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PEOPLE: Former math instructor, Dick Clark, passes away

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Dick Clark, mathematics faculty member at Sylvania Campus from 1973-1996, passed away of a heart attack. Clark was 70 years old. He made many contributions to PCC in addition to teaching, including serving as department chair. After retiring in 1996, he taught distance education classes. Dick is survived by his wife Carolyn in Lake Oswego, six children, and several grandchildren. Dick will be sorely missed.

Arno named assistant in Sylvania Student Development

Kat Arno has been named assistant to the dean of Student Development at the Sylvania Campus. Arno has been working as the assistant to the Sylvania Student Leadership Coordinator since 2006. She was a returning student at PCC before that, involved in ASPCC while completing her associate’s degree. Before coming to Oregon, Arno worked for many years as an office and administrative manager in real estate sales at Snowbird and Alta ski resorts in Utah. Congrats to Kat!

Mesquita joins CAMP program at Rock Creek

The College Assistance Migrant Program and the Trio Program announced that Mario Mesquita is their new administrative assistant. He is from Eugene and previously worked for the Oregon Social Learning Center as a research assistant. He graduated cum laude from the University of Oregon with double bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and multimedia design. Kudos to Mario!

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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