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News Archive for December, 2012

Top-10 web stories of 2012
Welcome to our top-list of most read stories in 2012 on the PCC website. Each week during the past year, we have featured the story of a program, event, student, faculty or staff member at Portland Community College. Many of our stories were viewed thousands of times and generated lots of discussion. Sit back and enjoy our most popular web stories of 2012! 1) PCC unveils 50 diamonds that sparkle Fifty Portland Community College alumni are being honored as PCC Diamond Alums in tribute to the college’s 50th. The list of alumni is long and diverse. From recent graduates to older retirees, they were selected because they all have overcome adversities, achieved success that made a difference in the community, […] Monday, Dec 31, 2012
A young dancer from last year's powwow. PCC powwow honors Native American culture 3
The 14th annual event features drum groups and dancers from across the region Friday, Dec 28, 2012
Sylvania's Winter Fest celebration benefits Neighborhood House Sylvania’s Winter Fest celebration benefits Neighborhood House
This year’s celebration garnered 14 baskets, as well as gift certificates and donations from nearby businesses Thursday, Dec 27, 2012
Gerontology brain health seminar, winter term class at Newberg Center Gerontology brain health seminar, winter term class at Newberg Center
On Saturday, Jan. 12, the Newberg Center will host “Aging with Brain Health in MIND,” a seminar from 8:15 a.m. to noon Thursday, Dec 27, 2012
The Atrox Somes exhibition is comprised of a group of artists who have confronted a life changing health issue. ‘Atrox Somes’ to debut at North View Jan. 10
This exhibition is comprised of a group of artists who have confronted a life changing health issue (whether directly or indirectly) in their lives Thursday, Dec 27, 2012
Video highlights of 2012 3
Back by popular demand is our top-list of most watched and discussed videos! Below are some of the highlighted video productions from the calendar year 2012. These include either cool events that have happened at the college or are program or people profiles. Beyond these news or feature videos, the PCC YouTube channel also contains a wide array of instructional videos. To find out more, go to www.youtube.com/pccvideos 50th Wrap Rap Published on June 15: Local hip-hop group (and proud PCC alums!) Rose Bent and producer Craig “Wolveryne” Warren created a new rap song to wrap up and recap the year of 50th Anniversary activities and celebrate everything that makes PCC great. Discover Community Ed: Longboarding Published on January 19: […] Monday, Dec 24, 2012
STEM breeds interdisciplinary robot competition at Sylvania Campus STEM breeds interdisciplinary robot competition at Sylvania Campus 6
Late last month, the Sylvania Campus hosted its first remotely-controlled robotic soccer challenge Friday, Dec 21, 2012
PHOTOS: Snow and ice blast Sylvania Campus PHOTOS: Snow and ice blast Sylvania Campus 2
Winter has officially started at PCC. As the day has progressed on Tuesday, Dec. 18, more and more snow and ice pellets have built up at the Sylvania Campus Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012
Guests mingle. As bond construction begins, Cascade, Southeast transportation options available 2
Parking will be tight for a while as new facilities are built. College has many options to get to, and park at, the North Portland location Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012
Wim Wievel (left) talks with Michael Dembrow and Preston Pulliams. PCC, PSU join forces for reverse transfer agreement 7
Funded by a national grant, the two institutions will recognize students’ past achievements with associate’s degrees after they’ve transferred to the university Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012