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Colleges throughout the U.S. are formulating responses to moves from Washington that imperil the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Pikes Peak Community College President Dr. Lance Bolton talks about what this means for our college.
Be Prepared for this Semester The first week of school is awesome. Halls are abuzz with students, and you have a fresh set of books full of information you are about to learn. Kick it off right with some of these tips:
This Colorado Springs Independent story written by Griffin Swartzell describes how PPCC's Culinary Arts programs provides chefs with the array of skills they need to succeed in the culinary world.
Pikes Peak students earned one gold and two silvers at the 53rd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference & Competition in Louisville, Kentucky.
Pikes Peak Community College is partnering with local businesses to provide students with valuable work experience while helping to support local workforce needs.
Pikes Peak Community College is adding a building and construction technology program in response to the demand for a skilled construction workforce.
18 students took home gold awards at the recent competition in Denver.
One size doesn't fit all when it comes to colleges. But, as the Jaramillo family discovered, PPCC has a lot of sizes.
In between classes and homework, Audrey Bussanich has built a music career.
PPCC honors faculty, students and staff for their outstanding contributions to PPCC in diversity, equity and inclusion.
Recently, over 100 Pikes Peak Community College students and faculty supported this cause by participating in the 33rd Space Symposium at the Boeing Exhibit Center next to The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs.
Student prepares for epic trip to D.C. World Affairs Council Conference
Li-ling, who is a report writer and analyst in PPCC’s Institutional Effectiveness office, has lived in the United States for seventeen years and earned her Ph.D. in Information Systems from UC Denver
Alberto Martinez recently was recognized as the 1st honorable mention for his essay on the significance of discovering extra terrestrial intelligent life. His essay addresses what might happen to our perspective of human morality, using a philosophical approach.
On a sunny February afternoon, I sat down with PPCC student Sabita Bhetuwal to chat about her native country Nepal and hear her views on her new life in the United States, where she has lived since 2014. Her husband, also originally from Nepal, serves in the U.S. military and is stationed at Fort Carson.
PPCC Theater Chair Sarah Shaver Shares Costume Wizardry in the Colorado Springs Independent
Huffington Post Features the Inspiring Work of former dean Bree Langemo
A pre-nursing student from the African nation of Togo, Mandetebe told the crowd at Professional Development Week that when he was younger, “I was a little bit scared of being a loser.” But winning a scholarship changed that.
Astride, a business student and volunteer for The Hanger, a local non-profit that provides clothes to foster children, is a refugee from the Congo. She told the crowd at Professional Development Week about the hardships of growing up in that African nation and how Pikes Peak has helped her find a better life.
Meet one of our brilliant Faculty Scholarship winners, Andrea Villasenor.
PPCC culinary alumni were honored with a special dinner at 2South Wine Bar.
PERSONAL MANTRA: "Dedicate yourself to your calling, whatever that may be, and give it 110 percent. Don't be afraid and follow your passion." - Dr. Marina Funtik
In 1921, an unknown World War I American soldier was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
PPCC students tour Space Foundation and learn about careers in space industry and internships.
The Door-2-Door initiative offers academic and career readiness. We expect this collaboration will help students succeed with a 50% increase in graduation and help them on a path into higher education and ultimately career readiness.
A physically challenging and stressful career as an electrician came crashing down when Mike Reilly underwent heart surgery for arrhythmia. He came out of surgery OK, but the future looked like a train wreck.