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PHOTOS: Community colleges students, staff flood Salem to lobby legislators

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On Wednesday, April 8, State Rep. Larry Galizio, also a speech instructor at PCC, listens to community college students testify to the value of their colleges and the importance of funding higher education. He serves on the Ways and Means subcommittee on education, which helps determine the state’s budget.

Sylvania Campus student Amber hastings was one of 30 speakers of students and instructors who tried to state their case to lawmakers serving on the subcommittee.

Russ Jones, automotive service technology instructor, highlighted many of PCC’s green initiatives with hybrid cars.

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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