Author Archives: Kim Rinehart

What Can OrgSync Do for You?

Some of you may have heard of orgsync via your MyPCC email account lately, here’s some information to shine on that subject to get you to better know what exactly is orgsync. What is OrgSync? OrgSync is an online platform that allows student clubs to charter and be recognized as a

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PCC Remembers Japanese-American Internment 75 Years Ago

On February 21, PCC marked the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 – an act, born of hatred and fear, that sent more than 120,000 Japanese-Americans to internment camps during World War II. Including a camp here in Portland, Oregon. The relocation of Japanese–Americans into internment camps during World War II

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I.T.T. to P.C.C?

The ITT Technical Institute, an infamous national for-profit chain of colleges, closed abruptly on September 6, 2016. This included the two Oregon campuses that were authorized to offer associate and bachelor’s degrees by the Higher Education Coordinating Commission or HECC. The sudden closure of Oregon’s Salem and Portland ITT Tech campuses

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Chocolate! Chocolate! Chocolate!

I had the opportunity to visit a chocolate factory in Portland on a typical rainy evening. As I entered the storefront and factory, I couldn’t help but notice a strange machine sorting the cacao nibs from its shells right by the door. It was a homemade machine with help from a

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