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PCC Faculty Association Posts

Sacramento Budget Shows Modest Increases Despite Federal Uncertainties

In a time of budget uncertainty at the Federal level, Governor Jerry Brown introduced his initial budget proposal for fiscal year, 2017–18. Eloy Ortiz Oakley, Chancellor of California Community Colleges, praised the budget by declaring it “demonstrates continued confidence in our colleges and provides additional resources to build upon investments…

Adjunct Colleagues Help PCC Achieve Aspen Nomination

PCCFA is pleased to feature Vanessa Shulz and Janet Mitchell-Wagner, who were instrumental in the college’s recent Aspen Award nomination. Vanessa Schultz was PCC’s Adjunct Representative for General Education (GE) Faculty. She joined Derek Milne, Rhea Presiado, Cindy Phu, and Jillian Blatti in presenting on the Honors Program, Pathways and…

Elections Results: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

While the national elections produced some of the most startling results in recent memory, state and local election victories were also striking, but in very different ways. California voters demonstrated extraordinary support for education, housing for the poor, transportation, and the general social welfare. Proposition 51 passed by a wide…

CCCI Conference

PCC’s FA was well represented at the recent CCCI meeting in San Diego. PCCFA officers Mark Whitworth, Julie Kiotas, Dave Cuatt, and Mary Erin Crook were joined by long-time FA supporters Melissa Michelson and Kris Pilon in attending CCCI meetings in San Diego, October 13–15. The California Community Colleges—Independents (CCCI)…

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