Going to a Four Year School? Read this!

By Bridge Staff|January 16, 2013

Each year Oregon’s community colleges and four year universities collaborate in a tour of all 17  community colleges throughout the state.  This is to assist students in successfully transitioning to a four-year college/university. Community college students are welcomed and encouraged to join

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Rock Creek Announces MLK Events

By Bridge Staff|January 16, 2013

MLK WEEK 2013  January 21-24, 2013 http://www.pcc.edu/resources/culture/rock-creek/mlk-week/ MLK Week is a time for the Rock Creek community to come together and celebrate the life, influence, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This year’s events, all free, will include:

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Rock Creek Poet Reveals Secrets of Success

By Bridge Staff|January 16, 2013

Justin Price, author of the recently published eBook, Digging to China, and Rock Creek The Bridge editor talks to Grace Morlock about his collection of poems. Author Justin Price is turning to the internet to build a fan base and

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Veterans Orientation Program Thursday

By Bridge Staff|January 16, 2013

This Thursday, January 17th, from 1-2:30 pm, the Sylvania Veterans Committee and Daniel Wilson, Veterans Coordinator at the Rock Creek Campus, will have an Orientation Program for any and all PCC students who are US military veterans.  This orientation is

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Poetry Contest at Sylvania

By Bridge Staff|January 16, 2013

ASPCC Sylvania is hosting a poetry competition, Jan 22, at 6 pm. This is a time for students to have their voices heard by others and to share a piece of who they are, to get a chance to win

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State Treasurer to Talk Grants and Scholarships at SY

By Bridge Staff|January 12, 2013

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler will visit Sylvania on Tuesday, Jan 15 to hold a press conference devoted to the future of Oregon Opportunity Initiative. The conference will begin about 10 am at the Performing Arts Building lobby, and last about

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The Bridge, 1990: From the Sports Pages

By Bridge Staff|January 10, 2013

The Oct 4, 1990 issue of The Bridge had several sports stories. We run them again here to show how things were here 22 years ago. “Soccer team falls below .500; Spokane plays here Saturday.” -David Mihm, Sports Editor. PCC’s

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Pow-wow Set for Sylvania

By Bridge Staff|January 9, 2013

The 14th annual WACIPI Native American Pow-wow has been set for January 19. This cultural event features drum groups and dancers from across the region and attracts more than 1,000 participants each year. The Pow-Wow also supports Native American businesses

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The Bridge takes first step to stable funding.

By Bridge Staff|December 22, 2012

On December 7th, Bridge editors Anthony Robotham and Jesse Day made presentations to  the District Student Council meeting.  Their purpose was to get DSC approval for a 10 cent per credit hour increase in the student activity fee in order

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Want a four-year degree? Get a Community College AA first.

By Bridge Staff|December 12, 2012

The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center recently released a report on Community College students that transfer to a four-year school. According to an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education,  a newspaper about higher education, 71% of  students who earned

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Interim President Chosen at Rock Creek

By Bridge Staff|December 10, 2012

Portland Community College President Preston Pulliams appointed Birgitte Ryslinge to serve as interim campus president of the Rock Creek Campus, 17705 N.W. Springville Road. Ryslinge has been the dean of instruction for Rock Creek since 2008. “I am thrilled,” Ryslinge

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A Letter from President Pulliams on PCC and the State Budget

By Bridge Staff|December 3, 2012

Dear Members of the PCC Community: Friday morning Governor Kitzhaber announced his recommended community college support fund budget for the 2013-15 biennium. At $428 million, this is an increase over the community colleges’ 2011-13 funding level of $395 million, and

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Haiku Book Reviews

By Bridge Staff|December 1, 2012

It’s the end of the term, and the assignments are coming due. It’s time for Haiku Book Reviews!   The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins Katniss, just a girl Who needs to save her sister… Starts revolution   Stone Cold

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Is an Associates Degree from PCC worth it?

By Bridge Staff|December 1, 2012

According to information published in the Oregonian, students who transfer to a four year school after earning an associate’s degree in a community college go on to earn a bachelor’s degree 82% of the time, compared with 81 percent for

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