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PCC IN THE NEWS: Preston Pulliams featured in Oregonian's Monday Profile

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A look at news stories about PCC from around the local area and the nation in February. In total, PCC events and people appeared 31 times in the local community online media, newspapers or TV/radio.

Feb. 4, the Saipan Times of Micronesia announced that a local student had made the campus president’s list at Cascade.

Feb. 10, The Republican of Springfield, Mass., highlighted the selection of a local community college for the Gateway to College program replication.

Feb. 11, The Oregonian featured Preston Pulliams in its Monday Profile piece, covering Pulliams’ background and his dedication toward helping students.

Feb. 12, The Asian Reporter spotlighted the Asian New Year event at the Southeast Center.

Feb. 12, The Asian Reporter profiled the Illumination Project and its upcoming winter schedule of performances.

Feb. 13, The Silverton Appeal profiled a former veterinary technology student who runs her family’s successful shoe store.

Feb. 14, a Community Education program career planning class by Jennifer Anderson made the Tigard Times.

Feb. 15, Department of Education highlighted a TV show on PBS that covered the issue of high school dropouts and the Gateway to College program.

Feb. 19, The Asian Reporter spotlighted April Ann Fong being named Teacher of the Year by the Oregon Academy of Science.

Feb. 20, ESPN showcased the amazing story of former PCC student and Tigard High wrester who beat drug addiction to become one of the country’s best collegiate athletes.

Feb. 22, The Salem Statesman Journal reported that it is expected PCC’s tuition will rise to $70 per credit hour.

Feb. 22, The Portland Tribune published an update about PCC possibly going for a $374 million bond in November.

Feb. 26, The Portland Tribune revealed that Washington County voters are in no mood to spend on public projects, according to a survey.

Feb. 28, The Oregonian highlighted a PCC Community Education class on bone loss and how to prevent it.

Feb. 28, the Lake Oswego Review featured the new theater arts play, “Henry IV.”

Feb. 29, The Hillsboro Argus spotlighted the possible PCC bond measure and what it would do for the Rock Creek Campus.

In its February edition, Oregon Home Magazine profiled a former welding student, who is now a metal artist.

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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