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Zookeeping Provides Students with Wild Opportunities

By Marko Salopek Since its inception in 1995, the Zookeeping Technology program at PPCC has remained a small program housed in room A173B at the end of an obscure hallway on the Centennial campus. However, it has grown significantly in recent years, going from a mere 23 students in 2012 to 115 students in 2017. …
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Crisis Management Comes to PPCC at Bachelor’s Level

By Dejanique Calloway After years of planning, Pikes Peak Community College in collaboration with Arapahoe Community College, will offer its first Bachelors of Applied Science degree in Emergency Service Administration (EMA) beginning Fall of 2018. Students pursuing the degree will learn how to effectively manage an array of public service agencies including law enforcement, and …
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Parley’s 8th Edition Hits Campus Soon

By Camille Liptak Parley, PPCC’s own student-led literary journal, will release this year’s publication on Thursday, May 3 from 11:00 am-1:00 p.m. in the Atrium at Centennial Campus. The event will celebrate the published authors and designers with readings, meet-and-greets, book giveaways, and a slideshow. Refreshments and light snacks will be served. To mark the …
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Math Advising Experiences Growing Pains

By Ciara Pack Though PPCC has math advisors at all three campuses, students sometimes feel that they aren’t getting the proper help they need. Travis Boren, previous Math 120 student and hopeful UCCS transfer, says his advisor handed him a UCCS catalog and told him “do this” when he went to advising for help choosing …
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PPCC Expands Its Top-Ranked Nursing Program with Planned BSN Degree

By Marko Salopek Colorado’s State legislature passed House Bill 18-1086 into law on March 24, allowing Colorado’s Community Colleges to offer a new Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing. PPCC first announced it would offer its first Bachelor’s degree in EMT Management, roughly two months prior to the nursing bill passing. Now, the wizards at …
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PPCC’s Phi Beta Lambda Advances to Nationals

By Dejanique Calloway Last weekend students from Pikes Peak Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda Chapter scored big at the State Leadership Conference. The conference which was held at the Community College of Aurora welcomed chapters from across the State of Colorado to compete in numerous events that involved objective tests and live action role play. …
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Gallery Resolves Art Wars & Expands Fine Art Designation

By Retta Edling After a seven year campaign to have their work included in the bi-annual Student Art Show at the Downtown Studio Art Gallery, the Professional Photography students will get to hang their photos with student works of fine art. Dr. Fran Hetrick, Dean of the Division of Communications, Humanities, and Technical Studies, announced this …
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Rock the Vote 2018: PPCC & Mountain Metro Connect Students to their Futures

By Dejanique Calloway Pikes Peak Community College students will vote April 10 and 11 on a $10 student activity fee to finance a new bus program in partnership with Mountain Metropolitan Transit, that will include passage to the Rampart Range Campus. “Based on how many students bought a bus pass from the book store and …
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