Latest Pasadena City College Stories

2012-03-12 20:10:00

More than 34,000 LED tube lights to be installed across campus of third-largest community college in U.S. Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 LED lighting manufacturer Seesmart, Inc. has secured a $2.3 million contract with Pasadena City College for a lighting retrofit to further its reputation as a leader in sustainability. The retrofit will replace more than 34,000 fluorescent tube lights in campus buildings with high-efficiency, long-lasting Seesmart LED tube lights. Pasadena City...

2011-05-03 15:17:00

Bequest to Endow Student Scholarships is Largest Gift in College's 87-Year History PASADENA, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pasadena City College Foundation has received a gift of $4 million - the largest single donation in the college's 87-year history - from the Westerbeck Family Trust, PCC President Dr. Mark Rocha announced Tuesday. The gift, which will be used to establish the Robert Westerbeck Scholarship Endowment, is also to be believed one of the largest...

2010-10-19 14:53:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pasadena Tournament of Roses named Evanne Elizabeth Friedmann as the 93rd Rose Queen today. This announcement concludes a month-long process that began with more than 1,000 Pasadena-area young women who participated in the Tournament of Roses Royal Court tryouts. Queen Evanne was selected from the recently appointed seven-member Royal Court. The Rose Queen and Royal Court will reign over the 2011 New Year's Day festivities, culminating with...

2010-10-11 15:37:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The seven members of the 2011 Tournament of Roses Royal Court were announced today at Tournament House from a group of 31 finalists. As ambassadors of the Tournament of Roses, the Royal Court members will attend more than 150 community and media functions leading up to the 122nd Rose Parade® presented by Honda and 97th Rose Bowl Game® on Saturday, January 1, 2011. (Photo:...

2010-09-29 15:50:00

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recipients of the 2010 Green California Community College Summit Leadership Awards were announced today. Ceremonies will take place October 12 at the Pasadena Convention Center. Presented on behalf of the Summit's advisory board, the awards honor individual, organizational and campus-wide achievements in five categories of community college sustainability. The Summit is the largest event of its kind focused entirely on the greening of...

2010-01-28 10:07:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For Pasadena City College, the traditional four walls of the classroom are now only a starting point. Verizon Business and the college recently finished installing a modern converged Internet protocol network supporting 30,000 students and faculty on the college's urban campus, which covers 53 acres and 30 buildings. The new platform features voice-over-IP (VoIP) and data services and Wi-Fi Internet access, giving users powerful new tools for...

2009-10-12 15:30:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The seven members of the 2010 Tournament of Roses Royal Court were announced today at Tournament House from a group of 26 finalists. As ambassadors of the Tournament of Roses, the Royal Court members will attend more than 150 community and media functions leading up to the 121st Rose Parade® and 96th Rose Bowl Game® on Friday, January 1, 2010. (Photo:...

2009-06-26 14:27:00

PASADENA, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pasadena Forward has announced that Beacon Media, Inc., will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 25th Annual Pasadena City College 5K Run next month. Beacon Media, Inc., is the San Gabriel Valley-based publisher of the Pasadena Independent and four additional weekly community newspapers and affiliated Web sites, with a total weekly readership of 140,000. Israel Estrada, Executive Director of Pasadena Forward, expressed enthusiasm for the...

2009-04-07 12:18:00

Over 100 Emerging Artists, Faculty and Alumni from Art Center College of Design and Pasadena City College to Sell Works of Art PASADENA, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- One Colorado's bi-annual Art + Design Open Market will take place on Sunday, May 3, 2009, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. The one day event will host over 100 artists in the central Courtyard and pedestrian alleys, which is larger than any previous year. The Open Market provides a rare opportunity for the public to interact with...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'