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Sylvania Campus Learning Garden needs volunteers
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 4
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 1
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 5
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 […] 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 2
PCC is one of about 50 institutions nationwide to offer a Bridges to Baccalaureate Program Monday, Jul 14, 2014
Dave Coulter is headed back to NASA. Dave Coulter scores second NASA internship in as many years 1
Dave Coulter, 33, is one of 20 college students that earned a 2014 NASA Center Internship at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif, through an Oregon Space Grant Thursday, Jul 10, 2014
PCC honors CTE, dual credit high school students PCC honors CTE, dual credit high school students
The PACTEC, Dual Credit programs shower 71 high schoolers with honors, praise Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014
PCC to host Q&A, book signing with authors and editor for ‘America’s Forgotten Student Population,’ a guide to success for GED completers PCC to host Q&A, book signing with authors and editor for ‘America’s Forgotten Student Population,’ a guide to success for GED completers
One of Portland Community College’s own – this time, as an author – will participate in a question-and-answer session on July 16 about the book, “America’s Forgotten Student Population – Creating a Path to College Success for GED Completers.” Pam Blumenthal, director of PCC Links – which includes all of the college’s PCC Prep Alternative Programs – was brought on to write the chapter, “Delving into the Trenches: A Practitioner’s Perspective.” Additionally, PCC graduate Leah Rapoza, a product of Youth Empowered to Succeed and Gateway to College programs, was invited to write the chapter, “From GED to Master’s Degree.” Both […] Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014