Today is deadline to sign up for Sky Sox game

Pre-payment for tickets is due in the Cashier's office today in order to attend the Sky Sox baseball game with other PCC folks & friends in Colorado Springs on Saturday, June 20. For more info, call the HR Dept. at 549-3220.

~ Monday is Memorial Day and all PCC campuses will be closed.

Governor's visit to PCC on Friday will include concurrent enrollment bill signingGov. John Hickenlooper will be visiting PCC on Friday, May 22, for a news conference that will begin at 3:15 p.m. in the Welcome Center. The focus will be on our relatively new Project ACCESS program and the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative. In addition, the governor is expected to use this forum to sign a bill concerning Career & Technical Education in Concurrent Enrollment. The bill clarifies course work related to apprenticeship and internships in programs that are available for concurrent enrollment. Everyone is invited to attend and be part of this important day at PCC.Plan your new career path at Tuesday's Health & First Responder Career FairStudents and community members are invited to explore employment opportunities and salary potentials and plan a career at the Health & First Responder Career that will take place 4-6:30 p.m. next Tuesday, May 26, in the Fortino Ballroom. Local healthcare-related employers will have representatives on hand to talk with attendees. There also will be academic advisors and enrollment officials on hand to get prospective students enrolled and registered for either summer or fall semester classes. For more information, call 549-32880.

Start of Summer Semester near; register now in enrollment centers Registration is still underway for both continuing and prospective PCC students interested in taking classes in the upcoming summer and/or fall semesters. The summer semester will begin June 1, and it includes both an 8-week full term and two 4-week sessions. New students should begin their enrollment and registration process by coming to the enrollment center on their PCC/Fremont/SCCC campus. Class schedules and more information are available on the PCC website – or by calling 549-3200.STEM Boot Camp class to provide good oversight into great career choices PCC is planning to conduct a STEM Career Fair on June 16, and persons interested in those fields can make the event more meaningful by registering for the STEM Boot Camp class that will begin June 1. It is an opportunity to learn about some of the most financially rewarding careers today. The three-credit “Science & Society” class (SCI 105) will meet 9-11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays weekly through July 22. It will feature instructors who are experts in their respective fields in the area of science, technology, engineering and math. Students will learn about career options and the pathways that can enable them to start their education at PCC and transfer seamlessly into a bachelor’s degree program at a 4-year college or university. For more information, call (719) 549-3125 or e-mail

Time is running out to wiggle into Summer Semester's Culinary Arts classesPCC's Culinary Arts program is offering entry-level classes during PCC's upcoming Summer Semester that will begin Monday, June 1. The main areas of the classes are production and sanitation. They will meet Monday through Friday throughout the summer and are a great way to get the basic foundation classes in the program. For information, call 549-3071 or e-mail

Schedule your appointment slot to give blood and help save lives in our communitySeveral appointments time slots are available on a first-book basis for the Blood Drive that the Bonfils Blood Center will conduct on the Pueblo campus from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, June 8, in the Bonfils van. Blood is always needed, especially in the summer months when accidents are plentiful. To make an appointment to donate blood, call 549-3035 or send an e-mail to Donate blood and make a difference in our community by helping saves lives!

Registration now underway for PCC's summer volleyball leagueRegistration is underway for PCC's Summer Coed 4 vs 4 Intramural Volleyball league, and forms are due June 17 at the Rec Center (SC-159). There will be a captains meeting at 4 p.m. June 17. The season will run June 25 - July 30, with play each Thursday. This is free for PCC students and $20 for staff, faculty and community members. For more information, contact Kristina Lyon at 549-3363.

Notes• Relay for Life - The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fundraiser will run from 5 p.m. Friday, June 5, to 7 a.m. Saturday on PCC’s Pueblo campus. To get involved, e-mail or call 719-630-4967.
• Food pantry - The Panther Student Pantry will be closed this week and next week but will reopen on Tuesday, June 2, in conjunction with PCC's Summer Semester starting June 1.
• Work-studies needed - The PCC Library on the Pueblo campus is looking for work-study employees. Students who will be taking a minimum of 6 credit hours during the summer semester and who qualify for work-study employment can access an application on the PCC website under Student Life / Student Employment.

Quote for the Day

“Every moment is a golden one for those who have the vision to recognize it as such."
~ Henry Miller