The PCC HARTS Initiative was founded in 2016 on the premise that the humanities and arts should be an essential component of education in the 21st century.
Because the humanities and arts lie at the heart of every human culture, they are essential for understanding cultures and navigating differences. A central goal of the HARTS Initiative is to promote study in the humanities and arts as a pathway towards better communication and critical thinking skills, preparation for a broad variety of careers and most importantly a civically engaged life. Read the HARTS mission and vision and learn about the HARTS Council.
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News and events
What’s happening in the Arts and Humanities at PCC? Check out recent news stories and upcoming events.
Carolyn Moore Writing Residency
This first-of-its-kind residency provides emerging writers concentrated time to focus on developing a written work at the Carolyn Moore Writers House in Tigard, OR.
PCC Artist- and Writer-in-Residency Program
Work by current and past residents, as well as news about the program.
HARTS programs at PCC
Get your University Transfer degree and pursue the humanities and arts program of your choice.
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