In anticipation of PC’s centennial, Phoenix College is establishing September 13th as Founders Day; a day to honor and celebrate the first classes and founding of Phoenix College in 1920.

  • Welcome & Flag Presentation Ceremony
  • Alumni & Partner Recognition
  • PC Musical Ensemble & Choral Performances
  • City of Phoenix – Mayoral Proclamation & Reading of Founding Educational Philosophy
  • Remarks by City of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and PC President, Dr. Larry Johnson
  • History of PC Display & Reception
  • PC has been a pioneering institution since its inception. Founders' Day commemorates the anniversary of Phoenix College's founding and first classes on September 13, 1920.

Immediately following the ceremony, a history of PC display and a reception will be hosted inside the Hannelly Center.