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PCC players win Northwest College Improv Championship

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On May 28, the PCC Players, the improv team from the Sylvania Campus, competed at ComedySportz in Portland and won the 2006 Northwest College Improv Championship. Members of the team include (left to right in photo) Christopher Green, ThedaLeigh Ann Weidlich, Josh Drake, Will Renwich (Captain), Spencer Oliver and Laura Bogert. All of the members of the team are students in the advanced improvisation class at PCC Sylvania.

Kerr named CAS instructor at Cascade

Greg Kerr has been picked to be the new instructor in the Computer Applications/Office Systems Department. Kerr will be joining the Cascade Campus beginning in the 2006-07 academic year. He has taught courses at PCC as well as running his own independent film company. He also taught at Coconino Community College in Arizona and worked in their human resources department.

Rock Creek WR 121 Student Essay Winners Announced!

Writing 121 essay winners have been announced! The Rock Creek Writing Center’s Best Essay Prize for WR 121 students include Mickey Cyphers for “La Brea” (instructor is Angela Berdahl); Blaine Dohman for “Man Down” (instructor is Melissa Rue); Shane Kell for “Material Boundaries” (instructor is Kris Fink); and Sergey Adamenko for “Look Both Ways” (instructor is Steve Mainville).

Honorable mentions include Matt Chiasson for “Humanitarian Aid” and Collin Crawford for “Provo Canyon School” (both have instructor Matthew Hein). “Thanks to all the Rock Creek Writing Center tutors for their difficult job of choosing among the wonderful essays submitted, to the teachers who nominated their students’ work, and to the ASPCC for its kind grant,” said Alison Apotheker, composition and literature instructor.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »