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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$ Saving Holiday Gift and Craft Ideas

By Hannah Manandhar Zwahlen, reporter As the last Autumn leaves fall from the trees and the first snow falls, college students at PPCC are gearing up for the winter holidays with easy, fun, inexpensive DIY decorations and gifts that can be made using affordable items for this holiday season. Tin Can Santa: The next time you use …
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Herbal Remedies Ease Students’ Lives

By Stephanie Larkin, reporter Two of Colorado Springs’ herbal stores, Sage Woman Herbs, and Anna’s Apothecary can recommend herbs that help with stress, memory, strengthening immunity, and pain relief, and offer alternatives to a pharmacy as Flu season and upcoming tests and assignments wreak havoc on students’ mental and physical health. Herbs can be cheaper, …
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Journalism Program Bulks Up as the Student Paper Returns

by Josh Cowden     The student voice continues to be a point of emphasis for PPCC. Whether it be through Parley, the literary and arts journal, the local radio station, or even Student Government, PPCC makes it a point for students to be heard. Now, the school is bringing back the student-run newspaper. This …
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