Evans Avenue between Broadway and Colorado (see map) beforehand. Participants should arrive by 9:30 a.m. in order to participate when the parade begins at 10 a.m. The parade starts at Union & Abriendo, goes down Union to City Center Drive (formerly First Street) to its conclusion at 8th Street. Please make travel arrangements to be picked up there if you are not planning to walk back to the line-up/staging area.

Everyone's invited to a special PCC reception at the Arts Center next weekPCC students, faculty and staff are invited to enjoy PCC Day at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center on Thursday, Sept. 3, when the Colors of the Southwest exhibit will be on display from 11 am. to 5 p.m. Then there will be a special PCC reception there, with complimentary food and beverage, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The exhibit’s artwork is exquisite.

Registration for Flag Football season continuing in Rec CenterThe PCC's Fall 2015 Intramural Flag Football League is now forming for the season that will run from Sept. 9 through Oct. 29, with games to be played on Valdez Field at the corner of Arthur and Pitkin streets. Registration is underway through Friday, Sept. 4, in the Recreation Center for teams and individuals who want to play in the league. There is no cost for PCC students, while the fee is $20 for PCC employees and community members. For more information, visit the Rec Center in the lower level of the Student Center. Or call 549-3363.

Learning Center offers FREE help with courses, D2L, computer useStudents who could use some help with courses are encouraged to visit the Learning Center and drop in to any of the Pro Shops there to talk with the friendly and helpful tutors. And those also needing help in a different class can fill out a bright pink tutor request form. While the Pro Shop tutoring schedules for the first week of classes are on the Learning Center webpage under “Tutoring,” they will change after the first week of the semester. The most current schedule is available in the Learning Center.

Also, the Learning Center has D2L and Computer Tips training sessions daily through Thursday this week for anyone needing help. The Computer Tips sessions cover printing, how to connect a personal laptop to the network, and many other handy tips on computer/laptop use.

Notes ...• No workshops today - The Career and Transfer Center in the Student Center's daily "Résumés That Get Results" workshop for students will not take place today because of the computer shutdown.
• Bookstore charges - PCC Bookstore charges will continue until next week Friday, Sept. 4.

Quote for the Day

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough."
~ Og Mandino