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PCC IN THE NEWS: Sustainability push gets national attention

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June, this month’s issue of University Business highlighted PCC’s sustainability efforts in giving students plenty of options to learn about sustainable practices.

June 1, The Hillsboro Argus highlighted the approved PCC budget for the 2007-08 year.

June 3, The Post Star of Glen Falls, New York explored PCC’s Center for Business and Industry’s help in providing skilled workers for industry.

June 6, The Oregonian reported that Preston Pulliams is named to the Higher Ed board by the Governor.

June 6, The Oregonian blog showed how the numbers for the community college budget started moving in the right direction during sessions in Salem.

June 7, The Oregonian profiled an 18-year-old Benson High student who worked on a construction site, plans to enroll at PCC.

June 12, The Oregonian reported that two-year colleges like PCC will benefit from the $500 million proposed budget by the state.

June 12, Corvallis Gazette-Time quoted Preston Pulliams on what an increase in state funding for community colleges would mean to PCC.

June 18, The Oregonian spotlighted the CAMP program.

June 21 The Oregonian reported how when an African villager has a question a former PCC student, who serves as the village’s advice chief, answers the call.

June 21, the West Linn Tidings highlighted the arrival of new Public Affairs Manager Dana Haynes to PCC.

June 21, Beaverton Valley Times featured a high school student who persevered and graduated. She’ll attend PCC in the fall.

June 22, Inside Higher Education featured PCC nursing instructor Alisa Schneider about the national nursing shortage.

June 22, The Oregonian reported that PCC will get $7.5 million for a much-needed capital construction project.

June 28, the Beaverton Valley Times reports PCC has committed to a national climate initiative.

June 28, the Forest Grove News-Times spotlighted a star high school softball player who will attend PCC in the fall.

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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