Pueblo Community College Fact Sheet

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Founded in 1933

PUEBLO COMMUNITY COLLEGE – (PCC) is a comprehensive two-year public college with four campus sites. PCC serves more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually through its academic, community education and workforce training programs. PCC’s main campus is in Pueblo but the college serves nine counties in four locations. Its Fremont Campus is located in Canon City and it has Southwest Colorado Community College branches in Durango and Mancos. PCC is a STEM Jobs Approved college.

Through its Gorsich Advanced Technology Center, PCC is a leader in addressing education and training in various technology-related fields. In the 2015-2016 academic year, its Pueblo Corporate College provided customized training to 1,663 area workers, much of it done from the fleet of seven mobile learning labs to a wide range of companies on site in both southeast and southwest Colorado. Since development of the mobile learning labs in 2007, more than 20,000 miles have been traveled to conduct training. This is equivalent to 71 trips across the state of Colorado.

President: Patricia A. Erjavec, Ph.D.

Pueblo native Patty Erjavec became president of PCC on June 1, 2010, after serving as president and CEO of El Pueblo … an Adolescent Treatment Community. She served on the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education from 2001 to 2010 and was its chair for two years. She also served several months as the interim president of the Colorado Community College System. Erjavec is PCC’s first female president. Her emphasis of research and study is dedicated to the social cognitive factors affecting self-efficacy and student success.

Signature/Unique Programs:

PCC offers more than 70 academic degrees, certificates and mini-certificates and more health career programs (18) than any other community college in Colorado. Among them are Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs, both of which have clinics that provide discounted or free services to the public. PCC is one of four community colleges in Colorado offering a Bachelor of Applied Science degree. PCC’s program is in Dental Hygiene with an emphasis in education and public administration. Through a partnership with St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center, PCC operates a Human Anatomy Learning Center – with a state-of-the art Anatomage Table and human cadaver – as part of its Simulation Center at the hospital. Nursing, Surgical Technology and other health programs also are based on site at St. Mary-Corwin. PCC has use of a house near the hospital that is used by its health programs for conducting emergency operation exercises with the Fire Science Technology department and Law Enforcement Academy. PCC’s on-campus STEM Center provides students an opportunity to explore STEM projects and careers.

In 2016-2017, PCC served 1,584 high school students through the concurrent enrollment partnership with school districts, creating pathways from high school to higher education. To give dropouts a second chance, the college operates a GED program and two partnership programs, Gateway to College and the Alternative High School Diploma Program, which enable students to earn their high school diplomas and college credits simultaneously. In addition, PCC now has student pantries on all four of its campuses to provide free food and personal hygiene items to students in need.

Campuses:

Pueblo Campus
900 West Orman Avenue Pueblo CO 81004-1499 Pueblo Community College
Fremont Campus
51320 W Highway 50 Canon City CO 81212 Pueblo Community College
Durango Campus
701 Camino Del Rio Durango CO 81301 Pueblo Community College
Mancos Campus
33057 Highway 160 Mancos CO 81328 Pueblo Community College

Fall 2016-17 Academic Year Enrollment Headcount 7,243

Fall 2016/17 Instruction

  • Full-time Faculty: 105 – 26.7%
  • Adjunct Instructors: 288 – 73.3%

PCC’s Pueblo Corporate College Partners Include: