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PCC honors 9/11 victims, heroes

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On Wednesday, Sept. 11, PCC held a brief ceremony in memory of the victims of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Held at the Cascade Campus Borthwick Mall, students, faculty, and staff from the college’s Fire Protection Technology, Criminal Justice Administration, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Management, and 9-1-1 Dispatch Services departments, as well as staff from PCC Public Safety, were on hand along with representatives from various City of Portland emergency services agencies.
  • Portland Fire engine.
  • College President Jeremy Brown.
  • Crowd of staff and students.
  • Portland Police Officer.
  • Left to right, president's Cabinet members Wing-Kit Chung, Randy McEwen and Neal Naigus.
  • Raising of the flag.
  • Bagpiper.
  • Bagpiper plays during the moment of silence.

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 »

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x by Joshua Sims 2 years ago

I am hoping we can do a similar event for Memorial Day for all our public services and military. It would be nice to do another large collaborative event.

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