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All events are free and open to the public unless noted otherwise. Colorado Springs, Colo. PPCC partnered with the Denver-based Piton Foundation to provide free tax preparation assistance to low- to moderate-income families. Tejon St. Totaling 1, students, ages 16 — 69, 52 percent received a career or technical certificate while 48 percent received an associate degree.
Academy Blvd. Colonel David Grosso, Ft. Carson Garrison Commander; Dr. The media is invited to attend. Pikes Peak Ave. The opening reception with live music and food takes place Oct. This event is free and open to the public. Tammye Pirie, M. All events are open to the public unless noted otherwise. PPCC students will attend class without shoes, visit homeless shelters and food banks and create models for affordable housing as part of the PPCC Poverty Project, a college-wide initiative to highlight poverty locally and across the world.
The semester-long event includes classroom curriculum, college-wide dialogue and various student and community events. This tax season, Pikes Peak Community College is partnering with the Denver-based Piton Foundation to provide free tax preparation assistance to low- to moderate-income families through the Tax Help Colorado program. Beginning Jan. PPCC is the second college in Colorado to earn accreditation and the first public school in Colorado to do so. The program kicks-off with an Open House on Thursday, Feb.
Program instructors and community partners will be available to answer questions and provide information. Colfax Ave. Community college students, faculty and staff from around the state will them. The goal of the event is to honor Folsom for her culinary endeavors while raising awareness and funding for the PPCC Culinary Arts program.
In her new role MacColl will oversee eLearning staff as they assist faculty with online and hybrid course de, support other colleges and departments with online program development, examine the effect of technology on teaching and learning and share information across the institution about effective practices. Colorado Lt. PPCC purchases property located at 22 N. Louise Huebsch, a local elementary school teacher.
Students studying history at PPCC and UCCS will no longer learn by just listening to lectures and reading textbooks; they will learn about history by assuming the roles of historic figures with no script or set outcome. Martin Luther King, Jr. Nathaniel Granger, Jr. The event is free and open to the public. A, Centennial Campus, S. The public is invited to attend. Putting territorial issues aside, Pikes Peak Community College and Pueblo Community College announced a partnership aimed at helping educate workers for the the manufacturing community.
Devotional Realms, the newest show at the Downtown Studio Gallery. Please us in welcoming Dr. PPCC embarks on new endeavor: block course work. D, Pikes Peak Community College faculty member, died unexpectedly yesterday. He was For the fourth year in a row, PPCC has been named a military friendly school Kay McClenney, Ph. Manufacturers are hoping there will be enough welders to fill future jobs. In the s, manufacturing represented 16 percent of the local economy. Bythe county had lost 14, manufacturing jobs — a 55 percent decline. Today, manufacturing represents 5 percent of the local economy.
That information is not lost on the up and coming generation looking for career paths. With fewer jobs available, there are fewer students choosing the trades. But, now as the baby boomers who grew up in the trades ready to retire, the manufacturers left in El Paso County — those who employ aboutpeople — are worried about their future work force.
Their biggest concern is finding skilled workers, they said. The average age in the Springs Fabrication weld shop is 50, Neppl said. Still, the employer requests for assemblers and fabricators, machine tool setters and operators and welders are difficult to fill, she said.
That mirrors national reports that 90 percent of manufacturing employers said shortage of production workers is their top work force issue.
Twelve new companies relocated or expanded in El Paso County this year. Of those, five were manufacturing companies. Already the college adjusted its curriculum to teach students to use metal processing equipment such as sheers, punches and angle rolls. Industry leaders said they needed more employees trained on computer assisted de programs, and the college bought the software.
This summer, the college added a new computer numerical control mill and lathe to ramp up its machining program. Mannering is doing his best to train the needed work force, even drawing in the young tech generation with a virtual welding machine that helps students learn specific welding techniques before they ever get their hands on a torch.
More than high school students from Colorado Springs and surrounding areas take courses in welding, machining, automotive and computer science through the PPCC Area Vocational Program. Alvin Troy, 20, started working in a Palmer Lake welding shop four years ago buffing tubes.
Mendings is the work of five artists from the front range of Colorado and Wyoming coming together to present visual responses to the dynamic relationship between humankind and the environment. The exhibit opens to the public with an opening reception on Friday, March 4,from p. Westfall is the first full-time employee focusing on sustainability issues in the Colorado Community College System.
This figure includes more than a half million dollars to be used in the current school year. Colorado Springs, Colorado — Dec. Attendees will not only have the option of watching the film, but can also participate in writing a brief reflection on the documentary. Food and prizes will also be part of the event.
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Pikes Peak Community College has hired its first executive director of diversity, equity and inclusion, along with a new director of facilities, dean of health and sciences and manager of student s. Open to the community and. With funding from The Richard Petritz Foundation, Pikes Peak Community College is offering new scholarships for students who want to combine the study of innovation with advanced manufacturing.
The Quad Innovation Partnership has announced the grand opening of its new 2, square foot Innovation Center p. Nevada Ave. The leaders of all four schools, alumni and others will speak at the event. This dedicated innovation space will become a long-term home for many partnership- and community-hosted programs related to bolstering local innovation. Pikes Peak Community College students Clayton Plummer and Mindy Potts have received the Entelechy Award, in recognition of outstanding achievement in advanced manufacturing.
Branwyn's mother, retired Army Major Laura Uhl, created this scholarship in memory of daughter who died of a heroin overdose in Colorado Springs March at the age of The Learning Commons App als tutors to arrive at a student's ocation within minutes.
It's the Uber of academic assistance. Students can request the type of tutoring, find out who's available at any campus, reserve a study room or just learn hours or locations of services. Pikes Peak Community College will celebrate and honor veterans and active duty military with a series of special events from Nov. The media is invited to attend and all events are free and open to the public. Pikes Peak Community College s the first consortium dedicated specifically to advancing success of men of color in community colleges.
This pound, foot-tall luminescent orange figurative sculpture will be lifted by crane from its current location and installed in the courtyard of the newly constructed Creative Commons at the Downtown Studio Campus on Dec.
Pikes Peak Community College is now offering an associate of applied science degree in Cyber Security starting spring This is in addition to the non-credit cybersecurity test-prep courses PPCC has been offering since mid This tax season, Pikes Peak Community College is partnering with Denver-based Piton Foundation through the Tax Help Colorado program to help hard-working families become more financially secure. This free service will be offered by appointment only every Saturday, Feb.
Pikes Peak Community College will offer its first Bachelor of Applied Science degree in emergency services management starting in the fall of This degree will train a new generation of leaders in the proactive strategic planning for disaster prevention and reduction. The exhibit opens February 2 with a reception from p. Zoe Stiler, an artist who was blind with cataracts from birth until the age of 6, creates paintings and large illuminated lanterns hung from the ceiling to convey a dreamlike sense of light and dark.
That twist -- five female-lead roles and an all-female chorus. Many of these PPCC graduates represent the ultimate in bootstrapping, raising themselves up from difficult circumstances. That's what makes this year's keynote speaker so on point. Jenny Schell, a PPCC graduate and president and co-founder of the local award-winning marketing firm De Rangers, virtually paid for her entire education with Pell grants.
Tuesday, Sept. Shaping the future. City Council will read the proclamation on Oct. Colorado Springs — Oct. Pikes Peak Community College is planning major campus expansions to meet growing workforce needs. Colorado Springs — January 23, — This tax season, PPCC is again partnering with Denver-based Piton Foundation to help hard-working families become more financially secure by providing free tax preparation services through the Tax Help Colorado program. Pikes Peak Community College Commencement ceremony is set for 10 a. Colorado Springs — June 4, — Pikes Peak Community College Pharmacy Technician instructors have been fighting for a bill that would require pharmacy technicians to get board certified.
Polis ed the bill Monday. Pikes Peak Community College is again ing forces with several schools in the region to educate the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. It will feature a late model car show, auto shop demonstrations, and opportunities to meet and talk with potential employers in the auto, diesel and collision industries. Pikes Peak Community College has partnered with the El Paso Country Jail to teach inmates how to effectively reinvent their lives and improve their outcomes after release.
For the eighth year in a row, Pikes Peak Community College is partnering with Denver-based Piton Foundation to offer hard-working families free tax preparation through the Tax Help Colorado program. Any PPCC student impacted by addiction can receive free, confidential peer coaching. Bill proposes in-state tuition at Colo. Pikes Peak Community College art students and their instructors along with Concrete Couch volunteers and staff have created sculptures, murals and paintings at the Concrete Coyote Campus.
They have worked together for more than a month to forge community and creativity in the time of COVID.
Pikes Peak Community College will not increase tuition for the academic year. Megan Barry, the senior program coordinator, will take over as interim director while the Quad's board looks for a permanent replacement for Eichengreen. Colorado Springs —September 17, — One year in, the Dakota Promise program is boosting college attendance and success rates for Harrison School District 2 graduates. Devotional Realms Opens Oct. Randy Weber, Ed. PPCC Awarded 2.
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