Chief Justice Posts

Planning and Priorities: WE NEED YOUR VIEWS!

December 12, 2011

Realignment. Faculty chairs, deans, or emperors. Eleven divisions, four schools, or one hundred departments. Silos, outcomes, and vertical/horizontal structures. Most of us have heard our professors talking about it, even briefly. The Courier has published several stories, and in our own AS townhalls we’ve asked for opinions. Read more below… Continue reading

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Resolved: That ASPCC shall resolve

October 30, 2011

For the 112 community colleges in the State of California, 112 Associated Students organizations are going to be (in theory) busy, busy, busy reading a slew of resolutions that various student governments have put forward to the Student Senate for California’s Community Colleges for discussion and review. The SSCCC is… Continue reading

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College Council: Brown Act reigns

October 26, 2011

One of the biggest questions ever asked about college wide shared governance: is it Brown Act? Shouldn’t it follow the law about agenda posting and public comment? Until today. The answer was no. And now the answer is no, but yes. Let me explain. The College Council is an advisory… Continue reading

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Board of Trustees Candidates Forum

October 25, 2011

ASPCC invites you to a candidates forum  for PACCD Board of Trustees this Weds, Oct. 26th.

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CCCSAA Fall 2011

October 24, 2011

The Associated Students went to San Jose for a conference arranged and thrown by the California Community Colleges Student Affairs Association (CCCSAA). CCCSAA, pronounced See-Saw, is a professional organization for AS advisors and student affairs / student life professionals. It allows for networking and research opportunities between our college and… Continue reading

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College Council: playing by the numbers

October 15, 2011

The College Council is the ‘top tier’ of shared governance at PCC. It is the one area where every constituent group is represented. Three students, three faculty, three classified, three managers, and one representative from each campus union (we have 5 of them).  The College Council meets every fourth Wednesday… Continue reading

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Facilities and Planning: U, R, and W

September 16, 2011

A Facilities and Planning committee meeting was held Wednesday, September 14th, 2011. Hanna Israel (VP for Sustainability) and myself (Simon Fraser, Chief Justice) attended as the student rep. If you are a student who has spent a lot of time in departments housed in the W, U, or R buildings… Continue reading

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Governing Documents for ASPCC Updated September 12, 2011

September 12, 2011

Hello all – my apologies for the dry post coming up. I’ll keep it brief! The ASPCC has published an updated set of its governing documents today, September 12, 2011. The latest copy, containing the Constitution, Bylaws, and Policies and Procedures can be always be found at our governing documents… Continue reading

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A Marquee Degree

September 05, 2011

I was really excited to see ASPCC graduate from the school of advertising with a giant proclamation on the PCC Marquee. Taking prime real estate on the corner of Hill and Colorado (where so many people end up stuck at red lights), we’re showcasing our existence and the best ways… Continue reading

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Monday, 6am: Once again I'm wide awake...

August 29, 2011

The title of this entry comes from a favourite movie of mine, Latter Days. The song, Tuesday, 3am, is a sad song of loss and grief. Don’t worry, I’m not being depressed because I am not a morning person! But it is true – Monday, 6am, I was wide awake.… Continue reading

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