Tech. Writing Students Inspire Kids with Science

By PPCC Students in Lynnane George’s English 131 Class October 14 was a great day for kids and science, as English 131 Technical Writing students got out into the community for the Cool Science Carnival Day to inspire kids with experiments designed to pique kids’ interest in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. […]

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Accessibility Services Fosters Student Success

By Leslie James, reporter   Students often need help as they navigate school and life, especially at semester’s end. Accessibility Services (AS) at PPCC strives to assist all students with disability accommodations from allowing extra time on tests to guiding students to self-advocate towards successful education goals. AS can also help students learn to manage […]

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Student Spotlight: Brycen McCright, MAD Man

By Leslie James, reporter Brycen McCright, graphic designer at Elite Auto Salon, who graduated in December, 2016 with his Multimedia Graphic Design degree, is a perfect example of students succeeding at PPCC. Last spring semester, McCright entered a snowboard design competition through the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and won first place out of […]

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Combat Paper is for Everyone

By Camille Liptak, reporter Through a week-long art-making workshop at PPCC campuses, nearly 340 members of the community re-purposed donated military uniforms into creative works of self-expression. When I initially walked into the Rampart Range atrium on the first day of the Combat Paper workshop, I was uncertain. Combat Paper is a decade-old program that […]

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Childcare Center Waitlists Run Long

By Amanda Wich, reporter Pikes Peak Community College has a high-quality Child Development Center (CDC) on two of its campuses available to student parents, yet many students are not using this convenient childcare service because they are not able to enroll their children. One CDC branch resides at Centennial Campus and the other is housed […]

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