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
The White House has opened applications for community college students to serve as interns in the coming year. These are unpaid positions without housing being provided (no crashing in the Lincoln Bedroom), but the announcement says that sometimes support can be arranged from non-profit groups. The application needs
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.
On the night of Tuesday May 23rd, students gathered at the Rock Creek auditorium for the QRC’s (Queer Resource Center) Drag Ball Fundraiser. The fundraiser was to replenish the QSA (Queer Straight Alliance) funds that were spent on the group’s new mural. The event itself was free, so
The Sculptor, by Scott McCloud This is my single favorite graphic novel, bar none. Death appears to a struggling artist in New York and offers him a deal—he’ll gain the ability to magically sculpt any material with his bare hands, but in return, he only gets 200 days
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
There are five great resources in the LINKS Department, and there are two programs I want to acknowledge in this week’s issue. These programs are commendable resources that we as a PCC community should cherish and celebrate. I am referring to Gateway to College and YES to College.
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
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.