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PCC IN THE NEWS: ThinkBIG in the Times

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Beaverton Times

On Sept. 29, an article (“PCC program runs with BIG cats,” by Ray Pitz) highlighted PCC’s partnership with five Caterpillar dealers to form the Northwest ThinkBIG program – a Caterpillar dealer service technician program. Twenty-five students recruited from the Northwest will be enrolled this year – the inaugural year.

The Oregonian

On Sept. 26, a story about business and political leaders agree discussing the ailing health care system’s cost increases (“Urgent Issues: Day Three” by Bill Graves and Don Colburn) featured Tom Lowles. “It’s frustrating for both business owners and their employees,” said Lowles, director of the Small Business Development Center at Portland Community College. “Because one way or another, we’re all paying for it.”

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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