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Monica Feliu-Mojer. Hermanas Conference introduces science to high school girls
On April 25, approximately 200 high school girls from Portland, Beaverton, Hillsboro and Forest Grove will spend the day at Portland Community College’s Rock Creek Campus immersed in the language of science Friday, Apr 18, 2014
Sylvania's annual E-Cycling efforts extended to two months Sylvania’s annual E-Cycling efforts extended to two months
After six years of recycling computers, electronics and Styrofoam once a year, the Sylvania Campus community has decided it was time for a change Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
In a recent ceremony at the state Capitol Building, people pictured are, left to right, Interim PCC Grants Director Vanessa Wood, Grants Officer Bonnie Hester, Rock Creek Campus Dean of Instruction Cheryl Scott and Vice Provost for Academic Innovation and Student Success at Portland State University Sukhwant Jhaj. PCC, partners net $445,000 from state for dual credit project
The Oregon Education Investment Board and the Oregon Department of Education announced that Portland Community College has been awarded a $445,000 grant for its Oregon Metro Connects All Students to College Consortium. With the new funds, this partnership aims to expand the dual credit offerings in local school districts and add services that prepare students for college. The consortium, led by PCC, consists of Mt. Hood Community College, Portland State University, the Multnomah Education Service District, and Beaverton, Centennial, David Douglas, Forest Grove, Gresham-Barlow, Hillsboro, Parkrose, Portland and Reynolds school districts. “Ensuring the college success and career readiness of Oregon […] Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
Edwards will start in her new position on July 21. Karin Edwards picked to lead Cascade Campus 1
The new campus president will start in her position on July 21 Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
Southeast Center opens new Library, Student Commons facilities Southeast Center opens new Library, Student Commons facilities 1
PCC has added 106,000-square-feet of new learning space to the center Monday, Apr 14, 2014
Sophia Clark, a student from Denmark who is working on reading and writing development courses at the Southeast Center, can’t wait to attend the Conversation Café each Friday of the term. PCC program fosters conversations to build ESOL students’ English skills
Student Sophia Clark’s favorite place to be is at the Conversation Café. The native of Denmark isn’t going because of good coffee, tasty tea or a solid Wi-Fi connection. She goes every Friday afternoon to the tutoring center at the Southeast Center (2305 S.E. 82nd Ave.) for the conversations with native and non-native English speakers. It’s all part of Portland Community College English for Speakers of other Languages Program’s effort to help its students practice their English and improve skills through a series of fun learning activities outside of the classroom. The Café, which isn’t restricted to ESOL students at […] Monday, Apr 14, 2014
PCC to celebrate new buildings at Southeast Center
College officials are holding a ribbon cutting to mark the opening of the Library and Student Commons Building Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014
Women's Self-Care Retreat set for all day at Rock Creek on April 11 Women’s Self-Care Retreat set for all day at Rock Creek on April 11 1
The keynote speaker is Lea McLeod, a former Fortune 15 executive and founder of the Job Success Lab Monday, Apr 7, 2014
Also returning to the Job Fair this year – and continuing the fair’s emphasis on online job searching -- will be a free seminar from Josh Waldman, author of 'Job Searching With Social Media for Dummies.' Cascade Job Fair returns April 29 for 17th year
An assortment of more than 50 area employers will be on hand at the event, which is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Cascade Campus Gym, 705 N. Killingsworth St. Monday, Apr 7, 2014
Rock Creek performing arts chair instrumental in program's expansion Rock Creek performing arts chair instrumental in program’s expansion 6
Instructor Jason Palmer showcases his drumming talents as he helps build Rock Creek's music program Monday, Apr 7, 2014