Author Archive | Gilbert M. Rivera

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Free Online Tutoring Available 24/7

The Pasadena City College Learning Assistance Center, in partnership with Smarthinking, Inc., is offering free, online tutoring services to students 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The services, which can be accessed at, is intended to supplement PCC’s award-winning, in-person tutoring programs. “It’s 24/7 and helpful for students who study in the… Read More »

College to Host Veteran Suicide Awareness Workshop

Twenty-two veterans take their own lives every day, which amounts to a suicide every 65 minutes. That sobering statistic, released from the Department of Veterans Affairs last year, may even be higher as some of the deaths go unreported. With a population of 700-plus student veterans in its own classrooms, Pasadena City College has taken… Read More »

Former PCC Student Takes to the Airwaves

You don’t have to go anywhere to catch Pasadena City College’s newest student success: he’s on the radio every Sunday night from 10 p.m. to midnight on LA’s Latino 96.3 FM. Mike Estrada, who started at PCC in 2008, is now a producer in the production department for the radio stations Latino 96.3 and La… Read More »

PCC’s Ayanna Winter Guard Takes Home Gold Medal

Pasadena City College’s Ayanna Winter Guard in their inaugural season took home the Gold Medal at the Winter Guard Association of Southern California (WGASC) Championships on Saturday, April 20.   The 17-member student group competed in the ‘Independent A’ division and capped off their undefeated WGASC season with Saturday’s first-place finish. Winter Guard is an… Read More »

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