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 as we move

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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 was evidently acceptable

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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 of the Scouter’s

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No Car. No worries.

I took an Environmental Sustainability class a few terms ago. Our main goal was to make a lifestyle change for the sake of the planet. There was one in particular that really surprised me. A guy named Brett wanted to rely less on fossil-fuels, so he sold his twenty-year-old orange Toyota

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Dual-Enrollment Advice for PCC Students

Most students attending PCC for a four-year degree prefer to transfer entirely away to their new school, but sometimes circumstances call for students to dual-enroll at PCC and another school, like myself. It’s definitely more difficult than attending a single school, but there are often excellent reasons to dual-enroll. A few

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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 Campus. Save