Author Archives: Bridge Staff

Staff Profile: Introducing Dom Belcastro

By Bridge Staff|November 6, 2017

I am also one of the dreaded [southern] “Californians” born in the subjectively small town of Escondido. I have lived in Portland all of my adult life, and I currently report from a rental home that I share with three

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Did the Newberg Center Roof Fail Again?

By Bridge Staff|October 24, 2017

PCC’s Newberg Center was built using money from the 2008 bond.  It opened in 2011, and is ranked LEED Platinum for sustainable design.  Unfortunately, it has also been plagued by problems with the roof.  The original roof failed a few

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Graphics: PDX east of 82d Av Poorer than West Virginia

By Bridge Staff|October 21, 2017

Jessica Howard, the President of the Southeast Campus shared this information at the SE Campus Inservice.  The data was compiled with the assistance of PCC’s department of Institutional Effectiveness and drawing from research available from Multnomah County.The map to the left

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Blast From the Past: Graphic Design, 1986

By Bridge Staff|October 21, 2017

PCC student Gail Dowler displays the winning poster she made for a graphic design contest. This design was picked as the best from 35 entries.  Originally in the Oregonian June 23, 1986.  Photo by Ross Hamilton

Sign up for PCC Alert

By Bridge Staff|October 16, 2017

Public Safety Writes: Portland Community College (PCC) has a new emergency alert notification system that can send text messages, as well as emails in the event of an emergency or school closure. Starting today, Monday, October 16, 2017, any faculty,

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PCC Wins National Climate Award

By Bridge Staff|October 12, 2017

Portland Community College is the two-year college winner of the 2017 “Climate Leadership Awards.”  The award has been given the last eight years by Second Nature and the US Green Building Council.(USGBC)  The USGBC is the organization that gives Leadership

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Blast From the Past: The Candy Lady of 1982

By Bridge Staff|October 9, 2017

This photo from 1982 was captioned:  “CANDY LADY” – That’s the nickname of Pam Giovanini, who says she “stumbled into” her home sweets-making business after she and a friend took a course at Portland Community College to learn cake decorating.”

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