Community College Students of Oregon are likely facing a massive statewide raise in tuition. According to PCC’s administration, students can expect a minimum of 6% rise in costs per credit. As of now, a credit per term costs around $111
In early December, President Mark Mitsui sent out an email notifying how Governor Kate Brown’s proposed (or lack of depending how you look at it) budget plan and how this would affect all seventeen community colleges in Oregon, as community
Next month as the term is starting to wrap up, ASPCC will be hosting an end-of-the-year party with a futuristic theme. It will be held at the World Trade Center in Portland from 7:30pm to 11:30pm on Friday, May 12th.
On March 28th, before anyone was fully awake, I walked through a series of cubicles in a temporary office complex at Sylvania to meet with Mark Mitsui. His office was just past a table covered with fresh fruit and donuts.
by Aubry Ledbetter Gabbard At this morning’s meeting at Sylvania campus, PCC Board of Directors named Acting President Sylvia Kelley as PCC’s Interim President. The agenda allotted time at 9:45 am for Board Chair Deanna Palm to give an update on the
UPDATE: The Board has appointed the Interim President. The PCC Board of Directors has released its agenda for the meeting being held tomorrow, Thursday July 16. It appears that the Board has selected an Interim President to replace Jeremy Brown, and
Good Morning Everyone, Yesterday at Rock Creek Campus I witnessed the germination of an idea that I would like to call The Presidential Initiative; a grass roots coalescence focused on a reimagining of the position of President at Portland Community
PCC set now set up a full slate of meetings for students and staff to get together with the College Administration to talk about the dismissal of Jeremy Brown as College President, and what will happen next. Acting President Sylvia
Sylvia Kelly, Executive Vice President and acting President of PCC, has set up a “college conversation” that she and board chair Deanna Palm will be having about our presidential transition. The Sylvania campus event will take place Tuesday, June 2 from 2-3
The recent dismissal of Jeremy Brown from his position as PCC President has led to a lot of discussion on the terms of the separation agreement, and possible reasons for his dismissal. The Oregonian requested and received copies of these documents,
At a meeting of the PCC Board Monday night, May 18, an agreement was reached with President Jeremy Brown and the Board to end his less than two-year tenure as the college’s leader. In return for leaving, Brown will receive
Matthew Kish of the “Portland Business Journal” has reported that the PCC Board had an “emergency meeting” Wednesday to consider dismissing President Brown after Willamette Week reported that he had applied for a job in Arkansas. Dr. Brown was hired
All Campuses – On the 22nd of April, 2015, Willamette Week ran a short story on page 6 concerning our current president, Jeremy Brown. According to Willamette Week, “Brown is among 54 candidates seeking the [chancellor] position at Mid-South Community
Sylvania Campus’ interim president position has been slated for a new cycle, beginning in July and lasting till June of next year. The campus’ administrative department has chosen Dr. Suzanne Johnson for the IP position and continues the search for a
To celebrate the opening of Southeast Center’s new Library and Student Commons Buildings, PCC will have a ribbon cutting ceremony. The ceremony will take place Friday, April 11th from 11:30am-12:15pm on the Third Floor of the Student Commons Building at