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Public Affairs media and website report for July 2011

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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 July. In total, PCC events and people appeared 23 times in the local community or national online media, newspapers or TV/radio.

July 1, The Hillsboro Argus and Lake Oswego Review showcased the PCC Foundation’s surge in applications and its fund-raising efforts to accommodate the growth.

The July 2011 website statistics.

July 1, the Beaverton Valley Times featured PCC’s perfect pass rates for students in five programs.

July 13, the robotics camp held every year at Sylvania’s Machine Manufacturing program’s shop made news in The Oregonian, The Tigard Times and KOIN TV.

July 14, could light-rail be linked to a PCC campus in Southeast? OPB says its being considered.

July 14, PCC’s Multicultural Academic Program made news in the Spanish language paper El Centinela.

July 18, The Oregonian profiled a local auto repair shop owner who got his auto repair degree from PCC.

July 19, thanks to a Tweet by Public Affairs, The Oregonian’s Dominique Fong picked up our web story about the student who won Seattle’s Top Model for the day’s round-up feature.

July 22, through our search engine work with PCC web stories, Maithy Ngo’s work on a collegiate NASA work group to study the Mars rover was picked up by the Saigon Giai Phong.

July 22, Students4Giving’s philanthropy efforts last spring were spotlighted by the Portland Business Journal.

July 25, The Oregonian mentioned PCC’s tobacco-free policy in relation to other colleges and universities following suit.

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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