Phoenix College is a community college founded in 1920. It is located in Phoenix, Arizona, and is among the oldest community colleges in the country. The college offers enrollment to more than 10,000 students, and its main campus covers 52 acres. There are more than 200 degree and certificate programs offered by the Phoenix College.
The college's sports teams are nicknamed PC, and the mascot is a bear. The teams wear the official colors of gold and blue, and participate in baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, track and field, softball and volleyball. Phoenix College has won a number of national championships in softball, baseball, track and field, wrestling, golf, football and cross-country.
The alumni of the college include eminent personalities like Tony Award-winning actor Stephen Spinella, actors Nick Nolte and Peter Billingsley, television star Jaime Lyn Bauer, artist Eric Fischl, and Pop/ Rhythm & Blues singer CeCe Peniston.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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