Superintendent/President Erika Endrijonas signed an executive order on Monday that immediately prohibits the use of carotid restraints, or chokeholds, by PCC Campus Police. The order also creates a 13-member Campus Police Policy Task Force with the charge of completing a top-to-bottom review of the police force’s policy manual and training handbook. PCC Police Chief Stephen Matchan will report on the progress of the review by September, according to the order.
The Pasadena City College Foundation and the Posey Family Foundation announced last week the Posey Institutional Loan Program for nursing students, which will provide low-interest rate loans to eligible PCC students enrolled in the registered nursing (RN) or licensed vocational nursing (LVN) programs beginning in Fall 2020.
Pasadena City College and Azusa Pacific University have announced a new partnership that will extend access to nursing education for residents of the San Gabriel Valley region and help alleviate the chronic nursing shortage statewide.
Pasadena City College this week began receiving the first of $15.2 million it will receive through the CARES Act, the $2.2 trillion federal stimulus package passed last month that aims to recharge the coronavirus-affected economy.
The Board of Trustees of the Pasadena Area Community College District voted to refund nearly $25.3 million in outstanding general obligation bonds, an action that will save district taxpayers roughly $11 million.
This February and March, The Circadian Room at Pasadena City College will serve as a Los Angeles County vote center for four days, providing our students, faculty, staff, and community with new flexibility in participating in our democracy.