Most Recent Press Releases

PPCC and UCHealth Memorial Hospital Partner to Expand Paramedic and EMT Training in the Pikes Peak region

Pikes Peak Community College is moving its Paramedic Program and part of its Emergency Medical Technician Program from their current location at PPCC's Creekside Success Center to the new UCHealth Memorial Hospital Community Education Center (CEC), at 2050 Kidskare Point.

PPCC achieves national designation as a cybersecurity learning institution

Pikes Peak Community College has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education (CAE-2Y) by the National Security Administration (NSA) through 2023. 

2018 PPCC Commencement Speech to Focus on College as Route out of Poverty

Many of these PPCC graduates represent the ultimate in bootstrapping, raising themselves up from difficult circumstances. In fact, PPCC has more Pell eligible students than any other college in the CO Community College System, suggesting the level of financial hardships they face is unrivaled. That's what makes this year's keynote speaker so on point. Jenny Schell, a 1994 PPCC graduate and president and co-founder of the local award-winning marketing firm Design Rangers, virtually paid for her entire education with Pell grants.

PPCC Theatre presents an ancient play with a modern twist and enduring message

Pikes Peak Community College presents “The Trojan Women,” a play written 2,400 years ago but performed with a modern twist. That twist -- five female-lead roles and an all-female chorus.

PPCC offers its first bachelor's degree, unique to the state

Pikes Peak Community College will offer its first Bachelor of Applied Science degree in emergency services management starting in the fall of 2018. This degree will train a new generation of leaders in the proactive strategic planning for disaster prevention and reduction.