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PCC in the News: Newberg paper happy to have the college

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Here is a look at some of the news stories about PCC from around the local area and the nation in December. In total, PCC events and people appeared 33 times in the local community or national online media, newspapers or TV/radio.

Dec. 3, PCC’s HELP finds funding help from federal stimulus dollars, reports the Beaverton Valley Times.

Dec. 4, the Portland Business Journal spotlighted Linda Gerber in its Executive Profile section.

Dec. 10, The Oregonian showcased the needs of community colleges and how they compare to students at four-year schools.

Dec. 14, The Daily Journal of Commerce mentioned PCC’s net-zero initiative as part of a larger story about sustainability projects in the region.

Dec. 22, the Portland Business Journal reported PCC selected THA Architecture to design Cascade Campus’ bond projects.

Dec. 25, the Portland Business Journal ranked PCC as the top Oregon community college and the 14th largest employer in the Portland metro area.

Dec. 30, The Newberg Graphic editorial staff is happy PCC will have a presence in Newberg thanks to the bond.

Dec. 30, The Oregonian featured Marissa Johnson for her work spear-heading the tobacco-free initiative at PCC.

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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