Faculty Spotlight: Kris Akse, Community College Champion

By Jodie Bomze Kristian “Kris” Akse, a long-time PPCC faculty member, loves inspiring and challenging students at PPCC. Akse (pronounced ‘AWK-suh’), is a Multimedia Graphic Design (MGD) professor and the Professional Photography Department Chair at PPCC. He is also a dual-citizen of the United States and Norway. When he isn’t correcting the pronunciation of his …
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Get Caffeinated Near Downtown Campus at Local Java Joints

By Jodie Bomze and Retta Edling The Downtown Campus has no on-site coffee bar, but local coffee shops near campus offer varying vibes and experiences to please every coffee lover. The Perk Downtown Coffee and Tea House at 14 South Tejon Street offers a food menu, daily coffee specials and a 20 percent student discount. …
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