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Spotlight: Pam Stratton, Classified Employee of the Year

Pam Stratton began her career at Pikes Peak Community College in the Records office in 2007, serving in various positions including Tuition Classification Officer. She recently transferred to Instructional Support as part of the FLAC team.  She has volunteered her time to serve on the Classified Council for the past several years. Stratton was instrumental …
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Spotlight: Chelsy Harris, APT Employee of the Year

Chelsy Harris serves as the Dean of High School Programs and Concurrent Enrollment, serving the College for twelve years. Her commitment and dedication shines among students, faculty, staff, high schools and the Colorado Springs community as evidenced by the unprecedented enrollment increase in Concurrent Enrollment to 1,600+ students this fall semester. Harris guided her team with …
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Upcoming Concerts & Recitals Hit High Notes

By Hannah Zwahlen The music program at Pikes Peak Community College have planned multiple, free, music events where students at the college and their families are welcome to attend. A Voice Class Recital will take place on December 4th at the Centennial Campus Theater from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The voice class students will …
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Accessibility Services Fosters Student Success

By Leslie James, reporter   Students often need help as they navigate school and life, especially at semester’s end. Accessibility Services (AS) at PPCC strives to assist all students with disability accommodations from allowing extra time on tests to guiding students to self-advocate towards successful education goals. AS can also help students learn to manage …
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Creative Commons Hosts Gorgeous Art

By Jenna Benson and Deidre Schoolcraft, Editors   One of the perks of working at the Downtown Campus is that we’re surrounded by gorgeous student art all the time. We walk by these pieces to and from the new Marie Walsh Sharp Creative Commons, and we’re stunned at the variety and beauty created by our …
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Childcare Center Waitlists Run Long

By Amanda Wich, reporter Pikes Peak Community College has a high-quality Child Development Center (CDC) on two of its campuses available to student parents, yet many students are not using this convenient childcare service because they are not able to enroll their children. One CDC branch resides at Centennial Campus and the other is housed …
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Saving Files to Locker Saves Headaches

By Steph Larkin, reporter When students are given assignments to turn in online, they often don’t realize they can save their work directly to the student website, PPCCOnline (or D2L), where they turn papers in. Saving to D2L reduces the likelihood that they will lose important assignments. Flash drives get broken or lost easily, email …
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Community College System Begins the Search for New President

by Camille Liptak Date and Time: Thurs, 10/05/2017 – 11:00am – 12:00pm Location: Centennial Campus Theatre After 13 years, the current Colorado Community College System (CCCS) President, Dr. Nancy McCallin has announced she is retiring, and CCCS needs a new president. Interested in giving your feedback and ideas about the presidential search to the State …
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New Learning Commons Opens to Students

by Jake Altinger September 1st marked the official Grand Opening of the new Learning Commons at the Centennial Campus, complete with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and free cake for attendees. The event kicked off at 10 a.m. last Friday morning with a brief speech by Vice President of Administrative Services and CFO Brenda Lauer, thanking everyone …
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