Paralympic athlete. Yale graduate. Social justice warrior. Planetary geologist.
At PCC, it’s all possible.
Strength comes from the barriers we overcome. Together, we can knock down those walls, burst open the floodgates and take on this world. Every day, PCC students are dreaming, learning, creating, inventing and reinventing.
We salute you – the ones who never give up and always strive to be better. Opportunity awaits regardless of where you are on your journey. Let’s break barriers.
Before she was accepted to MIT, she was exploring ways to save our planet at PCC.
Before he was a rock star professor, he was a drummer who found his rhythm at PCC.
Before she was a best-selling author, a PCC professor nurtured her talent.
Before this purple heart recipient earned his PH.D., he discovered his passion at PCC.
Before she broke ground as a planetary geologist, she graduated from PCC.
Before she became a Paralympic gold medalist, she was a student at PCC.
Before she started her journey to a Master's, she learned English at PCC.
Before she transferred to UCLA, she became a social justice warrior at PCC.
Before she was an LGBTQ+ trailblazer, she traded her army boots for books at PCC.
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