PPCC & UCCS Professor Translates Russian Book into English

By Devon Martinez | Staff Writer Pavel Kozhevnikov has been teaching a combined Russian Language class with PPCC and UCCS students since 1992. He is also the author of four books written in Russian. Last year, he translated his 2007 release, A Fist Full of Earth, to English after his students, friends, and family requested […]

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Higher Ed Funding Depends on Census Count

By: Tara Alexander | News Editor Students can have a significant impact to their schools and communities by completing the 2020 Census.  This nationwide survey helps determine government funding for the next decade. The Quad Innovation Partnership has invited PPCC to join other Colorado colleges in taking part in the 2020 US Census at My2020Census.gov.  […]

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Virtual Commencement: Call for Videos

We are living through history. Our struggles, frustrations and triumphs may feel small and personal as we struggle to just get through another Monday. But in time, these moments will be seen through a different lens, and we’ll see the import, humor, the pathos and the courage more clearly. We ask you to take out […]

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Instructor Spotlight: Carina Bissett, on writing

By: Camille Liptak | Staff Writer English Instructor Carina Bissett is a hidden diamond at PPCC. In between teaching CCR 094 and ENG 121, Bissett has forged herself a path in the world of publishing. As a member of Codex, Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, Science Fiction Poetry Association, and the Horror Writers […]

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Stories Wanted! for The QuaranZine

We want to hear from our PPCC community as we navigate this tumultuous spring semester (and beyond?). Our blog aims to document our shared experiences through this time of uncertainty and great change. Please email your blog posts, stories, poetry, visual art, whatever to The QuaranZine editor, Tara Alexander, talexander63@student.cccs.edu or through our arts and […]

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PPCC Health Sciences Fair

by Tara Alexander, Staff Writer Dreaming of doctoring? Excited for exercise science? Strategizing for surgical skills? Future physicians, pharmacy techs, dental assistants, nurses and more should attend the Health Sciences Fair on Wed., Feb. 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rampart Range Campus Atrium. Students can visit with representatives from different health […]

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Parley Staff Questions Own Existence

By Ocean Polly Randall, sometimes staff writer When individuals question the purpose & value of their existence, they experience what is known as an existential crisis. Staff members at Parley Publishing, the publishing house at PPCC, announced on Wednesday they are collectively experiencing an existential crisis. “Nobody here at PPCC knows what Parley is, so I’m beginning to […]

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Reflections on Police Shootings and Race

PPCC supports courageous conversations about these powerful topics. STUDENTS & EMPLOYEES: Join the Black Student Union and the Colorado Springs Police Department for a conversation: “De’Von Bailey: Where Do We Go From Here?” Wednesday, February 19 2:00 pm — 4:00 pm Centennial Campus Atrium by Joe Barton, PPCC Alumni NOTE: This article originally appeared in […]

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Global Village Spring 2020

by Vivien Jerez, Editor in Chief Global Village is an event PPCC hosts every week allowing students to talk about a wide range of topics focusing on getting the students’ opinions on various issues. Topics of discussion include Black History Month, technology and scientific advances, and The American Dream (to name a few).   Global Village intends to open a meaningful discussion about what matters to the students here at PPCC […]

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