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Get Fit: Scott Eroe on PC's Fitness Center

As a student, full-time employee, and a parent, Scott Eroe utilizes PC's Fitness Center during his lunch hour to stay fit and has been a member of since 2016. “It’s a great escape, especially in…
December 4, 2023

Get Psyched: Photographer Jeff Topping on Positive Psychology

Jeff topping has been taking photographs since 1976 and working as a photojournalist as far as Dubai. Now back in Central Phoenix where he has owned a house in the Roosevelt neighborhood for over…
December 4, 2023

Get Cinematic: Paula Cullison on PC's Italian Film Class

A proud New Yorker, Paula Cullison, whose maiden name is Giangreco, decided to reconnect with her Italian heritage. In 1996, she started taking Italian language classes and studied for a month in…
December 4, 2023

PC Students Connect with Industry Professionals to Launch STEM Careers

One-on-one interactions with company executives, engineers and recruiters, as well as small group interdisciplinary projects occupied Phoenix College (PC) Mathematics, Engineering, and Science…
November 29, 2023

History of Public Radio in Phoenix - It All Started at PC

From a radio student club at Phoenix College in the early 1930s, PC added broadcast radio to its curriculum in 1936. In 1951, a new radio station hit the Phoenix airwaves, operating at just 10 watts…
November 15, 2023

From the Theatre to the Airwaves

After working odd jobs across the country after graduation, Marty Manning came back to Phoenix in 1965 and enrolled at Phoenix College (PC). He participated in numerous stage productions, both behind…
November 15, 2023

Luis Herrera Turns a Life-Defining Moment in 2010 into a Role Model Opportunity

A life-defining moment in 2010 changes the trajectory for Luis Herrera and his future. Without a clue what to do after high school, Luis knew he needed to finish college and set an example for his…
November 11, 2023

Veterans Balance Civilian Life and School with PC Veteran Services Support

Phoenix College Veteran Services staff Michael Wainscott and Felicia Kinard provide veterans with support including accessing their military educational benefits, enrolling in classes, applying for…
November 9, 2023

For the Love of Algebra … and Family

For Roxanne, being successful means she does not have to worry every day about her finances, and that she will be able to help take care of her family, which she says makes her happy.
November 7, 2023

My Story, by Jasmin Perez

I want to be a shining example of turning life’s challenges into opportunities for growth and transformation for my siblings and cousins. And, I can’t wait to be an employee advocate and…
November 7, 2023

For the Love of Algebra … and Family

Roxanne Carbajal chose her major in fifth grade. “I remember going to school an hour early to learn how to do algebra; it was my favorite part of the day. Ever since then, I’ve loved math,” she says.
November 7, 2023

My Story, by Jasmin Perez

Jasmin Perez was raised in west Phoenix, in a close-knit, mulit-generational home. Financial contraints have been a persistent burden in her family's life. At 15 she started working in the…
November 7, 2023