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Pasadena City College Names New Director of Economic & Workforce Development

Salvatrice Cummo After serving at Pasadena’s Small Business Development Center, Salvatrice Cummo will build ties between the college and the region’s business community The Board of Trustees of the Pasadena Area Community College District formally appointed Salvatrice Cummo as executive director of Pasadena City College’s economic and workforce development efforts Wednesday night. In her new role, Cummo will drive the college’s strategy to supply a…

All Autonomous Roads Lead to Pasadena

Driverless cars seem to many people to be a blurry, far-off sci-fi idea. In fact, they are right around the corner. Autonomous vehicles, once the stuff of Jetsons fame and thought by most people to…

Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Organizes Mentor Night for Health Careers Academy Students at Blair High School

Amy Foell, Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development Director Amy Foell, the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development director, organized the third speed mentoring session at Blair High School on Wednesday evening, November 8th. Business…

Bosco Tech Dedicates Refurbished Iconic Flagpole in Honor of Alumni Veterans

Members of the Bosco Tech family assembled on the school steps on Nov. 13 to dedicate the campus’ newly refurbished flagpole in honor of all Tech veterans. “We gather this morning to dedicate the flagpole,…

Polytechnic School 15-Year Master Plan Gets A+, Approved by City Council

With strong support from school leaders and community members, the Pasadena City Council Monday approved a proposed 15-year master plan for Polytechnic School. The coed private school at 1030 East California Blvd., which enrolls students…

Caltech Grads Earn More Than Most California College, University Alumni

  Graduates of Pasadena’s California Institute of Technology make more money after graduation, data from the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard shows. The College Scorecard is an online fact-finding tool being offered by the…

Education Events

Tuesday, November 28 - 6:00 pm PUSD Middle and High School Night: Make PUSD Your First Choice

Thursday, December 14 - 4:00 pm PUSD Board of Education Meeting

Thursday, January 01 - 12:00 am lege Names New Director of Economic & Workforce Development

Do Golf and Baseball Mix? For Maranatha High School They Did!

Two great sports found themselves co-mingling for the benefit of Maranatha High School’s athletic program when the Booster Club hosted the school’s 19th Annual Golf…

ArtCenter Shows Off Dramatic 15-Year Master Plan

ArtCenter College of Design officials showed off an impressive 15-year master plan for the future of the school’s two campuses to the City Planning Commission…

Local High School Students Experience the Dangers of Distracted Driving With Help From a Virtual Reality Simulator

Dozens of Pasadena high school students went behind the wheel in a virtual world Monday morning to experience first-hand the dangers of smartphone use while…

New York’s Institute of Culinary Education Will Launch Pasadena Cooking School at Former Site of Cordon Bleu

Pasadena will soon be home to a new location of a prestigious accredited culinary school based in New York City. Pasadena city officials confirmed Tuesday…

Caltech Graduate Students Named Finalists in Inventors Competition

Nathan Schoepp and Travis Schlappi Credit: Caltech Graduate students Nathan Schoepp and Travis Schlappi have been named finalists in the Collegiate Inventors Competition, an annual contest that rewards innovations, discoveries, and research by college and university students and their faculty advisers. Schoepp, who is studying chemistry, and Schlappi, studying chemical engineering, were selected for their work on a test that reveals antibiotic-resistant bacteria in 30 minutes instead of the usual three days, and could help reduce the spread of superbug bacteria. (Read more about their new test here.) Both Schoepp and Schlappi work in the lab of Rustem Ismagilov, Caltech’s…

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