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PCC in the NEWS: Rapid Response featured in local media

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Here is a look at news stories about PCC from around the local area and the nation in April. In total, PCC events and people appeared 90 times in the local community or national online media, newspapers or TV/radio. This is an increase of 57.89 percent from the same time period a year ago.

April 1, OCF’s donation to the PCC Foundation made news in the Hillsboro Argus and Newberg Graphic.

April 1, The New York Times spotlighted PCC’s efforts in gerontology and with Life by Design.

April 2, OPB and the Daily Journal of Commerce(April 6) reported on Ted Kulongoski’s visit to PCC to establish a statewide advisory panel on green projects.

April 2, the Lake Oswego Review highlighted a group of PCC students who traveled to Washington, D.C. to lobby Oregon congressmen.

April 3, the Business Journal spotlighted Teresa Alonso as one of “Forty under 40” special section and the Beaverton Valley Times ran a full feature on her.

April 3, The Oregonian’s Shelby Wood profiled PCC’s work with SolarWorld and how it’s responding to green economy.

April 2, the Beaverton Valley Times announced PCC’s bond sale via Merrill Lynch.

April 6, The Oregonian highlighted the Cascade Job Fair.

April 7, the Daily Journal of Commerce, Shelby Wood’s Oregonian blogand Hillsboro Argus all spotlighted PCC’s Earth Day festivities at the Rock Creek Campus.

April 8, KXL Radio mentioned PCC’s GM partnership and ran an interview with automotive service instructor Scott Morgan.

April 10, KEX Radio and the Business Journal profiled PCC’s use of the stimulus money in revamping the emergency notification system.

April 15, the Newberg Graphic highlighted one of the Governor’s Scholars from PCC.

April 16, the Portland Skanner and Observer reported on the Cascade Job Fair.

April 24, The Oregonian spotlighted the college’s green industry partnerships.

April 25, KEX and KUIK radio stations profiled PCC’s Rapid Response Team for its weekend news shows.

April 27, Derrick Foxworth’s hiring by public safety was headlined on KGW TV.

April 30, the Illumination Project’s schedule was highlighted by the Lake Oswego Review.

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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