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Visit free Pima art exhibit “American Renaissance”
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Visit free Pima art exhibit “American Renaissance”

Queen Mary by Alanna Airitam By ALEX JIMENEZPima Post Pima Community College is hosting the American Renaissance art exhibit at the Louis Carlos Bernal Art Exhibit on PCC’s West Campus until Dec. 8. Admission to the exhibit is free and displays work from two artists: Alanna Airitam and Wayne Martin Belger. Alanna Airitam is a San Diego-based portrait photographer. Her main goal as an artist is to bring representation to African-American people. “My practice is focused on researching historical and contemporary narratives of stereotypes, representation, identity, and heritage through portraiture and vanitas still life subjects,” states Airitam in her artist statement.  “Weary from experiencing how people of color are treated, I felt called to create images of people ...
Pima Men’s Soccer aims to remain undefeated
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Pima Men’s Soccer aims to remain undefeated

Stephanie Van Latum/PimaAthleticsPima Community College Defender Sam Lossou lines up to control the ball Oct 12 against the Yavapai College Rough Riders in a 2-1 victory. By ALEX JIMENEZPima Post Pima Community College men’s soccer team will play in a big conference game and the last regular season game of the year against Arizona Western at Aztec Soccer Field at 7 p.m. Saturday. Both teams are at the top of the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference with a record of 14-0, 8-0 ACCAC for No. 1 Pima College and 16-0, 8-0 ACCAC for No. 6 Arizona Western. A win for either team would secure the top spot in ACCAC. The Aztecs will enjoy a weeklong break between games, having gone into overtime in three of its last four games.  PCC’s last game was against Paradise Valle...
SOAR puts a face to student resources
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SOAR puts a face to student resources

By TROY HUTCHISONPima Post  On Friday, Pima Community College will be hosting a YouTube live event, "Faces of First-Year featuring Pima's Project SOAR Program," at 1:30 p.m. to help first-year students get to know the faces behind those in resources that can make the transition to college easier.  YouTube Channel: (@PimaStudentEngagement) For more information on the SOAR Project, go to www.pima.edu/student-resources/support-services/trio/project-soar.html. If for any reason you are unable to make the event but are interested in watching it, you can go back at any time at Faces of FYE video playlist to watch past episodes.
Check out free Pima art exhibit ‘Egress’
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Check out free Pima art exhibit ‘Egress’

By Alex Jimenez Pima Community College will host Egress - an art exhibit with work from three London-based artists.  Admission to the exhibit is free and is being held at the Louis Carlos Bernal Art Exhibit on PCC’s West Campus through Oct. 8. The art displayed is all made on paper and was completed during the COVID lockdown by Alice Browne, Anthony Banks and George Little.  All three of the artists attended the Royal College of Art in London. “Each artist explores abstracted themes about London from ‘Leftovers’ left on tables to the surrounding English environments to imagined ideas about San Sebastian to Orbits,” said gallery director David Andres in the exhibit introduction. “‘Egress’ is but a snapshot of what was produced.” George Little’s art uses restaura...
Pima College set to close Community Campus
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Pima College set to close Community Campus

By AMARIS ENCINASPima Post The six Pima Community College campuses in Tucson will soon be down to five. PCC came to the conclusion that it would be best to close Community Campus, 401 N. Bonita Ave. Community Campus currently offers Pima Online, Workforce Development, Adult Education for College and Career, Workforce Development and PCC-TV. Community Campus was established in 1975 to provide educational services in alternative time formats and frames in non-traditional forms to give access to people that live and work in the community, said David Dore, Northwest, Downtown and Community campus president, in a recent email. The sale of Community Campus was discussed on Nov. 14 at a Board of Governors meeting. “As a result of the education and facilities master planning pro...
Bernal Gallery illustrates life on and beyond the border
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Bernal Gallery illustrates life on and beyond the border

BY PARKER BROCK  The Pima Community College Bernal Gallery is presenting SEPARADOS POR FRONTERA - SEPARATED BY BORDERS, an art gallery featuring works from Sonoran artists. The Bernal gallery is located at PCC West Campus and will displaying the exhibit from February fourth through March eighth. The gallery is open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Friday from, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. On display are works from artists Francisco Larios Osuna, Miriam Salado, Carlos Iván Hernández and Nahatan Navarro, all of which have their work tied to the the state of Sonora. “They all have origin from Hermosillo, Mexico, one was born in wiamus, one was born, Carlos was born in Mexico city. They all went to school at the university of hermacio and now they're dispersing.” said David Andres, d...
‘Sustained Visions’ features 5 artists
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‘Sustained Visions’ features 5 artists

By AMARIS ENCINAS The Bernal Gallery chronicles the lives and works of: Fred Borcherdt, Bailey Doogan, Tom Philabaum, Barbara Rogers and Jim Waid in the new exhibit “Sustained Visions.” All five artists have taught at the college level while holding fast to their concepts and quality of craftsmanship. according to Andres. Sustained Visions was created behind the idea that Tucson and Southern Arizona have many successful artists that have an independent an independent vision, but few have sustained their conversion over the decades,” Andres said. Jim Waid taught painting at Pima Community College at West Campus in the 70’s and 80’s before the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City collected his work. Tom Philabaum founded the Sonoran Glass School and Pima students can take cla...