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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The Fight for Tuition Equality moves to the state house

By Justin Price|February 20, 2013

Salem, Oregon—On Monday, February 18th, The Bridge reported that on February 13th, students from PCC and other colleges around the state convened on the state capital in Salem to encourage legislators to vote in favor of Tuition Equity, House Bill

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All Are Invited to SE’s Asian New Year Celebration

By Anthony Robotham|February 16, 2013

Naho Katagiri, PCC student and chair of the Asian New Year Celebration, talks with the Bridge about Southeast Campus’s signature event. Note: Due to ongoing Bond construction at Southeast Campus, this year’s event will take place on Monday, February 18th,

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PCC Bathrooms… where are the paper towels?

By Justin Price|February 10, 2013

Portland Community College is doing a disservice to its students by not providing paper towels in campus restrooms. That wonderful time of year has descended upon us once again… flu season! The best way to prevent the spread of influenza

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PCC college president search update

By Justin Price|February 6, 2013

According to a press release from Nail Naigus, Portland Community College’s Assistant to the College President, the search for a new college president is narrowing down. Preston Pulliams, the District President for the last 9 years will be retiring at

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"Oregonian" touts PCC

By Bridge Staff|February 4, 2013

The lead editorial in Sunday’s Oregonian was about the role of Community Colleges in helping low-income students achieve a college education. Jose Esparaza, a PCC staff member, and President Pulliams were specifically mentioned.  You can read the entire editorial by following

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PCC welcomes award-winning journalist for Black History Month

By Justin Price|January 26, 2013

Charlayne Hunter-Gault is an Emmy and Peabody award-winner, author and freelance journalist. She highlights a month-long celebration of Black history during February PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Community College is welcoming an Emmy and Peabody award-winner to place an exclamation point

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President Pulliams budget forums

By Justin Price|January 25, 2013

Portland Community College Budget Office– As Portland Community College develops its next biennium budget,college president Dr. Preston Pulliams has set up the following budget forums regarding the state of our budget and its related challenges as the Oregon state legislature has started

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Four PCC students win scholarships to study in Spain

By Bridge Staff|January 25, 2013

The competitive national scholarship program aims to increase diversity in study abroad programs. PCC is top community college in total scholars awarded PORTLAND, Ore. (Jan. 18, 2013) – Four Portland Community College students have earned a combined $17,000 in Benjamin

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PCC Celebrates "Year of the Snake"

By Bridge Staff|January 25, 2013

SOUTHEAST PORTLAND, Ore. (Jan. 22, 2013) – Portland Community College’s Southeast Center will welcome the “Year of the Snake” with music, entertainment, food, vendors, door prizes and much more. PCC invites the public to its 11th annual Asian New Year

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Small Grants for Artists now Available

By Bridge Staff|January 25, 2013

The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA) has received a $75,000 grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation. This grant is for  to provide a set of mini-grants of $500-$5000 for artists who are ‘flying under the radar’ and who might

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Activist Rabbi at Cascade Friday

By Bridge Staff|January 16, 2013

Rabbi Israel Dresner, called the “Most Arrested Rabbi in the United States”, and a life-long activist in social justice movements  will be speaking Friday, Jan 18  on the Cascade Campus. Rabbi Dresner will be speaking on “The Relevance of Nonviolence

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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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