Pasadena City College Earmarks $6.7 Million to Restore Hundreds of Classesadmin June 12, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Education Pasadena City College Earmarks $6.7 Million to Restore Hundreds of Classes Published on Friday, December 14, 2012 | 5:21 pm Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Make a comment Business News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News Subscribe faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Herbeauty15 Beauty Secrets Only Indian Women KnowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHow To Lose Weight & Burn Fat While You SleepHerbeautyHerbeauty Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday The Pasadena City College Board of Trustees has earmarked some $6.7 million from Proposition 30 monies to restore hundreds of classes it cancelled earlier this year. Business Services Director Joe Simoneschi said the money will come from proceeds from the state tax created by Proposition 30.Newly-installed Board President John Martin commented, â€œTo me, thatâ€™s what people were voting for when they approved this proposition.â€Martin replaced Geoffrey Baum whose term ended this week.In a unanimous vote Wednesday, the board allocated $4.4 million to restore 600 and 700 classes in the spring and summer sessions of 2013. The board also earmarking $620,000 in to hire additional full-time faculty, $400,000 to cover proposed employee raises, $400,000 for grants to establish new courses and $150,000 to expand assistance for military veterans. A separate fund was earmarked for libraries and academic counseling.In September, the PCC board cut at least 578 classes and terminated the schoolâ€™s winter session because of large budget cuts from the state.PCC President Mark Rocha said administrators are still finalizing details of a plan which classes to open, but added the school would focus on classes that are high in demand from students seeking university transfers or associates degrees.Already, Dean of Counseling Cynthia Olivo reported that 96 courses have been labeled as priority by school counselors. These courses are important for students that need to transfer or graduate, she said.