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Five Things to Know for the Week – November 25th, 2013

Briefing for the Week of Monday, November 25, 2013 Thanksgiving Week.  The fourteenth week of the fall semester Child Development Center Family Thanksgiving Lunch, Tuesday, November 26.  One of my very favorite events of the year is the annual CDC Thanksgiving lunch for the CDC families with children in our pre-school.  I have attached a Flicker photo from… Read More »

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About Mark Rocha

Mark RochaMark Rocha was appointed Superintendent/President of Pasadena City College on July 1, 2010. During his tenure, the college has approved a new Educational Master Plan that will establish PCC as a truly global community college for the 21st century. Along with an extraordinary faculty and staff, Mark Rocha has positioned Pasadena City College for an ambitious program to close the "graduation gap", the difference in the graduation rate between those who come to PCC college-prepared and those who do not. PCC was recently recognized for its efforts to close this achievement gap, winning the 2012 State Chancellor's Award for Student Success for its innovative First Year Experience Pathways Program that has significantly increased student retention and persistence and has grown to serve over 1,500 students. "Our faculty, staff and managers are the best and they are carrying on our ninety year Heritage of Excellence", says Mark Rocha.
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