"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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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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