Library Awards $1200 in Cash Prizes

For the eighth year, the PCC Library and the Friends of the PCC Library are offering the “Library Prize.” The Library Prize is a $300 Cash award given to the best student projects involving research for the academic year. Currently four prizes are awarded. Three are for projects

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Symphonic Band Offers Scholarships for Spring Term

Sylvania — PCCs Symphonic Band is offering  one-credit scholarships for selected musicians who want to play in the ensemble Spring Term. The PCC Foundation has established a number of one-credit scholarships for the group. The scholarships, actually a check for $79 cover the tuition for the course. Director Rob

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Murder Suspect Arrested at Sylvania Campus

Police arrested Mahmoud Moustafa on the Sylvania Campus Wednesday and charged him and two others, Omar Ibrahim and Hussein Haidar with the “unusually violent” murder of Charles Weber. Weber’s body was found at his girlfriend’s home on SW Dolph Court this weekend. Ibrahim and Haidar were arrested at

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Fecal Bacteria in the Hand-Dryers?

A recent issue of Sylvania’s “Potty Press” reported that “The microbiology department on campus has discovered a large infection within the PCC hand dryers of bacteria that originates within the human gut. This means that people are not washing their hands correctly, so remember: soap your hands well

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College President search narrows

Portland, Oregon—The PCC College President Search Advisory Committee has recommended three candidates as finalists, and they have all accepted the invitation. Those finalists are: Dr. Tod Burnett (President, Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA), Dr. Jeremy Brown (Past president, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY) and Dr. Richard Duran (President, Oxnard

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Author Jean Kwok to visit all Campuses.

A number of students, faculty, and staff across the PCC district have been reading and enjoying this year’s PCC Reads selection, Girl in Translation. Jean Kwok’s semi-autobiographical work is accessible yet remarkably provocative in its discussion of topics such as poverty, fair labor practices, the immigrant experience, and

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