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Sylvania’s College Center gets a much needed lift

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The new north elevator in the College Center at the Sylvania Campus is now open for business, just in time for winter term activity. The glass elevator’s installation at the north end of the CC building was finished over the holiday break. This Bond Program and Facilities Management Services-funded addition will greatly facilitate ADA access to all levels of the CC Building, including allowing PCC workers access to the roof for efficient maintenance of building mechanical systems. On Thursday, Jan. 2, Sylvania Campus President Linda Gerber hosted a party to celebrate this new addition with faculty and staff. Gerber and Sylvania Bond Manager Gary Sutton took the ceremonial first ride in the elevator in front of a clapping crowd.

  • The new north CC Building elevator.
  • Gary Sutton and Linda Gerber take the first ride.
  • Gary Sutton explains the history of the elevator's work.
  • More staff and faculty get in line for rides.
  • Jeff Triplett, Sylvania's dean of Instruction, squeezed into the brand new lift.

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 Kate Chester 3 years ago

The elevator looks great! Congratulations to Linda and Gary, and the Sylvania and bond teams!


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