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Posted in February 2005

Partnership brings learning center to New Columbia
A public-private partnership is propelling the makeover of Columbia Villa into a new type of community and PCC is playing a role. The 60-year-old, low-income housing site bustles with construction activity with its transformation to New Columbia. It is an ambitious $150 million mixed-income housing and commercial undertaking on 82 acres of land in north Portland. Posted February 28, 2005
Grand opening, PCC-Forest Grove OED
FOREST GROVE, Ore. - Portland Community College is celebrating its partnership with the Oregon Employment Department (OED) in Forest Grove. Posted February 28, 2005
Man whose story inspired "Hotel Rwanda" to speak at Lewis and Clark College
Paul Rusesabagina’s story inspired the Academy Award-nominated film "Hotel Rwanda." The entrepreneur and businessman will speak at Lewis & Clark […] Posted February 25, 2005
PCC Day at the Capitol brings supporters, students to Salem
SALEM, Ore. - Portland Community College Day at the Capitol sent a clear message to legislators  PCC and the state's community colleges are vital for Oregon's economic health. Posted February 25, 2005
PCC's College Bowl Team places third at regionals
Congratulations to PCC’s College Bowl Team!Our team took 3rd place at the regional college bowl tournament at the University of […] Posted February 23, 2005
PCC joins Congressman David Wu to announce higher education plan
PORTLAND, Ore. - On Friday, Feb. 25 Congressman David Wu will announce several pieces of higher education legislation he plans to introduce when he returns to Washington, D.C. next week. Wu's legislation aims to make student financial aid more flexible for students and to ease the financial burden of student loans. Posted February 23, 2005
PCC gets $193,000 to train ESL instructors
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Grants Office at Portland Community College has announced a $192,475 award from the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development (CCWD). The grant will go toward developing a pool of ESL instructors and industry trainers. The instructors and trainers in turn will support the implementation of "lean" manufacturing principles for workers who have limited English skills. Posted February 23, 2005
Shakespeare's 'Winter's Tale' to debut at PCC
SYLVANIA CAMPUS - Great theater is coming to Portland Community College with the production of William Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale." The play marks the college's 10th Anniversary of the Performing Arts Center. Posted February 17, 2005
Students encouraged to visit PSU featuring Blumenauer
WHAT: EARL BLUMENAUER ON THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL SECURITYWHO: Congressman Earl BlumenauerWHEN: 6 p.m., Wednesday, February 23WHERE: Smith Memorial Student […] Posted February 17, 2005
PCC Day at the Capitol Feb. 24
PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Community College Day at the State Capitol is set for Thursday, February 24 in Salem. The special day will showcase PCC's rich partnerships with business, as well as highlight the important role the college plays in providing affordable education to the community. Posted February 17, 2005