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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Pierce College Council

Health service options

Health and wellness issues dominated the Pierce College Council (PCC) discussion on Sept. 24 as members examined the most effective ways to help students...

Financial aid, parking pass refunds and laptop pickup mentioned at faculty meeting

Los Angeles Pierce College faculty held their third meeting via Zoom on April 3 to discuss the novel coronavirus, how the college has been...

Class Crisis, Confidence Shaken

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen announced Thursday that departments could restore their original fall allocations, reversing course on a proposal to cut 3-5 percent...

PCC allows recording of meetings

After years of debate, the Pierce College Council (PCC) has finally decided to allow their meetings to be recorded.  The decision, made Oct. 24, came...

Up in smoke

Don’t let it cloud your judgment, vaping might not be safer than smoking.  Director of the Student Health Center Beth Beene said she is very...

Education inspection

A 2 percent decrease in enrollment might not seem like a lot, but it is causing administration to reassess the programs and services provided...

Prospect of Media Arts Building discussed at PCC meeting

A delay in construction, update in crime reports, and a vote to get President Kathleen Burke to repair the Chemistry Department vacuum pump system...

Officials praise campus safety, construction progress

Campus safety updates, including the appointment of a new night shift deputy, were announced at Thursday's Pierce College Council meeting. Vice President of Administration Services...

Administration purchases new Kawasaki side-by-side

A Kawasaki side-by-side was purchased by Pierce College administrators using the college’s Enterprise Fund this fall. “The device is being used for parking,” associate Vice...

Construction, safety top concerns at PCC

The Pierce College Council its monthly meeting Thursday to discuss updating campus technology and security, construction concerns, and budgets. Deputy Alfred Guerrero of the...

Latest articles

BRIEF: Football to return in the spring

The Southern California Football Association released the schedule for the spring 2021 season. All sports including football were moved to next semester because of...

Cool relief for a hot LA

After walking for miles on Sepulveda Boulevard in search of cans and plastic bottles to trade for income, Jose M. frequents a refrigerator painted...

Artistic response to racial violence

Trayvon Martin, a Black 17-year-old, was killed in 2012 by George Zimmerman, who was a part of his local neighborhood watch. In response to Zimmerman’s...

Coffee, conversations and computers

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen virtually opened his doors on Oct 14. to host the second Zoom session of Coffee and Conversation with the...

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