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Dr. Jade Borne Selected As East Campus Vice President

Dr. Jade Borne has been selected as Vice President of Pima's East Campus.Dr. Borne's previous executive leadership experience includes positions as Vice President for Student Affairs at Baltimore City Community College; Vice President for Student Services at Alvin Community College in Alvin, Texas; Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Success at Tarrant County College District in Fort Worth, Texas; and Dean of Student Services at Lone Star College in the Houston area.Dr. Borne's first day will be Monday, November 6.
Pima student voices: What’s your favorite local restaurant?
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Pima student voices: What’s your favorite local restaurant?

GOURMET GIRLS5845 N Oracle Rd "They're gluten free and won best in Tucson twice in a row; it's great!"-Tony Trejo TUMERICO2526 E 6th St"I'm not vegan, but I love it. Their food's not trying to be meat, it's just good food made from plants."-Aiden Larson ROLLIE'S5473 S 12th St"They're known for their birria. Whenever anyone/s looking for a good Mexican spot, I recommend it."-Xitlaly Linam SUSHI LOUNGE4802 S 6th Ave"The environment's really nice, it has good lighting and ambience. And the food's amazing, it seems authentic."-James Bradburn El Berraco2960 N 1st Ave"It's Colombian seafood, pretty different from what you usually see here. I like their octopus."-Orlando Tadeo
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Pima Students Sought for American Advertising Federation Paid Internships

American Advertising Federation Tucson (AAF Tucson) and the Tucson Advertising Federation Education Foundation (TAFEF) are looking for Pima Community College students to apply for paid internships. Students will work at an AAFTucson member company focusing on Marketing, Advertising, Illustration, GraphicDesign or Video Production. These paid internships will consist of a minimum of 10 hours per week for a sixteen-weeksemester with a minimum hourly rate of $18/hr. Through an application and interview process, the student will be matched with an appropriate company. Students must:1. Be enrolled at least half time at Pima and be focusing on advertising or marketing (Marketing, Media Arts, Communications, Journalism, Graphic Design, Web Design, Photography, Illustration or Visual Com...
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Pima Community College to Grant Metallica Student Scholarships for Third Year Straight

Source: Pima Community College Press Release Pima Community College has once again been selected as a beneficiary of the Metallica Scholars Initiative for the third consecutive year. Under the program, twenty PCC students will be granted scholarships up to $1000 each for completing their program as of October 12, 2023. The rock band Metallica decided in 2018 to donate $1 million to ten community colleges nationwide. The band wanted to give back to communities that have supported them throughout the years. Their goal was to specifically donate to community colleges to help those students obtain better technical education and trade-career opportunities. The first ten students will receive scholarship awards in the spring and ten more students will be awarded the scholarship next fa...
Pima Athletics Weekly Schedule Oct. 9-15
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Pima Athletics Weekly Schedule Oct. 9-15

Tuesday – October 104:30PM WOMEN’S SOCCER vs. Arizona WesternCollege, West Campus Aztec Field, Tucson AZ 7:00PM MEN’S SOCCER vs. Arizona Western College,West Campus Aztec Field, Tucson, AZ Wednesday – October 117:00PM VOLLEYBALL vs. Chandler-Gilbert Community Friday – October 1311:00AM BASEBALL vs. Central Arizona College, West Campus AztecField, Tucson, AZ (FALL SCRIMMAGE DH) 7:00PM VOLLEYBALL vs. Phoenix College, West Campus AztecGymnasium, Tucson, AZ Saturday – October 14M&W CROSS COUNTRY @ Highlander Invitational, UCR AgriculturalOperations Course, Riverside, CA8:00AM – MEN8:40AM - WOMEN 10:00AM SOFTBALL vs. AZ Rebels Select, West Campus Aztec SoftballField, Tucson, AZ (FALL SCRIMMAGE DH) 11:00AM BASEBALL vs. University of Arizona, Hi Corbett Field, Tucson,AZ ...
Pima Community College Receives $3 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant For Online Degrees
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Pima Community College Receives $3 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant For Online Degrees

By RUTH BEHRPima Post Pima Community College has been awarded a $3 million grant in order to help Hispanic and low-income students complete degrees online. This grant is part of the U.S. Department of Education's Title V grant program. According to an email from Vice President of Distance Education Michael Amick, with this funding, Pima hopes to expand online student support by developing a Virtual Success Center that focuses on online coaching, mentoring, and other virtual community engagement activities. In addition, the grant will help fund new content for online courses as well as increased professional development for online staff. This comes as Pima continues to see a rise in online enrollment; this Fall 2023 semester has 47% of its classes online.
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Pima Selects New Director of Military and Veterans Services

Pima Community College has selected Alissa McKaig as its new Director of Military and Veterans Services, according to an email from Vice Chancellor for External Relations Phil Burdick. Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Retired (Ret.) McKaig is a native of Westmont, NJ. She graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and received her commission as a Distinguished Military Graduate from the university’s Reserve Officer Training Program (ROTC) in 2000. Commissioned into the Army Aviation Branch, Alissa’s first operational assignment was at Fort Hood, Texas, where she served as Company Executive Officer and Platoon Leader, 2nd Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized). She deployed with the unit to Iraq in Mar...
Pima Soccer Players Chosen as Players and Goalkeepers of the Week
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Pima Soccer Players Chosen as Players and Goalkeepers of the Week

Arizona Community College Athletic Conference has chosen Pima Community College women’s soccer players Jessica Alvarez and Adriana Pacheco as players and goalkeepers for the week of Sept 17-23. Alvarez, a freshman midfielder, was selected ACCAC Division II Player of the Week while Pacheco, a sophomore goalkeeper, was named ACCAC Division II Goalkeeper of the Week. Alvarez scored three goals and had one assist for the week. She netted two goals in Pima’s win over GateWay Community College and scored one goal in their win at Paradise Valley Community College. Alvarez has played in five games and has eight points. Pacheco played 104 minutes at the net giving up no goals and had four saves. The Aztecs outscored their opponents 13-2 last week. Pacheco has played and started in four ga...
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Pima Post calls for student content

By RUTH BEHRPima Post The Pima Post is now accepting student-submitted works for potential publication. We’re looking to lift student voices by showcasing stories that represent all facets of our diverse community. Students may submit guest columns, reviews, personal essays, and other creative nonfiction. All submissions must be in .docx format. Photography and political cartoons are also welcome; any image dimensions must be between 1,000 and 3,000 pixels and must be in PNG format, and non-digital drawings must be scanned. While there are no content barriers, all work must be created by the student submitting them and will be reviewed prior to publication. Please include your full name with your submission. To submit your work, offer an article topic suggestion, or for ...
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Pima Aztecs Schedule: September 25-October 1, 2023

Courtesy: Raymond Suarez Pima Community CollegeSports Information/Program Assistant Wednesday – September 276:00PM BASEBALL vs. Arizona Dbacks, Salt RiverFields at Talking Stick (Field #1), Scottsdale, AZ. (FALLSCRIMMAGE, Single Game) 7:00PM VOLLEYBALL vs. South MountainCommunity College, West Campus AztecGymnasium, Tucson, AZ Friday – September 295:00PM BASEBALL @ Sophomore All-Star Game, Grand CanyonUniversity, Phoenix, AZ (FALL SCRIMMAGE)7:00PM VOLLEYBALL @ Glendale Community College, Glendale, AZ Saturday – September 3010:00AM SOFTBALL vs. Tucson Scramblers, West Campus AztecSoftball Field, Tucson, AZ (FALL SCRIMMAGE DH)5:00PM WOMEN’S SOCCER @ Chandler-Gilbert Community College,chandler, AZ.7:30PM MEN’S SOCCER @ Chandler-Gilbert Community College,Chandler, ...