Author Archives: Karen Kovaly

PPCC STUDENTS & FACULTY TALK POVERTY

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Feb. 26, 2014 – 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 … Continue reading

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PPCC Launches Career Shift, A Program for those 50+

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Feb. 13, 2014 – Career Shift, a new program aimed at helping community members over 50 years old explore new or next careers is launching this spring at Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) through its Extended … Continue reading

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Tax Help Colorado Offers Free Tax Help To Lower Income Families At PPCC

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Jan 22, 2014 – 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 … Continue reading

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PPCC Wins Six CASE Marketing & Communication Awards

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Dec. 12, 2013 – The Pikes Peak Community College Marketing & Communication Department was recently honored with six awards for its excellence in advertising and event promotion by The Council for Advancement and Support of Education … Continue reading

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PPCC Ranks 5th Among Best Two-year Colleges for Vets

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Nov. 21, 2013 – Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) ranks 5th among the top two-year colleges in Military Times magazine’s Best for Vets: Colleges 2014. PPCC has ranked in the Best for Active Duty Military for … Continue reading

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PPCC Adds New Foundation Board Members

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Nov. 20, 2013 – Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) Foundation welcomes its new board members: Eric Cefus, Director of Philanthropy, Pikes Peak Community Foundation; Steve Kaczmarek, co-owner, Fatbike; Steve Rothstein, President, Colorado Springs Science Center Project; … Continue reading

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PPCC Students Take Pledge on Community College Completion Day

Colorado Springs, Colo. – November 5, 2013 – Pikes Peak Community College’s (PPCC) Phi Theta Kappa honor society students will gather to sign the Community College Completion Pledge on the State Capital building steps, 200 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, Nov. … Continue reading

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Iraqi Journalist to Lecture at PPCC

Colorado Springs, Colo. – October 30, 2013 – Iraqi war journalist Haider Hamza will present wartime photographs and stories at Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) Centennial Campus Theater, 5675 S. Academy Blvd., Nov. 14, 12 – 1:30 p.m. PPCC’s Military … Continue reading

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Culinary Arts Scholarship Dinner Honors Folsom and Supports Future Chefs

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Oct. 9, 2013 – The Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) Culinary Arts Department is partnering with Fran Folsom, former culinary director, Broadmoor Cooking School; Joe Coleman, founder, Blue Star Group; and the PPCC Foundation to present … Continue reading

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PPCC Granted HVAC Excellence Accreditation

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Oct. 15, 2013 – Pikes Peak Community College’s (PPCC)Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program has just been awarded HVAC Excellence accreditation. PPCC is the second college in Colorado to earn accreditation and the first public school … Continue reading

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