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High school counselors to be briefed on PCC process
Photos and Story by James Hill
CASCADE CAMPUS – Local high school counselors will get a first-hand look at what Portland Community College has to offer its students.PCC’s High School Counselor Day will attract between 40-50 counselors for special workshops between 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 22 in Terrell Hall 122 on the Cascade Campus, 705 N. Killingsworth St. The annual event invites district-area high school counselors to gather at PCC to get updated information on new programs, changes that may affect the admissions process, requirement changes and ways to better communicate with the college’s admissions offices.PCC District President Preston Pulliams will welcome the counselors in the morning while Algie Gatewood, president of PCC’s Cascade Campus, will host a lunch in the dining hall. The day will be capped off with presentations on several PCC programs that may be of interest to the counselors, including the Portland Teachers Program.For more information on this day for counselors, contact Roberto Su’rez, admissions coordinator at the Cascade Campus, at 503-978-5291.