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Community sessions

Sessions will be scheduled in tracks that include:

  • Equitable student success
  • Business and operations
    • Fiscal
    • Planning
    • Processes
  • Professional development and self-care
  • Community and fun

Monday

Monday community sessions schedule
Time Location Strategic theme Track Title, description, and presenters
12:30-1:30pm Sylvania
HT Building, north entrance
Belonging Community and Fun!

Connection and Belonging at the Learning Garden

 

This will be a tour of the Sylvania Learning Garden highlighting the resources it provides for students, faculty, and staff as well as a time to connect and reconnect as a community.

 

Presenters: Peter Ritson, Coordinator, Environmental Center

1-2pm Rock Creek
Building 9 Events Center
Belonging Business and Operations: Processes

Student Engagement 101

 

Overview of student engagement programs at Portland Community College and how faculty and staff can engage students beyond the classroom.

 

Presenters: Dana Bonifacio-Sample, Manager, Student Life and Leadership

1-2pm Sylvania
TCB 212
Belonging Professional Development and Self-Care

Behavioral Health First Aid

 

The Family and Human Services (HUS) program has been providing Mental Health First Aid and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) to better prepare our students for the workforce. However, in light of the ongoing mental health crisis as a result of the global pandemic, the HUS program has partnered with CLIMB to offer a new Behavioral Health First Aid micro-credential through the Professional Development and Training program. We will provide an overview of Mental Health First Aid and ASIST and discuss credit and non-credit options.

 

Presenters: Sally Guyer, MSW, and Andrew Garland-Forshee, Ph.D., Family and Human Services

1-2pm Sylvania
CC 220
Multiple Business and Operations

Classroom Technology Overview

This session will involve an overview of how students and staff interact with technology at the college and how that technology is supported by IT.


Presenter: Aaron Dunn, Media Services Lead, South Region

1-3pm Cascade
TH 201
Belonging and Delivery Professional Development and Self-Care

Telling Our Diverse Stories Through Multi-Media and Journalistic Practices

 

The session will be a combination of training and community building, where we’ll inform attendees about both the multimedia and journalism programs, and what we’re doing to help students find their voice, identify stories not often told, and then tell those stories. The second half of the sessions will be a hands-on workshop where attendees will learn how to tell their own stories or stories within their communities using various modes of media while also learning about accessibility aspects within their storytelling process.

 

Presenters: Heather Lubay and Mary Anne Funk

1-4pm Sylvania
Library
Belonging and Delivery Professional Development and Self-Care

Find it in Your Library

 

Discover resources and services available through PCC Lilbrary as you visit “points of interest” during this fun and interactive session on September 18. Stops along the way will include: “Find it on Your Phone” (using the Libby app for ebooks and audiobooks) and “Find It Fast” (changes to getting library materials). The session will be held in the Sylvania Campus Library. There will also be treats and even a few surprises.

 

Presenters: PCC Library staff and faculty

1:30-2:30pm Sylvania
TCB 213, online – Zoom link for Admissions and Recruitment
Enterprise Business and Operations: Processes

Admissions and Recruitment: What We’re Doing This Year and How You Can Get Involved!

 

Our Admissions and Recruitment team is preparing for an exciting year of activities and strategies to bring in our next Panther class. Join this presentation to meet the team and learn more about our upcoming plans for the year, and how you can get involved.

 

Presenter: Bridget Jones, Director, Admissions and Recruitment

1:30-2:30pm Sylvania
HT courtyard
Delivery Community and Fun!

HT Building Tour

 

Opportunity for folks to visit the HT Building and tour the newly renovated spaces on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors.

 

Presenters: Rebecca Ocken, Director, P&CC; Tim Kremer, Project Manager, P&CC; Gary Sutton, Construction Administration Manager, P&CC

1:30-2:30pm Online – Zoom link for Engaging participants in zoom Belonging and Workforce Professional Development and Self-Care

Engaging Participants in Zoom

 

This training Session is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively engage and interact with participants during online meetings, classes, and/or training sessions using Zoom’s engagement features. This one-hour session overviews tools and techniques to enhance participant engagement, collaboration, and productivity. Please RSVP for Engaging Participants in Zoom.

 

Presenters: Andre Temkin, David Vasquez, and Carolina Rose (Instructional Technology Specialists) and Melany Budiman, Instructional Technology Coordinator

2-3pm Sylvania
SCB 203
Belonging Professional Development and Self-Care

Reimagine Your Career Direction by Aligning Work Values

 

Respect, autonomy, opportunity, salary, recognition, and meaningfulness: do any of those resonate with you? These factors are some of the highest contributors to job satisfaction, yet we, our roles, and our environment are continually evolving: When was the last time you examined your work values? Join Career Services to explore a work values assessment (or two) and consider how to increase your sense of belonging within an environment that aligns with your values.

 

Presenters: DeAnne Hardy, Careers & Jobs Specialist; Miwako Nakamoto, Career Specialist; Rachel McMillen, Coordinator Career Exploration Center

2-3pm Sylvania
CC 233B
All Business and Operations: Planning

The 2025-2028 Strategic Pre-Planning Forum

 

This session will orient the college community to the Strategic Plan roadmap and framework in preparation for the College’s 2025-2028 Strategic Plan. Please RSVP for Strategic Pre-Planning Forum.

 

Presenters: Dr. Adrien Bennings, President, and Sarah Rose Evans, Manager, SPIP

2-3pm Sylvania
TCB 214
Workforce Business and Operations: Processes

Small Business Development Center

 

Information session on the offerings of the PCC SBDC.

 

Presenter: Sean Harry, PT Instructor, Small Business Development

2:30-3:30pm Sylvania
TCB 215, online – Zoom link for PCC Foundation Scholarships
Enterprise Business and Operations: Fiscal

PCC Foundation Scholarships

 

We would like to make sure that the entire PCC community is aware of PCC Foundation scholarships. They will be introduced in the main In-Service program and this session is for faculty and staff who want to learn more about how the application works and how they can help (sharing information, encouraging students to apply, providing references, and/or donating to scholarships) the review and awarding process.

 

Presenters: Christina Kline and Rod Johnson

2:30-3:30pm Sylvania
Maker Lab
Belonging and Delivery Community and Fun!

Mug Designs in the MakerLab

 

Get a tour of the STEAM Center at Sylvania and learn about the uses of these spaces for students, staff, and instructors. Then get hands-on by choosing a design and a mug to personalize a coffee mug. Please RSVP for Maker Lab.

 

Presenters: STEAM Coordinators Sean Rooney, Sylvania; Michael Moss, Cascade; Sarah Burns, OMIC and Rock Creek; Learning Support Pathway

3-4pm Sylvania
TCB 214
Belonging and Delivery Business and Operations: Planning

Academic & Career Pathways Guidance – Present and Future

 

The Academic & Career Pathways Guidance Division invites you to learn more about who we are, how we are serving students, and what projects we are working on.

 

Presenters: Sonya Bedient, Jason Pinkal, and Emmitt Wyche

3-4pm Sylvania
CT 208
Belonging Equitable Student Success

Creating a Welcoming Environment by Greeting Students in their First Languages

 

Our ESOL students will teach the PCC community how to say “Hello, how are you?” in their first languages. Learn how to greet students in the most common languages spoken by our PCC ESOL students. This presentation will help create a more welcoming and inclusive environment and raise awareness of how challenging it is to learn a second language.

 

Presenters: Luciana Diniz, ESOL Instructor and Department Chair, Sylvania, and Davida Jordan, ESOL Instructor, Sylvania

3-4pm Sylvania
TCB 213
Belonging Professional Development and Self-Care

You Too Can Be a Project Manager

 

Staff in Planning & Capital Construction will offer an update on bond-funded projects and training on what is involved in managing major capital projects for the college. We will speak about project scoping and costing, stakeholder engagement techniques, building design, and construction administration. We’ll do small group work to help attendees understand college development standards, how they are applied, and what to expect when your department undergoes major capital construction.

 

Presenter: Jaime English, Project Manager, P&CC

3-4:30pm Sylvania
TCB 216
Belonging Business and Operations: Processes

Front Line 101 – Dealing with the Unexpected

 

Come join us as we discuss active engagement versus passive direction while dealing with the unexpected. In Frontline 101, we will focus on person-centered student support, and how front-line staff can encourage and engage with diverse student identities and perspectives. Emphasis on active listening and a holistic approach to working with students with intersecting identities will foster a sense of belonging as well as increase student retention. Takeaways from this session will include increasing one’s tolerance and skills for working with students in distress, as well as how to utilize available resources.

 

Presenters: Stephanie Monroe, Patricia Kepler, Kevin Loberger, and Gina Loschiavo

3-4:30pm Sylvania
Front of TCB
Belonging, Workforce, and Enterprise Community and Fun!

Campus Sustainability Tour

 

Come learn about the various collaborative programs that support the college’s commitment to sustainability and recent updates to our Climate Action Plan! We will take you on a walking tour and highlight some of the wonderful sustainability features and initiatives on the Sylvania Campus. This will include recent sustainable building efforts, the learning garden and natural resource programming (e.g. Bee Campus and Tree Campus), energy initiatives, sustainable transportation, food justice, basic needs, community-based learning, and more. The tour will be led by the Sustainability team and will visit key program collaborators. Please RSVP for Campus Sustainability Tour.

 

Presenters: Briar Schoon, Manager, Sustainability; Stephania Fregosi, Analyst, Sustainability; and Jade Menchaca, Recycling Coordinator, Sustainability

4-5pm Sylvania
HT courtyard
Belonging Professional Development and Self-Care

Cardio Drumming with Dr. B!

 

Presenter: Car Haney, Instructor

4-5pm Sylvania CC 233B, online – Zoom link for Emergency Preparedness Survey All Business and Operations: Planning

The President’s Emergency Preparedness Survey: Feedback and Action Plan

 

After campus lockout and lockdown incidents in Fall 2022, President Bennings invited faculty and staff to complete an emergency preparedness survey with prompts including: “Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats, and Action Plan.” Vice President of Strategy, Policy, and Integrated Planning Kurt Simonds will share the survey results and actions that have been taken to address these concerns.

 

Presenter: Kurt Simonds, Vice President, SPIP

Tuesday

Tuesday community sessions schedule
Time Location Strategic theme Track Title, description, and presenters
9:30-10:30am Southeast
Tabor 146
Belonging, Delivery Business and Operations: Processes

Freedom of Expression or Harassment? Learn More About Freedom of Expression at PCC

 

We will be highlighting the differences between freedom of expression and harassment. This session will talk about how this impacts you and others. We will be looking at examples, addressing commonly asked questions around this, and discussing what to expect when working with our office.

 

Presenters: Erin McChurch, Coordinator, Student Conduct, and Christina Shafer, Coordinator, Student Conduct

11am-12pm Rock Creek Building 3, Room 103 Belonging Community and Fun!

Sharing Visual Culture Through Printmaking

 

I would like to propose doing a session on printmaking as an art instructor as a way of sharing visual culture with our community. This would be a collaborative hands-on exercise to cultivate and celebrate creativity. This would be an opportunity for members of our college community to learn something new and understand the value of what the Art Department offers across our district.

 

Presenter: Michael McGovern, Instructor, Art

11am-12pm Online – Zoom link for Be Aware Be Prepared, Tuesday Belonging, Delivery Business and Operations: Processes

Be Aware, Be Prepared: Learn More About PCC’s Emergency Responses

 

We will explore the different emergency notifications and procedures. Show the structure of the departments to outline how they focus on helping students, employees, and the public at large. How the departments work together. Who would be responding to an incident or who would be contacted after an incident? We will highlight important information to know, such as Public Safety’s non-emergency and emergency phone numbers, websites, and how to share information.

 

Presenters: Christina Shafer, Coordinator, Conduct and Community Support, and Norm Miller, Officer, Public Safety

12-2pm Opportunity Center at NE 42nd Avenue Belonging, Workforce Community and Fun!

Opportunity Center Open House

 

Open house for all PCC Faculty and Staff to tour the newest Opportunity Center, mingle with staff, and find ways to get involved! Please RSVP for Opportunity Center Open House.

 

Presenter: Pam Hester, Program Dean, Community Workforce Development

1-2pm canceled Online Belonging Equitable Student Success

Supporting First-Generation College Students

 

PCC’s first-generation student population continues to grow. Higher education can provide a transformative pathway for these students to enrich their lives and grow their careers. Unfortunately, these students are less likely to persist and graduate than their continuing-generation peers. Come join in the conversation with other staff at PCC about how to raise up the first-generation voice at our college. We will make space for innovation, brainstorming, sharing, and connecting with other first-generation staff. For those who would like, an “I am First Gen” PCC pin will be sent to you to wear when you are on campus too!

 

Presenter: Josh Laurie, Director, College Success Programs

1:45-2:45pm

Sylvania

TCB 215

Belonging Business and Operations: Processes

We’re ASPCC and This is What We Do!

 

The Associated Students of Portland Community College (ASPCC) want to share with the community the newly restructured student government, what we do for students at PCC, and the impacts of being involved in this Leadership Laboratory Experience.

 

Presenters: Berto Cerrillo, Manager, Student Life and Leadership; Nathaniel Kung, President, ASPCC and Josh Hutchinson, Vice President, ASPCC

2-3pm Online – Zoom link for PCC Comprehensive Transition Plan Forum All Business and Operations: Planning

PCC Comprehensive Transition Plan Forum

 

In this forum, participants will learn about and provide feedback on PCC’s first-ever Comprehensive Transition Plan, which is the College’s long-term and living plan to address accessibility barriers. The ultimate goal of the plan is to provide equitable experiences for all members of the PCC community and is guided by the desire to ensure that college spaces are inclusive, flexible, and accessible to the widest audience possible. In this session, participants will learn about the Comprehensive Transition Plan and have the opportunity to give feedback on the plan and its priorities.

 

Presenters: Jennifer Gossett, Manager, ADA 504 Compliance, and Kaela Parks, Director, Disability Services

2:30-3:30pm Online – Zoom link for Referring with CARE Belonging Equitable Student Success

Referring with CARE: Partnering Together to Support Students

 

We will discuss how to submit a CARE referral to our office, communication strategies for a successful referral, what to expect after a CARE referral is submitted, commonly asked questions that our office receives from those referring and from students, and allot time at the end for additional questions the attendees may have.

 

Presenters: Amanda Sanford, Coordinator, Student Conduct and Community Support, and Gina Loschiavo, Coordinator, Student Conduct and Community Support

3-4pm Online – Zoom link for How to Choose the Best Foods for Your Body Belonging Professional Development and Self-Care

How to Choose the Best Foods for Your Body

 

Join a Functional Nutritionist to learn more about how to choose the best foods for your body! In keeping with the PCC Strategic Themes, we will explore belonging in our own bodies and in our environments with nurturing foods. Our draft objectives include:

  1. Overview of what Functional Nutrition is (vs Dietetics), and what functional nutritionists can offer
  2. Food choice considerations: a) genetics/physiology and culture, b) season and location, and c) taste, cost, and convenience.
  3. How many servings of which categories of foods lead to health
  4. How to identify which foods within these categories agree with our bodies
  5. Some thoughts on how we can support better taste, cost, and convenience

Presenters: Amy Evans, Program Coordinator, Business Training and Ed Development; Zrinka Glavas, PT Instructor, Integrative Health; and our Functional Nutrition Instructors

3-4pm Online – Zoom linkfor Learning Assessment Council (LAC) Updates Delivery Equitable Student Success

Learning Assessment Council (LAC) Updates for 2023-2024

 

Please join us to learn about LAC updates and information for the year. This session will be especially valuable for Program and Pathway Deans, FDCs, SAC chairs, and assessment leads, but we welcome any interested faculty and staff.

 

Presenters: Hannah Love, Chair, and Chris Brooks, Vice-Chair, Learning Assessment Council (LAC)

Wednesday

Wednesday community sessions schedule
Time Location Strategic theme Track Title, description, and presenters
9-10am Online – Zoom link for Dual Credit Delivery, Workforce Equitable Student Success

Dual Credit: What it is and Why it Matters

 

The session will discuss what dual credit looks like at PCC, in our region, the impacts on students and families, the College, and how it provides opportunities for collaboration across secondary and post-secondary organizations.

 

Presenter: Courtney Gaynor, Director, Accelerated Credit

9-10:30am Online – Google Meet link for ADA and Employee accommodation process or (‪US‬) ‪+1 785-380-3114‬/PIN: ‪614 356 111#‬ Belonging Business and Operations: Processes

ADA and the PCC Employee Accommodation Process

 

Learn about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and explore the ADA reasonable accommodation process for employees at PCC.

 

Presenter: Karol Ford, HR Rep, PSEC

10-11am

Rock Creek

Building 7, Room 114

Belonging Equitable Student Success

Dos Sombreros (Story of the Two Hats)

 

Through storytelling (using a series of illustrations) of a migrant, seasonal farm work family, Dos Sombreros shares the migrant-to-college story, and the support systems that make obtaining a higher education possible. This session highlights the resources for making college accessible for some of PCC’s most vulnerable student populations (low-income, first-generation, and students of color).

 

Presenter: Greg Contreras, Program Manager II, CAMP

11am-12pm

Rock Creek

Building 7, Room 105

Belonging Equitable Student Success

Referring with CARE: Partnering Together to Support Students

 

We will discuss how to submit a CARE referral to our office, communication strategies for a successful referral, what to expect after a CARE referral is submitted, commonly asked questions that our office receives from those referring and from students, and allot time at the end for additional questions the attendees may have.

 

Presenters: Amanda Sanford, Coordinator, Student Conduct and Community Support, and Gina Loschiavo, Coordinator, Student Conduct and Community Support

12-1pm

Rock Creek

Building 9 Events Center

Belonging Community and Fun!

Gordon Galbraith Award Winner Presentation

 

Presenter: Karen Sanders, Dean, Advanced and Applied Technologies

1-2pm

Cascade

TH 201

Belonging, Delivery Business and Operations: Processes

Be Aware, Be Prepared: Learn More About PCC’s Emergency Responses

 

We will explore the different emergency notifications and procedures. Show the structure of the departments to outline how they focus on helping students, employees, and the public at large. How the departments work together. Who would be responding to an incident or who would be contacted after an incident? We will highlight important information to know, such as Public Safety’s non-emergency and emergency phone numbers, websites, and how to share information.

 

Presenters: Christina Shafer, Coordinator, Conduct and Community Support, and Norm Miller, Officer, Public Safety

1-2pm

Sylvania

TCB 215

Belonging, Enterprise Business and Operations: Processes

Express Yourself: Free Expression at PCC

 

We will discuss the First Amendment right to free expression and how it applies to the college campus. This workshop will look at how students, staff, and faculty can express their views and beliefs on social issues at PCC and the forums available for them to do so. Participants will also have an opportunity to create custom buttons to express themselves.

 

Presenter: Stephen Arthur, Manager, Student Life and Leadership

1:30-2:30pm Online – Zoom link for PDT Roadshow Workforce Professional Development and Self-Care

PDT Roadshow – Professional Development and Training Info Session

 

Info session with Q&A on PDT Open Enrollment and Contract Training offerings and services. Please RSVP for PDT Roadshow.

 

Presenters: Windy Wahlke, Contract and Customized Training Coordinator, Professional Development and Training Department, and Erika Huffman, Business Training and Ed Development Coordinator, Professional Development and Training Department

2-3pm

Cascade

TH 202, online – Zoom link for Celebrating Our Students

Belonging Equitable Student Success

Celebrating Our Students: Praise, Positivity, and Student Belonging

 

Hosted by PCC’s TRIO Student Support Services program, this community session explores how positive reinforcement can impact belonging and retention. We’ll explore the difference between process-based and product-based praise, and we’ll discover ways to help students stay motivated. Session facilitators will share examples of how we purposefully recognize and celebrate students, but we also want this to be an interactive experience. This session includes hands-on activities and dedicated time for group brainstorming, allowing us to collaborate on new ways to celebrate PCC students.

 

Presenters: James R. Gapinski, Manager, TRIO Program; Saundra Joseph, Student Resource Specialist, TRIO Program; Melinda Nunez, Student Resource Specialist, TRIO Program and Liz Bernunzio, Office Assistant II, TRIO Program

2:15-3:15pm Online – Zoom link for Freedom of Expression or Harassment Belonging, Delivery Business and Operations: Processes

Freedom of Expression or Harassment? Learn More About Freedom of Expression at PCC

 

We will be highlighting the differences between freedom of expression and harassment. This session will talk about how this impacts you and others. We will be looking at examples, addressing commonly asked questions around this, and discussing what to expect when working with our office.

 

Presenters: Erin McChurch, Coordinator, Student Conduct, and Christina Shafer, Coordinator, Student Conduct

3:30-4:30pm

Cascade

TH 201

Belonging, Delivery Business and Operations: Processes

Learn More About PCC’s Title IX and Sexual Harassment Policies and Processes

 

We will be covering PCC’s Title IX and Sexual Harassment policies. We will address how to report and what to expect after submitting information. We will talk about the goals and purpose, possible timelines, and support and remedies. We will highlight examples as we discuss the processes.

 

Presenters: Erin McChurch, Coordinator, Student Conduct, and Christina Shafer, Coordinator, Student Conduct

3:30-4:30pm Online – Zoom link for Best Practices on Educational Delivery Delivery Equitable Student Success

Best Practices on Educational Delivery from Online Ayurveda and Yoga Teacher Trainings

 

Learn how to integrate and create innovative educational content with the method of educational delivery by redefining the who, what, where, why, when, and how for systems of educational delivery. By focusing on how the students are learning – specifically breath, meditation, and focus – the content can be more successfully conveyed. A review of the Netiquette Guidelines based on the Yamas and Niyamas will be shared. Use online systems synchronously and asynchronously to create ideal learning environments for each student.

 

Presenters: Ann Wagoner, PT Instructor, Integrative Health, and Amy Evans, Program Coordinator, Business Training and Ed Development

4-5pm

Sylvania

TCB 215, online – Zoom link for Integrated Planning at PCC

All Business and Operations: Planning

Integrated Planning at PCC

 

This session will delve into Integrated Planning at PCC, providing answers to questions such as: What is the Integrated Planning process? What is the role of the new Strategy, Policy, and Integrated Planning (SPIP) division? Who is on the SPIP Team? Who are the partners in this work? What is the timeline for the college’s multiple planning efforts? How can you contribute? Please RSVP for Integrated Planning at PCC.

 

Presenters: Sarah Rose Evans, Strategic Planning Manager, SPIP, and Kurt Simonds, Vice-President, SPIP

Thursday

Thursday community sessions schedule
Time Location Strategic theme Track Title, description, and presenters
9-10am

Sylvania

SS 103

Enterprise Business and Operations: Fiscal

Tax Sheltered Annuity Information for Employees

 

Benefits, Payroll, and Carruth Compliance Consulting (PCC’s 3rd Party Plan Administrator) will be available to provide information and assist in the steps for enrolling.

 

Presenters: Erin Dalton and Kim Searcy

9:30-11:30am

Rock Creek

Building 7, Room 110

Belonging Equitable Student Success

Navigating Student Distress: Tools and Techniques for PCC Faculty and Staff

 

PCC students experience a myriad of stressors during their academic journey, and inevitably, a student experiencing distress will catch the attention of a PCC faculty member. This workshop guides faculty members through a series of tools and techniques to quickly assist the student in the moment if needed, and a decision-making tree to ensure the student has access to the most appropriate resource options to meet their needs.

 

Presenters: Outreach and Advocacy Project: Charisse Loughery, Director, Student Conduct and Community Support, Title IX Coordinator; Dr. Lisa Aasheim, Director, Counseling

10:30-11:30am

Sylvania

TCB 213, online – Google Meet link

Workforce and Enterprise Business and Operations: Fiscal

Overview of PCC’s Budget and Procurement and Contracting Basics

 

Tom will step everyone through how PCC’s budget is put together and the basics of Oregon budget law, along with current and future challenges. Michael will cover the basics of procurement legal requirements and our processes for procurement at PCC.

 

Presenters: Tom Andrews, Director, Budget Office, and Mike Mathews, Director, Procurement and Contracting

11am-12pm Online – Zoom link for Title IX and Sexual Harassment Belonging and Delivery Business and Operations: Processes

Learn More About PCC’s Title IX and Sexual Harassment

 

We will be covering PCC’s Title IX and Sexual Harassment policies. We will address how to report and what to expect after submitting information. We will talk about the goals and purpose, possible timelines, and support and remedies. We will highlight examples as we discuss the processes.

 

Presenters: Erin McChurch, Coordinator, Student Conduct, and Christina Shafer, Coordinator, Student Conduct

1-2:30pm

Sylvania

CC 220

Belonging Equitable Student Success

Mentoring Students: Forming a Community of Likeminded Mentors

 

This will be the first in a series of sessions focused on PCC staff who mentor formally or informally students. This first session will emphasize community building and key aspects of mentoring.

 

Presenters: Bryan Hull, Instructor, English, and Efrain Rivas-Flores, Sr. Director, College Access Programs

1:30-2:15pm Online – Zoom link for Industry Sector Strategies Project Delivery, Workforce, and Enterprise Business and Operations: Planning

Industry Sector Strategies Project Q&A

 

We are excited to offer an update and Q&A session about our Industry Sector Strategies project work. This is one of the college’s strategic planning projects and will play an important role in strengthening our relationship with business and industry. Please mark your calendars, queue up your questions, and join us virtually for this session!

 

Presenter: Dr. Tanya Littrell, Interim Associate Dean, Academic and Career Pathways

2:15-3:15pm

Rock Creek

Building 7, Room 105

Belonging and Delivery Business and Operations: Processes

Be Aware, Be Prepared: Learn More About PCC’s Emergency Responses

 

We will explore the different emergency notifications and procedures. Show the structure of the departments to outline how they focus on helping students, employees, and the public at large. How the departments work together. Who would be responding to an incident or who would be contacted after an incident? We will highlight important information to know, such as Public Safety’s non-emergency and emergency phone numbers, websites, and how to share information.

 

Presenters: Christina Shafer, Coordinator, Conduct and Community Support, and Norm Miller, Officer, Public Safety

Friday

Friday community sessions schedule
Time Location Strategic theme Track Title, description, and presenters
10am-12pm

CLIMB

TBA

Belonging Community and Fun!

Community Building Circle

 

Culture Transformation and Development staff will guide participants through one type of restorative process in which we build community through a circle-style conversation. Please RSVP for Community Building Circle. For more information on restorative processes at PCC, please visit our Restorative Belonging website.

 

Presenters: Michelle Rogers, Gloria Gunn