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News Archive for May, 2013

Stories of inspiration highlight 51st PCC graduation Stories of inspiration highlight 51st PCC graduation 2
Keynote speaker is retiring PCC President Preston Pulliam, who started his education at a community college, and the student speaker is Tigard’s Michelle Reers, who overcame many barriers to earn two degrees Thursday, May 30, 2013
Future Connect awards scholarships to new students Future Connect awards scholarships to new students
During the Future Connect Scholarship Awards Ceremony, about 80 students were given scholarships Thursday, May 30, 2013
PCC selects five 2013 Diamond Alum Award winners PCC selects five 2013 Diamond Alum Award winners 8
Sr. Theresa Ann Bunker, Martina Clemmons, J.J. De Sousa, Rep. Joe Gallegos and Ben Jones, M.D. are all being honored for their contributions to their communities Thursday, May 30, 2013
Q & A: Preston Pulliams looks back at his nine years steering PCC Q & A: Preston Pulliams looks back at his nine years steering PCC 2
From enrollment surges to dealing with funding gaps to growing the PCC Foundation, the college’s leader discusses his time at Oregon’s largest institution Monday, May 27, 2013
PCC Sustainability Council signs revised Climate Action Plan PCC Sustainability Council signs revised Climate Action Plan
By 2030, PCC is targeting to be 40 percent below 2006 greenhouse gas levels and 80 percent below the levels by 2050 Friday, May 24, 2013
Industry need means Rock Creek welding program in driver's seat in area training Industry need means Rock Creek welding program in driver’s seat in area training
The Portland Community College welding class now in progress at St. Helens High School will help you with that wacky piece of garden art you’ve always wanted, but it also means you could avoid the wait list and move directly into the welding program at the Rock Creek Campus Friday, May 24, 2013
Transfer luncheon helps current student decide next college step 2
This is a great opportunity for students who are considering transferring to a four-year school to hear from a group of alumni who have successfully made the transfer transition Thursday, May 23, 2013
Sylvania Career Resource Center hosts employment outlook event
Join Christian Kaylor, Oregon Employment Department Workforce analyst, as he discusses current and future employment trends, industries and occupations most impacted by the current economy, and economic forces that drive the creation of new jobs in Oregon Thursday, May 23, 2013
Oregon's First Lady visits Cascade Campus to discuss poverty issues Oregon’s First Lady visits Cascade Campus to discuss poverty issues
Community members from Cascade and the neighborhood turned out to talk about ways that the state and community can work together to remove the barriers that keep people from escaping from poverty Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Career Pathways receives additional investment from Bank of America Career Pathways receives additional investment from Bank of America 1
Funds support access for students enrolled in targeted career programs at PCC Sunday, May 19, 2013