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Charles Claringbold

About Charles Claringbold

Southeast Campus Editor, Charles was a member of the team that created, edited, and published the PCC Southeast literary journal Center Street in the spring of 2015. He is a published poet and musician who plays baritone saxophone with the PCC band at Cascade. He is also the band leader, singer, songwriter, and guitar player of Portland’s own punk rock doo-wop group Dartgun and the Vignettes. Charles returned to school after a long career as an executive chef, 30 years after graduating from high school. Inspired by their children’s success in college, Charles and his wife Christine both returned to school in the spring of 2014. Since then Charles has immersed himself in the creative writing program at the SE campus. He cites English department chair Jessica Johnson and poetry instructor John Morrison for additional inspiration and motivation. Charles plans to continue with the writing and music programs and is excited to join the of The Bridge as editor for the SE campus.

ASPCC Job Openings At SE, 2016-2017

By Charles Claringbold|March 16, 2016

ASPCC – Southeast Now Hiring for the 2016 – 2017 Academic Year! Applications are available from March 28th – April 15th Applications are due by 3pm on April 15th in Mount Tabor 152 Positions Available: President Vice President – Director

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SE Multicultural Radio Hour Winter Term Finale

By Charles Claringbold|March 4, 2016

As finals creep closer, we might all feel our stress increasing. The Multicultural Center would like to invite you and your students to join our Multicultural Radio Hour Winter Term Finale. We will be hosting a mix of Pilates/ Yoga/ Zumba to

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Jessica Johnson Nominated Oregon Book Award Finalist

By Charles Claringbold|February 26, 2016

PCC’s Southeast campus English Department Head, Jessica Johnson has been nominated for the Oregon Book Award. The Oregon Book Award selects five finalists each year for the finest accomplishments in writing, for those who work in genres of poetry, fiction,

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District Wide Student Government Survey

By Charles Claringbold|February 25, 2016

ASPCC, PCC’s student government is surveying students from ALL campuses for feedback on how effective PCC is in communicating to students – focusing on student services, etc. All students – district wide – are encouraged to participate. To provide feedback, please click

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[southeast] Talk Show With Campus Administrators [Monday]

By Charles Claringbold|February 19, 2016

Hi Southeast! This Monday, the 22nd of February ASPCC will be hosting a Talk Show with our campus administrators. Jessica Howard, Miriam ​​Friedman, and Craig Kolins will be talking about the goals of our campus and answering questions that the students have. Lunch

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Southeast Campus In Search Of Earthquake Victims for CCERT Final

By Charles Claringbold|February 15, 2016

When an earthquakes strikes what will you do? To find out what PCC is doing, consider volunteering as a victim during the Campus Community Emergency Response Team(C-CERT) disaster simulation. We need victims! We need lots of victims! But only for a few

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Healing Through Writing

By Charles Claringbold|February 2, 2016

 This Week at the SE Women’s Resource Center   Feminist Self Care Series Today: Free Self Care Sessions Feeling stressed out? Having pains and aches? School making you sick? Feeling out of touch with your body? Please join the WRC

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By Charles Claringbold|January 23, 2016

Video Credit: KATU Communities The Office of International Education has planned a super fun event that will take place next Saturday, January 30th – Cosmic Snowtubing at Mt. Hood! We’ll be tubing in the dark with a DJ, black lights,

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Updates from the SE Women’s Resource Center

By Charles Claringbold|January 18, 2016

PCC SE Women’s Resource Center welcomes you to Winter at the SE WRC  We have big plans! The SE WRC is finding our feet!  We have new staff and new ideas.  We wanted to give you an overview of what

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Update On Hour Glass Shooting

By Charles Claringbold|November 18, 2015

The Bridge has learned that the second victim in the Hour Glass shootings Anthony Howard, was apparently trying to help deescalate the volatile situation unfolding outside the Hour Glass Tavern in NE Portland on the night of October 3rd. According

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Slain PCC Student: Innocent Victim

By Charles Claringbold|November 1, 2015

When taking aim at drug and gang violence no one is an innocent bystander. This sentiment is reflected in the portrayal of events that took place in the media after the shooting death of Eric Jacob Takemoto, a 30 year

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Conversation Cafe for Friday Nov 6: Careers in Science

By Charles Claringbold|October 21, 2015

The Conversation Cafe topic for Nov 6 is Careers in Science, emphasizing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. (STEM) It will be held at the Great Hall of the SouthEast Campus Friday, Nov 6 from 11:30-1:30 Conversation Cafe is a program

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Charles Claringbold Named SE Editor

By Charles Claringbold|September 25, 2015

Charles was a member of the team that created, edited, and published the PCC Southeast literary journal Center Street in the spring of 2015. He is a published poet and musician who plays baritone saxophone with the PCC band at Cascade. He

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