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Summer Term Enrollment Jumps 9.6 Percent at PCC
Summer term enrollment figures for Portland Community College show a hefty increase of both full-time equivalent students and total headcount at the college’s campuses, training centers and community locations. The college Institutional Research office reports a 9.6 percent increase in headcount and a 7.7 percent increase in full-time equivalent (FTE) student enrollments after the fourth week of summer term, when figures are submitted to the state. FTE enrollment is the total number of full-time and part-time students combined to make a full-time equivalent student count. These figures continue the steady increase in enrollments at Portland Community College with 19,604 students taking classes summer term, up from 17,892 the previous summer. The summer term FTE enrollment count is 2,103, up from […] Wednesday, Jul 21, 1999
A "College Girl's"Victory
The life journey of Sally Kemple always managed to find the bumpiest of roads. Wednesday, Jul 7, 1999
Sculpture Students Learn the Art of the Arc
Art students with designs on sculpting something that will live long into the next millennium are hard at work this summer in the for-credit Sculpture Welding II class at the PCC Rock Creek Campus. Slated for Tuesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 2 in Rock Creek’s Building 2, from 5 p.m. to 9:50 p.m., Sculpture Welding II offers art students the opportunity to create welded sculpture and gain skills used by professional welders. Students are being schooled in oxyacetylene welding and cutting, SMAW (stick) welding, GMAW (wire) welding and TIG (gas tungsten) arc welding processes. The class itself covers metal sculpture design and construction, with several demonstrations, slides, lectures and films on the subject. Lectures are held in Room 132B and […] Wednesday, Jul 7, 1999
Graduation at PCC
June 5, 1999 is the big-payoff day for the hard work and dedication of nearly 1,800 Portland Community College students, when the college celebrates their accomplishments with its 37th commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. in Memorial Coliseum. Students from all walks of life will reach out their hands to accept a handshake and a degree, one- or two-year certificate, high school diploma or GED certificate from PCC President Dan Moriarty. What: Portland Community College’s 37th commencement ceremony When: Saturday, June 5, 11 a.m. Where: Memorial Coliseum Who: Commencement Speaker is Multnomah County Commissioner Serena Cruz, who represents District 2, which includes the areas of North and Northeast Portland. Cruz has been a long-time advocate for accessible higher education, having worked […] Wednesday, May 26, 1999
Art Beat '99 Will Make Your Life Worth Living
If this world has got you down the world with traffic jams, crying kids and VISA bills Portland Community College has a temporary escape into a land of beauty, artistic grandeur and soothing imagery waiting for you. What’s more, it’s free! Put away the aspirin and find your way to Art Beat ’99, set to take over PCC campuses May 10-14. This year’s multi-campus event represents the 13th time the college has brought local, regional and national visual and performing artists onto its main campuses to expose you and others like you to unique visions and versions of our world. Photography is the theme for Art Beat ’99, with the work and wisdom of Portland photographer Terry Toedtemeier taking center […] Wednesday, May 19, 1999
College-wide Enrollment Continues to Climb at PCC
Spring term enrollment figures for Portland Community College show an increase of both full-time equivalent students and total headcount for the third straight spring term, according to a report compiled recently by the college’s Institutional Research office. PCC’s enrollment report after the fourth week of spring term when figures are submitted to the state confirm a college-wide enrollment increase of nearly two percent in full-time equivalent students. FTE is the total number of full-time and part-time students combined to determine a full-time equivalent student count. There was also a more than three percent increase in headcount for spring term, which is the total number of students attending classes at PCC. These figures continue the steady increase in spring term enrollment […] Thursday, May 13, 1999
Students Join Oregon Lions for Screening Effort at Cascade Campus
Portland Community College Ophthalmic Medical Technology (OMT) students will join forces with the Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation on Friday, May 21, when the Oregon Lions’ Mobile Screening Unit pulls onto the Cascade Campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for vision, glaucoma, blood pressure and diabetes screenings. OMT students will staff registration tables and perform screenings on participants. Students, college staff and the general public are welcome to receive free screenings. The Mobile Screening Unit is a 44-foot trailer pulled by a Freightliner tractor. It is a self-contained testing unit that produces its own electrical power for the testing equipment. "This is an opportunity for us to serve the community where we live and work," said OMT Department […] Thursday, Apr 29, 1999
Head Start, OMT program envision growing partnership
Joanne Harris, chair of the PCC Ophthalmic Medical Technology department, and Albina Head Start's Sue Riss were introduced to each other by a phone book. Wednesday, Apr 21, 1999
PCC Students Pair with Albina Head Start for Youth Vision Screenings on April 27 and May 4 at Cascad
Portland Community College Ophthalmic Medical Technology (OMT) students will take the anxiety out of a doctor’s office visit for as many as 80 3-year-olds, when the youngsters with Albina Head Start staffers in tow board Tri-Met buses bound for the Cascade Campus on Tuesday, April 27 and Tuesday, May 4. Screenings will take place at the OMT lab in Jackson Hall, Room 119 starting at 10 a.m. The Cascade Campus is located at 705 N. Killingsworth. The field trip of sorts will allow the children to be screened by the students for decreased vision and amblyopia, also known as "lazy eye." For more information on the partnership between Albina Head Start and PCC’s Ophthalmic Medical Technology program, call the OMT […] Wednesday, Apr 21, 1999
Cascade Campus Job Fair brings 80 Employers to Job Seekers
The Portland Community College Cascade Campus and Today’s Careers are joining forces to bring as many as 80 of Oregon’s finest companies into the North/Northeast community for the Cascade Campus Spring 1999 Career and Job Information Fair on Tuesday, May 4 on the Cascade Campus. The fair, slated for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., will provide networking opportunities for students, people seeking new career options, and others wanting to see first-hand the myriad of employment choices they have right here in the Portland metro area. Some of the high-profile companies scheduled to meet with students and the community include: American Red Cross, Fred Meyer, Hanna Andersson, LSI Logic, Legacy Health System, Mt. Hood Beverage Company, Oregon Lottery, Oregon State Police, […] Thursday, Apr 15, 1999