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Student Spotlight: Danielle Weldon Goes to NASA

By Jacob Adams, Staff Writer Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS), a NASA program, gives community college students an opportunity to participate in a three day engineering workshop held on NASA grounds after completing a five-week online course. PPCC student, Danielle Weldon, successfully completed the online course and was selected to participate in a workshop at …
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Spotted on Campus: Who Are You Awesome Culinary Artist(s)?

Update: PPCC Culinary Arts instructor, Chef Mark Painter, assisted by student Nick Parks and several other culinary students created this beauty last week. “It was the student’s first time and a great training experience,” says Painter.   Math Faculty and Photographer, Christine Arnold, took this picture of the ice sculpture in the Centennial Campus Courtyard. …
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PPCC Wins Quadruple Jeopardy at Mathematics Association Competition

By Camille Liptak Last weekend PPCC Math Professors Shawna Mahan and Jennifer Holmes took four students and Learning Commons Math tutors to the Rocky Mountain Mathematics Association of America’s 101st Annual meeting at University of Northern Colorado. Students participated in and won the Jeopardy competition (a math version based on the long-running TV show). “It was …
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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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Student Spotlight: For Our International Students, the Best Road isn’t the Easy Road

By Jodie Bomze Imagine: after months of planning and spreading the news to friends and family, the bittersweet day has finally come for you to leave the familiar sights and sounds of your homeland and pursue a better education and promising career opportunities in a new place, very far away. When you walk into the …
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Student Spotlight: Bradley Firebird, Writing for Tolerance and Inclusion

By Ciara Pack Student Bradley Firebird, is highly visible around PPCC. Anyone who knows Bradley knows he is a man of many talents. Not only is he an intern at Pikes Peak’s radio station KEPC-89.7 FM, but he is also the founder of a Black History webpage (PART). He’s known for his playwright genius, and …
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“Voices of the Street” Exhibit Showcases Urban Art at the DTSC

By Retta Edling   Public spaces come alive in student and professional artwork at the “Voices of the Street: Expressions of multicultural urban art” exhibit now showing at the Downtown Studio Art Gallery (DTSC). The show features multicultural urban art, architecture and local artists in paintings and photography. DTSC Art Gallery Coordinator, George Sanchez, planned the …
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Student Spotlight: The Multi-talented Lawson Barney

By Retta Edling, reporter Lawson Barney discovered his inner artist two years ago and is now painting his future at PPCC. “I’ve been doing music for 15 years or so, but I felt there is something about a painting versus a song that hit me more intimately,” said Barney, a first semester art student at PPCC. …
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