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News Archive for August, 2013

PCC students present the check to Friendly House. PCC class awards $5,000 to local non-profit as part of learning
Friendly House was chosen as a finalist in the education of homeless children category Thursday, Aug 29, 2013
The new Biology and Management of Zoo Animals Program starts its second year The new Biology and Management of Zoo Animals Program starts its second year 5
A new PCC animal management program is the only one of its kind in the Northwest Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013
Intel, PCC keep students excited with engineering boot camp Intel, PCC keep students excited with engineering boot camp 3
The Intel Ultimate Engineering Experience, hosted by PCC, is energizing 120 STEM-focused students with hands-on workshops and mentoring Sunday, Aug 25, 2013
PCC is on a roll in the financial reporting game – winning a key national award for the 21st straight year. College President Jeremy Brown (far right) and Board Chair Denise Frisbee (middle right) presented the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement Award to, left to right, Sally Gregory (Financial Reporting Manager), Jim Crofts (Accounting Services Manager) and Jim Langstraat (Associate VP of Finance). The award was showed off at the last board of director’s meeting Thursday, Aug. 15 at the Sylvania Campus. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management. The GFOA oversees governmental reporting in the United Sates and Canada. PCC wins 21st consecutive national financial reporting award
The GFOA oversees governmental reporting in the United Sates and Canada Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013
The book’s cover art is by Alexandra Ditmore. Former student publishes adult fiction novel ‘Shadows and Dreams’
Throughout the book, Janice grapples with human nature, childhood demons, and the feeling of being on the outside Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013
A British invasion? A British invasion?
Only five days into his new gig as president of Portland Community College, and Jeremy Brown – a native of Manchester, England – made time to participate in Portland’s annual Safeway Blues Fest at Waterfront Park, where he introduced fellow Brit, the legendary Eric Burdon, to thousands of festival attendees. Originally from Newcastle, England, Burdon is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and considered “one of the 100 greatest voices of all time” by Rolling Stone Magazine. The Blues Fest, which ran from July 3 through July 6, is owned and operated by Oregon Food Bank, a nonprofit hunger-relief […] Thursday, Aug 15, 2013
North Portland neighbors join Cascade Campus for National Night Out North Portland neighbors join Cascade Campus for National Night Out 4
For the sixth straight year, PCC hosted a National Night Out at Cascade Thursday, Aug 15, 2013
The beauty of the Middle East pays a visit to Sylvania via ‘Mahrajan’ The beauty of the Middle East pays a visit to Sylvania via ‘Mahrajan’ 4
Hosted by the Arab American Cultural Center of Oregon, the Mahrajan is the largest local celebration of Arab heritage and culture Thursday, Aug 15, 2013
Q & A: Alum appreciates PCC training that molded his business Q & A: Alum appreciates PCC training that molded his business
John Mason is using his PCC training to make his business a success Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013