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News Archive for March, 2013

PCC's Unity Art Project in final stage - installation PCC’s Unity Art Project in final stage – installation
Artist and past PCC student Nicky Falkenhayn, who was commissioned to develop the art project, is putting together the final touches for the pieces, beginning with the Sylvania Campus installation Friday, Mar 29, 2013
Youth Action Grants ceremony honors students who make a difference Youth Action Grants ceremony honors students who make a difference
The Youth Action Grants provide an opportunity for youth to write grants that develop programs or special events to help other Portland youth address initiatives set forth in the city of Portland’s Youth Bill of Rights Friday, Mar 29, 2013
PCC Library hosts Library Prize awards for students
For the 8th year, the PCC Library and the Friends of the PCC Library are sponsoring the Library Prize Thursday, Mar 28, 2013
Students get the basics, and a bit more, in non-credit welding class Students get the basics, and a bit more, in non-credit welding class 8
Students learn the basics of welding from a knowledgeable instructor so they can safely build projects on their own Thursday, Mar 28, 2013
Latino Health Equity Conference on May 10 1
The Rock Creek Career Resource Center is hosting the 2013 Latino Health Equity Conference on Friday, May 10. Kaiser Permanente is providing 100 Scholarships for students interested in health careers to attend the conference free of charge Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013
PCC Nursing instructor Teri Mills jets between Salem and Washington, DC, to meet legislators PCC Nursing instructor Teri Mills jets between Salem and Washington, DC, to meet legislators
“Rolling stones gather no moss”: A saying that could easily be applied to PCC’s Teri Mills, a longtime nursing instructor who recently accompanied a handful of nursing students to Salem, to meet with state legislators and discuss a variety of health care legislation in the mix. Read all about their visit at: opportunity.pcc.edu/future-nurses-visit-salem-for-nurses-lobby-day/   Next, Mills jettisoned to Washington, DC, to lobby on behalf of a bill — HR 485, National Nurse Act of 2013 — currently before Congress, which proposes the establishment of a full-time National Nurse for Public Health. The new position would collaborate with the Office of the Surgeon General to identify and prioritize national health priorities. For more details on the National Nurse Act and Mills’ advocacy, […] Monday, Mar 25, 2013
PCC fuel cell class set to power up this spring PCC fuel cell class set to power up this spring
The new introductory course will cover the basics of the technology and is the only one of its kind at any Oregon community college Monday, Mar 25, 2013
Black History Month at Sylvania – a reflection and a look forward 1
Portland Community College celebrated Black History Month in February with each campus hosting a week of events. Here is a quick recap of how the week of events went at Sylvania as well as an exciting upcoming event Monday, Mar 18, 2013
Dawn Davis picked as interim director of Community Education
She holds a master’s degree in Education from Portland State University and started with the Community Education Program in 1998 as an Office Support II Monday, Mar 18, 2013
Sylvania's Women's Resource Center debuts new Ensler play Sylvania’s Women’s Resource Center debuts new Ensler play
This year, the WRC is premiering the new Eve Ensler play, 'A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, & A Prayer,” which is part of the continued effort to create awareness about men’s role in the efforts to end violence Monday, Mar 18, 2013