President Mitsui sets “Fireside Chats”

PORTLAND, Ore. – Do you feel passionate about Portland Community College’s future? Then Mark Mitsui wants to have a chat with you. Throughout October, the PCC President will visit each campus and many of the college’s centers for “Fireside Chats: The Future of PCC.” Mitsui will discuss the

Read More

The Trimet MAX tragedy

The Oregonian/Oregon Live today had a detailed description of the Max train tragedy, told by PCC student Rachel Macy. She pulled off her shirt to compress the wound on the throat of one of the victims, Taliesin Namkai-Meche, and stayed and prayed with him until the paramedics came.

Read More

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

Read More

Vin Shambry is Mind Blowing

I was reasonably nervous before my interview with Vin Shambry. A man who went straight from college to the limelight, scoring an immediate role on Broadway. After returning to Portland, he would be the first man to win 3 Drammies in one night, but all of this success

Read More

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

Read More

An Investigation Into Academic Integrity.

Portland Community College’s Academic Integrity Task Force put together a report on the school’s “current practices and values as related to student academic integrity,” which can be found here. The investigation surveyed more than 1400 students and 200 staff members whom answered questions about academia and student integrity.

Read More