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News Archive for November, 2013

Left to right, ROOTS adviser Sarah Dykes, Floyd Pittman and Cascade ROOTS Director Claire Oliveros. Since 2011, the ROOTS Program has posted a persistence rate of 96 percent; meaning that an overwhelming majority of students are taking their studies seriously, and taking advantage of the support systems that ROOTS offers to help them succeed. First-generation college students thankful for Cascade’s ROOTS Program 3
Cascade ROOTS is one of the federally-funded TRiO family of programs, which provide comprehensive wraparound support services to college students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013
National Museum of the American Indian’s 'IndiVisible' exhibit on display National Museum of the American Indian’s ‘IndiVisible’ exhibit on display
Propelled by the twin forces of slavery and colonialism, African and Native peoples came together in the Americas Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013
STEM initiatives cross PCC campuses and disciplines at first-ever ‘Showcase’ STEM initiatives cross PCC campuses and disciplines at first-ever ‘Showcase’ 1
Science, technology, engineering and math programs around the college met on Rock Creek to share ideas Monday, Nov 25, 2013
Career Guidance instructor Jackie Elliot teaches a CG 100 course to more than 25 students during fall term. Like many Career Guidance instructors, Elliot is also a counselor in the Sylvania Counseling Center and feels strongly the classes give students a better chance at being successful. Career Guidance courses lead to improved success in school and life
In an effort to answer some of these concerns, along with other options for personal and academic growth, the College Success and Career Guidance courses are providing answers and options. Friday, Nov 22, 2013
PCC and PSU sign updated co-admissions agreement PCC and PSU sign updated co-admissions agreement 5
PCC leader Jeremy brown met with PSU President Wim Wievel to re-up their institution's dual enrollment pact Thursday, Nov 21, 2013
PCC welcomes celebrated artist to annual arts lecture series on Nov. 21 PCC welcomes celebrated artist to annual arts lecture series on Nov. 21 9
Jaune Quick-To-See Smith is one of the most acclaimed American Indian artists in the country Monday, Nov 18, 2013
Students spend a day with 'Dreamers' at Alder Elementary School Students spend a day with ‘Dreamers’ at Alder Elementary School 1
In late October, a group of 11 PCC students and staff from the Southeast Center and Cascade Campus visited the school and their 'adopted' first graders Friday, Nov 15, 2013
PCC’s Nursing Program hosts OHSU’s visiting scholars program PCC’s Nursing Program hosts OHSU’s visiting scholars program 1
Nursing instructors Doris Rink and Wendy Shelden led the students in a day of simulated learning Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013
Cascade ASPCC needs donations fot Thanksgiving baskets
Cascade Campus’ ASPCC and Phi Theta Kappa are sending Thanksgiving baskets to more than 50 student families to make the Holiday season a happy time for those students who might find it a financial burde Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013
PCC seeks candidates for position on Board of Directors
The Portland Community College Board of Directors is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the board.  The vacancy exists in Zone 3 as a result of the resignation of the incumbent board member who had served for the past twelve years. The person selected would serve through June 2015 and could seek election to the position in May 2015. Zone 3 represents the east border of the PCC district, going roughly from between I-5 and I-205, south of NE Sandy Blvd. [On Multnomah County election maps see PCC Zone 3 or D3] PCC Board Members are elected by zones for four-year terms.  Elections are held in odd numbered years. When a vacancy occurs mid-term, the board appoints a replacement to […] Monday, Nov 4, 2013