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PCC says ‘goodbye’ to Algie Gatewood

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On Thursday, Sept. 5, PCC said “goodbye” to outgoing Cascade Campus President Algie Gatewood in a farewell reception in the cafeteria. Hundreds of well-wishers packed the dining hall to hear speeches and stories about Gatewood and his tenure at the college. To read more about Gatewood’s PCC legacy, read his this background feature.

  • Board Member Kali Ladd.
  • College President Jeremy Brown.
  • Retired College President Preston Pulliams.
  • Students attending the farewell reception.
  • Algie Gatewood surprised by his gift - a photo of downtown Portand.
  • Algie Gatewood unwraps his gift.
  • Margaret Carter, former state senator.
  • Algie Gatewood gets a present from a former Middle College student.
  • The crowd wishes Algie well.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »