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Rock Creek community makes Fowler-Hill feel right at home Rock Creek community makes Fowler-Hill feel right at home 3
The campus’ new president says she’s been impressed by what she’s seen Monday, Apr 21, 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 Cafe. The native of Denmark isn’t going because of good coffee, tasty tea or a solid Wi-Fi connection. She goes every Friday afternoon for the conversations with native and non-native English speakers. Monday, Apr 14, 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
Governor uses Rock Creek to sign important education bills Governor uses Rock Creek to sign important education bills 12
At PCC, Gov. John Kitzhaber signs two bills into law that help college students succeed Monday, Mar 31, 2014
A commitment to academics helps the Panthers win one for Harold A commitment to academics helps the Panthers win one for Harold 5
Tony Broadous molds a once winless PCC basketball team into a winner Monday, Mar 24, 2014
Left to right, BAMZA students Ann Lauerman and Alisha Harvey with new lambs. Getting up close, personal with a college farm 13
Veterinary Technology and Biology and Management of Zoo Animals students develop their skills with animals living on campus Monday, Mar 17, 2014
Rock Creek event celebrates Oregon’s first African-Americans Rock Creek event celebrates Oregon’s first African-Americans 3
Richardson’s mission to have Lopez recognized was part of her presentation “Celebrating Oregon’s Black Pioneers” at PCC’s Black History Month Celebration during February Monday, Mar 10, 2014
PCC men's basketball team wins conference title! PCC Wins First-Ever NWAACC Basketball Championship 17
Sometimes the good guys win. A storybook season reached a dramatic conclusion Tuesday night when the PCC Men’s Basketball team defeated Pierce College 92-86 to claim the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges conference championship. The NWAACC title is the first in the College’s history. Josh turner led the way with a game-high 23 points, in what was a true team effort from PCC. No fewer than six Panthers scored in double figures. Portland jumped out to an early lead and held off Pierce in a tense second half to take the game, and the laurels, from Pierce in Kennewick, […] Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014
PCC Day at the Capitol gives students, staff a voice PCC Day at the Capitol gives students, staff a voice 2
The original PCC Day at the Capitol on Feb. 7 may have been cancelled due to snow, but the re-scheduled event on Tuesday, Feb. 25 had plenty of sun and positive vibes Monday, Mar 3, 2014
Sylvania Theatre Arts' Patrick Tangredi dishes on 'Spoon River' play Sylvania Theatre Arts’ Patrick Tangredi dishes on ‘Spoon River’ play 12
The Theatre Arts Program at the Sylvania Campus has a new play - “The Spoon River Project.” Based on Edgar Lee Masters' “Spoon River Anthology,” the former residents of the small but complex town of Spoon River examine their lives and longings for who they were and what might have been Monday, Feb 24, 2014