Author Archives: Bridge Staff

PCC Wins National Climate Award

Portland Community College is the two-year college winner of the 2017 “Climate Leadership Awards.”  The award has been given the last eight years by Second Nature and the US Green Building Council.(USGBC)  The USGBC is the organization that gives Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) awards. The

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The Year Comes to an End.

Reflections on The Bridge’s first year back into print. It’s almost over folks, and it’s been one heck of a ride. We wanted to take a moment to talk about some of the changes that have occurred here with The Bridge and some of the plans we have

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Blast From The Past!

The Feb 12, 1964 issue of The Oregonian featured this photo by Leonard Bacon. The caption read “Operation of office machinery is now taught at Portland Community College in conjunction with Manpower Development Training Act. Expansion plans call for training medical secretaries, dental assistants, other specialties.” Poor grammar

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“Take my class.” Ads for summer classes

Western Civilization, Ancient to Medieval CRN: 32837 HST 101 RC 10am-12:30pm M/W CRN: 33717 HST 101 RC 1:30pm-4:30pm M/W naso.michaels@pcc.edu Description: Come take an exciting class that will reflect on the political, social and cultural roots of Western Civilization that we share in the American experience today! We

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Leafleting at Rock Creek

Good Afternoon Rock Creek Students, A few days ago, members representing a local bible church placed a leaflet on cars in our parking lots. Clearly this message targeted our queer/trans community which violates our institutional values. We are also reminded that our parking lots are not free speech

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Blast From The Past!

pcc.edu  recently featured welder Ash Jimenez on the login page, and highlighted her joining a long tradition of women in the trades. On August 30, 1990, this photo by Susan Hereford appeared. The caption read: “Jennice Taylor (left) of Hillsboro and Vi Bryant of Portland work on construction

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Blast From The Past!

This 1984 photograph from the Oregonian’s Tom Treick has the caption “Stretching Time-Portland Community College basketball Coach John Lee (with ball) watches as Panther players Donovan McGinnis (Left) and J.R. Benjamin do stretching exercises. Lee is still at PCC, as a part-time Physical Education instructor at the Cascade

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