PCC / News / July 1, 2013

New PCC President Jeremy Brown tours PCC district

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On Monday, July 1, was the first day for new PCC’s President Jeremy Brown. To celebrate his first day on the job, President Brown traveled around the college on a PCC Shuttle to meet the PCC community at campuses and centers. We blogged about his progress all day so relive a bit of his day.

UPDATE: 4:45 p.m.

President Brown arrives at the Portland Metro WTC in North Portland.

President Brown arrives at the Portland Metro WTC in North Portland.

UPDATE: 2:22 p.m.

Jeremy and Algie Gatewood go head-to-head in a free throw contest at the Cascade gym. Who won? Let’s just say the college president had the edge.

Jeremy and Algie Gatewood go head-to-head in a free throw contest at the Cascade gym. Who won? Let's just say the college president had the edge.

UPDATE: 1:25 p.m.

Since it is President Brown’s first day, he has been inundated with lots of gifts at each campus and center. He is even getting welcoming signs on golf carts, which guided his shuttle onto the Rock Creek Campus.

Since it is President Brown's first day, he has been inundated with lots of gifts at each campus and center. He is even getting welcoming signs on golf carts, which guided his shuttle onto the Rock Creek Campus.

UPDATE: 1:18 p.m.

Jeremy Brown takes some time to meet students and staff at Rock Creek. This included staffers of the canine kind, too.

Jeremy Brown takes some time to meet students and staff at Rock Creek. This included staffers of the canine kind, too.

UPDATE: 12:24 p.m.

Brown was given the keys to one of Think Big’s Caterpillars, successfully operating the back hoe. Now it’s lunch time!

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UPDATE: 11:51 a.m.

Jeremy took the Max train from Hillsboro Center to Willow Creek. The train carves through the heart of Washington County.

Jeremy took the Max train from Hillsboro Center to Willow Creek. The train carves through the heart of Washington County.

UPDATE: 10:13 a.m.

Karen Jones gives Brown a tour of the sustainability features of Newberg Center. After some refreshments and a meet-and-greet with students and staff, he is on his way to Hillsboro Center.

Karen Jones gives Brown a tour of the sustainability features of Newberg Center. After some refreshments and a meet-and-greet with students and staff, he is on his way to Hillsboro Center.

9:53 a.m.

Brown is on the ground at Newberg!

Brown is on the ground at Newberg!

9:21 a.m.

Jeremy is cruising toward Newberg Center. Staff have been filling him in on Newberg and the history of the college’s new location there.

Jeremy is cruising toward Newberg Center. Staff have been filling him in on Newberg and the history of the college's new location there.

9:03 a.m., July 1

Jeremy Brown received a warm welcome at Sylvania. Here, he gets a special present from a robot. The gift is a 3-D etched picture of himself done on an auto machine tool.

Jeremy Brown received a warm welcome at Sylvania. Here, he gets a special present from a robot. The gift is a 3-D etched picture of himself done on an auto machine tool.

7:52 a.m., July 1

Staff are setting up at the Performing Arts Center at the Sylvania Campus for Jeremy Brown’s party. So faculty and students will be gathering as well. Come on down if you are based at Sylvania!

About The Author: James Hill

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x by Marqurite Bell 1 year ago

Welcome Mr. Brown to our beautiful season changing state of Oregon. I too am a new member of PCC through the Experience Works program located at Willow Creek. I hope your visit is informative as well as welcoming.

Marqurite