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PCC IN THE NEWS: News about PCC during the month of April

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March 30, The Portland Tribune discussed the importance of funding community colleges and spotlighted PCC’s situation.

April 3, The Oregonian quoted Tina Redd, composition and literature instructor, on whether or not the Rose Festival Princess process is derogatory toward women.

April 4, the Sellwood Bee focused on the Chinese New Year celebration at the Southeast Center.

April 5, The Oregonian featured the “Ready, Safe, Go” conference at Sylvania.

April 8, The Oregonian showed how community colleges became the loser of the state’s recent budget proposal.

April 13, an Oregonian editorial highlighted the great partnership between Jefferson High School and PCC.

April 15, USA Today profiled Lisa Hummel for being named to the All-USA Academic Team.

April 15, the Boston Globe highlighted their local college’s partnership with PCC’s Gateway to College program.

April 18, KINK radio ran a favorable editorial about state community college funding, mentioning PCC’s impact on the community.

April 19, The Oregonian quoted Rick Rivera, public safety officer at Cascade, on how people could protect themselves.

April 19, the Beaverton Valley Times suggested campus safety officers, like at PCC, should be trained more for shooting emergencies.

April 23, The Oregonian reported on PCC research analyst Rob Vergun’s enrollment study presented at Mount Hood Community College.

April 24, The Oregonian featured Sylvia Gray, history instructor at Sylvania, on the front page of the Living section for her piano skills.

April 24, Oregon Public Broadcasting interviewed Preston Pulliams concerning the college’s budget and the impact of a lack of appropriate state funding.

April 25, The Business Journal reported on the board of directors approving the PCC budget.

April 26, The Oregonian highlighted the Ben Linder Scholarship, which sends one PCC student to Latin America every year.

April 30, the Newberg Graphic ran an editorial that says local officials should work with PCC to bring workforce training to the city.

April 30, the Newberg Graphic reported that PCC is in talks with the city of Newberg on establishing a partnership.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, is the Public Relations Manager at Portland Community College. A graduate of Portland State University, James has worked as a section editor for the Newberg Graphic, Wo... more »