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News Archive for July, 2014

Gretyl the dog. Cute dogs and cats up for adoption at Vet Tech 1
Are you looking for a furry Friend? The Veterinary Technology Program has animals for adoption Thursday, Jul 31, 2014
Hillsboro’s Deanna Palm named PCC Board Chair Hillsboro’s Deanna Palm named PCC Board Chair 2
A former PCC student, Palm represents Zone 7, which covers western Washington County Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014
PCC’s SBDC staff, left to right, front row: Tammy Marquez-Oldham (director), LaQuita Martin (client services coordinator) and Sean Harry (business advisor); back row: Yevette Johnson (program specialist), Kristen Mozian (client services manager and, Bob Hanks (executive director of CLIMB). PCC’s SBDC wins Small Business Week awards 1
The college’s Small Business Development Center is recognized for excellence at the state and regional levels Monday, Jul 28, 2014
Sylvania Campus Learning Garden needs volunteers 2
This Friday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to noon, Sylvania Campus Learning Garden staff will be building new raised beds in the refurbished garden area Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
White House names PCC model in Ready to Work initiative 6
PCC’s Career Pathways Program was one of 30 programs from all over the country recognized for their job-training work Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
PCC hosting free community health fair 2
The Portland Community College Medical Assisting Program is hosting a free community health fair from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Willow Creek Center Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014
Signing the Memorandum of Understand are (left) Johanna Flores, Dreamer and PCC student; Kyle Pratuch, college resource coordinator for the Foundation; Sandra Fowler-Hill, president of the Rock Creek Campus; Mark Langseth, president & CEO of I Have A Dream Foundation; Brenda Ivelisse, associate dean of students at Rock Creek, and Traci Rossi, vice president for programs at the Foundation. Rock Creek renews partnership with ‘I Have a Dream’
The Rock Creek Campus has renewed its agreement with the "I Have a Dream" Foundation and will welcome between 40 and 50 “Dreamers” to campus this fall Monday, Jul 21, 2014
Sara Seely honored for her dedication to Rock Creek community Sara Seely honored for her dedication to Rock Creek community 10
The Rock Creek librarian wins the annual Bill Christopher Award Monday, Jul 21, 2014
College community invited to attend finalist forums for vice president position
Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend a series of finalist candidate forums for Portland Community College’s vice presidency. The position reports to Jeremy Brown, PCC’s president, and the role serves to provide strategic leadership throughout the district PCC serves, tackling such issues as compliance, legal matters, and the implementation of PCC’s strategic plan. Following is the forum schedule: Monday, July 21 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sylvania Campus, College Center (CC) Building, Conference Rooms A & B Candidate: Kurt Ewen – Valencia Community College, Assistant Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning, Presidential Fellow For the past 14 years, Ewen has worked at Valencia Community College in Orlando, Fla. Among his accomplishments as the assistant vice president of […] Friday, Jul 18, 2014
Bridges student Erica Lee Barrios shows off her research poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. Bridges Program aims to increase diversity in biomedical research field 3
PCC is one of about 50 institutions nationwide to offer a Bridges to Baccalaureate Program Monday, Jul 14, 2014