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Public Affairs media and Web site report for October 2010

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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 October. In total, PCC events and people appeared 85 times in the local community or national online media, newspapers or TV/radio. This is an increase of 17 percent from this time last year.

Oct. 1, the new rocket composter made news in the Hillsboro Argus.

Oct. 1, the Portland Observer featured the bond program’s MWESB work at the Cascade Campus.

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Oct. 1, Oregon’s poet laureate and her visit to the Cascade Campus made news in the Portland Observer.

Oct. 4, KOIN TV wants to send a film crew to the next Pursuit of Employment event at the Cascade Campus and OregonLive and KXL reported on the job seeker support event.

Oct. 5, Lucinda Parker’s art exhibit at the Rock Creek Campus made the front of the Focus section of the Hillsboro Argus.

Oct. 6 The Portland Observer showcased the CLIMB opening and Cascade’s Pursuit of Employment event that gives support to local job-seekers.

Oct. 7, PCC art instructor is making a difference at Portland Open Studios, according to the Portland Tribune.

Oct. 7, the Portland Tribune and The Oregonian reported PCC’s Southeast Center could become even more of a gem thanks to the bond.

Oct. 8, the Rocket Composter unveiling made news again in the Hillsboro Argus, Beaverton Valley Times, Portland Observer and the Forest Grove News-Times.

Oct. 12, KPTV and OPB highlighted Secretary of State Kate Brown’s visit to PCC to help students with their voter registration drive.

Oct. 12, the Newberg Graphic spotlighted the college’s dual enrollment agreement with Newberg High School.’

Oct. 14, the Beaverton Valley Times, Clackamas Review, Estacada News, Oregon City News, Sandy Post, Scappoose Spotlight, reported that PCC is taking the lead in cultivating “green collar” jobs.

Oct. 16, The Oregonian spotlighted the PCC Foundation’s golf tournament with a photo package in its Scene and Heard section.

Oct. 19, The Oregonian reported on PCC possibly partnering with the Portland Police Bureau for a new training center.

Oct. 22, the Rock Creek Harvest Festival made news in the Hillsboro Argus.

Oct. 28, Lake Oswego Review mentioned the upcoming PCC play “Woyzeck.”

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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