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BearApalooza!

BearApalooza! A Phoenix College Centennial Celebration

A virtual celebration with interactive events, fun demonstrations, and a virtual campus tour March 8 – 12, 2021.  Phoenix College alumni, Oscar De las salas (2001) and Harry Tolliver (1964), cruise campus in Harry’s 1920 Model-T Ford, sharing fun memories, showcasing PC’s iconic buildings and the remarkable works of faculty and students.  Register today to get important updates and be entered into a drawing to win a PC swag bag.

Virtual events go live each day at 9 am. 

BearApalooza Schedule

 

Monday, March 8

Phoenix College BearApalooza Kick-Off & Campus Tour
Follow along on a tour through Phoenix College in a 100-year old Ford Model T (Part 1)

Phoenix College Alma Mater
Enjoy a virtual rendition of PC's historic Alma Mater as sung by the Choirs of Phoenix College

The History of Phoenix College
See the impact of Phoenix College throughout history in this short, moving 100-year timeline

Makeup for the Stage and Screen Mini Master Class
Watch a PC theatre student age 40 years in less than 2 minutes by applying makeup for stage and screen

Our Past. Your Future. Book Reading by Author and PC Alumna Stella Pope Duarte
Catch a sneak peek into PC's History Book. Learn what it was like to be a PC student in the late 1930s

Phoenix College Percussion Ensemble Performance
Get grooving as PC Percussion Ensemble carries your worries away with steelpan, marimba, drums, and vibes

Add Your Memories to the Phoenix College Virtual Memory Wall
Make your mark on Phoenix College's Centennial. Share your memories and fun stories to PC's new virtual memory wall

Guided Yoga
Join PC yoga instructor as she guides you through this short series of floor exercises to increase flexibility in your legs

Register for This Week's Student Life Activities:
3/9  10 am - 3 pm Bear Games
3/10 10 am - 1 pm Bear Bingo
3/11 10 am - 1 pm Bearly Escape Room  Help Bumstead escape the stress of the week and the COVID monster.

 

Tuesday, March 9

Phoenix College BearApalooza Campus Tour – Second Installment
Follow along on a tour through Phoenix College in a Model T (Part 2)

Arizona Geology Rocks! Mini Master Class
Take a quick virtual tour of Arizona's amazing geological formations - many right here in the Valley of the Sun

Our Past. Your Future. Book Reading by Author and PC Alumna Stella Pope Duarte
Catch a sneak peek into PC's History Book. The future of PC looks bright!

Add Your Memories to the Phoenix College Virtual Memory Wall
Make your mark on Phoenix College's Centennial. Share your memories and fun stories to PC's new virtual memory wall.

Phoenix College Woodwinds Musical Performance
Take a moment of calm today and enjoy the relaxing sounds of woodwinds as played by PC music students.

Phoenix College's Founding Educational Philosophy
In 1948, PC faculty wrote an educational philosophy that was forward-thinking and still applicable to today's students. Listen in as PC students narrate this important piece of PC's history and future.

Ceramics Mini Master Class
Learn how to "throw a bowl" from PC ceramics faculty member, Tiffany Bailey in this mini master class.

The PC Student Experience
Three current PC students share their stories.

10:00 am - 3:00 pm  -  Bear Games with Student Life 
Join Student Life for a virtual game session (Registration Required)

 

Wednesday, March 10

Phoenix College BearApalooza Campus Tour – Third Installment
On Day 3 of the tour, explore PC's Center for Excellence in Healthcare Education

Becoming Bumstead: The Phoenix College Mascot Origin Story
Discover the origin story of PC's mascot - from cute cuddly cub to lovable character.

Bumstead's Birthday Bash
Bumstead turns 100 years old today! Celebrate with him and his friends across the Valley.

Baking a "BEARY" Delicious Dessert with Chef Steff
In honor of Bumstead's birthday, PC's own Chef Green shows us how to make a "Beary" delicious dessert at home. Full recipe at: http://bit.ly/bearycupcake

Add Your Memories to the Phoenix College Virtual Memory Wall
Make your mark on Phoenix College's Centennial. Share your memories and fun stories to PC's new virtual memory wall.


PC Orchestra Performance
Ever wonder how an orchestra can play virtually? Here's your chance as PC Band and Orchestra give you a sneak peek of their online class playing Evening Prayer by Engelbert Humperdinck.

Why it's a Great Time to Get Your Degree in Education (with special guest) Mini Master Class
Looking for a virtually recession-proof career? Become an educator! Learn how a degree from PC in education can benefit both your future and the future of AZ.

Go Far Close to Home: PC Student Athlete Success Stories
Hear from famous athletic alumni on how PC helped them achieve their dreams and how it can help you achieve yours.

Backstage Tour of John Paul Theatre
Take a rare backstage tour of John Paul Theatre and learn what it takes to put on a production at PC.

10:00 am - 1:00 pm Bear Bingo
Join Student Life for Virtual Bingo  (Registration Required)

 

Thursday, March 11

Phoenix College BearApalooza Campus Tour – Fourth Installment
Learn about PC's Center for Nursing Excellence and hear from a current student nurse (Part 4)

Phoenix College Jazz Combo Performance
Enjoy the mellow stylings of the Phoenix College Jazz Combo as they perform God Bless the Child.

Interview with History of Phoenix College Book Author Stella Pope Duarte
History of Phoenix College Book author, Stella Pope Duarte, talks about the incredible story of PC and how she fit 100 years of history into one coffee-table book.

Add Your Memories to the Phoenix College Virtual Memory Wall
Make your mark on Phoenix College's Centennial. Share your memories and fun stories to PC's new virtual memory wall.

Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking Mini Master Class
Does public speaking send chills down your spine? Learn how to manage your Glossophobia (fear of public speaking) in this mini master class from Communications faculty member, Amy McPherson

Pre-Order Your Bowl for PC's Empty Bowls
Help your community and students by purchasing a $10 bowl during the annual Empty Bowls Event.

Social Media -  Staying True to Yourself While Working with Brands Mini Master Class
Love the idea of a career in social media influencing? Learn how to maintain your own voice and monetize your Instagram channel in this mini master class by PC Business Department's Social Media program faculty member, Eric Diaz.

10 am - 1 pm Bearly Escape Room
Help Bumstead escape the stress of the week and the COVID monster. (Registration Required)

 

Friday, March 12

Phoenix College BearApalooza Campus Tour – Final Installment
Get a sneak peek into Phoenix College's innovative I.T. Institute

MCCCD 2020 Artist of Promise Winner and PC Student Arion Tanabe Piano Performance
Start your Friday off right with a moving piano piece by MCCCD 2020 Artist of Promise winner, PC student Arion Tanabe

I.T. Institute Virtual Tour
Get a sneak peek into PC's newest location - the I.T. Institute by taking a 360 virtual tour.

Add Your Memories to the Phoenix College Virtual Memory Wall
Make your mark on Phoenix College's Centennial. Share your memories and fun stories to PC's new virtual memory wall.

Learn About the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
Build confidence in your English speaking and writing skills with the PC English as a Second Language (ESL) Program.


Psychology Mini Master Class
Have you ever wondered why people do what they do? This mini master class will give you a glimpse into the psychology sciences and how they apply to your life.

Photography Studio Tour
Do you love to capture life through a lens? Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Photography Studio at PC. See what a degree in photography can do for your career.

Dental Hygiene & Assisting Program
Watch a quick day-in-the-life of PC's dental hygiene and dental assisting students. Do you have what it takes?

Fashion Program Sneak Peek & Scarf Tying Tutorial
Do you have an eye for fashion? Learn about PC's Fashion Program and stay tuned for a tutorial on how to fold a square scarf.

Exercises to Do at Work  
Manage work-related stress with these easy stretches and movements. Follow along with Wellness Coordinator, Marty Welter, as he walks you through several stress-reducing moves.

Want More?

Virtual Fine Arts Fair (March 22nd - March 26th)

March 23rd - PC's Living Library (Virtual)
Join us virtually to check out human "books" and listen to their stories. Learn from community leaders, activists and professionals from various fields of interest.
Register HERE

Two Upcoming STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) Events:

Curie Me Away!: Wednesday, March 31 - two showings

Calculus: The Musical!: Thursday, April 1  - two showings