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CASCADE NEWS: Hudson selected as new dean for Liberal Arts, Math

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Steve Hudson has taken over the administration of Cascade Campus’ Liberal Arts and Mathematics Division. Hudson replaces outgoing dean Peter Maphumalo, who has taken a position with Bellevue Community College in Washington. This is the second stint as head of the division for Hudson, a longtime PCC employee who was a Cascade English instructor when the Campus first opened in 1969. Hudson also served as interim dean from 2000-2003.

Bowles named Skill Center director

James Bowles has been appointed director of the Cascade Campus Skill Center where he has served as interim director since the retirement of Randy Blakely in December. Bowles joined the Skill Center team shortly after its inception in 1989 as an instructor. In his new post, Bowles will help usher in the Skill Center’s new status as a state-certified direct entry pre-apprenticeship program, and has already greatly enhanced its community outreach and recruitment efforts.

Summer Academy helps Native American youth

The Native American Youth Association is in the midst of its third annual Summer Academy, hosted each year by Cascade Campus. The Campus is a partner in NAYA’s national Middle College program, aimed at helping Native American middle and high school students to prepare for higher education and professional careers. Twenty-seven students are enrolled in this summer’s Academy.

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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