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PCC in the NEWS: Students' trip to D.C. featured

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Here is a look at news stories about PCC from around the local area and the nation in March. In total, PCC events and people appeared 46 times in the local community or national online media, newspapers or TV/radio.

March 1, Community College Times showcased the OCNE nursing signing on its front page with a photo of Linda Gerber and John Saito.

March 5, The Oregonianprofiled Mt. Hood CC and used PCC as the ideal of how a community college should be operated.

March 5, the Lake Oswego Review featured Jeff Grider and his hero award given to him by the Lake Oswego Police Department for saving a man’s life.

March 6, the Portland Tribune highlighted PCC’s enrollment surge in an article about the jobless going back to school.

March 12, KEX radio interviewed Preston Pulliams about the college helping to train people for middle skill and green jobs.

March 19, the Lake Oswego Review reported on the students headed to D.C. for Spring Break to lobby Congress.

March 20, Business Wire and the Portland Business Journal highlighted PCC’s impending ban on smoking at all of its campuses.

March 24, the Hillsboro Argus spotlighted the PCC bond sale with a story.

March 26, the Lake Oswego Review showcased the Miller match and the Foundation’s great work in cultivating funds.

March 30, Julianne Johnson-Weiss made the cover of How We Live of The Oregonian for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in the play “Night with Day.”

March 30, Dana Haynes was interviewed on KXL Radio about the Foundation matching the Miller grant challenge.

March 30, the Sustainable Industries Journal showcased PCC’s green initiatives.

March 31, The Oregonian profiled Vet tech students and the wide range of career possibilities that are available to graduates.

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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