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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The Surprise Closure of Concordia University

By Bridge Staff|March 20, 2020

by Daniel Bloomfield In February, Interim President at Concordia University Dr. Thomas Ries announced that the institution will be closing its doors for good after the Spring term of 2020, and in a press release explained that the “Board of

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Creating a Beloved Community in Portland

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

By S.C. Taulbee, January 31st 2020   Saturday, 25 January, Portland State University (PSU), Reed College, and Campus Compact of Oregon held their ‘MLK’s Beloved Community Day of Service’ event at Portland Community College (PCC), Cascade campus. The event was

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To Better Know Your PCC Board of Directors

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee, January 31st 2020 On January 16th, 2020, the Portland Community College (PCC) Board of Directors met on Sylvania campus for their first business session of the new year. The Board oversees the hiring and operations of PCC’s

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month at PCC

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

by Lesley McLam, January 31st 2020 In 2010 the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) began a concerted effort to combat human trafficking called the Blue Campaign. The Blue Campaign “partners with state, local, and tribal governments, federal agencies, and

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Panthers Basketball Resilient Despite Injury

By Bridge Staff|February 17, 2020

by S.C. Taulbee, January 31st 2020 January 20th, the Portland Community College (PCC) women’s and men’s basketball teams hosted the Southwest Oregon Community College (SWOCC) Lakers at the Cascade campus gym. Five bucks—or two bucks with a student ID—meant that

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Extinction Rebellion Zenith Victory Garden Blockade

By Joe Culhane|May 1, 2019

On Monday, April 22nd, people around the world were celebrating Earth Day by picking up trash, tending gardens, planting trees, and more. Meanwhile, in Portland, 11 individuals connected with The Extinction Rebellion, were getting arrested on Zenith Energy’s “Oil by

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HERE // Humboldt: More Than An Instillation, More than Interactive

By Rory Elliott|April 23, 2019

What’s It About? Until April 25th, PCC’s Paragon Art Gallery on N Killingsworth is hosting an interactive installation. HERE // Humboldt, centers the voices of black artists and community members located in the rapidly gentrifying, and historically black neighborhood of

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Creating Inclusive, Socially Just Campus Environments at PCC

By Joe Culhane|April 23, 2019

On March 3rd & 4th, roughly one hundred staff, faculty, and administrators of Portland Community College participated in a training entitled Creating Inclusive, Socially Just Campus Environments. The event was facilitated by Jamie Washington, Ph.D., of Washington Consulting Group and

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