Oregonian Celebrates Cascade Student's Resilience

By Bridge Staff|June 9, 2013

Editor’s Note: Steve Duin, a columnist with the Oregonian, ran a column on Sunday that celebrated the success of three young women who are succeeding in life against great odds. One of them is Guadalupe (last name not given) a student

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Study Recommends Removing Air-Dryers from PCC Bathrooms

By Bridge Staff|June 9, 2013

Editor’s Note: The report below was submitted to the safety committees during Winter term 2012 by the lead author, Kathleen Richardson, a member of the Biology faculty. Dr. Richardson was told that it was passed onto the PCC executive council.

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The "Fecal Bacteria in the Hand Dryers" study.

By Bridge Staff|May 22, 2013

With permission of the lead author, Kathleen Richardson, Ph.D., The Bridge is publishing the entire study written by Richardson and Sara Citrenbaum on the presence of fecal bacteria (enteric bacteria)in the hand dryers in PCCs bathrooms, and the possibility that

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An Examination of the Hygienic Safety of High Speed Hand Dryers.

By Bridge Staff|May 22, 2013

INTRODUCTION The proliferation of ecofriendly high speed hand dryers is predicated on the assumption that these devices are as hygienically safe as conventional hand drying approaches. But is this actually the case? Or, conversely, do these devices in fact negate the effects of hand washing

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Faculty/Student Readings During SE Art Beat

By Anthony Robotham|May 7, 2013

Event: Faculty/Student Literary Reader Tuesday May 7, 3:00p-5:30p in MTH 138 The presenting writers and readers have already been chosen for this event; so come to listen and think about what you might like to contribute at the next reading

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Video Introduces new Prez, Dr. Brown.

By Bridge Staff|April 30, 2013

PCC has released a YouTube video introducing Dr. Jeremy Brown, who will become PCC’s Fifth President beginning July 1. He also set up an easy-to-remember email address: president@pcc.edu The video is three minutes. Watch it at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2UvPPoFJSI

Rock Creek students heading to Salem to fight tuition increases

By Justin Price|April 24, 2013

On April 25th, the OSA and OCCSA will be hosting a joint rally day to protest decreases in funding for community colleges and universities, proposed tuition hikes, and advocating for increases in funding for need based financial aid. Specifically, these

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Oregon Student Rally for Higher Education

By Anthony Robotham|April 23, 2013

Join the Oregon Student Association (OSA) and other Oregon public Universities in holding rallies and lobbying the legislature in making higher education more affordable and accessible. Rally Event: Thursday, April 25th 12:00pm at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem. RSVP

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Star Trek and the Cyclops come to PCC!

By Bridge Staff|April 18, 2013

On May 7th the PCC Theatre program in association with Atomic Arts and PCC Artbeat will present Scenes from “Trek in the Park“,  live scenes from the original Star Trek series acted by PCC advanced acting students.  The cost is free, the

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SE Event with a NY Times Best-Selling Author

By Anthony Robotham|April 17, 2013

Author Jean Kwok’s main event.  April 18, Thursday 3-4:30  SE Campus, Mt. Tabor Building’s Great Hall Meet Author Jean Kwok and join in the Q&A as she shares insight about her book, “Girl in Translation”. If you’re interested in listening

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PCC Board Responds to Questions about New Presidential Choice

By Bridge Staff|April 17, 2013

As the PCC Board continues its negotiations with Jeremy Brown, the candidate chosen to replacement Dr. Pulliams, questions have arisen about Dr. Brown, in particular his accepting a position as Acting President position at State University of New York-Canton (SUNY-Canton)

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Another Community College Shooting- New River Virginia

By Bridge Staff|April 12, 2013

While some may find “active shooter drills” annoying, they reflect an unfortunate side of our society. On Friday, Christiansburg Virginia police arrested an 18-year old student at New River Community College for shooting two at a branch of the campus

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