Students

Student discovers how much Pikes Peak pays, pal

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.

PPCC Students Are Securing Internships with the Space Industry

PPCC students tour Space Foundation and learn about careers in space industry and internships.

Dr. Marina Funtik Named Woman of Influence

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

Dinner Celebrates PPCC Culinary Grads

PPCC culinary alumni were honored with a special dinner at 2South Wine Bar.

Featured Scholarship Recipient: Andrea Villansenor

Meet one of our brilliant Faculty Scholarship winners, Andrea Villasenor.

Featured Scholarship Recipient Astride Mukabagula

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.

Featured Scholarship Recipient Mandetebe Bitema

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.

Sabita Bhetuwal

​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.

Alberto Martinez, honorable mention for his essay Moral Creatures: Are we alone

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.

Bringing World Affairs to the Springs

Student prepares for epic trip to D.C. World Affairs Council Conference

Pikes Peak Community College and the 33rd Space Symposium

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.

PPCC Student Releases Her Debut Americana Album

In between classes and homework, Audrey Bussanich has built a music career.

2017 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards

PPCC honors faculty, students and staff for their outstanding contributions to PPCC in diversity, equity and inclusion.

Jaramillos Show How Pikes Peak Transformed Their Family

One size doesn't fit all when it comes to colleges. But, as the Jaramillo family discovered, PPCC has a lot of sizes.

PPCC Students Heat Up Culinary Contests

18 students took home gold awards at the recent competition in Denver.

PPCC Skill Trade Students Score Big at National Competition

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 chefs on the skills that help them succeed

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.