Niko Speaks

By Bridge Staff|May 1, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee Like many people his age, 18-year-old Portland Community College (PCC) student Niko Boskovic is still discovering who he is, where he fits into society, and how he can bring about positive change for himself and others. Niko

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Student Arts Showcase: Poetry by Niko Boskovic

By Bridge Staff|May 1, 2020

In tandem with our feature profile of PCC student Niko Boskovic, we are showcasing a selection of his poems. For more on Niko’s perspective as a non-verbal autistic student read the article and follow his blog: www.ocdd.org/nikos-blog/ A Quarantine Poem

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Counseling Services Still Here for PCC Students Remotely

By Bridge Staff|April 30, 2020

by Lex Rule PCC’s counseling services are adapting to the current campus shut down by offering students mental health support remotely. Students can access individual and group counseling sessions, drop-in group workshops, and social work services through a remote telehealth

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Teaching Fitness From a Distance

By Bridge Staff|April 17, 2020

by Lex Rule For Physical Education classes, many of which usually require face-to-face instruction and physical contact, the transition to online learning may pose even more of a challenge—but it is one PCC instructors are willing to take. Delia McQueen

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The Bridge is Going Online and We Want Your Feedback

By Bridge Staff|April 1, 2020

We sent out this letter campus wide this week, announcing our plans in going forward with the new temporarily online only format of The Bridge in light of the Covid-19 situation and campus closures. We’ve attached a survey where you

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Final Days for Panther Pantry Student Workers

By Bridge Staff|March 25, 2020

SE Panther Pantry Focused on Supplying Food and Household Needs Before Closure by Kanani Cortez Panther Pantries continued to provide students and faculty with food and supplies during their final days of operation ahead of the school closing until May

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PCC Employees Have a New Union Contract

By Bridge Staff|March 25, 2020

by Lex Rule In the latest Local Union Newsletter, President of PCC’s Federation of Classified Employees (FCE) Jeff Grider says, “(Our new union contract) achieved incremental improvements on both monetary and non-monetary issues, brand-new protections for our members, and one

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Our Town comes to PCC – a review

By Bridge Staff|March 25, 2020

by Lex Rule The opening night of PCC Sylvania’s production of Our Town was one to remember. Playwright Thornton Wilder dreamt up this world over 80 years ago but this cast, crew, and director, Jonathan Walters, proved the script to

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PCC’s Basketball Honors

By Bridge Staff|March 25, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee Portland Community College (PCC) student-athlete Daniel Hornbuckle has had his share of ups-and-downs on the basketball court. As a freshman in high school, his coach took a chance by placing him on the varsity squad. He excelled,

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PCC Instructor Honors Working Women with Guided Discussion on Caregiving

By Bridge Staff|March 21, 2020

by Lex Rule In honor of International Women’s Day, Southeast’s Women’s Resource Center hosted Women’s and Gender Studies professor Jimena Alvarado’s guided talk: “Women’s Work: Babies, Caretaking, and Migration”. The center’s coordinator, Jess Amo, said “International Women’s Day historically came

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A Creative Perspective on PCC’s new Restructuring

By Bridge Staff|March 21, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee Portland Community College President Mark Mitsui values the artist’s perspective. Similar to his approach in projects during his time in the Obama administration, Mitsui has called for the inclusion of artists-in-residence in the school’s ongoing reorganization. Faculty

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