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News Archive for February, 2013

PCC chooses three finalists for college president PCC chooses three finalists for college president 5
Candidates Jeremy Brown, Tod Burnett, and Richard Durán were picked from a nationwide search Thursday, Feb 28, 2013
PCC welcomes land expert Tom Ward to talk about social forestry
Ward is presenting on the topic 'Land conservation and Permaculture Connect in Social Forestry' as a fundraising event for the non-profit Speak for the Trees Thursday, Feb 28, 2013
Sylvania's Theater Arts puts on 'Blithe Spirit' this March Sylvania’s Theater Arts puts on ‘Blithe Spirit’ this March 5
A recently remarried Charles calls a madcap psychic, Madame Arcati, to his lovely home for a mock séance Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
Noted Filipino Congressman, activist to speak at PCC
Philippine Congressman Walden Bello made his debut as a political activist during the Marcos dictatorship when he dedicated two decades to building an international movement to restore democracy in the Philippines Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
AAWCC recognizes PCC’s chapter for contributions to community
The college's chapter president, Cherie Maas-Anderson, applied for, and won, the national model chapter award for bringing women's issues to the forefront Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
Isaac Sunday hands over his donation to school officials in Awing, Cameroon last fall. Inspired by PCC, Sunday continues education work in Africa 6
A student we profiled in 2012 is at it again in helping a small village get the supplies it needs for its school Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013
Left to right, Yana Velasquez, Spanish instructor and lead on the Barcelona trip Sarah Bentley, Study Abroad Coordinator Nicole Tobin and Christopher Shauinger. National Gilman Program funds four PCC students to study abroad in Spain 7
The competitive national scholarship program aims to increase diversity in study abroad programs. PCC is top community college in total scholars awarded Monday, Feb 25, 2013
Southeast Center and Extended Learning Campus President Jessica Howard presents at a recent Campus Identity Committee meeting. Southeast Center/Extended Learning Campus goes through identity process 2
To spearhead the campus Identity effort, Jessica Howard convened a steering committee last September made up of representatives from the various programs and centers that comprise the Extended Learning Campus Friday, Feb 22, 2013
“Microbe: Alcanivorax borkumensis,” 2011, watercolor, 25 ¾” x 34 ¼." Campus art galleries open new shows around district
The college’s collection of art galleries at the main campuses are opening brand new art exhibits for students, faculty, staff and the public to visit Thursday, Feb 21, 2013
Rudy Crew, Oregon’s first Chief Education Officer, said he is looking for these kinds of models and wants PCC representatives to present at the next Oregon Education Investment Board meeting. In addition, he wants to tell the Oregon Legislature that this model exists already and all they have to do is fund it and scale it. Oregon education leader says future is bright for Future Connect 5
Rudy Crew, the new head of Oregon’s education system, recently sat down with PCC leaders and students to talk about the program's future with the state Thursday, Feb 21, 2013