Tuition Increase: Interview with Administration

By Rory Elliott|February 19, 2019

  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

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Tuition is Increasing & Everyone Should Be Worried

By Katie San Roman|January 23, 2019

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

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ASPCC Looks into the Future!

By Carla Macedo Diaz|May 1, 2017

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.

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PCC’s President Reassures All.

By Jake Edgar|April 17, 2017

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.

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UPDATE: PCC Board of Directors Appoints Interim President

By Aubry Gabbard|July 16, 2015

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

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Board Meets Thursday AM to Appoint Interim President

By Bridge Staff|July 15, 2015

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

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What's Next? Students invited to talk to Board about Next Prez

By Bridge Staff|May 28, 2015

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

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President Brown departs with Big Checks in his Pocket.

By Bridge Staff|May 19, 2015

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

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Board meets to consider dismissing President Brown

By Bridge Staff|April 30, 2015

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

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PCC May Soon Say Goodbye to Current President Jeremy Brown

By Samantha Saxby|April 27, 2015

  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

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Sylvania's Interim President: New IP after Ryslinge

By Jesse Maes|May 21, 2014

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

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SE Center Ribbon-cutting Ceremony for Two New Bond Buildings

By Anthony Robotham|April 11, 2014

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

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