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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Spotlight: Keith Barnes is Passionate About Including Everyone

By Dejanique Calloway, reporter Keith Barnes, Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion waters the seed of diversity among students and faculty through his work with many organizations at Pikes Peak Community College. One word that describes Barnes: Passionate. If you have ever attended a Q & A with the President, an LGBTQ Alliance meeting, …
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Trans-gender Students at PPCC Speak Up for Gender-Fluid World

By Ashley Dallas,¬†¬†reporter   As transitioning or transitioned men and women are raising awareness in mainstream media and pop culture and are the topic of heated debates, two students at Pikes Peak Community College share their experiences on the record about what gender identity means to them. James Morrison, 17, is a student at Pikes …
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