Biology Instructor April Fong receives award

By Bridge Staff|March 21, 2013

The Tualatin Riverkeepers announced that April  Fong , a Biology and Environmental Studies Instructor at  the Sylvania Campus for 15 years is a recipient of the “Green Heron” award for her efforts to protect and improve the waters of the

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Library Awards $1200 in Cash Prizes

By Bridge Staff|March 20, 2013

For the eighth year, the PCC Library and the Friends of the PCC Library are offering the “Library Prize.” The Library Prize is a $300 Cash award given to the best student projects involving research for the academic year. Currently

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Symphonic Band Offers Scholarships for Spring Term

By Bridge Staff|March 20, 2013

Sylvania — PCCs Symphonic Band is offering  one-credit scholarships for selected musicians who want to play in the ensemble Spring Term. The PCC Foundation has established a number of one-credit scholarships for the group. The scholarships, actually a check for $79

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Murder Suspect Arrested at Sylvania Campus

By Bridge Staff|March 15, 2013

Police arrested Mahmoud Moustafa on the Sylvania Campus Wednesday and charged him and two others, Omar Ibrahim and Hussein Haidar with the “unusually violent” murder of Charles Weber. Weber’s body was found at his girlfriend’s home on SW Dolph Court

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The Lighter Side of the Bacteria Story

By Bridge Staff|March 11, 2013

(Sung to Jan & Dean’s “Little Old Lady from Pasadena” ) I’m Dryin’ My Hands with a Jet Powered Blower*   Dryin’ my hands with a jet powered blower (Blow dryer blow dryer blow dryer blow) Watching the paint dry

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Fecal Bacteria in the Hand-Dryers?

By Bridge Staff|March 11, 2013

A recent issue of Sylvania’s “Potty Press” reported that “The microbiology department on campus has discovered a large infection within the PCC hand dryers of bacteria that originates within the human gut. This means that people are not washing their

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PCC student celebrates release of book

By Justin Price|March 8, 2013

Portland, Oregon–I had the pleasure of attending the book launch for Justin W. Price’s newly published book Digging to China. I got to sit down with Justin in December and interview him about his book which at the time was

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Pulliams says State Budget News is still bad.

By Bridge Staff|March 8, 2013

District President Preston Pulliams sent this email out on Friday, March 8.  Pulliams and many other PCC staff and faculty went to Salem on Monday Jan 7 to lobby for an increase in Community College funding. Pulliams believes more support

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College President search narrows

By Justin Price|March 1, 2013

Portland, Oregon—The PCC College President Search Advisory Committee has recommended three candidates as finalists, and they have all accepted the invitation. Those finalists are: Dr. Tod Burnett (President, Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA), Dr. Jeremy Brown (Past president, Dowling College,

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Author Jean Kwok to visit all Campuses.

By Bridge Staff|February 27, 2013

A number of students, faculty, and staff across the PCC district have been reading and enjoying this year’s PCC Reads selection, Girl in Translation. Jean Kwok’s semi-autobiographical work is accessible yet remarkably provocative in its discussion of topics such as

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Noel Coward play opens at Sylvania.

By Bridge Staff|February 27, 2013

Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit opens Friday March 8 at 7:30 pm in the Sylvania Performing Arts Center.  This hilarious classic by the British master of farce has been pleasing audiences around the world for nearly 75 years, but the humor

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This month in the Helzer Art Gallery

By Justin Price|February 23, 2013

Jacqui Koch (1949-2012) – February 20-March 22, 2013 Rock Creek Campus— February 20th through March 22nd,, the Helzer Art Gallery at PCC Rock Creek will be featuring the work of Jacqui Koch. Koch was a former student of Portland Community

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Charlayne Hunter-Gault to speak at the Oregon Historical Society

By Justin Price|February 20, 2013

Portland, Oregon– Portland Community College and the PCC Black History Month District Committee are proud to present An Evening of Inspiration featuring Charlayne Hunter Gault. In 1961, Charlayne Hunter-Gault challenged segregation laws and became one of the first Black students

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