Most Recent Press Releases

New PPCC tutoring app is first in the state

The Learning Commons App signals tutors to arrive at a student's ocation within minutes. It's the Uber of academic assistance. Students can request the type of tutoring, find out who's available at any campus, reserve a study room or just learn hours or locations of services.

Memorial scholarship at PPCC created for those recovering from addiction

The Branwyn Elizabeth Kenney Memorial Scholarship for Recovering Addicts has been established at Pikes Peak Community College. Branwyn's mother, retired Army Major Laura Uhl, created this scholarship in memory of daughter who died of a heroin overdose in Colorado Springs March 2017 at the age of 22.

Entelechy Award Honors PPCC Manufacturing Students

Pikes Peak Community College students Clayton Plummer and Mindy Potts have received the Entelechy Award, in recognition of outstanding achievement in advanced manufacturing. Funded by a grant from the Richard Petritz Foundation, the award provides for a cash scholarship of $8,300 toward tuition, books and course supplies, between the two award winners.

Quad Innovation Center aims to educate and elevate local innovators

The Quad Innovation Partnership has announced the grand opening of its new 2,000 square foot Innovation Center 5-7 p.m., April 19 at 408 S. Nevada Ave., basement level. The leaders of all four schools, alumni and others will speak at the event. This dedicated innovation space will become a long-term home for many partnership- and community-hosted programs related to bolstering local innovation.

$250,000 Gift Will Help PPCC Develop New Construction Program and Provide Scholarships Statewide

The GE Johnson Construction Company Community Foundation has awarded $250,000 to Pikes Peak Community College Foundation and the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges to help create a pipeline of skilled workers for the local construction industry and provide scholarships to students at rural community colleges statewide.