PPCC News

PPCC announces two new hires

August 24, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Contacts:

Allison Swickard, 719-502-2666, allison.swickard@ppcc.edu

Kevin Johnson, 719-650-8221, kevin.johnson@ppcc.edu

PPCC announces two new hires

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Aug. 24 – Pikes Peak Community College is pleased to announce both Rodney Williams and Yolanda Lewis-Harris have joined the college.

Williams, the new Multicultural Affairs Specialist, will work with a diverse and underrepresented population to impact students’ lives by keeping them engaged and energized about education and the possibilities for their own future.

Lewis-Harris joins Pikes Peak Community College as a Disabled Student Support Services Counselor after years of private practice working with teens, adults, couples and families. She will provide assistance and support for disabled veterans through individual counseling, conducting workshops and offering tools to establish coping mechanisms. A significant aspect of Lewis-Harris’ work with veterans will include regularly checking in with them and assisting with the transition to academic and civilian life.

Pikes Peak Community College, in its 40th year of operation, is a two-year college offering associate’s degrees and various certifications in career and technical fields. With four campuses and three military educations centers in El Paso county, and more than 150 programs of study, PPCC serves approximately 20,000 students annually. 

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