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PCC fills one campus leader job; other candidate backs out

Pima Community College has filled one key position, but another still is vacant after a finalist turned down a six-figure job offer from the Tucson school.

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Pima College tarnished, but still valued, survey finds

Pima College tarnished, but still valued, survey finds

Pima Community College’s reputation has been tainted by the problems that put it on probation, a new public opinion survey suggests.

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PCC hires new provost, key figure to leave

Pima Community College is hiring a new provost with no experience in that role as it heads into the home stretch of its efforts to get off probation.

June 03, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
UA band leader marching off to Miami

UA band leader marching off to Miami

The beloved leader of “The Pride of Arizona” marching band is leaving town on a high note after two decades at the University of Arizona.

May 30, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
UA to heat-stricken grads: 'We screwed up'

UA to heat-stricken grads: 'We screwed up'

The University of Arizona “screwed up” when it made thousands of recent graduates wait outdoors for hours in near-100-degree heat and failed to make enough water accessible during commencement, officials now acknowledge.

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UA law school to undercut peers with deep tuition discounts

The University of Arizona’s law school is turning up the heat on its competitors as demand for traditional law degrees continues to dwindle.

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PCC to honor nearly 3,800 grads tonight

PCC to honor nearly 3,800 grads tonight

Pima Community College celebrates spring commencement tonight. Another record-breaking graduating class will be honored.

May 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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State lifts ban on veteran enrollments at PCC

State lifts ban on veteran enrollments at PCC

Military veterans can once again enroll at Pima Community College after state officials rescinded a rare ban on such sign-ups.

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Citizen watchdogs will ovesee Pima College finances

After months of delay, Pima Community College has a new citizens committee to keep watch over its once-lax financial practices.

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Congrats to University of Arizona class of 2014

Congrats to University of Arizona class of 2014

The University of Arizona holds its second fireworks-studded commencement ceremony inside the school’s football stadium tonight.

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Pima College taxes, tuition to rise as enrollment falls

Plunging enrollment is expected to take a $10 million toll on Pima Community College next school year, and students and taxpayers will pay more as a result.

May 15, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

PCC releases draft report of its probation fixes

Pima Community College has released a rough draft of what it plans to tell its accreditor to try to get off probation, a document that illustrates both how far the school has come and how far it still has to go to shed the sanction.

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Students say they'll miss UA professor who cares

Students say they'll miss UA professor who cares

Professor James Knight is a big believer in the maxim that little things mean a lot.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Recall drive fails against 2 Pima Community College board members

Recall drive fails against 2 Pima Community College board members

A recall drive against two members of the Pima Community College Governing Board has failed.

May 06, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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PCC executive leaving after report details misconduct

PCC executive leaving after report details misconduct

Pima Community College lost another campus president Thursday when one accused of hitting on female employees abruptly announced his departure.

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Despite declining enrollment, Pima Community College opens $12.5M building

Despite declining enrollment, Pima Community College opens $12.5M building

Pima Community College’s newest building has three floors, a legion of laboratory skeletons and a $12.5 million price tag.

April 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pima College holds forums for exec hopefuls

Pima Community College is holding a series of candidate forums this week to help fill four key executive positions.

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UA names Oregon VP new chief of research

The University of Arizona has a new senior vice president of research, one who will earn 50 percent more than her predecessor.

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University of Arizona kicks off public phase of $1.5 billion fundraising drive

University of Arizona kicks off public phase of $1.5 billion fundraising drive

The University of Arizona launched the final phase of the largest fundraising campaign in its history Friday and started things off with a bang.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Spring Fling, student-run carnival, returns to UA campus

Spring Fling, student-run carnival, returns to UA campus

A harbinger of spring returns to the University of Arizona campus this weekend, to the delight of some and the dismay of others.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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PCC investigates claims of 'inappropriate' conduct by campus exec

A longtime executive at Pima Community College is under investigation over claims that he engaged in “inappropriate behavior” with female employees.

April 08, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Incoming UA freshmen get 4-year tuition freeze

Incoming UA freshmen get 4-year tuition freeze

Annual tuition hikes will be a thing of the past for students starting at the University of Arizona in the fall.

April 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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University of Arizona bans one-on-one contact with children

From his maximum-security prison cell in Pennsylvania, serial child molester Jerry Sandusky is casting a long shadow over Tucson.

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PCC picks new top cop from within

Pima Community College is appointing its longtime police commander to the department’s top job without a search for outside candidates.

March 28, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

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