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PCC IN THE NEWS: CDC goes to Rock Creek Campus to set up mobile clinic

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Here is a review of the news stories that appeared in the local media about PCC. In total, PCC events and people appeared 38 times in online media, newspapers or TV/radio.

Sept. 2, The Oregonian featured the CDC health exams at the Rock Creek Campus.

Sept. 5, new Foundation director Rick Zurow was profiled in The Oregonian.

Sept. 9, The Eugene Register-Guard highlighted the life lessons of a former PCC janitor.

Sept. 9, Algie Gatewood’s letter on the value of education appeared in The Oregonian.

Sept. 9, The Oregonian showcases PCC’s possible attempt to limit textbook publisher incentives.

Sept. 18, The Hillsboro Argus reported on the new, high-tech ball fields at the Rock Creek Campus.

Sept. 21, the Helzer Gallery’s new exhibit, “Ms. Natural Disaster,” was featured in the Hillsboro Argus.

Sept. 23, The Oregonian profiled Rock Creek student Carlos Mercado, who talks about the educational choices at PCC.

Sept. 24, the Salem Statesman Journal featured a former PCC student is settling in at Western Oregon University.

Sept. 25, the news outlet,, highlighted PCC’s new year and upcoming big events.

Sept. 26, the Daily Astorian featured PCC’s tobacco survey.

Sept. 28, Preston Pulliams wrote an opinion piece in The Oregonian on the community’s accessibility to education.

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 »