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PCC IN THE NEWS: Rosalie Tucker featured for Oregonian graduation story

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On Friday, June 9, graduating PCC student Rosalie Tucker was profiled by the newspaper (“Grad dances to her life’s next stage” by Wade Nkrumah). Tucker will move on to Los Angeles where she’ll pursue a dance career at UCLA. She recently earned a scholarship to cover tuition and living expenses – as much as $30,000 yearly for as many as three years.

PCC was mentioned in an article highlighting the $155 million, New Columbia mixed-income development on the site of the former Columbia Villa public housing project on June 6 (“Ceremony ushers in New Columbia’s emerging hub,” by Stephen Beaven).

The new WorkSource North site, a partnership that includes the Housing Authority, Portland Community College, the state and Worksystems Inc., will provide career counseling, training and job placement.

The Hillsboro Argus

The newspaper reported on the college’s Westside Link Job and Career Fair on May 5 (“Community college to host job and career fair”). At least 1,000 job seekers got connected to employment opportunities on the west side of Portland. Industries represented at this year’s fair include manufacturing, high tech, health care, finance, retail, construction and hospitality.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »

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